Import Control Order, 1976
Kings Order in Council 12 of 1976
- Assented to on 27 March 1975
- Commenced on 2 April 1976
- [This is the version of this document at 1 December 1998.]
1. Short titleThis King’s Order-in-Council may be cited as The Import Control Order, 1976.
2. InterpretationIn this Order, unless the context otherwise requires—“Common Customs Area” means Botswana, Lesotho or the Republic of South Africa;“importation” means the importation of goods into Swaziland from countries outside the Common Customs Area;“Minister” means the Minister for Finance;“Principal Secretary” means the Principal Secretary for Finance.
3. Powers of Minister in relation to import or export of goods
4. Furnishing of information to MinisterThe Minister or any person authorised by him, may in writing direct any person who manufactures any goods or trades in any goods or in the course of his business or trade handles or has under his control any goods, to furnish the Minister within a specified time with any information at his disposal in relation to importation, manufacture, supply or storage of the goods concerned.
5. Offences and penalties
6. Application for import permit
7. Jurisdiction of courtsNotwithstanding anything in any other law, a magistrate’s court shall have jurisdiction to impose any penalty prescribed by this Order.
8. RegulationsThe Minister may make such regulations for the better carrying out of this Order as he may deem fit.
9. Repeal and amendment
History of this document
01 December 1998 this version
02 April 1976
27 March 1975