The House committee on harmful medicine has advisable the abolition of the Bureau of Customs within the wake of the scandal involving the entry of P6.four billion price of shabu into the nation final May.
After a collection of hearings, the panel launched a 57-page report pushing for the creation of a brand new tariff assortment company.
“Pass a legislation to replace the Bureau of Customs by a new revenue collection agency or instrumentality of government with different system of collection to avoid corruption and to increase revenue collection,” the report learn.
The committee additionally advisable that the Office of the Ombudsman examine former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon for supposedly violating the anti-graft regulation in reference to the invention of the shabu cargo.
The contraband cargo managed to get previous the BOC’s categorical lane earlier than it was found at a warehouse in Valenzuela.