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of actual export of goods. In this case, Box 5 of the Certificate must contain the wording“Issued retrospectively”.6. In case of loss or destruction of a Certificate, an officially certified duplicate shall beissued. When a duplicate issued, Box 12, Certification, shall contain the date of issue of theduplicate and Box 5, For official use, shall contain the word "Duplicate", with the number anddate of the lost or destroyed original Certificate. A duplicate Certificate shall be valid from thedate of issue of the original. The validity term of a duplicate Certificate for the purpose ofapplication of the free trade regime shall not be longer than 12 months of the date of issue ofthe original.7. A replacement certificate may be issued on reasoned application having been made inwriting by the applicant instead of a certificate cancelled for any reason or where it isnecessary to reissue a Certificate issued earlier. In this case, Box 5 shall contain the wording“Issued instead of certificate form CT-2”, with the number and date of the cancelled(reissued) Certificate. As Certificate issued as replacement for a previously issued Certificateshall be assigned a new registration number.Declaration of OriginArticle 101. No Certificate shall be required as proof of origin of small consignments (the customsvalue of which does not exceed USD 5,000). In that case, the exported may make out adeclaration of the country of origin drawn up in accordance with Annex 3 of these Rules,which is incorporated herein by reference, on an invoice or on other commercial orsupporting documents.2. An exporter who submitted a declaration of origin shall, on request from a competentauthority of the exporting country, produce all documents and information necessary forverification of origin in accordance with these Rules.3. A declaration of origin must be made out in print and signed in hand by the manufacturer,seller or consignor/exporter of the goods or an authorised person in connection with thosegoods by writing his surname and initials.Administrative CooperationArticle 111. Competent authorities of the Contracting Parties shall provide each other with samplecertificates, sample signatures of persons responsible for verifying certificates, specimenimpressions of stamps of authorities authorised under national legislation to verify and/orissue certificates of origin and names and addresses of those competent authorities and ofauthorities responsible for verifying certificates and declarations of origin (where suchauthorities are envisaged).Specimen impressions of stamps must be original and clear, to enable unambiguousverification of their authenticity.Competent authorities of the Contracting Parties shall notify each other without delay in caseof any changes in the above information.
2. Unless the information referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article is produced and/or ifinformation is produced that is not compliant with the requirements set out in paragraph 1 ofthis Article, the free trade regime shall not apply to imported goods.3. Subsequent verifications of proofs of origin shall be carried out at random or whenever thecompetent authorities of the importing country have reasonable doubts as to the authenticityof such documents or the accuracy of information contained therein.4. In cases referred to in paragraph 3 of this Article, customs authorities of the importingcountry may send an enquiry to the competent authority which verified the certificate orauthorities responsible for verification of certificates and declarations of origin with areasoned request to confirm the authenticity of a certificate/declaration of origin and/or theaccuracy of information contained therein or to produce additional or more preciseinformation, including information on compliance with the origin criteria, and/or copies ofdocuments on the basis of which such certificate was issued.Enclosed with a request for subsequent verification, competent authorities shall produce acopy of the certificate/declaration of origin subject to verification.A request shall state reasons for its submission and/or any other additional informationindicating which pieces of information in a certificate/declaration of origin may be inaccurate,except in cases where subsequent review/verification is carried out at random.5. Subsequent review/verification shall be carried out by the competent authorities of theexporting the Contracting Party. To that end, they must be able to request necessarydocuments and check the manufacturer’s/exporter’s documentation and invoices for thepurpose of verifying the origin of goods.6. Pending the results of subsequent review/verification, customs authorities shall decide torefuse entitlement to customs preferences/free trade regime to exported goods.Refusal of entitlement to customs preferences/free trade regime shall not constitute groundsfor refusal by customs authorities to release imported goods, provided that any applicableprohibitions and restrictions are complied with and no facts indicating fraud are found, exceptin cases provided for in the Contracting Parties’ respective legislation.7. If the requirements of paragraph 4 of this Article are met, subsequent review/verificationmust be done as soon as possible and the customs authority which submitted the requestmust be notified of the results not later than six (6) months of the date of submission ofrequest.Those results must clearly state whether the documents are authentic, whether the goods inquestion can be considered as originating in the territory of the Contracting Party andwhether other conditions laid down by these Rules are met.8. If the results of subsequent review/verification do not contain sufficient information todetermine the authenticity of the certificate/declaration of origin or the real origin of theproducts, the requesting customs authorities shall refuse entitlement to the customspreferences/free trade regime.9. Goods shall not be considered as originating in the Contracting Parties unless aCertificate is made out as required or unless requested information is provided.