The House of Representatives’ harmful medicine committee has beneficial the passage of a laws changing the Bureau of Customs (BOC) with a new revenue-collecting agency “to avoid corruption and increase revenue collection”.
This was among the many suggestions of the House panel chaired by Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers following a probe into the P6.Four-billion peso shabu (crystal meth) cargo controversy hounding the Customs Bureau.
In its report, the committee instructed creating a unique system of assortment which might implement a a one-time cost of import or export charges together with taxes, storage, warehousing, arrastre providers and different bills.
The committee mentioned the new system also needs to strengthen border management perform whereas offering for utmost comfort within the stream of products.
“The system may consider privatization of non-sovereign functions which will be part of an extensive study to be conducted by the Department of Finance,” the committee report learn.
The House panel additionally beneficial disbanding the BOC’s Command Center for being illegal and being created with out correct authorization from the Finance Secretary.
Furthermore, the committee needed the evaluation of the E2M (Electronic to Mobile) system, in addition to the bureau’s importer and consignee accreditation scheme.
The panel additionally sought a deeper probe on the corruption subject within the Bureau of Customs to be carried out by the House committee on good authorities.
Last week, President Duterte formally introduced that Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Dir. Gen. Isidro Lapeña will exchange Nicanor Faeldon because the new BOC chief. (PNA)