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Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques

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Notes.

1. This Chapter does not cover:

  • (a) Unused postage or revenue stamps, postal stationery (stamped paper) or the like, of heading 49.07;
  • (b) Theatrical scenery, studio back-cloths or the like, of painted canvas (heading 59.07) except if they may be classified in heading 97.06; or
  • (c) Pearls, natural or cultured, or precious or semi-precious stones (headings 71.01 to 71.03).

2. For the purpose of heading 97.02, 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.

3. Heading 97.03 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.

4. (A) 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.

(B) Heading 97.06 does not apply to articles of the preceding headings of this Chapter.

5. 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.

Customs Tariff Schedule

Tariff Item SS Description of Goods Unit of Meas. MFN Tariff Applicable Preferential Tariffs
97.01 Paintings, drawings and pastels, executed entirely by hand, other than drawings of heading 49.06 and other than hand-painted or hand-decorated manufactured articles; collages and similar decorative plaques.   
9701.10 Paintings, drawings and pastels, executed entirely by hand, other than drawings of heading 49.06 and other than hand-painted or hand-decorated manufactured articles; collages and similar decorative plaques. - Paintings, drawings and pastels   
9701.10.10 Paintings, drawings and pastels, executed entirely by hand, other than drawings of heading 49.06 and other than hand-painted or hand-decorated manufactured articles; collages and similar decorative plaques. - Paintings, drawings and pastels - Originals by artistsNote: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate.NMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9701.10.1010Paintings, drawings and pastels, executed entirely by hand, other than drawings of heading 49.06 and other than hand-painted or hand-decorated manufactured articles; collages and similar decorative plaques. - Paintings, drawings and pastels - Originals by artistsNote: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate. - PaintingsNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9701.10.1090Paintings, drawings and pastels, executed entirely by hand, other than drawings of heading 49.06 and other than hand-painted or hand-decorated manufactured articles; collages and similar decorative plaques. - Paintings, drawings and pastels - Originals by artistsNote: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate. - OtherNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9701.10.9000Paintings, drawings and pastels, executed entirely by hand, other than drawings of heading 49.06 and other than hand-painted or hand-decorated manufactured articles; collages and similar decorative plaques. - Paintings, drawings and pastels - OtherNMB5.5%CCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9701.90 Paintings, drawings and pastels, executed entirely by hand, other than drawings of heading 49.06 and other than hand-painted or hand-decorated manufactured articles; collages and similar decorative plaques. - Other   
9701.90.1000Paintings, drawings and pastels, executed entirely by hand, other than drawings of heading 49.06 and other than hand-painted or hand-decorated manufactured articles; collages and similar decorative plaques. - Other - Original collages and similar decorative plaques by artistsNote: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate.NMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9701.90.9000Paintings, drawings and pastels, executed entirely by hand, other than drawings of heading 49.06 and other than hand-painted or hand-decorated manufactured articles; collages and similar decorative plaques. - Other - OtherNMB7%CCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9702.00.0000Original engravings, prints and lithographs.Note: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate.NMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9703.00.0000Original sculptures and statuary, in any material.Note: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate.NMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9704.00.0000Postage or revenue stamps, stamp-postmarks, first-day covers, postal stationery (stamped paper), and the like, used or unused, other than those of heading 49.07.Note: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate.-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9705.00.00 Collections and collectors' pieces of zoological, botanical, mineralogical, anatomical, historical, archaeological, palaeontological, ethnographic or numismatic interest. Note: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate.-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9705.00.0030Collections and collectors' pieces of zoological, botanical, mineralogical, anatomical, historical, archaeological, palaeontological, ethnographic or numismatic interest. Note: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate. - Botanical collections-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9705.00.0090Collections and collectors' pieces of zoological, botanical, mineralogical, anatomical, historical, archaeological, palaeontological, ethnographic or numismatic interest. Note: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate. - Other-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9706.00.00 Antiques of an age exceeding one hundred years.Note: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate.-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9706.00.0010Antiques of an age exceeding one hundred years.Note: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate. - Furniture-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
9706.00.0090Antiques of an age exceeding one hundred years.Note: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff rate. - Other-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT: Free
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