CTQU collates quota requests, sends them electronically to the Commission in Brussels, receives responses by the same method and advises the National Clearance Hub (NCH), National Import Duty Adjustment Centre (NIDAC) and National Duty Repayment Centre (NDRC) of:
CTQU broadcasts urgent information by email to the relevant offices. Tariff Circulars and Notices are used for less urgent material.
|(a) Open Quotas||Claims against open quotas are allowed locally and CTQU make no response.|
|(b) Critical Quotas||Claims against critical quotas are accepted with security for duty. CTQU email a critical advice slip for each claim.|
This is the authority to adjust the security taken with each claim to a critical quota. CTQU send a copy to the NIDAC, (and the NCH and NDRC where necessary). It shows details of the:
Table 4 at TQGN3200 offers guidance on action to be taken on receipt of critical advice slips.