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CBP and Lacey Act implementation guide

CBP and Lacey Act implementation guide

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB) today issued a release concerning an updated APHIS-Lacey Act implementation guide and new version of samples.


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The CBP release—CSMS# 16-000708—provides that the proposed dates for the changes in the APHIS Lacey implementation guide are no later than September 10, 2016, in the “certification environment” and September 24, 2016, in the “production environment.” Also, it is noted that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) posted an updated document and associated sample tables:

  • APHIS-Lacey Act CATAIR Message Set Instruction V3.1, June 2016
  • APHIS Lacey Act Declaration Samples V3.1, June 2016

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