Functions of the Board

In accordance with section 3 of its enabling Decree, the Board is responsible for:

  • Formulating the general policy guidelines for Customs, Immigration and Prisons Services
  • Administering the Customs and Excise Management Act i958, the Immigration Act 1963, and the Prisons Act 1972. Consequently, subject to the general control of the Minister, the Board controls and manages the administration of the customs and excise, immigration, and prisons laws and collects the revenues of customs and excise and accounts for them In such manner as the Minister directs from time to time.