New import controls on guar gum and guar gum products from India

New import controls on guar gum and guar gum products from India

20 April 2010

In response to ongoing concerns about the high levels of pentachlorophenol (PCP) and dioxins in certain batches of guar gum found in Indian guar gum, the European Commission has published Regulation No. 258/2010 introducing new rules for these imports.

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New Commission Regulation concerning the classification of certain types of decorative lighting (“Light-Nets”)

New Commission Regulation concerning the classification of certain types of decorative lighting (“Light-Nets”)

08 April 2010

The European Commission has implemented Regulation No. 152/2010 concerning the classification of certain types of decorative lighting known as “light-nets”. The table below is taken from the Annex of the regulation.

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HMRC to collect taxes pre-appeal if the judgement goes against the appellant

HMRC to collect taxes pre-appeal if the judgement goes against the appellant

08 April 2010

The Pre-Budget Report in 2009 stated that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) should apply a more consistent approach to the collection of “debts” in litigation. HMRC must repay overpaid tax where there is a judgement in favour of the taxpayer (even though the judgement is subject to an appeal) however where HMRC have a judgement in their favour they only inconsistently collect the tax before the appeal is heard.

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Change to the rules on additional duties in the poultry, meat, egg and milk products sector

Change to the rules on additional duties in the poultry, meat, egg and milk products sector

30 March 2010

Commission Regulation No.248/2010 amends Regulation No.1484/95 concerning the additional import duties and the fixing of representative prices in the poultry, meat and egg sectors as well as Regulation No. 504/2007 concerning additional duties in the milk and milk product sectors.

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The Classification of certain agricultural vehicles

The Classification of certain agricultural vehicles

30 March 2010

Tariff Notice No.5/2010 illustrates the changes made to the Explanatory Notes of the Combined Nomenclature (CN) concerning the CN codes of certain agricultural vehicles. The text below is taken from the Tariff Notice:

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