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Re: EU purchases more than £270/£390 will have to pay customs duties
« Reply #30 on: December 31, 2020, 12:42:53 pm »
Jesus...not sure public execution would be enough for anyone caught wearing such  :o

Never judge a book by it's cover.  Or a biker by the cleanliness of his steed. 8)

Yeah but nobody wants to go under the cover of your shirts Rich :P. Well, at least nobody here!

But thanks for those links! And I will give that shirt a thumbs up vote, I like it!

Much like my old consultant lot would take the opportunity of a trip to India to stock up on cheap-ass suits, we can do a clothing voyage to Wales :D
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Re: EU purchases more than £270/£390 will have to pay customs duties
« Reply #31 on: December 31, 2020, 01:24:02 pm »
it's gonna be great over here, move over Monaco, the vatican, indian gambling reservations, this is the new tax haven heaven. it's going to be great... i'm packing in the farm and opening a casino and spa complex.
we're gonna be rolling in it until arlene and michelle find out and b**ls it up on us.
maybe i'll hold off on the planning permission for the time being.
in europe they don't know if we are uk or ireland, in the uk they won't accept our bank notes...(usually)
so import/export is not going to get easier here. 

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Re: EU purchases more than £270/£390 will have to pay customs duties
« Reply #32 on: December 31, 2020, 02:13:41 pm »
Bet the 'ould cross border smuggling is going to start up again  ;D

My mothers family is from a small town called Muff believe it or not - and yes, I actually have been to the festival and got a t-shirt
This town is 5 miles from the Derry border, just on the Irish side.

Her mother, my gran, used to tell the story of how, during WW2 they would fill her high-nelly frame up with a pound of tea, and she, as a child, would cycle across the border into rationed Northern Ireland. The tea would be decanted and she would be sent back home.


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Re: EU purchases more than £270/£390 will have to pay customs duties
« Reply #33 on: December 31, 2020, 03:21:04 pm »
don't panic, the cross border smuggling won't start up again, that would mean it stopped at some stage...
it's such a habit it goes on even when it costs money to do it.
if i remember correctly the story was tea up to the north and butter down to the south. you could always get a back load whichever way you went.
donegal has some good biking roads now and there's generally a good bit of craic to be had, hopefuly that'll be back shortly.
and i like the way you tell the story in such a way that the cork lads were wee angels...

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Re: EU purchases more than £270/£390 will have to pay customs duties
« Reply #34 on: December 31, 2020, 03:27:11 pm »
So much for making our own laws (which will never work unless we tow the islands further out into the Atlantic)...

From the BBC website.

"New rules are coming into force on Thursday to govern how pilots can operate their drones.
They harmonise the rules across all EU member states, Norway and Iceland - and will also be mirrored by the UK."

...and you can bet your bottom bippy that that last phrase will be mirrored on every bit of legislation and regulation coming out of the EU.

And from the Civil Aviation Authority ( https://info.caa.co.uk/uk-regulations/ )

'Aviation Law from 1 January 2021

When the UK was a member of the European Union some aviation law was made by the European Union and had direct legal effect, as a European Regulation, in the UK.

The UK has now fully left the European Union, after the end of the UK/EU Agreement transitional period.

From 1 January 2021 the UK law that applies to such aviation rights and obligations are the retained EU Regulations, as amended by various UK Statutory Instruments (made under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018).

The amendments that apply from 1 January 2021 do not fundamentally change any of those obligations or rights but deal only with the fact that the UK is no longer part of the EU legal system.

Some EU aviation law was accompanied by Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC), Guidance Material (GM), Certification Specifications (CS) or other information published by EASA. The CAA has adopted the version of AMC, GM, CSs and other information in force on 31 December 2020, as its policy with regard to compliance with the relevant UK law from 1 January.

On these pages we publish

CAA procured versions of UK aviation law in force from 1 January 2021;
The AMC, GM, CS and other information applicable to UK registered aircraft, pilots, aircraft engineers, other persons involved in UK aviation and organisations from 1 January 2021.'

About the only bits of regulation where we go our own way are mains plugs and sockets (about which I feel happy) and driving on the wrong side of the bloody road.

For my sins, I once sat on a working party of a sub-committee of a working group of a committee on European legislation about such mains trivia. In my time on the committee, about six months and almost half a dozen meetings, we couldn't get agreement on anything. We couldn't even agree which bits that we couldn't agree on, nor even agree that we couldn't agree.

Oh the joys of union and separatism.

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Re: EU purchases more than £270/£390 will have to pay customs duties
« Reply #35 on: January 01, 2021, 11:51:17 pm »
I would expect the Air Navigation Order would be formulated and complied with internationally and would not be affected by us leaving the EU.
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Re: EU purchases more than £270/£390 will have to pay customs duties
« Reply #36 on: January 02, 2021, 03:27:54 pm »
Of course Tom. This and almost every other aspect of regulation will be mirrored and not at all affected by our leaving. Which begs the question...

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Re: EU purchases more than £270/£390 will have to pay customs duties
« Reply #37 on: January 02, 2021, 05:59:24 pm »
Of course Tom. This and almost every other aspect of regulation will be mirrored and not at all affected by our leaving. Which begs the question...

One word: The slow replacement of unfair gains via an empire to unfair gains via the home population.

Say it really quick and it's almost one word!
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Re: EU purchases more than £270/£390 will have to pay customs duties
« Reply #38 on: January 03, 2021, 03:04:26 pm »
I'm sure medical science will value the contribution of your brain after your hopefully not too soon demise.

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Re: EU purchases more than £270/£390 will have to pay customs duties
« Reply #39 on: January 03, 2021, 04:13:20 pm »
Already donated it so nerr nerr.
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Re: EU purchases more than £270/£390 will have to pay customs duties
« Reply #40 on: January 03, 2021, 06:22:05 pm »
Already donated it so nerr nerr.
They took it early, I hear.  :P

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Re: EU purchases more than £270/£390 will have to pay customs duties
« Reply #41 on: January 03, 2021, 08:09:37 pm »
 ;D ;D ;D

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« Reply #42 on: January 03, 2021, 09:25:53 pm »
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« Reply #43 on: January 04, 2021, 07:21:12 pm »
This...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-55530721

...made an interesting read!

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« Reply #44 on: January 04, 2021, 09:02:10 pm »
Ha!

I suppose a lot of reactionary decisions in the early days until everything is well understood. Or maybe until we start a new club with great joining benefits such as fish, so everyone joins our club instead.

I expect I stand even less chance of getting any help from GPR about the exhaust now!
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