C2020 CPG/017 - Coordination of activities on the protection of Health, Cultural Heritage, the Environment (E03071)
Group which operates on a permanent basis
TAXUD - Taxation and Customs Union DG
The Project Group is assigned with the following tasks: raise awareness on the responsibilities related to the control of non-fiscal policies; exchange views, experience, knowledge and best practice concerning issues in the practical implementation of the referred policy areas; - map approaches for customs checks in these areas; - exchange of experience, knowledge and best practices on coordination between customs administrations and between customs administrations and competent national authorities responsible for the different policy areas at stake; develop risk criteria for customs controls to be carried out in these areas; - review guidance documents to assist the customs administrations in performing checks in non-fiscal areas; - immediately address crisis situations together with MSs customs experts where necessary. This can take the form of ad hoc meetings based on own initiatives or resulting from demands by other services or international institutions (such as the WCO); - provide information at an early stage about upcoming legislative initiatives from different Commission services with an impact on customs.
Coordinates with Member States, exchange of views
Publication in RegExp:
04 Jul 2014
04 Jul 2014