Laws and regulations of Port inspection, destination inspection and risk response


Article 5 of the Commodity Inspection Law of the People’s Republic of China stipulates: “Import and export commodities listed in the catalogue shall be inspected by the commodity inspection authorities. Imported goods specified in the preceding paragraph are not allowed to be sold or used without inspection. ” For example, the HS code of the commodity is 9018129110, and the inspection and quarantine category is M (Import Commodity Inspection), which is a legal inspection commodity.

Article 12 of the “Commodity Inspection Law of the People’s Republic of China” stipulates: “The consignee or his agent of imported goods that must be inspected by the commodity inspection authorities as stipulated in this Law shall accept the inspection of imported goods by the commodity inspection authorities at the place and within the time limit prescribed by the commodity inspection authorities.”

Articles  16  and  18  of  the  Regulations  for  the  Implementation  of  the  Commodity  Inspection  Law  of  the  People’s  Republic  of  China  respectively  stipulate  that:  ”The consignee of the legally inspected imported goods shall submit the necessary certificates such as contracts, invoices, packing lists, bills of lading and relevant approval documents to the entry-exit inspection and quarantine institutions at the customs declaration place for inspection; Within 20 days after customs clearance, the consignee shall apply to the entry-exit inspection and quarantine institution for inspection in accordance with Article 18 of these Regulations. Imported goods that have been legally inspected are not allowed to be sold or used. ” “Imported goods subject to statutory inspection shall be inspected at the destination declared by the consignee at the time of inspection.”

Article 33 of the Law of the People’s Republic of China on the Inspection of Import and Export Commodities stipulates: “If an imported commodity that must be inspected

by the commodity inspection authorities is sold or used without being reported for inspection, or an export commodity that must be inspected by the commodity inspection authorities is exported without being reported for passing the inspection, the commodity inspection authorities shall confiscate the illegal income and impose a fine of 5% to 20% of the total value; If it constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law. “