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Press Release- The Customs Department tasked with an additional function in the national interest

In this current particular situation, which entails non-ordinary measures and initiatives, the Customs Department wishes to announce that it is being tasked with an additional important function in the national interest.

 As from tomorrow, Saturday, 28th March, 2020, the Department’s Enforcement Unit will start conducting closure inspections, in the Kirkop, Mqabba, Qrendi, Safi and Zurrieq area.  The scope of this measure is so that it may be ascertained that retail shops of non-essentials and outlets providing non-essential services are adhering to the recent directives issued by the Health Authorities.

By way of this additional task, the Customs Department is, at this particular and sensitive phase of the pandemic, is contributing in a tangible manner some much needed relief to the Police Force.