In continuation of the policy of the Minister of Finance Dr. Mohamed Maait to strengthen the frameworks of community participation in all matters related to financial policies, we are honored to present the draft customs law by putting the provisions of the proposed law on the website of the ministry to complement the mechanisms presented to the public opinion, where we hope to replace the current law No. 66 of 1963 and its amendments .
The Ministry of Finance is pleased to receive any comments or suggestions on the draft law, which we are keen to prepare to adopt the methodology of participation and direct dialogue with all relevant parties to the provisions of the new law, whether locally represented in the Federation of Egyptian Industries and the General Federation of Chambers of Commerce and investors associations and businessmen organizations, International organizations, headed by the World Customs Organization (WCO) as well as various government ministries and agencies that participate in the work of the customs system and control the international trade movement of Egypt. The new draft law reflects the best legislative practices Of customs and applied in a large number of the worlds largest countries, which is a model in this field.
Finally, we would like to take note of all the comments and suggestions that we hope to receive by e-mail, no later than Sunday 21 October 2018, so that the draft team can study them and proceed with the necessary legal procedures to issue this important law for the Egyptian economy.