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Full Title

2015 Protocol 7 Customs Transit System (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

Short Title / Abbreviations

AFAFGIT Protocol 7/ACTS Protocol

CIL Subject Classification
Date of Adoption 24/02/2015
Place of Adoption Bangkok, Thailand
Issued/Adopted by Finance Ministers of ASEAN
Dispute settlement provisions

Pursuant to Article 12.2 of this instrument, “This Protocol with its Annex and Technical Appendix shall form an integral part of the Agreement [1998 ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit]. In the event of any inconsistency or conflict, the Agreement shall prevail over this Protocol.”

Article 30 of the 1998 ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit refers to the consultation and dispute settlement rules and procedures in the 1996 Protocol on Dispute Settlement Mechanism.

Subsequently, the 1998 ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit was one of the “Covered Agreements” pursuant to Article 1.1 of the 2004 ASEAN Protocol on Enhanced Dispute Settlement Mechanism read together with its Appendix I.

Depository

Secretary-General of ASEAN

Annexes

Technical Appendix: ASEAN Customs Transit Rules and Procedures

Annex: List of prohibited/restricted goods (Not available)

 

Entry Into Force Status In Force
Source

ASEAN Secretariat

Date of Entry into Force

19/02/2019

Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

Article 12: Final Provisions

“3. This Protocol shall be subject to ratification or acceptance by the Contracting Parties. The Instrument of Ratification or Acceptance shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of ASEAN who shall promptly inform each Contracting Party of such deposit.

4. The Protocol shall enter into force upon the deposit of Instruments of Ratification or Acceptance by all Contracting Parties with the Secretary-General of ASEAN.”

Status
ASEAN States (Source:

ASEAN Secretariat

as of 12/04/2019)
Brunei Darussalam Signature 24/02/2015
Ratification 06/11/2017
Cambodia Signature 24/02/2015
Ratification 13/01/2017
Indonesia Signature 24/02/2015
Ratification 19/02/2019
Lao PDR Signature 24/02/2015
Ratification 23/02/2018
Malaysia Signature 24/02/2015
Ratification 15/09/2017
Myanmar Signature 24/02/2015
Ratification 20/09/2016
Philippines Signature 24/02/2015
Ratification 13/01/2016
Singapore Signature 24/02/2015
Ratification 03/04/2017
Thailand Signature 24/02/2015
Ratification 31/03/2017
Viet Nam Signature 24/02/2015
Acceptance 22/12/2017
Related Instruments
This instrument amends/supersedes

1998 ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit (AFAFGIT)

Related Instruments

2007 Protocol 1 Designation of Transit Transport Routes and Facilities (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

2018 Protocol 2 Designation of Frontier Posts (ASEAN Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

1999 Protocol 3 Types and Quantity of Road Vehicles (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

1999 Protocol 4 Technical Requirements of Vehicles (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

2001 Protocol 5 ASEAN Scheme of Compulsory Motor Vehicle Insurance (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

2011 Protocol 6 Railways Border and Interchange Stations (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

2000 Protocol 8 Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures to Implement the ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit

2002 Protocol 9 Dangerous Goods (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

 

2009 ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Inter-State Transport

2012 ASEAN Agreement on Customs

External Links
Additional Information

Further information on the ASEAN Customs Transit system can be found at its dedicated website.

Prepared By CSW On 10/10/2017
Last Updated By CSW On 11/04/2019