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Forest (Control of Firewood, Timber and Forest Produce) Regulations, SI 116 of 2012

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Forest Act (Chapter 19:05)

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Communal Land Forest Produce Act (19:04)

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Envronmental Management Act

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Traditional Leaders Act

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Rural District Councils Act

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Plant and Pest and Diseases Act

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Parks and Wildlife Act

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Statutory instrument 112 of 2001 Forest (Control of Timber) (Export of Unprocessed and Primarily Processed Indigenous Hardwood) Regulations, 2001

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Control of Goods (CoG) permit

Depending on the product to be imported or exported, a firm has to apply for an import or export permit. Requirements when applying includes an application letter highlighting the product to imported/exported, quantity, value as where the product is being imported from or exported to. Company documents such as CR14, Certificate of Incorporation and ZIMRA Tax Clearance should also be attached. Applications can be done online or physically at the Ministries’ offices, and licence fees (which vary with the product being imported or exported) are paid when the application is approved.

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SI 132 of 2015 – Consignment Based Conformity Assessment (CBCA)

Goods intended to be exported to Zimbabwe will be verified prior shipment in the country of export. Upon satisfactory verification, a CBCA certificate will be issued for the consignment. This certificate shall be presented for Customs clearance on arrival in Zimbabwe. The categories of goods regulated under the programme include the following: Food and Agriculture, Building and Civil engineering, Petroleum & fuels, Packaging material, Electrical/electronic products, Body care, Automotive and transportation, Clothing and textile, Toys, Medical alcohol/Ethanol, Chemical products, Plastics and articles