NCA completes the inspection in Lukoil Bulgaria EOOD’s tax warehouse

The inspection carried out by custom officers at the tax warehouse of an oil pipeline from Lukoil Neftochim Burgas AD to Ilientsi supply bases with the bases related with it Karnobat, Stara Zagora, Plovdiv, Vetren, Ihtiman and Ilientsi of the licensed warehouse holder Lukoil Bulgaria EOOD has ended. The verification came to check whether the measuring and controlling devices in the tax warehouse complied with the requirements set out in Regulation No 3, press centre of the National Customs Agency announced.
The verification firmly confirmed that mounted devices have not passed metrological inspection as well as they do not transmit information to the systems of the National Customs Agency. The inspection confirms once again that there are irregularities that give possibility for evasion of the sensors.
The NCA reminded today in written form the licensed warehouse Lukoil Bulgaria EOOD that pursuant to Art. 38 of the measurement verification of measuring instruments are carried out by the Bulgarian Metrology Institute or by persons authorized by the State Agency for Metrology and Technical Surveillance. The established lack of metrological signs and seals of metrological inspection in the warehouse hinder the approval procedure of the points of control and conformity assessment of measuring instruments and control requirements set in the Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act and Regulation № 3.
The conclusion of the verification states that the taxpayer has failed to fulfill the requirements set in the Regulation № 3. The National Customs Agency has informed Lukoil Bulgaria EOOD and the Minister of Finances of the Republic of Bulgaria on the results of the inspection.