REGIME FOR IMPORTED MILK POWDER
PRE-ENTRY VERIFICATION OF MANUFACTURERS/IMPORTERS AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE REGIME
OBJECTIVE OF THE VERIFICATION PROCESS
Importers of milk powder are to be duly checked and certified as bona fide manufacturers before being allowed the lower rate of duty. Additionally they will be subject to a post-audit to be conducted by Customs and TBL to determine conformity with the regulations.
All importers of milk powder will be required to register with TBL. Those making application to be certified as bona fide manufacturers would complete the product analysis form; the form along with the instructions for its completion is attached. The form when submitted to TBL will be checked for accuracy after which a verification visit to the manufacturing plant will be conducted to determine if the product analysis is in conformity with the production process.
Applications for registration and import licence must be duly signed by an authorized officer of the company and affixed with the company’s seal.