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Customs Act 1973

Authoritative Version
  • - C1973A00162
  • No longer in force
Act No. 162 of 1973 as made
An Act To amend section 131A of the Customs Act 1901-1971.
Registered 16 Sep 2010
Date of Assent 07 Dec 1973
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

Customs Act 1973

No. 162 of 1973

 

AN ACT

To amend section 131a of the Customs Act 1901-1971.

[Assented to 7 December 1973]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, the Senate and the House of Representatives of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1. (1)  This Act may be cited as the Customs Act 1973.

(2) The Customs Act 1901-1971, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Customs Act 1901-1973.

Commencement.

2.   This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.


 

Fish caught by Australian vessels.

3.  Section. 131a of the Customs Act 1.901-1971 is amended—

(a) by inserting after the word “or” (last occurring) the words “, subject to sub-section (2),”; and

(b) by adding at the end thereof the following sub-section:—

“(2) Sub-section (1) does not exclude fish or other goods the produce of the sea specified in the Convention on International Trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora from the control of Customs where the importation into Australia of the fish or other goods, as the case may be, is prohibited, either absolutely or otherwise, by the regulations. The regulations shall specify those species of wild fauna and flora which are applicable to the provisions of the Convention on International Trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora”.