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Following instances of its officers being prevented from examining goods suspected to have been smuggled or for which taxes have not been paid, the state-owned Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has warned that it has the law on its side.The entity yesterday threatened to prosecute persons who obstruct the process.The Customs Act provides for a $10,000 fine along with up to three years of jail time, the authority said.GRA reminded that its Law Enforcement and Investigation Department works to promote compliance with the Value Added Tax, Excise Tax and Income Tax Acts, and the Customs,Cheap NBA Jerseys China, Trade and Border Laws of Guyana.“However,Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping, the agency has noted with concern,Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys, that there are a number of persons who attempt to obstruct this process. In light of this,Cheap NFL Jerseys China, it is has become necessary for the agency to remind the general public of the authority vested in its Enforcement Officers and the ramifications of obstructing them in the course of their duties.”GRA pointed out that under the Customs laws,China Jerseys Cheap, all officers shall have the same powers, authorities and privileges as are given by law to members of the Guyana Police Force.The statement also said that is specifically asserted that if its officers do not have free access to any place or any box or chest,Cheap NFL Jerseys China, or if the keys of any such place are locked or withheld, the officers can use force to open it. The officers “shall not be liable to any prosecution or action at law for so doing; and if any goods be found concealed on board, they shall be forfeited.”The Customs laws also allow GRA officers to “upon reasonable suspicion, stop and examine any ship, aircraft or carriage within Guyana to ascertain whether any uncustomed or prohibited goods are contained therein…”GRA said that it will continue to put systems in place to ensure its enforcement activities are enhanced.“The effectiveness of this, however, is dependent on cooperation from the public as it relates to sharing information on incidents of corruption and illegal activities that are geared at depriving the state of revenue. It may also result in unfair competition with the local manufacturing sector and legitimate importers.”
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