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Land Customs Department

The Land Customs Department Functions:

  1. Monitoring the movement of imported and exported goods through land ports.
  2. Monitoring the movement of passengers through land ports, inspecting them and examining their luggage, in accordance with the laws and regulations governing this matter.
  3. Inspecting and examining means of transportation, goods, and individuals in accordance with the regulations and procedures stipulated in the relevant legislation.
  4. Implementing legislation related to the prohibition or restriction of the entry or exit of certain types of goods into or from the country.
  5. Receiving customs transactions related to clearance of goods allowed to enter the country, and completing customs procedures regarding them, including inspection, determining the customs value, collecting customs duties, fees, and other taxes, authorized by the authority to collect them under the legislation, and depositing them in the designated account.
  6. Supervising the storage of goods, whether abandoned or seized, in customs warehouses, and following up on taking legal actions regarding them after the legal preservation period ends.
  7. Combating customs crimes and tax evasion related to imported and exported goods, as well as illegal commercial activities, including seizing and confiscating goods at the crime scene, in preparation for taking legal actions regarding them.
  8. Monitoring the movement of goods and means of transit transportation, collecting the fees due on them, and following up on them until they exit the country and settle the obligations.
  9. Recording data related to the importation of goods into the country, according to the temporary admission status for various purposes, and monitoring them until they are re-exported after the legal period expires.
  10. Monitoring the transfer of currencies or tradable financial instruments, as well as precious metals or gemstones, and combating money laundering and terrorism financing, in accordance with the applicable regulations in the country and relevant international agreements and treaties.
  11. Implementing legislation and executive decisions regarding the border measures that must be taken at customs ports to protect intellectual property rights related to goods from infringement and piracy, in coordination with the concerned administrative units of the authority.

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