Article 1 Revocation of the Permit for Customs Broker Registration
1. In any of the following cases, the Customs directly under the General Administration of Customs that have made the original decision to grant registration permit to a customs broker may cancel the registration permit either at the request of relevant interested party or ex officio:
a. where any Customs officer has abused his or her power or neglected his or her duty in making a decision to grant registration permit;
b. where the relevant Customs have exceeded their statutory powers in deciding to grant registration permit;
c. where the relevant statutory procedures have been violated for making a decision to grant registration permit;
d. where registration permit is granted to an unqualified applicant or that fails to meet the statutory requirements; or
e. in any other case in which registration permit may be cancelled in accordance with the law.
2. Where registration permit has been obtained by a licensee through unjust means such as deception and bribery, the registration permit shall be cancelled.
3. Where the cancellation of registration permit in accordance with the two previous paragraphs may cause significant harm to the public interest, the permit shall not be cancelled.
Article 2 Cancellation of registration permit for a Customs Broker
In any of the following cases, the Customs shall cancel the relevant registration permit in accordance with the law:
1. where the relevant customs broker has failed to extend the period of validity of its registration permit upon expiration thereof;
2. where the customs broker or any of its cross-customs-districts branches is shut down in accordance with the law;
3. where the registration permit of a customs broker is revoked or withdrawn or the registration permit has been revoked in accordance with the law;
4. where the registration permit matters cannot be implemented as a result of any force majeure; or
5. in any other case in which registration permit shall be cancelled in accordance with laws or administrative regulations.
Article 3 Supervision of registration permit for a Customs Broker
1. Superior Customs shall strengthen the supervision over and inspection on the implementation of registration permit by their subordinate Customs and shall promptly correct any unlawful act committed in the course of implementation of the registration permit.
2. Where a customs broker is unlawfully engaged in providing declaration services outside the jurisdiction of the Customs that have made the original decision to grant the registration permit to the customs broker, the Customs directly under the General Administration of Customs in the place where the illegal conduct has occurred shall, in accordance with the law, send a copy of a summary of the customs broker's illegal conduct and the relevant punishment measures to the Customs directly under the General Administration of Customs that made the original decision to grant the registration permit.
3. The Customs will exercise supervision over and conduct onsite inspection on the customs declaration services provided by a customs broker and its business premises and shall inspect all relevant materials as required or require the customs broker to submit such materials in accordance with the law. The customs broker shall actively cooperate with the Customs and provide relevant information and materials in a faithful manner.