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SUBPART 225.9--CUSTOMS AND DUTIES

(Revised May 10, 2016)

 

 



 225.900-70 Definition.
 225.901 Policy.
 225.902 Procedures.
 225.903 Exempted supplies.


225.900-70 Definition.

“Component,” as used in this subpart, means any item supplied to the Government as part of an end product or of another component.

 

225.901  Policy.

Unless the supplies are entitled to duty-free treatment under a special category in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (e.g., the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act or a Free Trade Agreement), or unless the supplies already have entered into the customs territory of the United States and the contractor already has paid the duty, DoD will issue duty-free entry certificates for—

 

      (1)  Qualifying country supplies (end products and components);

 

      (2)  Eligible products (end products but not components) under contracts covered by the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement or a Free Trade Agreement; and

 

      (3)  Other foreign supplies for which the contractor estimates that duty will exceed $300 per shipment into the customs territory of the United States.

 

225.902  Procedures.

Follow the entry and release procedures at PGI 225.902 (DFARS/PGI view).

 

225.903  Exempted supplies.

 

      (b)(i)  For an explanation of the term “supplies,” see PGI 225.903(b)(i) (DFARS/PGI view).

 

              (ii)  The duty-free certificate shall be printed, stamped, or typed on the face of, or attached to, Customs Form 7501.  A duly designated officer or civilian official of the appropriate department or agency shall execute the certificate in the format provided at PGI 225.903(b)(ii) (DFARS/PGI view).

 


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