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Computerised Customs Checks

Volume 981: debated on Monday 24 March 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to develop a computerised customs check aimed at preventing counterfeit British goods from being imported from countries which have no licence to manufacture; and if he will make a statement.

I am satisfied that existing Customs controls are adequate to enforce the import prohibitions on goods bearing misleading or false markings.