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Customs Code of Ukraine, approved by the Law of Ukraine dated March 13, 2012 No 4495-VI Article 483, Parts 1, 2

Article 483. Transfer or actions aimed at transferring of goods across the customs border of Ukraine with concealment from customs control

  1. Transfer or actions aimed at transferring of goods across the customs border of Ukraine with concealment from customs control, namely the transfer with the use of specially arranged storage (caches) and other means or methods that impede the detection of such goods, or by imparting to one kind of goods the nature of other ones, or with the submission to the income, duties and fees agencies of Ukraine as a basis for the movement of goods the falsified documents or illegally obtained documents or documents containing  false information about products name, weight (considering permissible losses during a normal storage or transportation), amount, country of origin, sender and/or recipient, number of colli, marking, numbers, false information necessary for determination of the code of goods in accordance with the Ukrainian Classification of Goods of Foreign Economic Activity and customs value of such goods, -

entails imposition of a penalty in the amount of 100 per cent of the value of such goods, vehicles, which are the direct objects of violation of customs regulations, along with confiscation of such goods, vehicles, as well as of any other vehicles, with specially arranged storage (caches) that were used for the movement of goods, which are the direct objects of violation of customs regulations, across the customs border of Ukraine.

  1. The commission of the actions stipulated by the Part 1 of this Article by the individual, who within a year was brought to responsibility for such an offense stipulated by this Article or Article 482 of this Code, -

entails imposition of a penalty in the amount of 200 per cent of the value of such goods, vehicles, which are the direct objects of violation of customs regulations, along with confiscation of such goods, vehicles, as well as of any other vehicles, with specially arranged storage (caches) that were used for the movement of goods, which are the direct objects of violation of customs regulations, across the customs border of Ukraine.