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Customs Act 1968

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  • - C1968A00014
  • No longer in force
Act No. 14 of 1968 as made
An Act to amend the Customs Act 1901-1967 for the purpose of establishing a Collectorate of Customs in the Northern Territory, and for purposes related thereto.
Date of Assent 16 May 1968
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

Customs

 

No. 14 of 1968

An Act to amend the Customs Act 1901-1967 for the purpose of establishing a Collectorate of Customs in the Northern Territory, and for purposes related thereto.

[Assented to 16 May 1968]

[Date of commencement, 13 June 1968]

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 1968.

(2.)  The Customs Act 1901-1967 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Customs Act 1901-1968.

2.  Sections 8 and 8a of the Principal Act are repealed and the following sections inserted in their stead:—

Collectors of Customs.

“8.   There shall be a Collector of Customs for each State and for the Northern Territory who shall, subject to the Comptroller, be the Chief Officer of Customs in the State or in the Territory, as the case may be.

Attachment of part of a State or Territory to adjoining State or Territory for administrative purposes.

“8a. The Governor-General may, by Proclamation, declare that, for the purposes of the administration of the Customs, a part of a State or Territory specified in the Proclamation is attached to an adjoining State or Territory so specified, and a part of a State or Territory so specified shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to be part of the adjoining State or Territory.”.

Consequential amendments of Principal Act.

3.  The Principal Act is amended as set out in the Schedule to this Act.

 


THE SCHEDULE                                      Section 3.

 

AMENDMENTS OF PRINCIPAL ACT

Provisions amended

Amendments

Section 4 (1.)............

(a) From the definition of “Collector” omit “the State”, insert “a State or Territory”.

(b) After the definition of “Smuggling”, insert the following definition:—

“‘Territory’ means a Territory of the Commonwealth;”.

Section 13 (5.)..........

Omit “the principal officer of Customs doing duty in the Northern Territory “(wherever occurring), insert” the Collector of Customs for the Northern Territory”.

Section 162a (8.).....

Omit “, a Collector of Customs for a State or the principal officer of Customs doing duty in the Northern Territory”, insert “or the Collector of Customs for a State or Territory”.

Section 198..............

(a) After “State “(first and second occurring), insert “or Territory”;

(b) Omit “a State Collector”, insert “the Collector of Customs for a State or Territory”.

Section 199 (1.)........

Omit “a Collector of Customs for a State or the principal officer of Customs doing duty in the Northern Territory”, insert “or the Collector of Customs for a State or Territory”.

Section 199 (3.)........

Omit “the principal officer of Customs doing duty in the Northern Territory”, insert “the Collector of Customs for the Northern Territory”.

Section 205 (2.) (c)..

Omit “the principal officer of Customs doing duty in the Northern Territory”, insert “the Collector of Customs for the Northern Territory”.

Section 206..............

Omit “a State Collector”, insert “the Collector of Customs for a State or Territory”

Section 214 (2.)........

Omit “, a Collector of Customs for a State or the principal officer of Customs doing duty in the Northern Territory”, insert “or the Collector of Customs for a Slate or Territory”.

Section 214 (2b.)......

Omit “the principal officer of Customs doing duty in the Northern Territory”, insert “the Collector of Customs for the Northern Territory”.

Section 256..............

Omit “a State Collector”, insert “the Collector of Customs for a State or Territory”.

Section 274..............

Omit “a State Collector “(wherever occurring), insert “the Collector of Customs for a State or Territory”.

Section 275a (4.).....

(a) Omit “(not being the Comptroller, a Collector of Customs for a State or the principal officer of Customs doing duty in the Northern Territory)”, insert “(not being the Comptroller or the Collector of Customs for a State or Territory)”;

(b) From paragraph (c) omit “the principal officer of Customs doing duty in the Northern Territory”, insert “the Collector of Customs for the Northern Territory”.

Section 275a (5.) (b)

Omit “, the Collector of Customs for a State or the principal officer of Customs doing duty in the Northern Territory”, insert “or the Collector of Customs for a State or Territory”.

Schedule III..............

Omit “Our State of”.