A memorandum of understanding was exchanged electronically between Customs and the Food and Drug Administration
This Memorandum of Understanding regarding the electronic exchange of information and documents between the Food and Drug Administration and Customs of the Islamic Republic of Iran and in line with the implementation of paragraph (e) of Article 38 of the Law on Removing Barriers to Competitive Production and Improving the Financial System and paragraph (4) of Resolution No. 42210 / T50544 Dated on 4/18/94, the resolution of the Honorable Cabinet has been concluded for the implementation of the window of the cross-border trade unit. The memorandum was signed by Dr. Massoud Karbasian, Deputy Minister and Director General of Customs of Iran, and Dr. Rasoul Dinarvand, Deputy Minister and Head of the Food and Drug Administration, the details of which are as follows:
1. Specifications of the Memorandum of Understanding:
Subject: Providing the possibility of electronic exchange of information between the organization and customs
Duration: two years from the date of notification of the Memorandum of Understanding
Place of implementation: At the level of the Food and Drug Administration and the executive customs of the country
2. Duties of the parties:
The Parties undertake to facilitate the exchange of information, which shall be determined in accordance with current laws and regulations and the status quo, in order to facilitate foreign trade procedures.
Note 1: In case of changes in the relevant laws regarding the submission of information to the Joint Committee will be reviewed.
1.1. Communication platform for information exchange, communication network between the organization and customs in accordance with the SLA and NDA agreements to be exchanged between the two organizations.
1.2. The exchange of information must be carried out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
1.3. Records of exchange of information must be kept by the parties. The details required for these records will be reviewed and approved by the Technical Committee.
1.4. The parties are committed to using the agreed standards to maintain the security, integrity and undeniability of the information exchanged and the accuracy of the information.
1.5. The technical committee consisting of customs experts and the organization will compile the relevant instructions and determine the schedule of work. They will also designate other documents in the future if needed.
1.6. The Food and Drug Administration will be ready for the electronic presence in the window of the cross-border trade unit and the comprehensive customs system, as well as the customs will be ready to exchange electronic information in accordance with the standards of the World Customs Organization.
1.7. The parties undertake to introduce the members of their technical committee to the other party within one week after the signing of the memorandum.
1.8. Each party will be committed to providing support to respond and resolve potential issues to ensure a secure and consistent flow of information on site.
1.9. The accuracy and verification of the exchange information is the responsibility of the information production device.
1.10. The customs is obliged to provide the information of the related customs license electronically to the organization.
1.11. The organization is required to provide information on items, coding goods, licensed companies and related licenses electronically to customs.
1.12. The organization is obliged to send the licenses subject to paragraph 1.11 through the window of the cross-border business unit whenever it is not possible to exchange information electronically.