No. S 328
Customs Act
(Chapter 70)
Customs (Duties) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2009
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 No. 2) Order 2009 and shall be deemed to have come into operation on 22nd August 2005.
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)(o);
(b)by deleting the full-stop at the end of sub-paragraph (p) of sub-paragraph (1) and substituting the word “; and”, and by inserting immediately thereafter the following sub-paragraph:
(q)the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.”;
(c)by inserting, immediately after sub-paragraph (4M), the following sub-paragraph:
(4N)  Goods shall be deemed to have originated from and be consigned direct from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan where they conform with the Rules of Origin set out in the Singapore-Jordan Free Trade Agreement.”;
(d)by deleting the word “or” at the end of sub-paragraph (5)(n);
(e)by deleting the full-stop at the end of sub-paragraph (o) of sub-paragraph (5) and substituting the word “; or”, and by inserting immediately thereafter the following sub-paragraph:
(p)where the goods are from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, a Certificate of Origin issued by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Jordan or a Jordanian organisation specified in Part I of the Fifteenth Schedule specifying the applicable particulars set out in Part II of that Schedule.”; and
(f)by inserting, immediately after sub-paragraph (7G), the following sub-paragraph:
(7H)  The requirement of a Certificate of Origin under sub-paragraph (5)(p) in respect of a consignment of goods shall not apply if the value of the consignment does not exceed US$1,000 in value.”.
New Fifteenth Schedule
3.  The Customs (Duties) Order is amended by inserting, immediately after the Fourteenth Schedule, the following Schedule:
Paragraph 4(5)(p)
Part I
Jordanian Organisations
The Jordanian organisations specified for the purposes of paragraph 4(5)(p) are as follows:
1.  Amman Chamber of Industry.
2.  Amman Chamber of Commerce.
3.  Aqaba Chamber of Commerce.
4.  Irbid Chamber of Commerce.
5.  Irbid Chamber of Industry.
6.  Jerash Chamber of Commerce.
7.  Karak Chamber of Commerce.
8.  Madaba Chamber of Commerce.
9.  Mafraq Chamber of Commerce.
10.  Maan Chamber of Commerce.
11.  Ramtha Chamber of Commerce.
12.  Rusefa Chamber of Commerce.
13.  Salt Chamber of Commerce.
14.  South Shounah Chamber of Commerce.
15.  Tafeela Chamber of Commerce.
16.  Zarqa Chamber of Commerce.
17.  Zarqa Chamber of Industry.
Part II
Particulars to be Included in Certificate of Origin
The particulars to be included in the Certificate of Origin are as follows:
1.  The name and address of the exporter.
2.  Details (if known) of the shipment, including —
(a)the consignee’s name and address;
(b)details of the consignment, including —
(i)invoice number and date; and
(ii)airway bill, sea way bill or bill of lading;
(c)the number of the export permit or declaration; and
(d)the port of discharge.
3.  Detailed description of the goods, including —
(a)the relevant code under the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System; and
(b)if applicable, the product number and brand name.
4.  A declaration by the exporter or his competent representative that the details provided in items 1, 2 and 3 are true and correct.
5.  Certification by a competent representative of a body or an organisation referred to in paragraph 4(5)(p) of the Order that, based on evidence provided by the manufacturer or any other person, the goods specified in the Certificate of Origin —
(a)originate from Jordan; and
(b)comply with the rules of origin as provided in Chapter 3 (Rules of Origin) of the Singapore-Jordan Free Trade Agreement.
6.  A number assigned to the Certificate of Origin by the body or organisation referred to in paragraph 4(5)( p) of the Order.”.
[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; S 114/2006; S246/2006; S 428/2006; S 614/2006; S 694/2006; S 307/2007; S 457/2007; S 578/2007; S696/2007; S 75/2008; S 173/2008; S 238/2008; S 385/2008; S 704/2008; S 244/2009]

Made this 13th day of July 2009.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Finance,
[Customs 0126/53/PT G1/V2; MF(R) R017.003.0001.V12; AG/LEG/SL/70/2005/1 Vol. 3]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 143(2) of the Customs Act).