The Special Surveillance Monitoring Unit of the GRA Customs Division has arrested 6 vehicles with ECOWAS number plates for abusing the Temporary Vehicle Importation regime (TVI)
The vehicles were arrested at when the Special Surveillance Monitoring Unit mounted a temporary
road block on the Spintex/Batsoona Road.
According to the Head of the Special Surveillance Monitoring Team, Michael Sakyi, the vehicles will be detained and made to pay the stipulated duty with an additional penalty of 300% of the duty and if Ithe car owners refuse, the vehicle will be auctioned to clear the debt.
This exercise will continue to ensure that vehicles abusing the
Vehicles were free of duty since they must be re-exported within three months of their first importation, either in the same state or after having undergone a specified
The TVI is one of the international conventions to facilitate movement of goods and people, of which Ghana is a signatory to.