Customs Service

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Noun1.Customs Service - the agency of the Treasury Department that enforces import tariffsCustoms Service - the agency of the Treasury Department that enforces import tariffs
Department of the Treasury, Treasury Department, United States Treasury, Treasury - the federal department that collects revenue and administers federal finances; the Treasury Department was created in 1789
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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The 1995 accord brought together five agencies (the Immigration and Naturalization Service, the United States Customs Service, Revenue Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police) to focus on joint border issues such as enhancing security through more effective inspection efforts that target specific problem areas (e.g., drugs and smugglers), and the continued commitment to pool inspection and enforcement resources.
The Board blames the shortfalls on uncertainty over enforcement of the quotas by the United States Customs Service.
Since the launch of a nationwide CFC enforcement initiative in 1995, which involves the United States Customs Service, the EPA, the FBI and the IRS, over 100 individuals have been convicted for violation of customs law and the federal Clean Air Act.

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