Forgetfulness of the crew gave occasion for the institution of administrative Affairs

Customs post seaport of Azov, Rostov customs recalls the norms of import of alcohol products to individuals.

During the customs inspection of the ship, arrived from port of Ashdod (Israel) in the port of Azov, was discovered more than 12 litres of alcohol in stock (wine, champagne, beer, vodka, cognac). These goods were in the cabins of fitter, electrician and senior mechanic.

The Declaration of personal belongings of the crew members of the ship alcoholic beverages was not declared. The passenger customs Declaration of citizens, in premises which were found with the goods, the customs authority is not submitted.

According to the explanation of the mechanic-electrician and senior mechanic with the norms of the customs legislation on the amount of alcohol on the import of they were acquainted for a long time, “but did not declare this amount due to the fact that forgotten”.

However, in accordance with the customs legislation on the import of alcoholic products prohibitions and restrictions: it is prohibited to import more than 5 liters of alcoholic beverages per person over 18 years of age.

Head of the customs post Sea port of Azov, Oleg Besarab explained: “under current legislation are exempt from customs duties imported to the customs territory of the Eurasian economic Union in the accompanied and unaccompanied baggage for personal use, alcoholic drinks and beer not more than 3 liters per one person over 18 years of age. Alcoholic drinks and beer in the quantity from 3 to 5 liters inclusive, must be declared and are moved across the customs border with payment of 10 euros for 1 litre regarding excess of quantitative norm of 3 litres”.

According to the results of customs control in respect of these members of the crew filed the case on administrative offences according to article 16.3 of the administrative code (violation of the ban on the import of goods) and part 1 of article 16.2 of the administrative code (failure to declare in the prescribed form of goods subject to customs Declaration).

Anna Polaskova, press Secretary of the Rostov customs