No. S 114
Customs Act
(Chapter 70)
Customs (Duties) (Amendment) Order 2006
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 10(1) of the Customs Act, the Minister for Finance hereby makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1.  This Order may be cited as the Customs (Duties) (Amendment) Order 2006 and shall come into operation on 2nd March 2006.
Amendment of paragraph 4
2.  Paragraph 4 of the Customs (Duties) Order (O 4) is amended —
(a)by deleting the word “and” at the end of sub-paragraph (1)(h);
(b)by deleting the full-stop at the end of sub-paragraph (i) of sub-paragraph (1) and substituting the word “; and”, and by inserting immediately thereafter the following sub-paragraph:
(j)the Republic of Korea.”;
(c)by inserting, immediately after sub-paragraph (4F), the following sub-paragraph:
(4G)  Goods shall be deemed to have originated from and be consigned direct from the Republic of Korea where they conform with the Rules of Origin set out in the Korea-Singapore Free Trade Agreement.”;
(d)by deleting the word “or” at the end of sub-paragraph (5)(f);
(e)by deleting the full-stop at the end of sub-paragraph (g) of sub-paragraph (5) and substituting the word “; or”, and by inserting immediately thereafter the following sub-paragraph:
(h)where the goods are from the Republic of Korea, a Certificate of Origin in the form set out in the Eighth Schedule issued by —
(i)the Korea Customs Service;
(ii)the Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry; or
(iii)any body authorised by the Government of the Republic of Korea to issue the Certificate of Origin.”; and
(f)by inserting, immediately after sub-paragraph (7A), the following sub-paragraph:
(7B)  The requirement of a Certificate of Origin under sub-paragraph (5)(h) in respect of a consignment of goods shall be waived if the value of the consignment does not exceed US$1,000 in value.”.
New Eighth Schedule
3.  The Customs (Duties) Order is amended by inserting, immediately after the Seventh Schedule, the following Schedule:
Paragraph 4(5)(h)
Box No.
Type of Information Required
The name, address, country and Tax ID number of the exporter. The Tax ID number is a taxpayer identification number issued by National Tax Service of Korea.
The name, address and country of the importer.
Departure Date
The departure date when the vessel/ aircraft left port/airport.
Vessel’s Name/Flight No.
The vessel’s name or the aircraft flight number.
Port of Discharge and Route
The final port from which the goods will be discharged. Where goods are transshipped, the additional details of the route may be declared in this box or in a separate attachment to this Certificate.
Country of Final Destination
The country of final destination must be Singapore.
Country of Origin
The country of origin must be Korea in accordance with Chapter 4 of this Agreement.
Item Number
Description of Goods
The description of the products exported. This should be identical to the description of the products contained in the invoice. An accurate description will help the Customs Authority of the country of destination to clear your products quickly.
HS No(6 digit)
The 6-digit HS subheading for each good.
Marks & Numbers
The marks and numbers of the goods, to be attached in separate sheet, where necessary.
Quantity & Unit
The quantity and its unit of measurement (such as pieces, kg) of the goods.
Origin Criterion
The relevant origin criterion for each product.
Declaration by the Exporter
The exporter will sign in this box.
The certification body will fill in the issuing date and place as well as its signature and stamp.
Reference No
A unique number will be assigned to each Certificate issued by the certification body of the exporting Party. ”.
[G.N. Nos. S 467/97; S87/98; S 571/98; S 13/99; S 72/2000; S 620/2000; S 98/2001; S 510/2001; S1/2002; S 201/2002; S 202/2002; S 203/2002; S566/2002; S 678/2002; S 24/2003; S 103/2003; S 150/2003; S 270/2003; S 347/2003; S600/2003; S 88/2004; S 89/2004; S 89/2005; S 187/2005; S 501/2005]

Made this 20th day of February 2006.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Finance,
[Customs 0126/53/PT F1/Vol. 3; MF(R) R017005.0001.Vol. 3; AG/LEG/SL/70/2005/1 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 143(2) of the Customs Act).