5.1 This agreement/approval is concluded and valid for an indefinite period. The contract/authorization may be revoked without notice, in compliance with the fees. Many importers and exporters choose to have their customs formalities completed by the customs agent. The options are therefore a direct or indirect representation. The most common form of representation is direct representation in which the customs agent acts on behalf and for his principal engagement. In the case of indirect representation, the customs agent acts in his own name, but on behalf of his principal. In accordance with Articles 18 and 19 of the Union Customs Code 952/2013, the contracting entity shall authorise and order from Maco Customs Service Netherlands B.V., against the agreed remuneration, to lodge the import declarations as a direct representative on behalf of the contracting entity. This authorization and the order apply to the shipment of goods presented by the /on behalf of the contracting entity and for which the customer Maco Customs Service Netherlands B.V. has provided the records/information sent via the EYouCommerce platform. Such authorisation and remission shall include all acts and communications up to the examination of the declaration and those relating to the notification of the amount of the customs debt.
2.1 The procuring entity is obliged to provide the direct representative with all statements, information and data necessary for the performance of this contract (including for each shipment/transaction) that may be necessary on the basis of the rules and regulations in force and this contract. The instructing officer shall give a mandate to the customs agent to carry out the customs formalities on his behalf. For this purpose, the “Authorization to direct representative” type of agreement of FENEX and evofenedex is often used. This model is considered a standard model by customs agents, contracting authorities and customs authorities. It is important to bear in mind that this Agreement declares applicable the FENEX conditions governing the relationship between the customs agent and his principal. These FENEX conditions are generally applied in the sector and protect the customs agent from the risk of excessive liability arising from the execution of customs formalities; in principle, liability is limited to SDR 10,000, approximately EUR 12,500. . . . .