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CUSTOMS. This term is usually applied to those taxes which are payable upon goods and merchandise imported or exported. Story, Const. Sec. 949; Bac. Ab. Smuggling.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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So here is why custom duties on devices except the most basic ones, in whose manufacture we specialize, should not be increased.
Summary: The new rules for custom duties on oil and oil products, the so-called 60-66 system, is to be introduced this summer
The European Commission decided, on 16 June, to refer Portugal to the EU Court of Justice for failing to collect and transfer to the EU budget a payment linked to custom duties. Customs duties, which are charged on imports of goods coming from a non-EU state, are collected by member states on behalf of the EU and paid to the common EU budget.