REVENUE COMMISSIONERS NOT PLANNING CUSTOMS POSTS AT BORDER

19 May 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Michael Fisher

A few days after the EU’s Chief Negotiator on Brexit Michel Barnier visited County Monaghan and saw where the Dundalk to Castleblayney road crosses the border, a representative of the Revenue Commissioners has revealed that a new type of customs post could be established up to 15km from the border following Brexit.

The Oireachtas Finance Committee heard on Tuesday from officials from Revenue, who said the UK was to be classed as a so called “third country”, which would see all transactions subject to customs declarations.

There’ve been calls for electronic border posts to be put in place to avoid delaying goods crossing across the border. However the committee heard it was likely that…
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