TIR Convention

TIR Convention

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TIR CONVENTION, 1975
(INCLUDING EXPLANATORY NOTES
AND COMMENTS THERETO)



CUSTOMS CONVENTION ON THE INTERNATIONAL
TRANSPORT OF GOODS UNDER COVER OF TIR CARNETS

(TIR CONVENTION, 1975)

 

THE CONTRACTING PARTIES,

DESIRING to facilitate the international carriage of goods by road vehicle,

CONSIDERING that the improvement of the conditions of transport constitutes one of the factors essential to the development of co-operation among them,

DECLARING themselves in favour of a simplification and a harmonization of administrative formalities in the Held of international transport, in particular at frontiers,

HAVE AGREED as follows:

 

Chapter I

GENERAL

(a) DEFINITIONS

Article 1
For the purposes of this Convention:

(a) The term "TIR transport" shall mean the transport of goods from a Customs office of departure to a Customs office of destination under the procedure, called the TIR procedure, laid down in this Convention; {ECE/TRANS/17/Amend.21; entered into force on 12 May 2002}

(b) The term "TIR operation" shall mean the part of a TIR transport that is carried out in a Contracting Party from a Customs office of departure or entry (en route) to a Customs office of destination or exit (en route); {ECE/TRANS/17/Amend.21; entered into force on 12 May 2002}

 

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