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Law No. 15.691 on the Uruguayan Customs Code (as of February 26, 2010)

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Year of current version:2010
Date of entry into force of original text:February 1985
Date of Text (Enacted):December 7, 1984
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:
The Customs Office is the national administrative body that has exclusive competence in fulfilling the following tasks:
a) Check and control the various customs operations, loading, unloading and delivery of goods, issue compulsory classification criteria for the implementation of the tariff nomenclature for raising taxes, and dismiss, without prejudice to other powers, the respective data to achieve Statistics of foreign trade
b) To enforce the treaty obligations arising from international treaties signed by the country in customs matters
c) To exercise, with the means of surveillance, the prevention and repression and the control of entry, exit, transit and storage of goods in its territory, in order to prevent and punish the customs offenses.
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Ley Nº 15.691 Código Aduanero Uruguayo (al 26 de febrero del 2010) Ley Nº 15.691 Código Aduanero Uruguayo (al 26 de febrero del 2010), Complete document (htm) [120 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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