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Customs Agreements

​I- Bilateral Agreements on Customs Cooperation
Bilateral agreements concluded in the field of mutual administrative assistance to enable the proper application of the Customs Law and prevent, investigate and combat Customs-related offences / violations, with the following countries: -


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The government of the Kingdom of Morocco
Since the violations of the customs legislation prejudice the legitimate economic, social and commercial interests of the two countries, and since the illegal distribution of narcotic drugs and stimulants constitutes a threat to the health of citizens and society as a whole, and owing to the importance of reaching correct estimates and proper evaluation of all other payments made.

Decree No. (10) of 2012

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The Islamic Republic of Iran
As customs violations prejudice the economic, commercial, financial, social, and cultural interests of both countries, realizing the importance of accurate calculation of customs duties, fees and other taxes, ensuring the optimal implementation of prevention, restriction and control procedures, the need for international cooperation in the areas of application and implementation of customs laws, and that measures taken against customs violations will be more effective with the close cooperation between the two departments of both countries parties to the agreement.

Decree No. (19) of 2011

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The Republic of India

As customs violations prejudice the economic, commercial, financial, social, and cultural interests of the two countries, believing in the importance of effective measures aimed at reducing and enhancing costs, the importance of evaluation and audit of customs duties and taxes imposed on the import / export of goods, as well as the proper application of customs legislation related to prohibitions and restrictions and other legislative policy measures.

​Decree No. (7) of 2018
4​The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
Concerned by the threat posed by transnational organized crime in all its forms, and in implementation of the basic principles of Arab and international cooperation stipulated in the Charter of the League of Arab States, and in achieving the objectives of the Arab Interior Ministers Council.

Decree No. (84) of 2017

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The Republic of Cuba
Since the violations of the customs legislation prejudice the legitimate economic, social and commercial interests of the two countries, and since the illegal distribution of narcotic drugs and stimulants constitutes a threat to the health of citizens and society as a whole, and owing to the importance of reaching correct estimates and proper evaluation of all other payments made.

​Decree No. (1) of 2009
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Nairobi Convention

This agreement aims to confront customs violations through customs cooperation between the parties
Concerning mutual administrative assistance for the prevention, investigation, and suppression of customs offences and violations and the prosecution

​Emiri Decree No. 88 of 2004



II- Bilateral agreements in the security field, including customs smuggling


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The government of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Desiring to strengthen relations and cooperation between them, and believing in the development of these relations and then cooperation and coordination between them with a view to preserving security, combating crime and raising the level of performance of the parties’ security bodies, taking into account the importance of cooperation in the security field, combating crime and taking appropriate measures to achieve this.

To combat several crimes, including customs smuggling

Decree No. (28) of 2015

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The government of the Republic of Italy

Desiring to strengthen relationship between the two countries, and determined to develop and establish a formula for joint cooperation in combating the threat of the spread of terrorist activities, organized crime and illegal trafficking in drugs, psychotropic substances and other serious crimes.
 
To combat several crimes, including customs smuggling

Decree No. (14) of 2018
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The Arab Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

The agreement aims at combating illegal traffic in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, as the international community is aware of its danger to human health and welfare, and its harm to social and cultural values and the economic foundations of human societies in all segments.

Emiri Decree No. (64) of 1995

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United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime 2000
The objective of this Convention is to foster international cooperation in preventing and combating transnational organized crime in more effective manner.

Emiri Decree No. (10) of 2009

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Arab Convention against Organized Transnational Crime
It aims to promote Arab cooperation in the field of preventing and combating organized crime across national borders in both the judicial and security fields and criminalizing the actions constituting these crimes
Emiri Decree No. (36) of 2012
  


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III- Multilateral / Economic Agreements

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International Road Transport Agreement 1975
The Agreement aims to facilitate procedures for the transit of goods by road transport between Member States

Emiri Decree No. (12) of 2018

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Istanbul Convention on Temporary Admission and its Annexes (A), (B.1)
This Convention aims to regulate temporary admission and coordinate the customs procedures related to it, for the purpose of developing international trade and exchange

Emiri Decree No. (18) of 2015
  
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Marrakesh

Emiri Decree No. (81) of 2017

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Singapore

Emiri Decree No. (54) of 2013

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Law on supporting competitiveness of national products and combating harmful practices to them in international trade

Law No. (2) of 2019

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