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Customs Tariff Amendment 1908

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  • - C1908A00013
  • No longer in force
Act No. 13 of 1908 as made
An Act to amend the Customs Tariff 1908.
Date of Assent 10 Jun 1908
Date of repeal 16 Dec 1921
Repealed by Customs Tariff 1921

CUSTOMS TARIFF AMENDMENT.

 

No. 13 of 1908.

An Act to amend the Customs Tariff 1908.

[Assented to 10th June, 1908.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows :—

Short title.

1.  This Act may be cited as the Customs Tariff Amendment 1908.

Commencement of Act.

2.  This Act shall be deemed to have come into operation at the same time as the Customs Tariff 1908 is deemed to have come into operation.

Additional sub-section as regards British Preference.

3.  Section six of the Customs Tariff 1908 is amended by inserting after sub-section (1) the following sub-section :—

“(1a.) Where in the said column no rate of duty is set out and the goods are not expressly declared to be free, the rate of duty on the said goods shall be that set out in Schedule A in the column headed ‘General Tariff.’”

Additional provisoes as regards South African Preference.

4.  Section nine of the Customs Tariff 1908 is amended by adding thereto the following provisoes :—

“Provided that no higher duty shall be payable under that Act on any goods than the duty under the General Tariff in this Act:

“Provided further that no duty shall be payable under that Act on any goods which under the General Tariff in this Act are free of or exempt from duty.”