Measure 10.7 - Common border procedures

10.7

Common Border Procedures and Uniform Documentation Requirements

1
Each Member shall, subject to paragraph 7.2, apply common customs procedures and uniform documentation requirements for release and clearance of goods throughout its territory.
2
Nothing in this Article shall prevent a Member from:
(a)
differentiating its procedures and documentation requirements based on the nature and type of goods, or their means of transport;
(b)
differentiating its procedures and documentation requirements for goods based on risk management;
(c)
differentiating its procedures and documentation requirements to provide total or partial exemption from import duties or taxes;
(d)
applying electronic filing or processing; or
(e)
differentiating its procedures and documentation requirements in a manner consistent with the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures.