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Customs Act (No. 3) 1965

Authoritative Version
  • - C1965A00133
  • No longer in force
Act No. 133 of 1965 as made
An Act to amend various Acts relating to the Customs in connexion with Decimal Currency.
Date of Assent 18 Dec 1965
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

Customs (No. 3)

No. 133 of 1965

An Act to amend various Acts relating to the Customs in connexion with Decimal Currency.

[Assented to 18 December, 1965]

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

Short title and citation.

1.—(1.)  This Act may be cited as the Customs Act (No. 3) 1965.


 

(2.)  The Customs Act 1901–1963, as amended by the Customs Act 1965, is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  Section 1 of the Customs Act 1965 is amended by omitting sub-section (3.).

(4.)  Section 1 of the Customs Act (No. 2) 1965 is amended by omitting sub-sections (2.) and (3.) and inserting in their stead the following sub-sections:—

“(2.)  The Customs Act 1901–1963, as amended by the Customs Act 1965 and the Customs Act (No. 3) 1965, is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

“(3.) Section 1 of the Customs Act (No. 3) 1965 is amended by omitting sub-section (5.).”.

(5.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Customs Act 1901–1965.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on the fourteenth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six.

When goods deemed to be the produce or manufacture of a country.

3.  Section 151 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words “Customs Tariff 1965 (other than section nineteen of the last-mentioned Act)” (wherever occurring) and inserting in their stead the words “Customs Tariff 1966 (other than section twenty of the last-mentioned Act)”.

Direct shipment to Australia required for certain preferences.

4.  Section 151a of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (1.) the words “Customs Tariff 1965 (other than section nineteen of the last-mentioned Act)” and inserting in their stead the words “Customs Tariff 1966 (other than section twenty of the last-mentioned Act)”.

Value for duty.

5.  Section 153a of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words “Customs Tariff 1965” and inserting in their stead the words “Customs Tariff 1966”.

Customs may take goods on paying the declared value plus 10 per cent.

6.  Section 161 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (1.) the word “pounds”.

Minimum penalty.

7.  Section 243 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words “which is prescribed in pounds” and inserting in their stead the words “pecuniary penalty specified in this Act, other than in section two hundred and forty, in respect of that offence”.


 

Additional amendments of Customs Act (No. 2) 1965.

8.—(1.)  The Title to the Customs Act (No. 2) 1965 is amended by adding at the end thereof the words “and by the Customs Act (No. 3) 1965”.

(2.)  Section 3 of the Customs Act (No. 2) 1965 is amended by omitting from the definition of “Less developed country” set out in that section the words “Customs Tariffs 1965” and inserting in their stead the words “Customs Tariff 1966”.

(3.)  Section 4 of the Customs Act (No. 2) 1965 is amended—

(a) by omitting from sub-section (1.) of section 151 set out in that section the words “Customs Tariffs 1965 (other than section nineteen of the Customs Tariffs 1965)” and inserting in their stead the words “Customs Tariff 1966 (other than section twenty of the last-mentioned Act)”;

(b) by omitting from sub-section (2.) of section 151 set out in that section the words “Customs Tariffs 1965 (other than section nineteen, or a direction under section twenty a, of the Customs Tariffs 1965)” and inserting in their stead the words “Customs Tariff 1966 (other than section twenty, or a direction under section twenty-two, of the last-mentioned Act)”;

(c) by omitting from sub-section (3.) of section 151 set out in that section the words “section twenty a of the Customs Tariffs 1965” and inserting in their stead the words “section twenty-two of the Customs Tariff 1966”;

(d) by omitting from paragraph (b) of sub-section (3.) of section 151 set out in that section the words “section nine a of the Customs Tariffs 1965” and inserting in their stead the words “section eleven of the Customs Tariff 1966”;

(e) by omitting from sub-section (8.) of section 151 set out in that section the words “Customs Tariffs 1965 (other than section nineteen, or a direction under section twenty a, of the Customs Tariffs 1965)” (wherever occurring) and inserting in their stead the words “Customs Tariff 1966 (other than section twenty, or a direction under section twenty-two, of the last-mentioned Act)”;

(f) by omitting from sub-section (1.) of section 151a set out in that section the words “Customs Tariffs 1965 (other than section nineteen, or a direction under section twenty a, of the Customs Tariffs 1965)” and inserting in their stead the words “Customs Tariff 1966 (other than section twenty, or a direction under section twenty-two, of the last-mentioned Act)”; and


 

(g) by omitting from sub-section (3.) of section 151a set out in that section the words “section twenty a of the Customs Tariffs 1965” and inserting in their stead the words “section twenty-two of the Customs Tariff 1966”.