European Union with a new Union Customs Code

On the 10th of October, 2013 the Official Journal of the European Union published a new Regulation laying down the Union Customs Code. The Regulation No. 952/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9th October, 2013 lays down the general rules and procedures applicable to goods brought into or taken out of the customs territory of the EU and it applies uniformly throughout the customs territory of the EU and directly in all Member States. The new Regulation repeals the Regulation No. 450/2008 (Modernised Customs Code) as some of the articles shall enter into force as from 30th October, 2013 and others shall apply as from 1st June, 2016. The Regulation No. 2913/92 establishing the Community Customs Code shall be repealed as from 1st June, 2016.