The Kimberley Process (Fees) Regulations 2014

Nº documento:2014 No. 1684
 
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Statutory Instruments

Fees And Charges

Made

30th June 2014

Laid before Parliament

1 st July 2014

Coming into force

22nd July 2014

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 56(1) and (2) of the Finance Act 1973(1) with the consent of the Treasury, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

  1. These Regulations may be cited as the Kimberley Process (Fees) Regulations 2014 and come into force on 22 nd July 2014.

    Interpretation

  2. (1) In these Regulations—

    “Department” means the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and

    “Principal Regulation” means Council Regulation (EC) No. 2368/2002 adopted by the Council of the European Union on 20 th December 2002(2) as amended from time to time.

    (2) Unless the context otherwise requires, expressions used in the Regulations, and which are also used in the Principal Regulation, shall have the meaning they bear in that Regulation.

    Prescription of fees

  3. The fee specified in the Schedule to these Regulations is prescribed as the fee payable in connection with the service provided by the Department in pursuance of the United Kingdom’s European Union obligations arising from Article 12 of the Principal Regulation.

    Payment of fees

  4. A fee payable under regulation 3 above shall be paid to the Department at the same time that the application to which it relates is made to the Department.

    Revocation

  5. The Kimberley Process (Fees) Regulations 2004(3) are revoked.

    Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

    Mark Simmonds

    The Parliamentary Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    30 th June 2014

    We consent to the making of these Regulations

    Sam Gyimah

    Mark Lancaster

    Two of the Lords Commissioners

    Her Majesty’s Treasury

    25 th June 2014

    Regulation 3

    SCHEDULEPRESCRIBED FEES

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Regulations)

    These Regulations prescribe the fee to be paid to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in connection with the issue of certificates by the Department in pursuance of the European Union obligations of the United Kingdom under Council Regulation (EC) No. 2368/2002 (“the Principal...

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