Customs Modernization Act

Customs Modernization Act

Legislation in the United States, passed in 1993, that sought to improve enforcement of customs and audits. At the time, it was one of the most sweeping changes to U.S. Customs in more than 200 years. The Act, which is commonly called the Mod Act, was part of larger legislation to bring the U.S. into compliance with the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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The new terminal appointment booking system should work, but real progress will only be felt through the Customs Modernization Act.
The passage of the Customs Modernization Act is a step in this direction, as it will reduce opportunities for corruption and technical smuggling, said Esguerra.
The Customs Modernization Act of 1993 allowed documentation to be submitted to CBP electronically.
Among the best ways to demonstrate"daang matuwid" as the prime legacy of the Aquino administration will be the passage of the Freedom of Information Act, one of the campaign promises in 2010, and the Customs Modernization Act.
To understand the complexity surrounding customs audits, one has to understand the changes brought about by the Customs Modernization Act of 1993.
Customs prior to the 1993 Customs Modernization Act (the "1993 Act") resulted in policies, procedures, and regulatory interpretations that could and did differ from region to region and even port to port.
This voluntary compliance was institutionalized in the Customs Modernization Act of 1995; (8) commonly known as the "Mod Act.
The United States, for instance, has spent the last five years implementing (incompletely) its Customs Modernization Act and struggling to fund conversion to its next generation of entry automation (the Automated Commercial Environment, or "ACE").
Included in the NAFTA implementation legislation is Chapter VI, the Customs Modernization Act (Modernization Act).
4) Carr and Crum examined the potential impact of the Customs Modernization Act on international logistics.
These include participation in the development of legislative, regulatory and policy issues such as the Customs Modernization Act, the North American Free Trade Agreement, and the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.
This is the first major customs legislation enacted since the Customs Modernization Act, Title VI of the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, Pub.
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