CHAPTER 403
CUSTOMS (MANAGEMENT AND TARIFF) ACT

[SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION]

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

NOTICES

      Omitted Notices

      The Traffic (Cinematograph Films) Notice

      The Customs (Appointment and Limits of Ports, etc.) Notice

      The Customs (Appointment of Customs Area, etc.) Notice

ORDERS

      The Customs (Preferential Trade Area) (3-Tier Tariff) Order

   A – In relation to Tanzania (Section 15(2))

      The Restricted Imports (Steel Gin Traps) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Tanzania) (Fireworks) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Tanzania) (Offensive Weapons) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Tanzania) (Coffee) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Tanzania/South Africa) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Tanzania/Portugal) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Tanzania) (Bees, Bee-keeping Appliances and Honey) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Tanzania/Southern Rhodesia) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Tanzania) (Lottery Tickets) Order

   B – In relation to Uganda (Section 15(2)) - All omitted

      The Prohibited Imports (Uganda) (Bees, Honey and Bee-keeping Appliances) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Uganda) (Offensive Weapons) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Uganda/South Africa) Order

   C – In relation to Kenya (Section 15(2)) - All omitted

      The Prohibited Imports (Kenya) (Watches, Fountain Pens, Cigarette lighters and Clothing) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Kenya) (Denatured Spirits) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Kenya) (Bees, Beeswax, Honey and Bee-keeping Appliances) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Kenya/Portugal and South Africa) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Kenya) (Potable Spirituous Liquors) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Kenya/Rhodesia) Order

      The Prohibited Imports (Kenya) (Cigarettes) Order

   A – In relation to Tanzania (Section 62(2)) - All omitted

      The Prohibited Exports (Tanzania/South Africa) Order

      The Prohibited Exports (Tanzania/Portugal) Order

      The Prohibited Exports (Tanzania/Southern Rhodesia) Order

   B – In relation to Uganda (Section 62(2)) - All omitted

      The Prohibited Exports (Uganda/South Africa) Order

   C – In relation to Kenya (Section 62(2)) - All omitted

      The Prohibited Exports (Kenya/South Africa and Portugal) Order

      The Prohibited Exports (Kenya/Rhodesia) Order

REGULATIONS

      The Customs Regulations

      The Official Import and Export List Notice

      The Customs (Preventive Service) Regulations

      The Petroleum Marking Regulations

      The Customs (Exports) Regulations

NOTICES

OMITTED NOTICES

The Customs (Temporary Importation) Notice (L.N. 50/1954)

The East African Customs (Goods Imported by the Community, etc.) Directions (L.N. 51/1958; L.N. 66/1959)

The Customs (Use of Airports other than Customs Airports) Notice (L.N. 21/1963; L.N. 23/1966)

THE TRAFFIC (CINEMATOGRAPH FILMS) NOTICE

(Notice under regulation 3 of the above Regulations)

L.N. 9/1955

   1. This Notice may be cited as the Traffic (Cinematograph Films) Notice.

   2. The provisions of the Traffic Regulations shall not apply to cinematograph films which have been printed or exposed for exhibition.

THE CUSTOMS (APPOINTMENT AND LIMITS OF PORTS, ETC.) NOTICE

(Section 8)

EAHC/EACSO/EAC
L.N. 29/1960
L.N. 14/1961
L.N. 77/1962
L.N. 6/1964
L.N. 19/1964
L.N. 55/1964
L.N. 85/1964
L.N. 83/1965
L.N. 14/1965
L.N. 26/1965
L.N. 17/1967
L.N. 18/1967
L.N. 16/1970
L.N. 45/1970

   1. This Notice may be cited as the Customs (Appointment and Limits of Ports, etc.) Notice.

   2. The places specified in the first column of the First Schedule are hereby appointed ports for the purposes of the Customs laws and the limits of each such port shall be those set out in the second column of such Schedule.

   3. The places specified in the first column of the Second Schedule are hereby appointed ports for the purposes set out in the second column of such Schedule.

   4. The places specified in the first column of the Third Schedule are hereby appointed Customs airports for the purposes of the Customs laws and the limits of each such Customs airport shall be those set out in the second column of such Schedule.

   5. The places specified in the first column of the Fourth Schedule are hereby appointed Customs airports for the purposes set out in the third column of such Schedule and the limits of each such Customs airport shall be those set out in the second column of such Schedule.

   6. The places specified in the first column of the Fifth Schedule are hereby appointed places of loading and unloading within ports for the purposes set out in the third column of such Schedule and the limits of each such place shall be those set out in the second column of such Schedule.

FIRST SCHEDULE
CUSTOMS PORTS

(Paragraph 2)

(1) PORTS FOR VESSELS

A – KENYA

[Omitted]

B – TANZANIA

Bagamoyo

The foreshore which lies within an arc of a radius of 60 yards from the entrance doors to the Customs transit shed.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

Chake Chake

The pier.

For passengers' (Pemba) baggage, duty paid goods, duty free goods which have already been wanted at an East African port and domestic produce only.

Dar es Salaam
The Main Quay and the Lighter Quay

That area enclosed within a continuous blue line on plan No. RT. 6640 (sheet 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

The Oil Tanker

That area enclosed within a continuous blue line and distinguished by the letter "B" in red on plan No. TR. 6640 5/19 (sheet 3) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

The bulk oils, drummed and cased petroleum products and such other goods as the proper officer may allow.

The Dhow Wharf

That area enclosed within a continuous blue line and distinguished by the letter "A" in red on plan No. TR. 6640 5/19 (sheet 3) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

For such goods as the proper officer may either generally or specially allow.

Kigoma
(Lake Tanganyika)

(a)   The Belbase Wharf.


(b)   Liemba Wharf.


(c)   Mwanza Wharf.


(d)   A pipeline and mooring at Kiberizi Oil Installation.

For imports and exports.


For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.


For bulk oil products only.

Mafia

The foreshore which extends from the concrete landing ramp 80 yards in a north-easterly direction and 55 yards in a south-westerly direction.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

Mbamba Bay
(Lake Nyasa)

The jetty and the shore extending from this jetty in a southerly direction for a distance of 300 yards.

For imports, exports duty, coastwise cargo.

Mkoani
(Pemba)

The pier.

For passengers' baggage, duty paid goods, duty free goods which have already been entered at an East African port and domestic produce only.

Mtwara

(a)   The deep-water wharf.


(b)   The dhow wharf at Shangeni.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.


For such goods as the proper officer may either generally or specially approve.

Mwaya
(Lake Nyasa)

The shore which lies within an arc of a radius of 50 yards form the Customs office.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

Pangeni

The foreshore which lies within an arc of a radius of 60 yards from the entrance doors of the Customs transit shed.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

Tanga

(a)   The area delineated in red on the plan DRG No. RET. 507 in the office of the Commissioner-General

For imports, exports, coastwise and cargo.

(b)   The submarine pipeline situated off Kissasora in Tanga harbour.

For bulk oil products only.

Wete

The pier.

For passengers' baggage, duty paid goods, duty free goods which have already been entered at an East African port and domestic produce only.

Zambia
Transit Depot (Ubongo)

The area enclosed within a continuous red line on E.A.R. & H. Drawing No. UBO/4 in the office of the Commissioner-General.

For cargo in transit to and from Zambia by the E.A. Railways and E.A. Harbours Corporations only.

Zanzibar

Malindi Wharf.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

New Dhow Wharf.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo landed or shipped by dhows and schooners.

The landing steps and area immediately adjacent thereto.

For passengers' baggage and such other goods as the proper officer may allow.

C – UGANDA

[Omitted]

(2) FRONTIER PORTS

A – KENYA

[Omitted]

B – TANZANIA

Place

Limits

Kibondo

   The area immediately in front of the office of the Area Commissioner.

Mbeya

   The area immediately in front of the Custom House.

Ngara

   The area immediately in front of the office of the Area Commissioner.

Sumbawanga

   The area immediately in front of the office of the Area Commissioner.

Tunduma

   The area immediately in front of the Custom House.

C – UGANDA

[Omitted]

SECOND SCHEDULE
PORTS FOR LIMITED PURPOSES

(Paragraph 3)

A – KENYA

[Omitted]

B – TANZANIA

Arusha

   For the warehousing of goods in warehouses licensed under section 53 of the Act.

Chake Chake (Pemba)

   For the loading and unloading of duty paid goods, duty free goods which have already been entered at an East African port and domestic produce into or from vessels which are not proceeding or arriving either directly or indirectly to or from any foreign port.

Dar es Salaam

   For the warehousing of goods in warehouses licensed under section 53 of the Act.

Kigoma

   For the warehousing of goods in warehouses licensed under section 53 of the Act.

Lindi

   For the loading and unloading of duty paid goods, duty free goods which have been already entered at an East African port and domestic produce into or from vessels which are not proceeding or arriving either directly or indirectly to or from any foreign port.

Mkoani (Pemba)

   For the loading and unloading of duty paid goods, duty free goods which have already been entered at an East African port and domestic produce into or from vessels which are not proceeding or arriving either directly or indirectly to or from any foreign port.

Mtwara

   For the warehousing of goods in warehouses licensed under section 53 of the Act.

Tanga

   For the warehousing of goods in warehouses licensed under section 53 of the Act.

Wete (Pemba)

   For the loading and unloading of duty paid goods, duty free goods which have already been entered at an East African port and domestic produce into or from vessels which are not proceeding or arriving either directly or indirectly to or from any foreign port.

Zanzibar

For the warehousing of goods in warehouses licensed under section 53 of the Act.

C – UGANDA

[Omitted]

THIRD SCHEDULE
CUSTOMS AIRPORTS

(Paragraph 4)

A – KENYA

[Omitted]

B – TANZANIA

Dar es Salaam

   The area enclosed within the perimeter boundary of the airport, marked on the ground by black and white posts at each corner thereof.

Kigoma

   All that area of land commonly known as "the airport" maintained for and in use by aircraft.

Mbeya

   All that area of land commonly known as "the airport" maintained for and in use by aircraft.

Mtwara

   All that area of land commonly known as "the airport" maintained for and in use by aircraft.

Tabora

   All that area of land commonly known as "the airport" maintained for and in use by aircraft.

Tanga

   All that area of land commonly known as "the airport" maintained for and in use by aircraft.

Zanzibar

   All that area of land enclosed within the perimeter fence of the airport commonly known as "the airport" maintained for and in use by aircraft.

FOURTH SCHEDULE
CUSTOMS AIRPORTS FOR LIMITED PURPOSES

(Paragraph 5)

A – KENYA

[Omitted]

B – TANZANIA

Place

Limits

Purpose

Songea

The runways at the airport and the Customs examination station.

For refuelling only.

FIFTH SCHEDULE
APPROVED PLACES OF LOADING AND UNLOADING

(Paragraph 6)

(1) PORTS FOR VESSELS

A – KENYA

[Omitted]

B – TANZANIA

Bagamoyo

The foreshore which lies within an arc of a radius of 60 yards from the entrance doors to the Customs transit shed.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

Chake Chake

The pier.

For passengers' (Pemba) baggage, duty paid goods, duty free goods which have already been wanted at an East African port and domestic produce only.

Dar es Salaam– The Main Quay and the Lighter Quay

That area enclosed within a continuous blue line on plan No. RT. 6640 (sheet 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

The Oil Tanker

That area enclosed within a continuous blue line and distinguished by the letter "B" in red on plan No. TR. 6640 5/19 (sheet 3) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

The bulk oils, drummed and cased petroleum products and such other goods as the proper officer may allow.

The Dhow Wharf

That area enclosed within a continuous blue line and distinguished by the letter "A" in red on plan No. TR. 6640 5/19 (sheet 3) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

For such goods as the proper officer may either generally or specially allow.

Kigoma–
(Lake Tanganyika)

(a)   The Belbase Wharf.


(b)   Liemba Wharf.


(c)   Mwanza Wharf.


(d)   A pipeline and mooring at Kiberizi Oil Installation.

For imports and exports.


For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.


For bulk oil products only.

Mafia

The foreshore which extends from the concrete landing ramp 80 yards in a north-easterly direction and 55 yards in a south-westerly direction.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

Mbamba Bay– (Lake Nyasa)

The jetty and the shore extending from this jetty in a southerly direction for a distance of 300 yards.

For imports, exports duty, coastwise cargo.

Mkoani
(Pemba)

The pier.

For passengers' baggage, duty paid goods, duty free goods which have already been entered at an East African port and domestic produce only.

Mtwara

(a)   The deep-water wharf.


(b)   The dhow wharf at Shangeni.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.


For such goods as the proper officer. Mtwara, may either generally or specially approve.

Mwaya–
(Lake Nyasa)

The shore which lies within an arc of a radius of 50 yards form the Customs office.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

Pangeni

The foreshore which lies within an arc of a radius of 60 yards from the entrance doors of the Customs transit shed.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

Tanga

(a)   The area delineated in red on the plan DRG No. RET. 507 in the office of the Commissioner-General.

For imports, exports, coastwise and cargo.

(b)   The submarine pipeline situated off Kissasora in Tanga harbour.

For bulk oil products only.

Wete

The pier.

For passengers' baggage, duty paid goods, duty free goods which have already been entered at an East African port and domestic produce only.

Zambia
Transit Depot (Ubongo)

The area enclosed within a continuous red line on E.A.R. & H. Drawing No. UBO/4 in the office of the Commissioner-General.

For cargo in transit to and from Zambia by the E.A. Railways and E.A. Harbours Corporations only.

Zanzibar

Malindi Wharf.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

New Dhow Wharf.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo landed or shipped by dhows and schooners.

The landing steps and area immediately adjacent thereto.

For passengers' baggage and such other goods as the proper officer may allow.

C – UGANDA

[Omitted]

(2) FRONTIER PORTS

A – KENYA

[Omitted]

B – TANZANIA

Kibondo

The area immediately in front of the office of the Area Commissioner.

For imports and exports.

Mbeya

The area immediately in front of the Custom House.

For imports and exports.

Ngara

The area immediately in front office of the Area Commissioner.

For imports and exports.

Sumbawanga

The area immediately in front of the office of the Area Commissioner.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

Tunduma

The area immediately in front of the Custom House.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

C – UGANDA

[Omitted]

(3) CUSTOMS AIRPORTS

A – KENYA

[Omitted]

B – TANZANIA

Dar es Salaam )
Kigoma )
Nbeya )
Mtwara )
Tabora )
Tanga )
Zanzibar )

Any place within the Customs airport at which the proper officer may permit goods to be loaded or unloaded.

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo.

C – UGANDA

[Omitted]

THE CUSTOMS (APPOINTMENT OF CUSTOMS AREA, ETC.) NOTICE

(Section 9)

EAHC/EASCO/EAC
L.N. 48 and 78 of 1961
L.N. 15, 27, 34, 58 and 78 of 1962
L.N. 15, 20, 21, 57 and 73 of 1964
L.N. 5, 6, 17, 20 and 29 of 1968
L.N. 3 and 6 of 1969
L.N. 17/1969
L.N. 47/1970

   1. This Notice may be cited as the Customs (Appointment of Customs Area, etc.) Notice.

   2. The Commissioner-General hereby appoints–

   (a)   First Schedule – Boarding stations.

   (b)   Second Schedule – Customs areas.

   (c)   Third Schedule – Sufferance wharves.

   (d)   Fourth Schedule – Places for the landing and embarkation of persons.

   (e)   Fifth Schedule – Places for the examination of goods (including baggage).

   (f)   Sixth Schedule – Roads and routes in the Partner States, over which goods in transit, or goods transferred between the Partner States, shall be conveyed.

   (g)   Seventh Schedule – Entrances and exits to and from Customs areas or Customs airports.

FIRST SCHEDULE
BOARDING STATIONS

(1) AT PORTS FOR VESSELS

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

Bagamoyo )
Dar es Salaam )
Kigoma )
Kilwa Masoko )
Kwale )
Lindi )
Mafia    )
Mtwara )
Pangani )
Tanga )
Zanzibar )

   Any place within the limits of the port at which the proper officer shall require a vessel to bring to.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

(2) AT CUSTOMS AIRPORTS

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

Dar es Salaam )
Kigoma )
Mbeya )
Mtwara )
Songea )
Tabora )
Tanga )
Zanzibar )

   Any place within the limits of the port at which the proper officer shall require an aircraft to bring to.

SECOND SCHEDULE
CUSTOMS AREAS

(1) AT PORTS FOR VESSELS

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

Bagamoyo

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The building known as the Customs shed and the stacking ground surrounded by a masonry wall, but not including the adjoining buildings to the south-east and north-east used as offices, stores and a rest-house.

Chake Chake
(Pemba)

For such coastwise cargo as the proper officer may generally or specially allow


   The area lying between the stretch of foreshore extending from the pier 40 yards in a northerly direction and 80 yards in a southerly direction and the eastern walls of the Customs sheds and agriculture shed; but not including any buildings other than the Customs sheds.

Dar es Salaam–
The Main Quay and the Lighterage Quay

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The area bounded by the wharf and the port perimeter fence, delineated in blue on Plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General but not including any offices, stores, canteens, workshops, garages, public conveniences of any buildings of any description other than transit sheds Nos. 2/3, MP1, LW1, LW2, LW3, LW4, LW5, LW6, LW7 and LW8, the Customs Baggage shed adjoining shed 2/3, the Customs Warehouse, the film store and the acid store shown on Plan TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) referred to above.

The Dhow Wharf

Such goods as the proper officer may either generally or specially allow


   The area, including a "T" jetty and slipway, bounded by the waterside and a perimeter fence, delineated in blue and distinguished by the letter "A" in red on Plan No. TR. 6640 5/19 (Sheet No. 3) in the office of the Commissioner-General, but not including any offices, stores or any buildings of any description other than the import shed, the export shed and the noxious cargo shed shown on Plan No. TR. 6640 5/19 (Sheet No. 3) referred to above.

The Oil Tender Jetty

For bulk oils, drummed and cased petroleum products and such other goods as the proper officer may either generally or specially allow


   Approximately one mile south of the Dhow Wharf, a "T" shaped jetty, delineated in blue and distinguished by the letter "B" in red on Plan No. TR. 6640 5/19 (Sheet No. 3) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

The Customs Baggage Room (Main Avenue)

For passengers' baggage and such other goods as the proper officer may specially allow


   Off Main Avenue, at the head of the steps leading from the floating pontoon and stone pier, that portion of the building described as the "Customs Baggage building" shaded in red and distinguished by the letter "P" in red on Plan No.TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

Zambia Transit Depot (Ubungo)

For Zambia imports and exports in transit through the port of Dar es Salaam


   The area, delineated in red on E.A.R. & H. Drawing No. UBO/4 in the office of the Commissioner-General known as the Dar es Salaam (Ubungo) Zambia Transit Depot and situated on Ubungo Plot No. 18 off the Morogoro Road, approximately five and half miles from Dar es Salaam City Centre.

Kigoma

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The wharves known as the Mwanza wharf and the Liemba wharf and the area behind these wharves enclosed by the western fence of the Belbase area, and an imaginary line drawn from the southern end of this fence proceeding in a westerly direction for 140 yards and then a north-westerly direction for 104 yards to the waterside, but not including any other buildings of any description other than the two transit sheds.

Kilwa Masoko

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The area enclosed by an imaginary line joining the shore end of the jetty to the southerly corner of the transit shed, including this shed, and then continuing from the northerly corner of the shed in a north-westerly direction 33 yards to the road, thence 58 yards to the shore end of the jetty, but not including the building adjoining the transit shed used as a Customs office or any other building of any description other than the transit shed and the breakage room adjoining the transit shed.

Kwale

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The area to the east of the Custom House, enclosed by a fence, known as the Customs compound, including the store within this compound, also that area between the waterside and the Customs compound extending from the south-easterly and south-westerly corners of the compound to a stretch of the foreshore 100 yards in length opposite the Customs compound.

Lindi

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The area which lies between the waterside and fence enclosing the port area, including the Import shed, the Customs Warehouse and Breakage Room adjoining the Import shed, the Cement and Heavy Cargo shed and the Schooner and Dhow Cargo shed known as the Mingoyo shed, but excluding any offices, watchmen's huts, public conveniences, stores and buildings of any other description.

Mafia

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The area lying between the stretch of foreshore extending from the concrete landing ramp 81 yards in a north-westerly direction and 55 yards in a south-westerly direction and the south-eastern walls of the Import shed and the Export shed; but not including the buildings adjoining the Import shed used as the Custom House and Customs Officers' quarters or any other buildings of any description.

Mbamba Bay
(Lake Nyasa)

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   That area including the jetty bounded by a line drawn ten yards eastwards from the waterline at the north-east corner of the shore end of the jetty, thence southwards in a direct line to the south-western corner of the Rest House area, thence along the southern boundary of the Rest House area for a distance of 47 yards, thence in a southerly direction parallel to the waterside for a distance of 90 yards, thence westwards along the southern wall of the Wheat shed building directly to the waterside, thence along the waterside to the point of commencement but not including the Customs Office within that area.

Mkoani (Pemba)

For the arrival and departure coastwise of passengers and their baggage by Tanzania Government vessels and other traffic with the permission of the proper officer, which permission shall only be given in such special circumstances as the proper officer thinks fit.


The area lying between the stretch of foreshore extending from the pier 75 yards in a northerly direction and 125 yards in a southerly direction and the western walls of the Customs shed and Zanzibar State Trading Corporation sheds; but not including any buildings other than the Customs shed.

Mtwara

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The area which lies between the waterside and the fence enclosing the port area, but not including any building of any description other than transit sheds Nos. 1 and 2.

Mwaya (Lake Nyasa)

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The area enclosed by an imaginary line starting at the north-west corner of the East African Railways and Harbours Goods shed, thence due north to the foreshore at the south side of Mbasi Creek, thence along the line of the foreshore to a point situated thereon north-east from the north-eastern corner of the Malawi Railways shed, thence to the south-east corner of that shed, thence to the south-east corner of the East African Railways and Harbours Goods shed and thence to the point of commencement via the south-west corner of that shed, but excluding any offices or buildings other than the two transit sheds.

Pangani

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The building at Pangani known as the Custom House, but not including the part used as a Post Office, the upper storey used as a Customs Officer's quarters or the four rooms used as Customs offices and stores, but including the enclosure used as a breakage room and the lean-to extension on the western side of the Custom House.

Tanga

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The area delineated in red on Plan No. RET. 507 in the office of the Commissioner-General.

Wete (Pemba)

For the arrival and departure coastwise of passengers and their baggage by Tanzania Government vessels and such other coastwise cargo as the proper officer may generally or specially allow


The area which lies between the waterside and the fence enclosing the port area, but not including any building of any description other than the two Customs sheds.

Zanzibar
Malindi Wharf

Imports, exports, and coastwise cargo


   The enclosed area within the Port of Zanzibar known as the Malindi Wharf; but not including any offices, stores, canteens, workshops, garages, public conveniences or any building of any description other than the Import Shed, Export Shed, Cement Shed, Shed No. 5, Baggage Shed, Dangerous Cargo Store and Customs Warehouse.

New Dhow Wharf

For the landing and shipping of all dhow cargo


   The area within the port of Zanzibar known as the New Dhow Wharf, but not including any offices, stores, canteens, workshops, garages or any buildings other than the Dhow Cargo Sheds.

The Malindi Wharf Landing Steps

For passengers' baggage and such other goods as the proper officer may specially allow


   The Landing Steps and Baggage Shed adjacent thereto at Malindi Wharf.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

(2) AT FRONTIER PORTS

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

Kibondo

Imports and exports


   The area immediately in front of the office of the Area Commissioner.

Mbeya

Imports and exports


   The Custom House in Mbeya township.

Ngara Sumbawanga

Imports and exports


   The area immediately in front of the office of the Area Commissioner at each station.

Tunduma

Imports and exports


   The area immediately in front of the Custom House.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

(3) AT CUSTOMS AIRPORTS

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

Dar es Salaam

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The area enclosed within the perimeter boundary of the airport, marked on the ground by black and white posts at each corner thereof and including the airport terminal building.

Kigoma Mbeya

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The terminal building, the Customs examination station, and the Custom House.

Mtwara

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


(a)   That area on the ground represented by the area delineated in red on the Plan No. DRG. 5214/A/S/27 in the office of the Commissioner-General.


(b)   An expanded metal cage in the warehouse of Messrs. Twentsche Overseas Trading Co. Ltd., situated on Plot No. 15, Broadway, Mtwara.

Tabora

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The baggage room, Customs office, and lock-up of the East African Airways Corporation office in the terminal building, the Customs examination station and the access thereto from the terminal building.

Tanga

Imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The portion of the airport terminal building operated by the East African Airways Corporation and marked "Air Freight Transit Shed".

Zanzibar

For imports, exports and coastwise cargo


   The area enclosed within the perimeter boundary fence known as the Zanzibar Airport, including the Airport terminal building.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

(4) AT SUFFERANCE WHARVES FOR AIRCRAFT

TANZANIA

Arusha

Coastwise cargo


   A lock-up store in the office of Messrs. Coopers Ltd., situated at the corner of Bahati Road and Temi Road.

Bukoba

Coastwise cargo


   The Custom House.

Moshi

Coastwise cargo


   A lock-up store in the office of Messrs. Emslies Ltd., situated on the corner of Station Road and Old Moshi Road.

Musoma

Coastwise cargo


   The Custom House.

Mwanza

Coastwise cargo


(a)   A lock-up box in the office of Messrs. East African Engineering and Trading Co. Ltd., situated on Tabora Road.


(b)   A lock-up store in the office of the East African Airways Corporation situated at 29 Port Street, Mwanza.

Pemba
(Wawi, Chake Chake District)

For coastwise cargo only


   The area enclosed within the airport boundary fence known as Pemba Airport, including the Airport Building.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

THIRD SCHEDULE
SUFFERANCE WHARVES

(1) FOR VESSELS

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

A.   For the loading and unloading of passengers' baggage and such other goods as the proper officer may specially allow–

Port

Sufferance Wharf

Dar es Salaam

   Lying seaward of the Customs Baggage Room on Main Avenue, the floating pontoon and stone pier distinguished by the letter "Q" in red on Plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

B.   With the prior permission of the proper officer at the port set out against each sufferance wharf, the loading of domestic produce and the unloading of domestic producer, duty-free and duty-paid goods carried coastwise–

Pangani

(a)   Bushiri Pier on the north bank of the Pangani River approximately 6 miles up-steam from Pangani.

Pangani

(b)   Bweni Pier on the south bank of the Pangani River opposite Pangani.

Lindi

(c)   Kikwetu sisal jetty approximately 11 miles north of Lindi.

Pangani

(d)   Kilimanguirdo Pier on the south bank of the Pagnani River approximately 1½ miles up-stream from Pangani.

Dar es Salaam

(e)   Kiswere Bay jetties situated approximately 45 miles north of Lindi.

Lindi

(f)   Kitunda sisal jetty approximately 1 mile from Lindi Pier.

Lindi

(g)   Mbanura sisal jetty approximately 4 miles from Lindi.

Mtwara

(h)   Mikindani Wharf.

Lindi

(i)   Mkwaya Piers and landing stage.

Tanga

(j)   Moa jetty situated in Moa Bay.

Lindi

(k)   Ngongo sisal jetty in Ngongo Creek, approximately 6 miles from Lindi.

C.   With the prior permission of the proper officer at Mtwara, the loading and unloading of East African Railways or harbours stores–

      Mtango Landing Stage approximately 1 mile from Mikindani Wharf.

D.   With the prior permission of the proper officer at the port set out against each sufferance wharf, the loading and unloading of oils and petroleum products in bulk–

Port

Sufferance Wharf

Kigoma

(a)   Kibirizi mooring buoy and pipeline from the oil installations at Kibirizi.

Tanga

(b)   The submarine pipeline situated off Kissasora in Tanga harbour, running from a point 200 feet westward of Kissasora rear beacon to a point 480 feet northward of Kissasora front beacon.

E.   For hydrocarbon oil products carried coastwise.

Post

Sufferance Wharf

Chake Chake (Pemba)

   The foreshore immediately in front of the bulk oil installation at Wesha situated approximately four miles to the north-west of Chake Chake Pier.

Zanzibar

   The foreshore immediately in front of the bulk oil installation at Mtoni.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

(2) FOR AIRCRAFT

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

Aerodrome

Limitations

Arusha )
Bukoba
)
Moshi
)
Musoma
)
Mwanza
)

Unloading of uncustomed goods carried coastwise subject to conditions as may be imposed by the proper officer
The runways at each aerodrome.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

FOURTH SCHEDULE
PLACES FOR THE LANDING AND EMBARKATION OF PERSONS

(1) AT PORTS FOR VESSELS

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

Bagamoyo

Vessels berthed alongside the wharf or lying at anchor in the port

   The foreshore which lies within an arc of a radius of 60 yards from the entrance doors of the Custom Transit Shed.

   The Wharf.

Chake Chake (Pemba)

   The pier.

Dar es Salaam

Vessels berthed alongside the Main Quay

   The Main Quay.

Other vessels

   The floating pontoon and stone pier lying seaward of the Customs Baggage Room on Main Avenue or such other place as the proper officer may direct.

Kigoma

   The Wharf.

Kilwa Masoko

   The jetty.

Kwale

   The foreshore which lies within an arc of a radius of 120 yards from the Custom House.

Lindi

   At such place in the customs area, or any other place customarily in use for the embarkation and disembarkation of persons, as the proper officer may direct.

Mafia

   The foreshore which extends from the concrete landing ramp 80 yards in a north-easterly direction and 55 yards in a southwesterly direction.

Mbamba Bay
(Lake Nyasa)

   The jetty.

Mkoani (Pemba)

   The pier.

Mtwara

   The Deep-water Wharf.

Mwaya (Lake Nyasa)

   The part of the foreshore which lies within the prescribed Customs area.

Pangani

   The foreshore which lies within an arc of a radius of 60 yards from the entrance doors of the Customs Transit Shed.

Tanga

   The passenger-landing pontoon marked "A" on Plan DRG No. RET. 507 in the office of the Commissioner-General.

Wete (Pemba)

   The pier.

Zanzibar

For vessels lying at anchor in the Port

   The landing steps adjacent to the Baggage Shed at Malindi Wharf.

For vessels berthed alongside the main wharf

   The Main Wharf.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

(2) AT CUSTOMS AIRPORTS

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

Dar es Salaam )
Kigoma )
Mbeya )
Mtwara )
Tabora )
Tanga )

The Customs examination area at each airport.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

FIFTH SCHEDULE
PLACES FOR THE EXAMINATION OF GOODS (INCLUDING BAGGAGE)

(1) AT PORTS FOR VESSELS

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

Bagamoyo

Goods and baggage


   The Custom House and the transit shed adjacent thereto.

Chake Chake (Pemba)

Goods and baggage


   (a)   Customs Sheds Nos. 1 and 2.


   (b)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require goods to be produced for examination.

Dar es Salaam


The Main Quay and the Lighterage Quay

Goods and baggage


   (a)   In shed No. 2/3 Main Quay, the Customs examination enclosure coloured red and distinguished by the letter "Y" in red on plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (b)   In Shed M. P. 1. Main Quay, such place at which the proper officer may require goods or baggage to be produced for examination.


   (c)   In shed No. 10, Lighterage Quay, the Customs examination enclosure coloured red and distinguished by the letter "Z" in red on plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (d)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require goods or baggage to be produced for examination.

Baggage


   Adjoining shed No. 2/3 Main Quay, the Customs Baggage Shed coloured red and distinguished by the letter "X" in red on plan No. TR. 6640 (sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

Customs Baggage Room (Main Avenue)

Passengers' baggage and such other goods as the proper officer may specially allow


   Off Main Avenue, at the head of the steps leading from the floating pontoon and stone pier, that portion of the building described as the "Customs Baggage building", shaded in red and distinguished by the letter "P" on plan No. TR. 6640 (sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

Dhow Wharf

Goods and baggage


   (a)   In the import shed at the Dhow Wharf the Customs examination enclosure shaded red and distinguished by the letter "E" in red on plan No. TR. 6640 5/19 (sheet No. 3) in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (b)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require goods or baggage to be produced for examination.

Zambia Transit Depot (Ubungo)

Goods and baggage


   (a)   In the transit shed, the Customs examination enclosure coloured red and distinguished by the letter "A" in red on E.A.R & H. Drawing No. UBO/4 in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (b)   In the transit shed, the Customs warehouse enclosure coloured red and distinguished by the letter "B" in red on E.A.R. & H. Drawing No. UBO/4 in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (c)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require goods to be produced for examination.

Oil Tanker Jetty

Goods


   Such place at which the proper officer may require goods to be produced for examination.

Kigoma

Goods


   (a)   The two transit sheds on the Liemba wharf.


   (b)   Such other place as the proper officer may require goods to be produced for examination.


Baggage


   Such place at which the proper officer may require baggage to be produced for examination.

Kilwa Masoko

Goods


   The transit shed and any place adjacent thereto within the Customs area at which the proper officer may require goods to be produced for examination.


Baggage


   The Custom House and the area immediately in front thereof.

Kwale

Goods and baggage


   The Custom House and the area adjacent thereto.

Lindi

Goods


   (a)   The Import shed.


   (b)   The Export shed.


   (c)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require goods to be produced for examination.


Baggage


   The Examination shed.

Mafia

Goods and baggage


   (a)   The Import shed.


   (b)   The Export shed.


   (c)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require goods or baggage to be produced for examination.

Mbamba Bay (Lake Nyasa)

Goods and baggage


   Any place within the Customs area at which the proper officer may require goods or baggage to be produced for examination.

Mkoani (Pemba)

Goods and baggage


   (a)   The Customs Shed.


   (b)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require goods to be produced for examination.

Mtwara

Goods and baggage


   Any place within the Customs area at which the proper officer may require goods or baggage to be produced for examination.

Mwaya (Lake Nyasa)

Goods and baggage


   Any place within the Customs area at which the proper officer may require goods or baggage to be produced for examination.

Pangani

Goods and baggage


   (a)   The transit shed adjoining the Custom House.


   (b)   The Custom House.

Tanga

Goods


   (a)   The portion of the general cargo import transit shed (shed No. 7) marked "C" and delineated in blue on plan DRG No. RET. 507 in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (b)   The cement import shed (shed No. 30) marked "D" and delineated in blue on plan DRG No. RET. 507 in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (c)   The dhow cargo shed marked "E" and delineated in blue on plan DRG No. RET. 507 in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (d)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require goods to be produced for examination.

Baggage


   (a)   The baggage examination shed marked "B" and delineated in blue on plan DRG No. RET. 507 in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (b)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require baggage to be produced for examination.

Wete (Pemba)

Goods and baggage


   (a)   Customs Sheds Nos. 1 and 2.


   (b)   The Port office Shed.


   (c)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require goods to be produced for examination.

Zanzibar


Malindi Wharf, New Dhow Wharf

Goods and baggage


   (a)   The Import Shed.


   (b)   The Export Shed.


   (c)   Shed No. 5


   (d)   The Cement Shed.


   (e)   The Dangerous Cargo Stores.


   (f)   The Dhow Sheds.


Baggage


   The Customs baggage shed and enclosed area adjacent thereto at the top of the Landing Steps.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

(2) AT FRONTIER PORTS

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

Kibondo

Goods and baggage


   Any place at which the Area Commissioner may require goods or baggage to be produced for examination.

Mbeya

Goods and baggage


   (a)   The Custom House and the area immediately adjacent thereto.


   (b)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require goods or baggage to be produced for examination.

Ngara          )
Sumbawanga   )

Goods and baggage


   Any place at which the Area Commissioner may require goods or baggage to be produced for examination.

Pemba (Wawi, Chake Chake District)

Goods and baggage


   Such place as the proper officer may require goods to be produced for examination.

Tunduma

Goods and baggage


   (a)   The Custom House and the area immediately adjacent thereto.


   (b)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require goods or baggage to be produced for examination.

Zanzibar

Goods and baggage


   (a)   The Customs office in the airport terminal building.


   (b)   The baggage examination room in the airport terminal building.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

(3) AT CUSTOMS AIRPORTS

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

Dar es Salaam

Goods Inward


   Those portions of the freight transit shed consisting of–


   (a)   The Customs Hall.


   (b)   The Customs office.


   (c)   The East African Airways Corporation's Import Store.


Goods outward and coastwise


   The building known as the mail and cargo section (Export hangar).


Goods in transit to and from Zambia


   The building known as the Zambia Air Cargo Transit Shed.


Baggage inward


   The baggage hall in the arrival portion of the terminal building.


Baggage outward


   The baggage hall in the departure portion of the terminal building.

Kigoma

Goods


   (a)   The Custom House.


   (b)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require goods to be produced for examination.


Baggage


   The public waiting room in the terminal building.

Mbeya

Goods


   (a)   The Custom House.


   (b)   Such other place at which the proper officer may require goods to be produced for examination.


Baggage


   The public waiting room in the terminal building.

Mtwara

Goods


   (a)   The room in the terminal building represented by the area shaded blue on plan DRG No. 5214/A/S/27 in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (b)   The expanded metal cage in the warehouse of Twentsche Overseas Trading Co. Ltd., situated on plot No. 15, Broadway, Mtwara.


Baggage


   The room in the terminal building represented by the area shaded blue on plan DRG No. 5214/A/S/27 in the office of the Commissioner-General.

Tabora

Goods


   (a)   The Customs office.


   (b)   The East African Airways Corporation lock-up, adjacent to the Customs office.


   (c)   The Customs examination station.


Baggage


   The baggage room in the terminal building.

Tanga

Goods


   The portion of the airport terminal building operated by the East African Airways Corporation and marked "Air Freight Transit Shed".


Baggage


   The baggage examination room in the airport terminal building.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

(4) AT SUFFERANCE WHARVES FOR AIRCRAFT

TANZANIA

Arusha )
Bukoba )
Moshi )
Musoma    )
Mwanza )

Goods


   Such place at which the proper officer may require goods to be produced for examination.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

SIXTH SCHEDULE ...... 1

[Omitted]

SEVENTH SCHEDULE
ENTRANCES AND EXITS TO AND FROM CUSTOMS AREAS OR CUSTOMS AIRPORTS

(1) AT PORTS FOR VESSELS

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

Chake Chake (Pemba)

General – persons and cargo by road traffic


   The entrance to the port area on the road to the port from Chake Chake.

Dar es Salaam
The Main Quay Lighterage Quays

General – persons and export cargo


    At the northern end of the causeway between the Lighterage Quay and the main Quay, Gate No. 2, so distinguished by a red figure on plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.


General – persons and cargo by road traffic


   (a)   At the head of the ramp leading to the Lighterage Quay and at the junction of Main Avenue and Bagamoyo Street, Gate No. 1, so distinguished by a red figure on plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (b)   At the top of the hill leading to the Main Quay and opposite the Port and Commercial offices, Gate No. 3, so distinguished by that figure in red on plan No. T.R. 6640 (sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.


Special – Belgian-leased Site – persons and cargo by road and rail traffic


   The junction of the British and Belgian wharves on the Main Quay, delineated in red on plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.


Special – railway traffic


   (a)   Situated at the south-west end of the Lighterage wharf and approximately 30 feet eastward of the road bridge over the railway line at that point, Gate No. 11, so distinguished by those figures in red on plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (b)   Adjacent to Gate No. 2 at the northern end of the causeway, Gate No. 12, so distinguished by those figures in red on plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (c)   At the northern end of the causeway between the Lighterage Quay and the main Quay, Gate No. 13, so distinguished by those figures in red on plan No. TR. 6640 (sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (d)   Adjacent to the southern end of the causeway between the Lighterage Quay and the Main Quay, Gate No. 15, so distinguished by those figures in red on plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (e)   At the southern end of the causeway between the Lighterage Quay and the Main Quay, Gate No. 14, so distinguished by those figures in red on plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

Special – locally manufactured cement removed coastwise in bulk to and from the silos of Messrs Tanganyika Portland Cement Co. Ltd.


   150 yards north-east of Gate No. 2, an underground duct containing a double pipeline, distinguished by the letters "PL" in red, on plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.


Special – pedestrians


   The head of the flight of steps, leading to the Lighterage Quay, situated behind the Landing and Shipping Company's Time office on Main Avenue and between the Customs Long Room and the high-level export shed, distinguished by the letter "R" in red on plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.


Special – port labour


   The gate situated in the western perimeter fence giving access to the Port Labour Compound within the Port Area.


Special – emergency access for fire-fighting vehicles


   Between No. 14 and No. 15 Gates at the southern end of the causeway between the Main Quay and the Lighterage Quay and giving access to the Old Kilwa Road, Gate No. 8, so distinguished by that figure in red on plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

Dhow Wharf

General – persons and cargo by road traffic


   At the north-western corner of the Dhow Wharf Customs area and forming part of the perimeter fence, a gate distinguished by the letter "D" in red on plan No. TR. 6640 5/19 (Sheet No. 3) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

The Customs Baggage Room (Main Avenue)

Special – persons and baggage and such other goods as the proper officer may specially allow


   In the north-west, south-east and south-west sides of the Customs Baggage Room, four doors distinguished by the letters "W", "U", "V" and "T" respectively in red on plan No. TR. 6640 (Sheet No. 1) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

The Oil Tanker Jetty

Special – persons, petroleum products and such other goods as the proper officer may either generally or specially allow


   At the landward end of the jetty, a gate distinguished by the letter "C" in red on plan No. TR. 6640 5/19 (Sheet No. 3) in the office of the Commissioner-General.

Zambia Transit Depot (Ubungo)

General – persons and Zambia cargo by road traffic


   At the northern corner of the Customs area, Gates Nos. 1 and 2, so distinguished by red figures on E.A.R. & H. Drawing No. UBO/4 in the office of the Commissioner-General.


Special – Zambia cargo by rail


   At the south end of the Customs area, Gates Nos. 3 and 4, so distinguished by red figures on E.A.R. & H. Drawing No. UBO/4 in the office of the Commissioner-General.

Lindi

General – persons and cargo by road traffic


   The port gate leading into Armistice Street.


Special – Port labour only


   The gate situated in the northern perimeter fence at the north-western corner of the Customs area and giving access therefrom to the labour compound.

Mkoani (Pemba)

General – persons and cargo by road


   The entrance to the port area on the road to the port from Mkoani.

Mtwara

General – persons and cargo by road traffic


   The gate situated in the south-western corner of the Customs area.


Special – railway traffic


   The railway gate situated at the south-eastern corner of the Customs area adjoining the deep-water berth.

Tanga

General – persons and road traffic other than goods


   Leading to Custom House Road, a gate distinguished by the letter "H" on plan DRG No. RET. 507 in the office of the Commissioner-General.


General – persons and road traffic including goods


   Adjacent to the Marine slipway, a gate, distinguished by the letter "H" on plan DRG No. RET. 507 in the office of the Commissioner-General.


Special – railway traffic


   (a)   Adjacent to the Marine slipway, a gate, distinguished by the letter "J" on plan DRG No. RET. 507 in the office of the Commissioner-General.


   (b)   Under Customs House Road a tunnel, distinguished by the letter "L" on plan DRG No. RET. 507 in the office of the Commissioner-General.

Wete (Pemba)

General – persons and cargo by road


   The main gate to the port area on the road to the port from Wete.


Special – persons and baggage and such other goods as the proper officer may specially allow


   The pedestrian gate at the foot of the steps leading from the township of Wete to the port area.

Zanzibar

General – persons and cargo by road


   The main gate to the port area on the road from the township of Zanzibar to Malindi Wharf.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

(2) AT CUSTOMS AIRPORTS

KENYA

[Omitted]

TANZANIA

Dar es Salaam

General


   The main entrance to the airport off the Pugu Road.

Kigoma

General


   The entrance to Kigoma airport by the access road from the terminal building to the Kigoma-Kasulu Road.

Mbeya

General


   The main entrance to Mbeya Airport on the road from Mbeya.

Mtwara

General


   The main entrance to Mtwara Airport on the road from Mtwara to the Airport.

Tabora

General


   The entrance to Tabora Airport on the road from Tabora to Tabora Airport.

Tanga

General


   The entrance to Tanga Airport from the Tanga-Moshi Road.

Zanzibar

General


   The entrance to Zanzibar Airport on Nyerere Road.

UGANDA

[Omitted]

ORDERS

THE CUSTOMS (PREFERENTIAL TRADE AREA) (3-TIER TARIFF) ORDER

(Section (1))

G.N. No. 131 of 1989

   1. This Order may be cited as the Customs (Preferential Trade Area) (3-Tier Tariff) Order.

   2. In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires–

   "equity holding" in relation to the producer situated in a Member State and producing goods referred to in the Schedule means the percentage of the shares or other assets owned by citizens or nationals of one or more Member States or by a Government or Governments of the Member States or by institutions, agencies, enterprises or corporations of such Government or Governments;

   "Member State" means a contracting party to the P.T.A. Treaty;

   "P.T.A. Treaty" means the Treaty for the establishment of the Preferential Trade Area for Eastern and Southern African States concluded at Lusaka on the 21st December, 1981 and which entered into force on 30th September, 1982;

   "Preferential Trade Area" means the Preferential Trade Area for Eastern and Southern African States established by Article 2 of the P.T.A. Treaty;

   "producer" means a producer as defined in Rule I of Annex III to the P.T.A. Treaty.

   3. There shall be charged, in respect of goods specified in Part B of the First Schedule to the Customs (Management Tariff) Act which originate in a Member State and which are imported into Tanzania, import duties at the respective rates and which are imported into Tanzania, import duties at the respective rates specified in the third, fourth and fifth columns of the First Schedule.

   4. The provisions of paragraph 3 shall have effect only if the goods concerned were produced or manufactured in the territory of any of the Member States and comply with the rules of origin set out in Annex III of the P.T.A. Treaty as read with Article 15 of the P.T.A. Treaty.

   5. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 3 in relation to goods produced or manufactured in–

   (a)   the Comoros and Djibouti, any references in the Schedule to equity holdings of 51 per centum, 40 per centum and 30 per centum shall be construed as references to equity holdings of 25 per centum, 20 per centum and 15 per centum;

   (b)   Mauritius and Zimbabwe, any references in the Schedule to equity holdings of 51 per centum, 40 per centum and 30 per centum shall be construed as references to equity holdings of 25 per centum, 20 per centum and 15 per centum;

   (c)   Lesotho and Swaziland, any references in the Schedule to equity holdings of 51 per centum, 40 per centum and 30 per centum shall be construed as references to equity holdings of 30 per centum, 24 per centum and 18 per centum.

   6. Repeals Part B of the Fourth Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act 1 and replaces it with a Schedule which is obtainable from the Commissioner-General of Customs.

ORDERS–
A – In relation to Tanzania
(Section 15(2))

THE RESTRICTED IMPORTS (STEEL GIN TRAPS) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 22/1955

   1. This Order may be cited as the Restricted Imports (Steel Gin Traps) Order.

   2. The importation into Tanzania of steel gin traps capable of killing or capturing any game animals is hereby prohibited except where such steel gin traps are imported under and in accordance with a written permit granted by the Game Warden.

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (TANZANIA) (FIREWORKS) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 49/1959
L.N. 70/1961

   1. This Order may be cited as the Prohibited Imports (Tanzania) (Fireworks) Order.

   2. The importation into Tanzania of any firework other than a distress or signal rocket is hereby prohibited except where the person importing the firework has previously obtained the written permission of the Inspector-General of Police.

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (TANZANIA) (OFFENSIVE WEAPONS) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 17/1961

[Omitted]

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (TANZANIA) (COFFEE) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 28/1962
L.N. 57/1962
L.N. 3/1964

   1. This Order may be cited as the Prohibited Imports (Tanzania) (Coffee) Order.

   (2) In this Order "coffee" means cherry, dried cherry, berries or beans or parts thereof of the coffee species and includes clean coffee, parchment coffee, lights, triage, buni and hulled buni.

   2. (1) No coffee shall be imported into Tanzania except by the Tanzania Coffee Board or under and in accordance with a permit in that behalf issued by the Board.

   (2) No coffee shall be imported into Tanzania unless it is accompanied by a Certificate of origin issued in accordance with the provisions of the International Coffee Agreement.

   3. Without prejudice to the generality thereof, the provisions of paragraph 2 of this order shall apply to coffee imported in transit, or for transhipment.

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (TANZANIA/SOUTH AFRICA) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 51/1963
L.N. 56/1963
L.N. 2/1964

[Omitted]

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (TANZANIA/PORTUGAL) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 79/1969

   1. This Order may be cited as the Prohibited Imports (Tanzania/Portugal) Order.

   2. The direct or indirect importation into Tanzania of any goods consigned from the Republic of Portugal or any of its overseas possessions, is prohibited.

   3. Nothing in this Order shall apply to–

   (a)   used personal and household goods (including instruments and tools for the owner's personal use in his profession or trade) and live animals, the property of a person lawfully entering or present in Tanzania;

   (b)   goods, the property of a person ordinarily resident in Tanzania consigned to him before the 7th day of November 1964;

   (c)   letters and postcards.

   4. The direct or indirect importation of goods from the Republic of Portugal or any of its overseas possessions as stores for any aircraft or vessel is expressly prohibited by this Order.

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (TANZANIA) (BEES, BEE-KEEPING APPLIANCES AND HONEY) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 83/1964

   1. This Order may be cited as the Prohibited Imports (Tanzania) (Bees, Bee-keeping Appliances and Honey) Order.

   2. In this Order–

   "authorised officer" means the Bee-Keeping Officer of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forests and Wildlife;

   "beeswax" means the waxy product of the honeybee Apis mellifera Linnaeus, otherwise known as Apis mellifica Linnaeus, and the subspecies and varieties of Apis mellifera or mellifica;

   "ghedda wax" means the waxy product of all bees of the genus Apis other than Apis mellifera or mellifica;

   "trigona wax" means the waxy product of stingless bees of the family Meliponidae;

   "honey" shall include honey in the comb, extracted honey and mixtures of honey and mixtures of honey with glucose or other sugars of any kind.

   3. The importation into Tanzania of–

   (a)   bees, including queen bees, their pupae, larvae or eggs, or the comb of bees;

   (b)   used bee hives or used bee cages, used bee hive accessories or appliances, or any things which have been used to contain or manipulate bees, honey, beeswax, or ghedda wax;

   (c)   crude or refined beeswax, ghedda wax or trigona wax, or any comb foundation; or

   (d)   honey,

otherwise than in accordance with the terms and conditions of a permit issued by the authorised officer, is hereby prohibited:

   Provided that no permit shall be required for the importation of honey, which is accompanied by a certificate, issued by an authority responsible for the control of bee diseases in the country of origin of such honey, certifying that the honey has been collected from an apiary in which there has been no outbreak of American or European Foul Brood Diseases within the past two years.

   4. Application for a permit under paragraph 3 shall be made in writing to the authorised officer in such one of the forms A, B, or C set out in the Schedule to this Order as is appropriate.

   5. This Order shall not apply to the importation into Tanzania of any goods from Kenya or Uganda.

SCHEDULE

FORM A
APPLICATION FOR A PERMIT TO IMPORT BEES AND/OR USED BEE-KEEPING EQUIPMENT

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (TANZANIA) (BEES AND BEE-KEEPING ALLIANCES AND HONEY) ORDER

Name of applicant ..............................................................................................................
Address ............................................................................................................................
Full description of bees it is desired to import–

   Queen bees in postal queen cages with attendant bees ....................................................
Number of queens .........................................................................................................
Package bees, number and size of package ....................................................................
Bees on combs, number of nuclei or colonies ..................................................................
Number of combs in each nucleus or colony ....................................................................
Size of combs (Landstroth, Modified Dadant or British Standard) .......................................
....................................................................................................................................
Race of bees ................................................................................................................
Full description of used bee-keeping equipment it is desired to import ................................
....................................................................................................................................
Name and address of supplier ........................................................................................
Country of origin ............................................................................................................
Port of entry into Tanzania .............................................................................................
Mode of entry (air, sea or road) .......................................................................................
Give reason for desiring to import the above bees and/or used bee-keeing equipment ....................................................................................................................................
....................................................................................................................................
Date ............................. Signature of applicant ..............................................................

FORM B
APPLICATION FOR A PERMIT TO IMPORT BEESWAX/GHEDDA WAX/TRIGONA WAX/HONEY 1

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (TANZANIA) (BEES AND BEE-KEEPING APPLIANCES AND HONEY) ORDER

Name of applicant ..............................................................................................................
Address of applicant ...........................................................................................................
Full description of Beeswax/Ghedda Wax/Trigona Wax/Honey 2

   Quantity ......................................................................................................................
Value Sh. ....................................................................................................................
Grade ..........................................................................................................................
Manner of packing ........................................................................................................
Size and number of containers .......................................................................................


Name and address of supplier ............................................................................................
........................................................................................................................................
Country of origin ................................................................................................................
Port of entry into Tanzania ..................................................................................................
Mode of entry (air, sea or road) ...........................................................................................
Give reasons for desiring to import the above beeswax/ghedda wax/trigona wax/honey 3
........................................................................................................................................
........................................................................................................................................
........................................................................................................................................
For what purpose will the above beeswax/ghedda wax/trigona wax/honey 4 be used
........................................................................................................................................
Date ............................. Signature of applicant ..................................................................

FORM C
APPLICATION FOR A PERMIT TO IMPORT COMB FOUNDATION

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (TANZANIA) (BEES AND BEE-KEEPING APPLIANCES AND HONEY) ORDER

Name of applicant ..............................................................................................................
Address of applicant ...........................................................................................................
Nature and quantity of comb foundation it is desired to import–


   .....................................................................................................................................
Value Shs. ....................................................................................................................


Name and address of supplier .............................................................................................
.........................................................................................................................................
Country of origin ................................................................................................................
Port through which the comb foundation is to be introduced ........................... by air/sea/road.
Date ....................................... Signature of applicant .........................................................


   NOTE.-A sworn declaration from the supplier must be attached to this application stating that the wax from which the above foundation was prepared was heated to a temperature of 100° Centigrade and kept at that temperature for at least half an hour.

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (TANZANIA/SOUTHERN RHODESIA) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 102/1962

[Omitted]

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (TANZANIA) (LOTTERY TICKETS) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 50/1966

   1. This order may be cited as the Prohibited Imports (Tanzania) (Lottery Tickets) Order.

   2. (1) The direct or indirect importation into Tanzania of any lottery ticket relating to a lottery which–

   (a)   is managed at any place outside Tanzania; or

   (b)   if managed within Tanzania or partly within and partly outside Tanzania, is not a lottery approved, for the purposes of section 173 of the penal Code, by the Director of Government Lotteries, is prohibited.

   (2) In this Order, lottery ticket includes any document or token–

   (a)   the purchase of which constitutes the purchase of a chance in a lottery; or

   (b)   which records or evidences the purchase of a chance in a lottery, but does not include premium bonds issued by any Government.

ORDERS–
B – In relation to Uganda
(Section 15(2))

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (UGANDA) (BEES, HONEY AND BEE-KEEPING APPLIANCES) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 65/1959
L.N. 72/1962
L.N. 41/1964

[Omitted]

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (UGANDA) (OFFENSIVE WEAPONS) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 52/1961

[Omitted]

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (UGANDA/SOUTH AFRICA) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 4/1964
L.N. 16/1964

[Omitted]

ORDERS–
C – In relation to Kenya
(Section 15(2))

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (KENYA) (WATCHES, FOUNTAIN PENS, CIGARETTE LIGHTERS AND CLOTHING) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 57/1960

[Omitted]

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (KENYA) (DENATURED SPIRITS) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 32/1961

[Omitted]

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (KENYA) (BEES, BEESWAX, HONEY AND BEE-KEEPING APPLIANCES) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 63/1962
L.N. 26/1963

[Omitted]

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (KENYA/PORTUGAL AND SOUTH AFRICA) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 73/1963
L.N. 48/1966

[Omitted]

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (KENYA) (POTABLE SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 90/1965

[Omitted]

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (KENYA/RHODESIA) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 109/1965
L.N. 31/1968

[Omitted]

THE PROHIBITED IMPORTS (KENYA) (CIGARETTES) ORDER

(Section 15(2))

L.N. 54/1966

[Omitted]

ORDERS–
A – In relation to Tanzania
(Section 62(2))

THE PROHIBITED EXPORTS (TANZANIA/SOUTH AFRICA) ORDER

(Section 62(2))

L.N. 52/1963
L.N. 57/1963

[Omitted]

THE PROHIBITED EXPORTS (TANZANIA/PORTUGAL) ORDER

(Section 62(2))

L.N. 80/1964

   1. This Order may be cited as the Prohibited Exports (Tanzania/Portugal) Order.

   2. The exportation of any goods to, or any goods ultimately destined for, the Republic of Portugal or any of its overseas possessions, is prohibited.

   3. Nothing in this Order shall apply to–

   (a)   used personal or household goods and live animals which accompany the owner to his destination outside Tanzania or are consigned by him or on his behalf to such destination within three months of his departure from Tanzania;

   (b)   goods, the property of a person ordinarily residing outside Tanzania consigned to him before the 7th day of November 1964;

   (c)   letters and postcards.

THE PROHIBITED EXPORTS (TANZANIA/SOUTHERN RHODESIA) ORDER

(Section 62(2))

L.N. 103/1965

[Omitted]

ORDERS–
B – In relation to Uganda
(Section 62(2))

THE PROHIBITED EXPORTS (UGANDA/SOUTH AFRICA) ORDER

(Section 62(2))

L.N. 15/1964

[Omitted]

ORDERS–
C – In relation to Kenya
(Section 62(2))

THE PROHIBITED EXPORTS (KENYA/SOUTH AFRICA AND PORTUGAL) ORDER

(Section 62(2))

L.N. 74/1964
L.N. 49/1966

[Omitted]

THE PROHIBITED EXPORTS (KENYA/RHODESIA) ORDER

(Section 62(2))

L.N. 108/1965

[Omitted]

REGULATIONS

THE CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

   Regulation

Title

   1.   Citation.

PART I
ADMINISTRATION

   2.   Working days and hours.

   3.   Application for services outside hours of general attendance.

   4.   Overtime fees.

   5.   Division of charge.

   6.   Fees for cautionary visits.

   7.   Fees to be paid.

   8.   Remuneration to officers.

PART II
IMPORTATION

   9.   Customs flag.

   10.   Report of vessels.

   11.   Report of aircraft and cargo.

   12.   Initialling of pages.

   13.   List of passengers, report of stores, and crews' declaration.

   14.   Arrival at two or more ports.

   15.   Vessels, etc., in ballast.

   16.   Description of cargo on reports.

   17.   Weight or measurement of cargo to be reported.

   18.   Reporting cargo for other ports in the Partner States.

   19.   Cargo remaining on board.

   20.   Bulk not to be broken before report.

   21.   Stores to be produced.

   22.   Duty free allowance of stores to crew.

   23.   Rummaging of vessels and aircraft.

   24.   Amending inward report.

   25.   Conditions precedent to amendment of report.

   26.   Aircraft or vessels landing or bringing to owing to accident, etc.

Arrival Overland

   27.   Importation by overland routes.

Unloading and Removal of Cargo

   28.   Sufferance wharves and unapproved places.

   29.   Accommodation and transport to be provided.

   30.   Goods not to be unloaded at a sufferance wharf until entered.

   31.   Boat or tally note.

   32.   Permission to leave place of unloading.

   33.   Transit sheds.

   34.   Access to transit sheds.

   35.   Permit to reland goods.

   36.   Certificate of landing.

Entry, Examination and Delivery

   37.   Forms of entry.

   38.   Collection of transfer tax.

   39.   Particulars to be declared on forms.

   40.   Declaring value of goods liable to transfer tax.

   41.   Reference to be made on all entries for contents of same package.

   42.   Imported goods to be entered within 21 days of commencement of discharge on arrival.

   43.   Landing of surplus stores.

   44.   Disembarkation of persons.

   44A.   Establishment of green and red lanes at airport.

   45.   Access to baggage room.

   46.   Baggage to be taken to examination place.

   47.   Baggage declaration.

   48.   Baggage examination.

   49.   Firearms and ammunition.

   50.   Unclaimed baggage.

   51.   Unaccompanied baggage declaration.

   52.   Goods delivered in special circumstances.

   53.   Provisional entries.

   54.   Importer to provide special implements for examinations.

   55.   Packages found partly empty.

   56.   Packing of goods imported in bulk.

   57.   Free goods may be examined at private premises.

   58.   Entry not required for goods, etc., imported for temporary use.

   59.   Removal coastwise of imported goods.

Provisions relating to a Customs Warehouse

   60.   Customs warehouse rent.

   61.   Commissioner-General may waive rent.

   62.   Rent to be paid before delivery.

   63.   Custom houses deemed to be Customs warehouses.

PART III
WAREHOUSING OF GOODS

   64.   Goods not to be warehoused.

   65.   Owner to keep packages in repair.

   66.   Goods refused for warehousing.

   67.   Entries for warehoused goods.

   68.   Owner to furnish bond.

   69.   Acceptance by warehouse keeper.

   70.   Conditions of repacking in warehouse.

   71.   Transfer of ownership of goods.

   72.   Time during which goods may be warehoused.

   73.   Goods to be consigned to the proper officer.

Bonded Warehouses

   74.   Licence for bonded warehouse.

   75.   Bonded warehouse fee.

   76.   Bonds for bonded warehouses.

   77.   Alterations to bonded warehouses.

   78.   Death of licensee to be reported.

   79.   Bonded warehouses to be numbered.

Government Warehouses

   80.   Rent charges in Government warehouses.

   81.   Goods to be removed when Government warehouse closed.

PART IV
EXPORTATION

Entry Outwards and Loading of Aircraft and Vessels

   82.   Entry outwards.

   83.   Entries for exportation.

   84.   Sufferance wharves and unapproved places.

   85.   Accommodation and transport to be provided.

   86.   Goods not to be loaded at sufferance wharf until entered.

   87.   Master to submit passenger list.

   88.   Shipment before entry.

   89.   Cargo landed in error.

   90.   Shipment of duty paid and free stores.

   91.   Shipment of drawback and dutiable stores.

   92.   Transfer of stores.

   93.   Transfer bond.

   94.   Conditions of loading or transfer of stores.

   95.   Production of stores before shipment.

   96.   Conditions under which goods deemed to be put on board.

Departure Overland

   97.   Exportation by overland routes.

Goods in Transit for Transhipment

(A) Transit – General

   98.   Goods in transit.

(B) Transit – Congo, Rwanda and Burundi

   99.   Goods in transit to and from Congo, Rwanda and Burundi.

Zambia

   100.   Goods in transit to and from Zambia.

   100A.   Offences.

(C) Transhipment

   101.   Entry and bond for transhipment.

   102.   Transhipment direct.

PART V
DEPARTURE AND CLEARANCE OF AIRCRAFT AND VESSELS

   103.   Form of clearance of vessel.

   104.   Outward manifest of vessel.

   105.   Clearance and general declaration.

   106.   Shipments short or in excess of manifest.

   107.   Separate manifest for each port.

PART VI
IMPORTATION AND EXPORTATION BY POST

   108.   Commissioner-General may waive entries for goods imported by post.

   109.   Customs declaration on postal articles.

   110.   Production of postal articles.

   111.   Detention of postal articles.

   112.   Uncleared postal articles.

   113.   Duties to be paid to the Customs.

PART VII
COASTING AND TRANSFER TRADE

   114.   Coastwise clearance and transire.

   115.   Separate transires for each port.

   116.   Unloading and examination of coastwise cargo.

   117.   Sufferance wharves and unapproved places.

   118.   Accommodation and transport to be provided.

   119.   Transire to be delivered before unloading.

   120.   Amendment of transire.

   121.   General transires.

   122.   Pass note for duty paid goods carried coastwise.

PART VIII
DUTIES

Payment of Duty

   123.   Payment of duties.

   124.   Collection or refund where rates of duty differ.

Goods Imported for a Temporary Use or Purpose

   125.   Goods imported for temporary use.

   126.   Commercial travellers' samples and goods imported for temporary use.

   127.   Temporary importation of vehicles, etc.

   128.   Procedure when temporary importation papers are not produced.

   128A.   Exemptions to the rule in Regulation 128.

   129.   Vehicles from the Congo and Preferential Trade Area States.

   130.   Restrictions on user of vehicles temporarily imported.

Drawback, Remission, Rebate and Refund

   131.   Basis of drawback.

   132.   Conditions of granting drawback.

   133.   When drawback is not payable.

   134.   Remission or refund of duty on abandoned goods.

   135.   Remission of duty on goods lost or destroyed by accident.

   136.   Rebate of duty on damaged goods.

   137.   Refund where goods returned to seller.

   138.   Refund of duty on damaged, pillaged, or destroyed goods.

   139.   Refund of duty paid in error and of deposit or cancellation of bond given as security.

PART IX
CUSTOMS AGENTS

   140.   Application for licence as Customs agent.

   141.   Fees and security payments on approval of application.

   142.   Expiry and renewal of licences.

   143.   Penalty for acting without licence.

   144.   Suspension, etc., of licences.

PART X
SETTLEMENT OF CASES BY THE COMMISSIONER-GENERAL

   145.   Request to Commissioner-General.

PART XI
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

   146.   Declaration to be made and particulars to be supplied.

   147.   Production of books of account and other documents.

   148.   General bonds.

   149.   Seizure notice.

   150.   Forms.

   151.   Particulars on form.

   152.   Incorrect form may not be accepted.

   153.   Persons requiring copy of entry.

   154.   Amendment of forms.

   155.   Samples.

   156.   Samples may be retained.

   157.   Samples to be kept in safe custody.

   158.   Notice of sale.

   159.   Withdrawal of goods from sale.

   160.   Conditions of sale.

   161.   Surplus proceeds of sale.

   162.   Allowance in lieu of food to officer stationed on vessels.

   162A.   Licensing of vehicles for carrying Customs goods.

   163.   Vessels defined.

   164.   Unlicensed vessels not to be used in transporting goods.

   165.   Application for a licence.

   166.   Licence fee.

   167.   Expiry of licences.

   168.   Vessel to bear distinguishing number.

   169.   One licence may be issued.

   170.   Unlicensed vessels not allowed alongside.

   171.   Sealing of hatches of vessels.

   172.   Penalty.

   173.   Import and Export list.

   174.   Fees for services to the public.

SCHEDULE

THE CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

(Section 191)

EAHC/EACSO/EAC
L.N. 1 of 1954
L.N. 48 of 1955
L.N. 65 of 1955
L.N. 62 of 1956
L.N. 21 of 1958
L.N. 18 of 1961
L.N. 53 of 1961
L.N. 54 of 1962
L.N. 3 of 1963
L.N. 70 of 1963
L.N. 56 of 1964
L.N. 72 of 1964
L.N. 30 of 1965
L.N. 35 of 1966
L.N. 1 of 1967
L.N. 1 of 1967 (EAC)
L.N. 13 of 1969
L.N. 44 of 1970
L.N. 65 of 1970
G.Ns. Nos.
159 of 1982
88 of 1984
409 of 1987
153 of 1989
388 of 1989
210 of 1991
630 of 1995
133 of 1996
249 of 1997
263 of 2000

1.   Citation

   These Regulations may be cited as the Customs Regulations.

PART I
ADMINISTRATION (regs 2-8)

2.   Working days and hours

   (1) The working days of officers shall be all days except Sundays and public holidays.

   (2) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (4) hereof, the hours of general attendance of officers for the service fo the public on working days shall be as follows–

   (a)   Indoor Branch–

      (i)   For the receipt of duties and other revenue–

         Saturdays: 8.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.

         Other days: 8.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.

      (ii)   For other business–

         Saturdays: 8.00 a.m. to 12 noon.

         Other days: 8.00 a.m. to 12 noon and 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.

   (b)   Warehousing Branch–

      Saturdays: 8.00 a.m. to 12 noon.

      Other days: 8.00 a.m. to 12 noon and 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.

   (c)   Outdoor Branch, Including Customs Warehouse–

      Saturdays: 6.00 a.m. to 12 noon.

      Other days: 6.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.:

         Provided that attendance between the hours of 6.00 a.m. and 8.00 a.m., 12 noon and 2.00 p.m., and 5.00 p.m. and 6.00 p.m. will only be given on application to the proper officer.

   (3) The proper officer may grant applications for the attendance of officers on Sundays and public holidays or before or after the hours of general attendance on any working day.

   (4) The Commissioner-General may, by notice exhibited at any port or place, vary the hours of general attendance of officers at such port or place in order to meet the convenience of the public or the exigencies of the Customs.

3.   Applications for services outside hours of general attendance

   (1) Except in the case of a person arriving in, or departing from, the Partner States overland or by inland waters, applications for services of an officer outside the hours of general attendance shall be made in writing to the proper officer in the form No. C. 1, which shall be submitted to him at least twenty-four hours before the services are required, unless the proper officer, in any special circumstances, otherwise allows.

   (2) Every application shall set out the nature and probable duration of the services required, and shall contain an undertaking to pay all overtime fees which may be incurred, unless the proper officer requires the applicant to deposit with him in advance a sum sufficient to cover the fees.

4.   Overtime fees

   (1) The fee payable at Customs and frontier stations by the person applying for the services of an officer outside the hours of general attendance for the purpose of dealing with any private vehicle carrying passengers and their personal baggage only shall be twenty shillings.

   (2) The following fees shall be paid by the person applying for the services of officers outside the hours of general attendance or at any premises or place at which Customs business is not normally carried on for any purpose other than that described in subparagraph (1) of this regulation–

Rate
per hour
Sh. cts.

   Subordinate officers of the Customs Preventive Service

20 00

   Other officers

50 00

   Provided that–

   (a)   the time charged for fees shall be calculated to the last completed half hour;

   (b)   for attendance on Sundays and public holidays there shall be a minimum charge for the services of any officer equal to three hours' attendance;

   (c)   if an officer is required to attend at any premises or place at which Customs business is not normally carried on, the applicant for his services may, in the discretion of the proper officer, be required to provide the necessary transportation, or to pay in addition to the fees for attendance such amount for travelling expenses as the proper officer may consider reasonable.

5.   Division of charge

   When the services of an officer are required on account of more than one applicant during the same period of time, the charge for the fees due shall be divided pro rata between the applicants concerned.

6.   Fees for cautionary visits

   The applicant for the services of an officer at times outside the hours of general attendance shall, in addition to the fees for the services of such officer, pay fees, at the rates specified in regulation 4, for such cautionary visits as the proper officer may deem necessary.

7.   Fees to be paid

   All fees shall be paid into Customs revenue.

8.   Remuneration to officers

   Officers who have given services to the public outside the hours of general attendance will be remunerated at such rates and for such hours as the Commissioner-General may direct.

PART II
IMPORTATION (regs 9-63)

9.   Customs flag

   The Customs flag shall be the blue ensign with a crown in the fly.

10.   Report of vessels

   (1) The inward report by the master of a vessel arriving from a foreign port shall be in the Form No. C. 2 and shall be made to the proper officer at the port or place of arrival.

   (2) All packages for which no bill of lading has been issued shall be declared on the Parcels List in the Form No. C. 3.

11.   Report of aircraft and cargo

   (1) The inward report by the master of an aircraft arriving from a foreign port shall be in the form No. C. 4 and shall be made to the proper officer at the port or place of arrival.

   (2) The report of the cargo shall be made in the form No. C. 5 which shall be attached to the general declaration in the form No. C. 4.

12.   Initialling of pages

   Each page of the report submitted under regulations 10 and 11, other than that on which the declaration is signed, shall be initialled by the master or his agent, and such master or agent shall number and seal together the pages and shall, if required, sign the report in the presence of the proper officer.

13.   List of passengers, report of stores, and crews' declaration

   (1) The master of a vessel arriving from a foreign port shall, immediately on demand, present to the proper officer a list of passengers disembarking and remaining on board in the Form No. C. 6, a statement of the stores of the vessel in the Form No. C. 7 and a declaration by each member of the crew of all dutiable goods in his possession in the Form No. C. 8.

   (2) The master of an aircraft arriving from a foreign port shall, immediately on demand, present to the proper officer a list of passengers disembarking and remaining on board in the Form No. C. 9.

   (3) If the proper officer so requires a stores list in the Form No. C. 7A and a declaration in the Form No. C. 8 by each member of the crew of all dutiable goods in his possession, shall be delivered by the master of an aircraft arriving from a foreign port.

14.   Arrival at two or more ports

   When an aircraft or vessel calls at more than one port or place in the Partner States, a separate report shall be made at each port or place.

15.   Vessels, etc., in ballast

   Aircraft and vessels not having on board goods other than stores and passengers' baggage shall be reported "In ballast".

16.   Description of cargo on reports

   The contents of every package and of all cargo in bulk intended for discharge at a port or place in the Partner States, shall be reported in accordance with the description thereof in the relevant bill of lading or freight note, as the case may be.

17.   Weight or measurement of cargo to be reported

   The report of every vessel shall show the weight or cubic measurement of the cargo reported according to which freight has been charged, or, if no freight has been charged, the weight or measurement normally chargeable for the like kind and quantity of goods.

18.   Reporting cargo for other ports in the Partner States

   (1) Cargo intended for discharge at other ports or places in the Partner States shall be shown separately in the inward report in the following form–

      "The undernoted cargo is hereby reported for discharge at other ports or places in the Partner States .... tons."

   (2) If the proper officer so requires, cargo intended for discharge at other ports or places in the Partner States shall be reported in the same manner as cargo to which regulation 16 applies.

19.   Cargo remaining on board

   Cargo remaining on board an aircraft or vessel for exportation may be reported as "General cargo remaining on board for exportation ........ tons", unless the proper officer in any particular case otherwise directs.

20.   Bulk not to be broken before report

   Application to break bulk prior to making report and to unload goods prior to entry shall be made to the proper officer in the Form No. C. 10.

21.   Stores to be produced

   All stores which are required for the use of the crew and passengers of an aircraft or vessel during its stay in port shall, on request, be produced separately to the proper officer, who may either approve the quantity produced or require a portion or the whole of such stores to be placed under seal.

22.   Duty free allowance of stores to crew

   (1) Every person being the master, an officer or other member of the crew of any vessel, may, in respect of every day of the stay of such vessel in port or in coastwise passage to another port in the Partner States, be permitted by the proper officer to retain in his possession, or subject to paragraph (2) be issued with, for his personal use, an allowance of duty free stores in accordance with the following scale–

Tobacco in any form

Potable Spirits the importation of which is not prohibited

Wine or Beer

Master and Officers:


30g.

190 cm3

760 cm3

Other members of the crew:


30g.


190 cm3 of spirits or 760 cm3 of beer or 760 cm3 of wine where wine is normally provided in the rations of the vessel.

   (2) The allowances provided for in paragraph (1) may be issued at any one time, in respect of a maximum period of four days for alcoholic liquor, and eight days for tobacco goods.

   (3) Upon the arrival of a vessel in port all stores of the nature, and in excess of the quantities, of the stores set out in the scale in paragraph (1) of this regulation shall be secured by the proper officer and the master of such vessel shall provide a secure place for the retention of such stores and all such facilities for their safe custody as are required by the proper officer.

   (4) The proper officer may, on the request of the master of any vessel during its stay in port and upon the payment of the proper duties due, permit the withdrawal from the place of retention provided for in paragraph (3) of this regulation of such quantities of tobacco, potable spirits, wine or beer as may be required for the provision of reasonable amenities aboard such vessel during such stay.

   (5) No master, officer or member of the crew of any vessel shall land any stores issued to him under the provisions of this regulation without the payment of duty thereon and any such master, officer or member of the crew shall, upon request by the proper officer, produce to such officer any stores of the categories provided for in the scales set out in this regulation, of which he is in possession at the time of such request.

23.   Rummaging of vessels and aircraft

   The crew shall give all possible assistance to officers engaged in rummaging an aircraft or vessel.

24.   Amending inward report

   (1) Where cargo reported for discharge at a port or place in the Partner States is found to be in excess or short of the report, the master or his agent may make application to the proper officer for permission to amend the report.

   (2) The application shall be in the Form No. C. 11 and shall set out the reasons for the discrepancies.

25.   Conditions precedent to amendment of report

   Before the proper officer permits the amendment of a report, the master or his agent shall satisfy him in the case of goods found to be short of the report that such goods–

   (a)   were not shipped; or

   (b)   were discharged and landed at a previous port; or

   (c)   were overcarried and landed at a subsequent port; or

   (d)   having been overcarried, have been returned to and landed at a port in the Partner States on the return voyage, or by some other aircraft or vessel which loaded them at the port to which they were overcarried; or

   (e)   were lost at sea; or

   (f)   were stolen or destroyed before the aircraft or vessel arrived within the Partner States:

   Provided that the proper officer may, subject to the production of such documentary evidence as the Commissioner-General may direct, permit the amendment of a report where the master or his agent is unable to comply with the aforesaid requirements.

26.   Aircraft or vessels landing or bringing to owing to accident, etc.

   When the master of an aircraft or vessel which has been lost or wrecked or compelled to land or to bring to within the Partner States owing to accident, stress of weather or other unavoidable cause, reports to the nearest officer or administrative officer he shall, on demand, produce the journey log book or other documents relating to the aircraft or vessel, the cargo, crew and passenger, and shall not allow any goods to be unloaded or any passenger to leave the vicinity of the aircraft or vessel without the consent of such officer.

Arrival Overland (reg 27)

27.   Importation by overland routes

   (1) Vehicles and goods, other than vehicles and goods to which the provisions of regulations 125 to 129 inclusive apply, imported overland shall be entered in the appropriate form prescribed in regulation 39.

   (2) The person in charge of a vehicle which arrives overland at any place in the Partner States shall report at the nearest Custom house particulars of the vehicle and goods, if any, in the Form No. C. 12:

   Provided that the proper officer may, in lieu thereof, accept a signed copy of the manifesto outwards issued by the Customs Authorities at the foreign port or place whence the vehicle has arrived.

   (3) Where the Commissioner-General permits any goods to be entered at a port other than the first port of entry at which such goods arrive in the Partner States, he may require that such goods be accompanied by an officer to the port at which such goods are entered. The carrier of the goods shall defray the cost of or provide transport to and from his proper port for each officer who accompanies such goods.

Unloading and Removal of Cargo (regs 28-36)

28.   Sufferance wharves and unapproved places

   Where the master of an aircraft or vessel wishes to proceed to a sufferance wharf, or any place other than an approved place of unloading, to unload cargo, he shall apply to the proper officer for permission in the Form No. C. 13.

29.   Accommodation and transport to be provided

   (1) The proper officer may grant such permission, subject to such conditions and directions as he may see fit to impose, and to the master or his agent defraying the cost of or providing accommodation in accordance with section 131 and transport overland or by sea, as the proper officer may decide, from and to his proper port, for each officer whose services the proper officer may deem necessary at such sufferance wharf or other place.

   (2) The proper officer may, if he thinks fit, require the master of an aircraft or vessel proceeding to a sufferance wharf or other place to deposit with him in advance a sum sufficient to cover the aforesaid expenses.

30.   Goods not to be unloaded at a sufferance wharf until entered

   No goods shall be unloaded at a sufferance wharf or at any place other than an approved place of unloading until they have been entered:

   Provided that the Commissioner-General may generally in regard to any particular sufferance wharf or place or in any particular case waive or modify this requirement.

31.   Boat or tally note

   (1) Where goods are discharged from an importing aircraft or vessel into another vessel to be landed, the master or his agent shall sign and transmit with each shipment an account of the goods.

   (2) In the case of transhipment cargo the account shall be headed "Transhipment cargo only".

   (3) Before any goods are discharged from such vessel, the account shall be delivered to the proper officer at the place at which the goods are to be landed:

   Provided that the Commissioner-General may dispense with the furnishing of such an account either generally or in any case if he shall see fit so to do.

32.   Permission to leave place of unloading

   (1) A vessel to which regulation 31 applies which has arrived at any place of unloading shall not depart therefrom except with the permission of the proper officer.

   (2) Where any goods remain on board any such vessel so permitted to depart, the person in charge thereof shall observe such directions as the proper officer shall give.

33.   Transit sheds

   (1) Every building used as a transit shed shall be constructed and secured to the satisfaction of the Commissioner-General.

   (2) In addition to any fastening which may be affixed by the Customs, the doors of transit sheds shall be secured by one or more locks by the wharf owner or his representative.

34.   Access to transit sheds

   Immediate access to any transit shed shall be granted on demand made by an officer acting in the execution of his duty. If the wharf owner or his representative fails or refuses to grant such access the proper officer may cause the transit shed to be opened by any means in his power and any expenses thereby incurred, including the cost of repairs, shall be paid by the wharf owner.

35.   Permit to reland goods

   Before any goods which have been put into any aircraft or vessel may be relanded, the owner shall apply in writing to the proper officer and obtain permission to unload the goods, and shall thereupon land such goods and dispose of them as directed by the proper officer.

36.   Certificate of landing

   The proper officer may issue to any person who satisfies him that he is so entitled a certificate of landing of any goods in the Form No. C. 14 or in such other form as may be required by the authorities in the country requiring the certificate.

Entry, Examination and Delivery (regs 37-58)

37.   Forms of entry

   (1) Imported goods, other than goods in transit or for transhipment and goods to which the provisions of Regulations 124 and 128 inclusive apply, shall be entered in the "IMPORT ENTRY" for appearing in the Schedule to these Regulations. The Form shall be printed in white and its dimensions shall be 27.8cm x 18.3cm.

   (2)(a) Entries referred to in subparagraphs (a), (b) and (c) of paragraph (1) shall be presented in triplicate.

   (b) Entries for the warehousing of goods at the port of importation shall be presented in quadruplicate and for the warehousing of goods elsewhere than at the port of importation in quintuplicate.

   (3) The total number of packages shall be stated on every entry in words at length.

38.   Collection of transfer tax

   (1) Goods produced or manufactured in a Partner State and which upon transfer to another Partner State are liable to transfer tax in accordance with the Transfer Tax Act of the Partner State to which the goods have been transferred, shall be entered in a Transfer Tax Entry (Form C. 1).

   (2) The entry shall be presented in triplicate and shall be declared in accordance with the titling of the form of entry.

39.   Particulars to be declared on forms

   (1) Where on any form in the Schedule to these Regulations the value of any imported goods liable to duty ad valorem is required to be declared, the value shall be declared in accordance with section 108 and the Fourth Schedule to the Act.

   (2) Where on any form in the Schedule to these Regulations the value of any imported goods, other than goods liable to ad valorem duty, is required to be declared, the value shall be declared in accordance with the provisions of the Fourth Schedule to the Act.

   (3) Goods declared on all perfect entries shall be declared in accordance with–

   (a)   the titling of the forms of entry;

   (b)   the Schedule to the Customs Tariff legislation of the Partner State in which the goods are entered; and

   (c)   the Import and Export List.

40.   Declaring value of goods liable to transfer tax

   Where on any form in the Schedule to these Regulations, the value of any goods transfer tax is required to be liable to declared, the value shall be declared in accordance with the provisions of the Transfer Tax Act by which the transfer tax is imposed.

41.   Reference to be made on all entries for contents of same package

   Where separate entries are made for goods contained in the same package each entry shall contain a reference to the other.

42.   Imported goods to be entered within 21 days of commencement of discharge on arrival

   Goods for which entries are required under regulation 37 shall be entered within twenty-one days of the commencement of the discharge of the importing aircraft or vessel, or in the case of goods imported overland, of their arrival at the frontier port, and any such goods remaining unentered after such period, or after such further period as the proper officer may allow, shall, if such officer so requires, be deposited in a Customs Warehouse.

43.   Landing of surplus stores

   If the master of an aircraft or vessel desires to land any surplus stores, he shall apply in writing to the proper officer stating the number of packages and quantity and description of the stores, and such officer may permit them to be landed and entered for warehousing or for home consumption, or he may allow the duty to be paid as if such surplus stores were passengers' baggage.

44.   Disembarkation of persons

   (1) No person shall land from any aircraft or vessel except at a place appointed in accordance with section 9.

   (2) The following persons on landing at any port or place from an aircraft or vessel which has arrived from or called at a foreign port shall proceed forthwith to the baggage room or other place set aside for the examination of baggage and there remain until they receive the permission of the proper officer to leave such room or other place–

   (a)   any person who is disembarking at such port or place;

   (b)   any person, including any person who is returning ashore, who has any uncustomed goods in his possession, whether upon his person or in his baggage;

   (c)   the crew of an aircraft or vessel who are leaving such aircraft or vessel, either temporarily or for any other reason, and wish to remove their baggage, or any part thereof, from such aircraft or vessel;

   (d)   any passenger who is temporarily leaving such aircraft or vessel and wishes to remove his baggage, or any part thereof, from such aircraft or vessel;

   (e)   any other person who may be required by the proper officer so to do.

   (3) Any person who contravenes this regulation shall be guilty of an offence.

44A.   Establishment of green and red lanes at airport

   (1) The Commissioner of Customs may establish or cause to be established at the airport two lanes being in green and red colours where all disembarking persons shall stand in queue.

   (2) The persons who disembarked on the aircraft and who carried goods which are not subject to customs examination shall stand in a green lane while persons carrying goods which are or are likely to be subject to customs examination shall stand in queue in a red lane.

45.   Access to baggage room

   (1) No person shall enter the baggage room or other place set aside for the examination of baggage, except the persons required by the Customs to enter it, the proper officers, and such other persons as may be permitted by the proper officer to enter such baggage room or other place.

   (2) Any person who contravenes this regulation shall be guilty of an offence.

46.   Baggage to be taken to examination place

   (1) The baggage and any uncustomed goods in the possession, whether upon his person or in his baggage, of any person to whom regulation 44 applies shall be taken without delay to the nearest place appointed for the examination of baggage, or such other place as the proper officer may direct, and shall not be removed therefrom until the baggage or goods have been examined and passed by, and any duty due thereon paid to, the proper officer.

   (2) No person shall remove any baggage or goods out of the baggage room or other place until the proper officer authorises their removal.

   (3) Any person who contravenes any of the provisions of this regulation shall be guilty of an offence.

47.   Baggage declaration

   (1) Every person, other than a member of the crew of an aircraft or vessel, shall on entering the Partner States make a declaration to the proper officer of his baggage and of the articles contained therein or carried with him. Such declaration shall at the discretion of the proper officer be made orally or in writing in the Form C. 19.

   (2) All such persons shall pay to the proper officer any duty that is due and shall, subject to regulation 46, forthwith remove their baggage from the baggage room or other place.

48.   Baggage examination

   An officer may refuse to attend to any person until the whole of such person's baggage is presented to him in one place, or where the baggage belongs to more than one person, until all the owners thereof attend him together.

49.   Firearms and ammunition

   (1) Every person importing firearms or ammunition in his baggage shall deliver the firearms or ammunition to the proper officer for detention until he receives the necessary permit to enable delivery to be taken of such firearms or ammunition. The proper officer shall issue to every such person a receipt for the firearms or ammunition left in his charge.

   (2) Any person who contravenes this regulation shall be guilty of an offence.

50.   Unclaimed baggage

   All baggage unclaimed or uncleared after one day shall be removed by the master or agent of the aircraft or vessel to the Customs warehouse and shall, after being deposited therein for a period of eight days, be dealt with in accordance with section 36.

51.   Unaccompanied baggage declaration

   The owner of any passenger's unaccompanied baggage shall make a declaration of such baggage and the articles contained therein in the Form C. 20.

52.   Goods delivered in special circumstances

   If in any special circumstances the owner of perishable or other goods wishes to take delivery of such goods prior to passing entry, he shall apply to the proper officer on Form No. C. 21 and furnish a bond in the Form No. CB. 1, or such other security as may be required, in such amount as the proper officer may decide. The importer shall enter the goods within forty-eight hours of taking delivery of the goods.

53.   Provisional entries

   The declaration required in case where an importer makes provisional entry of any goods shall be as set out in the relevant part of the Form No. C. 15.

54.   Importer to provide special implements for examinations

   If the quantity of any cinematograph films or other goods of which an officer desires to take an account cannot conveniently be ascertained by the usual implements employed in the examination of goods, the importer shall provide apparatus for the use of such officer to enable him to take an account of them.

55.   Packages found partly empty

   If the importer of any goods contained in packages found slack or partly empty when landed desires to fill them from other packages declared on the same entry, he shall apply on the relative entry to the proper officer for permission to do so and shall carry out all instructions of such officer in regard to the filling of such packages and to the disposal of any resultant residue or empty packages.

56.   Packing of goods imported in bulk

   If the proper officer so requires, the importer of any goods imported in bulk shall pack such goods into bags or other packages of even net weights before the goods are delivered.

57.   Free goods may be examined at private premises

   When any goods which have been entered free of duty for home consumption cannot on account of their value, size or packing or for any other reason, be easily examined by the proper officer in a transit shed or a customs area and the importer desires that they be examined at his private premises, he shall apply in writing therefor to the proper officer, who may in his discretion grant the application under such conditions as he may impose.

58.   Entry not required for goods, etc., imported for temporary use

   Entries shall not be required for any vehicles and goods imported in accordance with regulations 125 to 129 inclusive, unless such vehicles or goods are not re-exported.

Provisions relating to a Customs Warehouse (regs 59-63)

59.   Removal coastwise of imported goods

   Goods discharged from an importing aircraft or vessel for removal coastwise shall be constructively warehoused at the port of importation and dealt with in accordance with section 45:

   Provided that the proper officer may, generally or in any particular case, allow the master of an aircraft or vessel to remove such goods coastwise as if they were goods reported for transhipment, in which case the master shall enter into a bond in the Form No. CB. 2 or furnish such other security as the proper officer may require and enter the goods in the Form No. C. 42, in quintuplicate.

60.   Customs warehouse rent

   (1) Rent shall be charged on goods deposited, or deemed to be deposited, in a Customs warehouse at the rate of Shs. 100/- per bill of lading ton per day or part thereof, subject to a minimum charge of Shs. 10/- per package per day; but no rent shall be charged under this regulation on a passenger's baggage if removed within seven days of the date of deposit in a Customs warehouse.

   (2) For the purpose of calculating rent charges a bill of lading ton means the unit of weight, measurement or value on which any particular bill of lading is based. Fractions of a ton shall be chargeable on tenths and any portion of a tenth shall be regarded as a whole tenth.

61.   Commissioner-General may waive rent

   If the Commissioner-General is of the opinion that the strict enforcement of the regulations regarding the payment of rent on any goods would cause hardship owing to the nature of the goods or to any emergency or to the fact that the goods have been seized or detained or to any other exception cause, he may waive the whole or any part of the rent charges.

62.   Rent to be paid before delivery

   All rents and charges on goods deposited, or deemed to be deposited, in a Customs warehouse shall be paid to the proper officer before the delivery of the goods.

63.   Customs houses deemed to be Customs warehouses

   If at any port or place in the Partner States where an officer is stationed a building has not been specifically approved by the Commissioner-General for use as a Customs warehouse, the Custom house and any premises occupied and administered by the Customs shall be deemed to be a Customs warehouse.

PART III
WAREHOUSING OF GOODS (regs 64-81)

64.   Goods not to be warehoused

   (1) The following goods, and any other goods which the proper officer may from time to time deem to be unsuitable for warehousing, shall not be warehoused–

   For trade or business purposes:

Acids.


Ammunition.


Arms.


Ashes.


Chalk.


Cinders.


Clay.


Explosives.


Firewood.


Fireworks.

Fish (Native dried).


Goods of a perishable, or inflammable nature, including petroleum products for storage in approved places.


Matches, other than safety matches.


Rubbish.


Sand.


Stone.


Straw.

   (2) If the Commissioner-General requires that any goods entered for warehousing in a bonded warehouse be specially secured while in such warehouse he may require the warehouse keeper in writing to provide to his satisfaction in such warehouse a secure compartment for the storage of such goods. The Commissioner-General may refuse to allow any goods for which special security is required to be warehoused until such time as a secure compartment is provided by the warehouse keeper.

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