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Glossary of basic terms used in the customs area

The customs territory and customs border of the Republic of Uzbekistan - the customs territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan (hereinafter - the customs territory) is the land territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan, territorial and internal waters and air space above them.

Free customs areas and free warehouses may be located on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the territories of which are considered as being outside the customs territory, unless otherwise provided by law.

The boundaries of the customs territory, as well as the perimeters of free customs zones and free warehouses, are the customs border of the Republic of Uzbekistan (hereinafter - the customs border).

Customs purposes - The customs objectives are:

ensuring compliance with customs legislation when moving goods and vehicles across the customs border, transportation, storage and processing of goods;

maintenance of timeliness and correctness of payment of customs payments;

ensuring compliance with economic policy measures, requirements and conditions of customs regimes;

suppression and prevention of violation of customs legislation.

Authorized person - the authorized person is the owner of the goods and (or) the vehicle or a person having authority in relation to the goods and (or) the vehicle in accordance with the customs legislation or acting on behalf of the owner on the basis of the relevant contract or power of attorney.

Legal entities and individuals - a legal entity is:

an organization established in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

a foreign organization established in accordance with the legislation of a foreign state;

an international organization established in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan, a foreign state or an international treaty.

Individuals are citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan, citizens of foreign states, stateless persons, as well as individuals engaged in entrepreneurial activities without the formation of a legal entity (individual entrepreneurs).

Shipping documents - shipping documents are commercial and transport documents.

Commercial documents include invoice (invoice), shipping and packing sheets and other documents that are used in the performance of foreign trade and other activities to confirm the completion of transactions related to the movement of goods across the customs border.

The transport documents include a bill of lading, a consignment note or other document confirming the existence of a contract for the carriage of goods and accompanying them in such transportation.

The invariable state of the goods - the unchanged state of the goods is the safety at the time when the customs regime ends all its properties in the same volumes as when the goods were placed under this customs regime, except for changes that occurred due to natural wear and tear under normal conditions of transportation and (or) storage.

The rate of output of processed products - the rate of output of processed products is the amount of processed products obtained in accordance with the production process from one unit of the quantity of goods used in the processing process, in absolute value or in percentage terms.

Operations to ensure the safety of goods - to operations to ensure the safety of goods include:

cleaning, ventilation, drying, including the creation of heat inflow;

creation of an optimal temperature storage regime, including cooling, freezing, heating;

placing in protective packaging, applying protective grease and preservatives;

staining to protect against rust, the introduction of safety additives;

application of anticorrosive coating.

Based on the specifics of the goods, other types of transactions may be referred to operations for ensuring the safety of the goods in accordance with the legislation.

Goods and means of transport - goods are any movable property moved across the customs border, including the national currency of the Republic of Uzbekistan, currency valuables and other securities, electric, thermal and other types of energy, intellectual property, vehicle.

The goods of Uzbekistan are goods originating from the Republic of Uzbekistan, or goods released for free circulation in the customs territory or acquired the status of such in accordance with this Code.

The force majeure - the force majeure - is extraordinary and unavoidable under the given conditions unforeseen circumstances caused by natural phenomena (earthquakes, landslides, hurricanes, droughts, etc.) or other circumstances that do not depend on the will and actions of legal entities and individuals, in Relations with which they can not fulfill their obligations.

the customs broker is the legal entity of the Republic of Uzbekistan, which has received the relevant permission, who, on behalf of and on behalf of the declarant or authorized person, performs customs clearance operations on the basis of the contract;

customs business - a set of methods and means to ensure compliance with customs legislation aimed at achieving economic, regulatory and law enforcement objectives;

customs support - escorted by customs authorities under customs control of vehicles;

customs operation is an action in respect of goods and means of transport, committed by an official of customs authorities and (or) an authorized person in the customs clearance of goods and vehicles;

customs regime - a set of provisions defining for customs purposes the status of goods and vehicles transported across the customs border;

customs procedure - a set of customs operations performed for customs purposes;

declarant - a person declaring goods and (or) vehicles on his own behalf or on whose behalf goods and (or) means of transport are declared;

declaration - the statement to the customs authorities of the necessary information about goods and (or) vehicles transported across the customs border, and (or) under customs control;

measures of economic policy - restrictions on importation into and export from the territory of goods and / or vehicles, including quotas, licensing, and other measures to regulate the interaction of the country's economy with the world economy;

carrier - a person who carries out the transportation of goods under customs control, or is responsible for using the vehicle;

consignment of goods - the goods or part thereof, following to one recipient under one transport document or sent by one postal waybill or moved in hand luggage and luggage of one individual following through the customs border;

moving across the customs border of goods and (or) transport means - import into the customs territory or export from this territory of goods and (or) vehicles;

free circulation of goods - turnover of goods in the customs territory without the established prohibitions and restrictions;

release of goods - the effect of customs authorities, completing the customs clearance and consisting in the admission to use and (or) dispose of goods based on the conditions of the declared customs regime;

cargo operations - transportation, loading, unloading, reloading, repair of damage to the packaging, packaging, repacking and acceptance for the transport of goods and (or) vehicles under customs control;

The unified automated information system of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan (information system of customs authorities) is an automated system of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, which provides for the entry, recording and monitoring of documents and information on goods and vehicles moving across the customs border for their customs control.


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