Customs Tariff Of The Russian Federation
(with the Amendments and Additions of May 30, July 15, August 12, 20, 30, 31, November 1, 12, 19, 2002, February 25, March 11, April 11, 24, 28, June 5, 20, 21, 24, July 7, 16, August 8, 27, September 10, October 18, November 11, 13, 24, 29, December 23, 24, 2003, January 23, 2004)
Adopted by the State Duma on December 20, 2001
Endorsed by the Council of Federation on December 26, 2001
Chapter 97. Works of Art, Collectors' Pieces and Antiques
This Chapter does not cover:
unused postage or revenue stamps, postal stationery (stamped paper) or the like, of Heading 4907;
theatrical scenery, studio backcloths or the like, of painted canvas (Heading 5907) except if they may be classified in Heading 9706; or
pearls, natural or cultured, or precious or semi-precious stones (Headings 7101 to 7103).
For the purposes of Heading 9702, the expression "original engravings, prints and lithographs" means impressions produced directly, in black and white or in colour, of one or of several plates wholly executed by hand by the artist, irrespective of the process or of the material employed by him, but not including any mechanical or photomechanical process.
Heading 9703 does not apply to mass-produced reproductions or works of conventional craftsmanship of a commercial character, even if these articles are designed or created by artists.
4a. Subject to Notes 1 to 3 above, articles of this chapter are to be classified in this Chapter and not in any other chapter of the Nomenclature.
4b. Heading 9706 does not apply to articles of the preceding headings of this Chapter.
Frames around paintings, drawings, pastels, collages or similar decorative plaques, engravings, prints or lithographs are to be classified with those articles, provided they are of a kind and of a value normal to those articles.
Frames which are not of a kind or of a value normal to the articles referred to in this Note are to be classified separately.
|CC FEA ||Description ||Suppl. ||Rate of import|
|Code || ||unit ||customs duty|
| || ||of ||(as a per cent|
| || ||measu- ||of the customs|
| || ||rement ||value or|
| || || ||in euros)|
|9701 ||Paintings, drawings and pastels, || |
| ||executed entirely by hand, other || |
| ||than drawings of Heading 4906 and || |
| ||other than hand-painted or || |
| ||hand-decorated manufactured || |
| ||articles; collages and similar || |
| ||decorative plaques: || |
|9701 10 000 0 ||- paintings, drawings and pastels ||pcs. ||duty-free|
|9701 90 000 0 ||- other ||- ||duty-free|
|9702 00 000 0 ||Original engravings, prints and ||pcs. ||duty-free|
| ||lithographs || |
|9703 00 000 0 ||Original sculptures and statuary, ||pcs. ||duty-free|
| ||in any material || |
|9704 00 000 0 ||Postage or revenue stamps, ||- ||duty-free|
| ||stamp-postmarks, first-day || |
| ||covers, postal stationery || |
| ||(stamped paper), and the like, || |
| ||used or unused, other than those || |
| ||of Heading 4907 || |
|9705 00 000 0 ||Collections and collectors' ||- ||duty-free|
| ||pieces of zoological, botanical, || |
| ||mineralogical, anatomical, || |
| ||historical, archaeological, || |
| ||palaeontological, ethnographic or || |
| ||numismatic interest || |
|9706 00 000 0 ||Antiques of an age exceeding one ||- ||duty-free|
| ||hundred years || |
(1) The technical parameters and the designation for operation at the established temperatures and in a medium containing hydrogen sulphide (H2S) must be confirmed by the relevant entry in the certificate of factory tests.
(2) The technical parameters and the designation for operation at the established temperatures and in a medium containing H2S must be confirmed by the relevant entry in the passport for the machines and equipment.
(3) In the confirmation by the Ministry of Transport of Russia of the designed purpose of the imported commodity.
(4) In the confirmation by the Ministry of Public Health of Russia of the designated purpose of the imported commodity.