Factsheet: Custom exemption for environmental equipment

Custom exemption for environmental equipment

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Law on Customs
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Carinski zakon
Description: 
Law on Customs, in Article 217 paragraph 9, provides right for the companies to customs exemption, in case of the import of equipment used for environmental protection, when there is no production in Serbia. Decree on customs exemptions (OGRoS No.48/2010), Article 24, provides that interested companies should provide certificate from the Ministry for Agriculture and Environmental Protection that the equipment is used for environmental protection, and then to apply to Customs Administration for exemption. This exemption is applicable for the equipment in biogas plants, landfill gas plants, waste water treatment plants etc.
Goal/Aim: 
Stimulate environmental protection.
Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Finance - Customs Administration; Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection;

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2010
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2012