CAD briefing on proposed planned transition period for ICAO new policy in 2021
Recently, CAD gave a briefing on proposed planned transition period for ICAO new policy in 2021.
QCP screening percentage of known cargo consigned by existing Known Consignors (KCs) / Account Consignors (ACs) will be increased progressively by phases from 1% to 100% before the ICAO new policy comes into force. Details as follow:
|Transition Phase||Date||% of screening of known cargoes by RAs|
|Roll out of RACSF scheme||Fall 2018||1%|
|Phase 1||2019 Nov – 2020 Feb||25%|
|Phase 2||2020 Mar – 2020 Aug||40%|
|Phase 3||2020 Sep – 2021 Feb||70%|
|Phase 4||From 2021 Mar||100%|
The ICAO Secretary General issued a State Letter announcing the ICAO council’s decision that consignors not subject to approval by the Aviation Security Authority (ASA) should be phased out within a five-year period, and at the latest by 30 June 2021. This suggests that other than KC approved by ASA, other consignments become an unknown cargo and subject to security screening.
Regulated Air Cargo Screening Facility (RACSF)
One of the option for consignments to be accepted and loaded on an aircraft is to be approved by ASA as an entity which applies security controls to cargo sufficient to allow carriage on any commercial. Such facility is now known as RACSF.
This will affect the mode most forwarders operates nowadays. In order to consolidate cargo（裝版） on site, they must first become a RACSF, then the cargo must be screened before cargo consolidation is possible.
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