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Following instances of its officers being prevented from examining goods suspected to have been smuggled or for which taxes have not been paid,Cheap MLB Jerseys Authentic, the state-owned Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has warned that it has the law on its side.The entity yesterday threatened to prosecute persons who obstruct the process.The Customs Act provides for a $10,000 fine along with up to three years of jail time,Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping, the authority said.GRA reminded that its Law Enforcement and Investigation Department works to promote compliance with the Value Added Tax, Excise Tax and Income Tax Acts,Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys, and the Customs, Trade and Border Laws of Guyana.“However, the agency has noted with concern,Cheap Jerseys Online, that there are a number of persons who attempt to obstruct this process. In light of this, it is has become necessary for the agency to remind the general public of the authority vested in its Enforcement Officers and the ramifications of obstructing them in the course of their duties.”GRA pointed out that under the Customs laws, all officers shall have the same powers,NFL Jerseys Cheap, authorities and privileges as are given by law to members of the Guyana Police Force.The statement also said that is specifically asserted that if its officers do not have free access to any place or any box or chest, or if the keys of any such place are locked or withheld,Supply NFL Jerseys, the officers can use force to open it. The officers “shall not be liable to any prosecution or action at law for so doing; and if any goods be found concealed on board, they shall be forfeited.”The Customs laws also allow GRA officers to “upon reasonable suspicion, stop and examine any ship, aircraft or carriage within Guyana to ascertain whether any uncustomed or prohibited goods are contained therein…”GRA said that it will continue to put systems in place to ensure its enforcement activities are enhanced.“The effectiveness of this, however, is dependent on cooperation from the public as it relates to sharing information on incidents of corruption and illegal activities that are geared at depriving the state of revenue. It may also result in unfair competition with the local manufacturing sector and legitimate importers.”
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