Bureau of Customs

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Bureau of Customs the agency of the Treasury Department that enforces import tariffs
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Usage

In literature:

According to her custom she took everything out of the closets, bureau, chest, and table drawers.
"Make or Break" by Oliver Optic
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In news:

A controversial new AD bonding requirement issued by the US Bureau of Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") makes the law more onerous for agriculture and aquaculture imports.
Iron-ore shipments to China rose to a 20-month high of 65.01 million metric tons in September, the country's customs bureau said Oct 13.
The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that Minnesota border ports with Canada began June 8 testing electronic manifests through the ACE Truck Manifest System.
In the early 20th century, the Bureau of Indian Affairs sent agents out to Indian reservations to apprehend children with the intent of wiping out whole cultures of Indian heritage, language and customs.
The bureau is collecting data on how banks assess overdrafts and the effect of high fees on low-income customers, and says it will issue a reform plan later this year.
A woman from Ghana charged with shoplifting in Toms River Monday night now faces possible action by the federal bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Press Release stating that the Government of South Africa signed a declaration of principles to join the Container Security Initiative (CSI).
MOUNT VERNON — Customers at the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles on North Sandusky Street are currently seeing sweeping changes being made to the facility.
Customers are contacting the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) regarding problems they're experiencing with Nature's Prime Organic Foods, Inc, an online organic food retailer operating out of Victoria, Minnesota.
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