Philippine Customs Service History Quiz
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Philippine Customs Service History Quiz

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What was the original purpose of tributes in the Philippines?

To honor cultural practices

When did Spain enforce the Spanish Customs Law in the Philippines?

1582 to 1828

What was the purpose of the Tariff Board established in the Philippines?

To implement a 10% ad valorem duty on all imported items

When was a new tariff law implemented in the Philippines?

<p>1900</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the purpose of the Philippine Customs Service Act?

<p>To address the flaws and insufficiencies of the Philippine Administrative Act in the regulation of customs services</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the result of Public Act No. 430 in the Philippines?

<p>Reorganization of the Philippine Customs Service</p> Signup and view all the answers

Under which department does the Philippine Customs Service remain under?

<p>Department of Finance</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

A Brief History of the Philippine Customs Service

  • The Philippine Customs Service has a long history that dates back centuries before foreign traders arrived in the Philippines.
  • The collection of tributes, originally a cultural practice, evolved into an established legal practice.
  • Spain enforced the Spanish Customs Law from 1582 to 1828, implementing an ad valorem system of taxation on imports and exports.
  • A Tariff Board was established, implementing a 10% ad valorem duty on all imported items.
  • In 1891, a new tariff law was implemented, setting specific duties on all imported and exported goods, which remained in place until the end of Spanish rule.
  • The United States continued to apply the Spanish Tariff Code of 1891 until the Tariff Revision Law of 1901 was passed.
  • Act No. 33 was passed in 1900, resulting in the abolishment and modification of the position formerly known as the Captain of the Port to the Collector of Customs in all Ports of entry except for the Port of Manila.
  • The Tariff Revision Law of 1902 was enacted to ensure that customs laws in the Philippines conformed to the prevailing conditions of the country.
  • The Philippine Customs Service Act was passed to address the flaws and insufficiencies of the Philippine Administrative Act in the regulation of customs services.
  • Act No. 357 was implemented to reorganize the Philippine Customs Service and specifically name the Insular Collector of Customs as the Collector of Customs for the Port of Manila.
  • The Philippine Customs Service experienced a considerable transition in accordance with Public Act No. 430, resulting in the establishment of a Bureau of Customs and Immigration.
  • Following the establishment of the Department of Justice as a distinct organization separate from the Department of Finance, the Customs Service remains under the purview of Department of Finance.

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Test your knowledge on the rich history of the Philippine Customs Service with this informative quiz. From the collection of tributes to the establishment of a Bureau of Customs and Immigration, learn about the evolution of customs regulations in the Philippines. Challenge yourself with questions on the implementation of tariff laws, the role of the Collector of Customs, and the reorganization of the Philippine Customs Service. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn about the important role customs services play in the development of a nation.

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