The European Union acquis includes an important number of legal provisions that engage customs to carry out checks in the context of the enforcement of many different policies aiming at the safety and security of the European Union.
In accordance with Articles 134 and 267 Regulation (EU) No 952/2013 (Union Customs Code) prohibitions or restrictions may be imposed on imports, exports or goods in transit when they are justified on grounds of:
- Topic: non-tariff measures, incl. prohibitions and restrictions
- Market: EU - European Union