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Free zones and free warehouses shall be parts of the customs territory of the Republic of Albania or premises situated in that territory and separated from the rest of it in which:
The Council of Ministers may designate parts of the customs territory of the Republic of Albania as free zones.
The construction of any building in a free zone shall require the prior approval of the Minister of Finance. The Minister of Finance approves the establishment of free warehouses. Free zones shall be carefully defined and enclosed. The Council of Ministers shall define the entry and exit points of each free zone. The Minister of Finance shall define the entry and exit points of each free warehouse.
The Minister of Finance is the authority who authorizes the establishment and the activity of free warehouses.
The apllication for approval of the free warehouse activity is submitted in writing by the operator to the General Director of Customs which is accompanied by the necessary documentation on the basis of which it is judged for the economic need of using of the free warehouse and the implementation of the criteria set for the possibilities of protecxtion, security and development of commercial activity under optimal conditions.
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