Classroom Training – Customs Legislation Workshop
Looking to brush up on your Customs knowledge before taking the Customs Sufficient Knowledge test for the SARS preferred trader program? This one day workshop covers the latest customs legislation and compares the Customs control act of 1964 to the Customs control Act of 2014 which gives you an overview of the changes. The Workshop forms the foundation for
What will you Learn ?
- How to explain and apply the rationale and scope of the customs control act, 2014 and the customs duty act, 2014
- Understand The concepts, terms and definitions of international trade regulation are explained as they apply to the Customs Control Act, 2014
- Identify the major characteristics and requirements of the Customs Control Act, 2014.
- Understand the structure and purpose of the Customs Control Act, 2014 and the Customs Duty Act, 2014
- Understand the provisions of the Customs Control Act, 2014
- Specific legislative provisions within the Customs Control Act, 2014 (Act No 31 of 2014) and the Customs Duty Act, 2014 (Act No 30 of 2014) are located in terms of laid down procedures.
- Understand the functions, responsibilities and powers of the department of trade and industry in relation to customs and excise.
- Understand the powers and duties of the Commissioner to administer the Customs Control Act,
- The duties and powers of the Director-General of Trade and Industry and that of the Officers are explained in respect of the regulation of international trade.
- The consequences of disregarding the powers and duties of officials tasked with enforcing the Customs Control Act, 2014 (Act No 31 of 2014) are explained with examples.
- The importance of timely and accurate accessing of relevant information is explained in terms of the operational requirements of a Customs Clearing function.
- The purpose, rationale and key sections of legislation pertaining to the regulation of international trade are located and explained in terms of the Customs
Control Act, 2014 (Act No 31 of 2014) and the Customs Duty Act, 2014 (Act No 30 of 2014) (Range: Key sections may include but are not limited to:
- Importation, exportation, transit and coastwise carriage of goods; Customs and Excise Warehouse and storage, and manufacture of goods in Customs and Excise warehouse; clearance and origin of goods; liability for and payment of duties; the environmental levy; anti-dumping, countervailing and safeguard duties; amendments of duties; registration; rebates, refunds and drawbacks of duty; internal administration appeals, alternative dispute resolution, dispute settlements)
- The provisions of the Customs Control Act, are explained with regard to the licensing and accreditation of parties and the clearance of imported and exported goods.
- The rules for valuation and classification of internationally traded goods are explained in the context of the provisions of the Customs Duty Act
consequences of non-compliance with customs legislation explained.
- The definitions of importer, exporter and remover are explained in the context of the provisions of the Customs Control Act, 2014 (Act No 31 of 2014)
- The liabilities of parties in respect of imported, exported and removed goods are explained The penal provisions of the Customs Control Act, 2014
Is this Course For You?
If you are considering doing your own clearances or would like to bolster your fundamental knowledge.
Potential Career Path:
- Freight Forwarding Agent
- Customs Broker
- Freight Clerk
- Sole Agent
- Free Agent
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