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In recent years, U.S. importers have alleged that penalties for violating import laws and regulations are inequitable and do not provide for adequate judicial review. An examination of penalty assessment and mitigation procedures in five U.S.
Considering its responsibilities and the number of people the U.S. Customs Service deals with, some complaints are inevitable. However, Customs could handle the complaints it receives better than it has.