Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-697  
NTB Type
1.14. Lack of coordination between government institutions  
Complaint
Lack of coordination among the numerous institutions involved in testing and clearance of goods at the Borders  
Status note
.The NTBs meeting of Focal Points held on 19- 21 August 2019 was informed that the EAC agreed to harmonise the operations of their institutions. This NTB no longer was resolved in the EAC Time Bound mechanism.  
Progress update note
The Ministers decided that:
(i) collaboration among the regulatory agencies be enhanced;
(ii) agencies operate under one stop post as is currently being done between Kenya and Uganda;
(iii) agencies collaborate at the national borders with a view to fast tracking clearance of goods at border entry points; and
(iv Mutual recognition of certificates issued by agencies is ongoing.

The operationalization of one stop border posts in the Partner States will address the NTB.  
Policy or regulatory NTB
No 
Location
 
Reporting Country or Region
 
Date of incident
2009-07-16  
Status
Resolved  
Date of resolution
2019-08-21  
Product Description
 
Total value
0  
Date reported
2016-07-11 15:41  
Modified
2019-08-21 21:30