Saint Kitts and Nevis

8 measures notified in Cat. C

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Category C analysis

Saint Kitts and Nevis has requested assistance and support for capacity building for a total number of 8 measures as detailed below.

3.1
3.2 (a), (b)
3.3
3.4
3.5
3.6 (a), (b), (c)
3.7
3.8
3.9 (a) (i), (ii), (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (c), (d)
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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2019

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Legislative Drafting/Amending of all legislation applicable such as the Customs Administration Act in order to undertake advance ruling;
• Procedures – assistance to develop relevant procedures in order to implement and undertake advance rulings effectively;
• Human Resources/Training – training and creating awareness of Border Agencies on the importance of advance rulings and how it will be implemented;
• ICT – Require technical assistance to integrate advance rulings into automated customs systems;
• Infrastructure/Equipment - to support the classification ruling process ideally, assistance is required in terms of having better laboratories to test for classification of products.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training

5.3.1
5.3.2
5.3.3

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2019

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal/Policy – develop relevant laws and policies for agencies such as Bureau of Standards, Ministry of Health to ensure traders have access to second testing;
• Human Resources/Training – capacity building for relevant border agencies, laboratory technicians and academic institutions on secondary testing;
• Institutions - technical assistance and capacity building is needed for academic institutions, public and private laboratories to provide second testing;
• Infrastructure/Equipment - establishment of accredited laboratory/laboratories to undertake second testing.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Institutional procedures, Human resources and training

6.2 (i), (ii)

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2021

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2023


Assistance required for implementation

• Legislative Drafting/Amending of all legislation applicable such as the Financial Act, Customs and Excise Administration Act in order to the application of Customs Service Charge (CSC);
• Procedures – assistance to develop relevant procedures in order to implement and undertake effectively applying CSC.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Institutional procedures

7.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2019

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Legislative Drafting/Amending of all E-legislation and Financial Act in order to undertake Electronic Payment;
• Procedures – assistance to develop relevant procedures in order to implement electronic payment and undertake effectively.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework

7.4.1
7.4.2
7.4.3
7.4.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2019

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal/Policy – Technical assistance required to develop a mechanism to ensure enhanced coordination and collaboration between border agencies on risk identification and application of risk management;
• Procedures – technical assistance to develop necessary procedures that ensures effective implementation of risk management system;
• Human Resources/Training – technical assistance to develop capacity in relevant border agencies to have a full understanding and application of risk management system;
• ICT – assistance required to acquire as well as enhance technological capabilities necessary to implement a proper risk management process;
• Infrastructure/Equipment – assistance to have relevant technology such as x ray machines, scanners, laboratory testing facilities in order to implement a proper risk management system.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Institutional procedures, Human resources and training

7.7.1
7.7.2 (a) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (i), (ii)
7.7.3 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g)
7.7.4
7.7.5
7.7.6
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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2019

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal/Policy – assistance required to develop a more open accredited client scheme (which is non-discriminatory e.g. Gold card Scheme) to comply with customs and other related laws and regulations;
• Procedures – assistance to develop proper procedures with transparent criteria to be applied to assess authorised operators that meet specified criteria in a trusted trade program e.g. Gold card Scheme;
• Human Resources/Training – capacity building for all border agencies such Customs and Excise Department, Quarantine Department and Port Authority is needed to ensure full compliance with this measure.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Institutional procedures, Human resources and training

10.4.1
10.4.2
10.4.3
10.4.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2021

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2023


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal/Policy - technical assistance to review relevant laws in order to develop comprehensive nation single window;
• Technical assistance needed leading to setting a clear time scale of Single Window role out and implementation;
• Procedures - development of efficient procedures and checklist in order to implement national single window effectively;
• Institutions - technical assistance to build capacity in relevant border agencies in order to implement national single window;
• Human Resources/Training capacity building needed for relevant border agency Officials and business community to be sensitised, equipped and trained in order to implement national single window;
• ICT –assistance to ensure reasonable to high level access to IT equipment's especially for other border agencies;
• Infrastructure/Equipment – assistance required in setting up and installing appropriate IT equipment's and systems in some agencies and at ports of entry.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Institutional procedures, Human resources and training

12.7.1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e)

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2019

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Procedures – technical assistance to develop necessary procedures that ensures effective notification.
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Tags: Institutional procedures

12.7.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2019

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Legislative Drafting/Amending of all legislation applicable such as Customs and Excise Administration Act, and document privacy legislations in order to facilitate information sharing with Members while protecting Information credibility and confidentiality;
• Institutions - technical assistance to build capacity in relevant border agencies in order to implement and facilitate information sharing systems and protocols.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Institutional procedures

12.9.1

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2019

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Procedures - development of efficient procedures in order to facilitate and implement information sharing system at the Regional/International level;
• Institutions - technical assistance to build capacity in relevant border agencies in order to implement and facilitate information sharing systems and protocols;
• ICT –assistance to ensure reasonable to high level access to IT equipment's especially for other border agencies.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Infrastructure and equipment, Institutional procedures

12.9.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2019

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Procedures - development of efficient procedures in order to facilitate and implement information sharing system at the National /Regional/International level;
• Institutions - technical assistance to build capacity in relevant border agencies in order to implement and facilitate information sharing systems and protocols;
• Human Resources/Training capacity building needed for relevant border agency Officials and business community to be sensitised, equipped and trained in order to implement information system;
• ICT – assistance to ensure reasonable to high level access to IT equipment's especially for border agencies.
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Legend

C Fully notified in C Cp Partially notified in C E Extension of time requested
Donor arrangement notified Donor arrangement not yet notified