Ten undeclared rare books revealed the Crimean customs officers at the checkpoint Dzhankoy

Ten undeclared rare books revealed the Crimean customs officers at the checkpoint Dzhankoy

When carrying out customs control at the checkpoint MAPP Dzhankoy officials of the Crimean customs established the fact of illegal movement across the border of the Eurasian economic Union of ten books 1886-1914 years publications that may be of historical and cultural value. The books were in the trunk of a car among the personal belongings of a passenger vehicle.

When crossing the border man, a citizen of Ukraine, did not submit a passenger customs Declaration, did not provide data on presence of the goods subject to Declaration, and not presented to the licensing or other documents in the floating values.

In accordance with the customs regulations of the Eurasian economic Union to cultural values related print publications made 100 years ago or more. Such values are subject to customs clearance.

Currently all the books are withdrawn and sent for examination. Its results will decide on the future of media and the degree of responsibility of the offender.

For reference:

Paragraph 2.20 of Annex 2 to the Decision of Board of the Euroasian economic Commission from April 21, 2015 No. 30 (ed. 24.04.2018) “On measures of non-tariff regulation” (further – the Decision of the Board No. 30) identified a list of cultural values. This list included vehicles produced before 1 January 1951 (inclusive), and works of painting, sculpture, decorative and applied art, prints, created 100 years ago and more, coins, orders, medals and many other products.

Irina Khvostenko, press Secretary of the Crimean customs