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Customs and Excise (Customs Duty) (Suspension) (Medical Supplies) Regulations, 2020 (Statutory Instrument 42 of 2020)

Government Gazette
This is the latest version of this legislation commenced on 27 Apr 2020.


Customs and Excise Act

Customs and Excise (Customs Duty) (Suspension) (Medical Supplies) Regulations, 2020

Statutory Instrument 42 of 2020

  • Published in Government Gazette on 27 April 2020

  • Assented to on 27 April 2020
  • Commenced on 1 April 2020

  • [This is the version of this document from 27 April 2020.]

In exercise of the powers contained in Section 89 of the Customs and Excise Act, the following Regulations are made:

1. Title, commencement and revocation

These Regulations may be cited as the Customs and Excise (Customs Duty) (Suspension) (Medical Supplies) Regulations, 2020, and are deemed to have come into operation on 1st April, 2020, and shall stand revoked on 30th September, 2020.

2. Suspension of customs duty

The customs duty on the items specified in the schedule is suspended to free.

Schedule (Regulation 2)

Suspension of Customs Duty

Heading Description of Goods
2207.10.100 Alcohol Solution undenatured 80% by volume
2208.90.00 Alcohol Solution Undenatured, 75% ethyl alcohol
3005.90.90 Wadding, gauze, bandages, cotton sticks and similar articles
3808.94.90 Hand Sanitizer; Other disinfectant preparations; Hydrogen peroxide put up as a disinfectant preparations for cleaning surfaces; Other chemical disinfectant
3926.20.90 Plastic face shields; Plastic gloves; Protective garments made from plastic sheeting
4015.19.00 Other Rubber Gloves
4818.90.00 Paper bed sheets
6116.10.00 Knitted or Crocheted gloves which have been impregnated or covered
6210.10.00 Protective garments for surgical/medical use
6210.20.00 Other Garments, of the type described in subheadings 6201.11 to 6201.19
6210.30.00 Other Garments, of the type described in subheadings 6202.11 to 6202.19
6210.40.00 Other men’s or boys garments
6210.50.00 Other women’s or girls’s garments
6216.00.00 Textile gloves that are not knitted or crocheted
6307.90.00 Textile Face mask without replaceable filter
6505.00.00 Disposable Hair nets
9018.90.00 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); Intubation kits
9019.20.00 Medical Ventilators (artificial Respiration apparatus); Other Oxygen Therapy apparatus including oxygen tents
9025.11.00 Liquid Filled Thermometer for direct reading
9025.19.00 Other thermometers
9027.80.00 COVID 19 Diagnostic Test Instruments and Apparatus

Dr K. B. E. Ng’anduMinister of Finance