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What is the UCC?

The UCC or Union Customs Code is the primary legislation relating to import, export and transit requirements for the European Union. It was introduced as of the 1st of May 2016 and has supporting regulation, directives and decisions, of these Implementing Acts and Delegated Acts are key.
Due to the need to enhance computer systems at National and central EU level a Work Programme has been introduced outlining initial and final implementation dates for enhancements and the point at which transitional arrangements end. The UCC is set to be fully implemented by 31st December 2020.

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