We inform you that by Administrative Resolution No. 159-2016-CE-PJ, The Judiciary ordered the creation of the 1st and 2nd Criminal Courts specialized in Intellectual Property, Customs, Taxation and Environmental crimes of Lima and Callao.

The Courts will have full effect from August 1st, 2016, being that the Temporary Criminal Court specialized in Customs, Taxation, and Intellectual Property crimes of Lima and Callao, ceases to have jurisdiction to handle the processing of customs offenses, taxation and Intellectual Property.

The judiciary provided the creation of both Courts in order to respond more quickly and effectiveness proceedings related to tax, customs and market offenses product smuggling, mainly due to the lack of border control, maritime terminals, air and road; piracy and not real business operations; illegal mining, logging and illegal fishing, which often cause pollution in the environment by toxic and/or polluting debris thrown into the atmosphere, ocean, rivers and lakes, causing serious damage to the ecosystem and the economy of the country.

Should you require additional information, do not hesitate to contact us.

Clarke, Modet & Co - PERU

Av. Conquistadores N°1136, Oficina 304, Lima 27
Tel: +51 1 461 20 73
Email: info@clarkemodet.com.pe

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