5.1 As a prerequisite to customs clearance, the importing agency or agent should be required to furnish the customs authority with the following documentation in respect of each consignment:
- certified copies of documents issues by the national drug regulatory authority in the importing country, attesting that:
(a) the importer is duly authorized by licence to undertake the transaction; and
(b) the product is duly authorized by licence to be marketed in the importing country;
- a batch certificate issued by the manufacturer, consonant with the requirements of the WHO Certification Scheme, that documents the results of the final analytical control of the batch(es) constituting the consignment;
- a relevant invoice or bill and, when applicable, an authorization for the release of foreign exchange granted by the competent national authority in the country of import;
- any other documentation required by national legislation for customs clearance.