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A Bill for an Act to amend the Customs Tariff Act 1995
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Introduced HR 26 May 1997

Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1997
First Reading

1996-97

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Presented and read a first time

Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1997

No. , 1997

(Industry, Science and Tourism)

A Bill for an Act to amend the Customs Tariff Act 1995

9709220--999/20.6.1997--(92/97) Cat. No. 97 9222 3 ISBN 0644 505168

Contents

1       Short title

2       Commencement

3       Schedule(s)

Schedule 1--Amendment of the Customs Tariff Act 1995 effective from 1 July 1996       

Schedule 2--Amendment of the Customs Tariff Act 1995 effective from 1 January 1997       

Schedule 3--Amendment of the Customs Tariff Act 1995 effective from 10 March 1997       

Schedule 4--Amendment of the Customs Tariff Act 1995 effective from 1 July 1997       

Schedule 5--Amendments of the Customs Tariff Act 1995 effective from 1 July 1998       

A Bill for an Act to amend the Customs Tariff Act 1995

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title

        This Act may be cited as the Customs Tariff Amendment Act (No. 2) 1997.

2 Commencement

       (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (6), this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

       (2) Schedule 1 is taken to have commenced on 1 July 1996.

       (3) Schedule 2 is taken to have commenced on 1 January 1997.

       (4) Schedule 3 is taken to have commenced on 10 March 1997.

       (5) Schedule 4 commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 1 July 1997.

       (6) Schedule 5 commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 1 July 1998.

3 Schedule(s)

        Subject to section 2, each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1--Amendment of the Customs Tariff Act 1995 effective from 1 July 1996

1 Subheadings 8527.13.00 and 8727.19.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

8527.13.00

--Other apparatus combined with sound recording or reproducing apparatus

5%

8527.19.00

--Other

5%


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Schedule 2--Amendment of the Customs Tariff Act 1995 effective from 1 January 1997

1 Subheadings 3903.11.00 to 3903.90.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

3903.11.00

--Expansible

5%

3903.19.00

--Other

5%

3903.20.00

-Styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) copolymers

5%

3903.30.00

-Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) copolymers

5%

3903.90.00

-Other

5%

2 Subheadings 3904.10.00 to 3904.50.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute

3904.10.00

-Polyvinyl chloride, not mixed with any other substances

5%

3904.2

-Other polyvinyl chloride:


3904.21.00

--Non-plasticised

5%

3904.22.00

--Plasticised

5%

3904.30.00

-Vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate copolymers

5%

3904.40.00

-Other vinyl chloride copolymers

5%

3904.50.00

-Vinylidene chloride copolymers

5%

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Subheadings 3905.12.00 to 3905.99.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

3905.12.00

--In aqueous dispersion

5%

3905.19.00

--Other

5%

3905.2

-Vinyl acetate copolymers:


3905.21.00

--In aqueous dispersion

5%

3905.29.00

--Other

5%

3905.30.00

-Polyvinyl alcohol, whether or not containing unhydrolysed acetate groups

5%

3905.9

-Other:


3905.91.00

--Copolymers

5%

3905.99.00

--Other

5%

Schedule 3--Amendment of the Customs Tariff Act 1995 effective from 10 March 1997

1 The list of places in Division 2 of Part 2 of Schedule 1

Insert in the list after Taiwan Province:

Territories administered by the Palestinian

Authority

PALA

Schedule 4--Amendment of the Customs Tariff Act 1995 effective from 1 July 1997

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1 The rates of duty in column 3 of subheadings 1701.11.00 and 1701.12.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the rates of duty, substitute:



Free

2 The rates of duty in column 3 of subheading 1701.91.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the rates of duty, substitute:



Free

3 The rates of duty in column 3 of subheading 1701.99.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the rates of duty, substitute:



Free

4 The rates of duty in column 3 of subheading 1702.90.10 in Schedule 3

Omit the rates of duty, substitute:



Free

5 Subheadings 1703.10 to 1703.90.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

1703.10.00

-Cane molasses

Free

1703.90.00

-Other

Free

6 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of heading 3818.00.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

3%


From 1 January 2000

Free

7 The description of goods in subheading 4823.90.10 in Schedule 3

Omit the description, substitute:

---Goods, as follows:
       (a) aseptic paper, not including goods and/or articles of aseptic paper;

       (b) filters wholly of filter paper;

       (c) indicator paper and paperboard, not being diagnostic reagent paper or paperboard;

       (d) monotype paper;

       (e) paper for use in wrapping fruit;

       (f) perforated cards for Jacquard and similar machines

8
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Subheading 7017.10.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

7017.10

-Of fused quartz or other fused silica:


7017.10.10

---Quartz reactor tubes and holders designed for insertion into diffusion and oxidation furnaces for production of semiconductor wafers

5%


From 1 January 1999

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

7017.10.90

---Other

5%

9 Subheading 8419.89.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8419.89

--Other:


8419.89.10

---Chemical vapour deposition apparatus for semiconductor production

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%


From 1 January 1999

4.5%
DCS:4%
DCT:4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8419.89.90

---Other

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%

10 After subheading 8419.90.10 in Schedule 3

Insert:


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8419.90.20

---Of goods of 8419.89.10

5%


From 1 January 1999

3%


From 1 January 2000

Free

11 Subheading 8421.19.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8421.19

--Other:


8421.19.10

---Spin dryers for semiconductor wafer processing

5%


From 1 January 1999

3%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8421.19.90

---Other

5%

12 Subheading 8421.91.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8421.91

--Of centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers:


8421.91.10

---Of goods of 8421.19.10

5%


From 1 January 1999

2.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8421.91.90

---Other

5%

13
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After subheading 8424.89.10 in Schedule 3

Insert:

8424.89.20

---Deflash machines for cleaning and removing contaminants from the metal leads of semiconductor packages prior to the electroplating process

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%


From 1 January 1999

3.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8424.89.30

---Spraying appliances for etching, stripping or cleaning semiconductor wafers

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%


From 1 January 1999

3.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

14 Subheading 8424.90.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8424.90

-Parts:


8424.90.10

---Of goods of 8424.89.30

5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8424.90.90

---Other

15%
DC:10%
DCS:10%

15 Subheadings 8464.10.00 to 8464.90.00 in Schedule 3


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Omit the subheadings, substitute:

8464.10

-Sawing machines:


8464.10.10

---For sawing monocrystal semiconductor boules into slices, or wafers into chips

5%


From 1 January 1999

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8464.10.90

---Other

5%

8464.20

-Grinding or polishing machines:


8464.20.10

---Grinding, polishing or lapping machines for the processing of semiconductor wafers

5%


From 1 January 1999

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8464.20.90

---Other

5%

8464.90

-Other:


8464.90.10

---Dicing machines for scribing or scoring semiconductor wafers

5%


From 1 January 1999

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8464.90.90

---Other

5%

16
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Subheading 8466.91.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8466.91

--For machines of 8464:


8466.91.10

---For machines of 8464.10.10, 8464.20.10 or 8464.90.10

5%


From 1 January 1999

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8466.91.90

---Other

5%

17 Subheading 8466.93.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8466.93

--For machines of 8456 to 8461:


8466.93.10

---For machines, as follows:

       (a) focused ion beam milling machines to produce or repair masks and reticles for patterns on semiconductor devices;

       (b) laser cutters for cutting contacting tracks in semiconductor production by laser beam;

       (c) for working any material by removal of material, by laser or other light or photo beam in the production of semiconductor wafers;

       (d) for apparatus for stripping or cleaning semiconductor wafers;

       (e) for dry-etching patterns on semiconductor materials

       

5%


From 1 January 1998

2.5%


From 1 January 1999

1%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8466.93.90

---Other

5%

18
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The rate of duty in column 3 in subheading 8470.10.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the rate of duty, substitute:



5%


From 1 January 1998

4.5%


From 1 January 1999

Free

19 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8473.21.10 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1998

3.5%


From 1 January 1999

1.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

20 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8473.50.10 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1998

4.5%
DCS:4%
DCT:4.5%


From 1 January 1999

2%


From 1 January 2000

Free

21 Subheading 8477.10.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8477.10

-Injection-moulding machines:


8477.10.10

---Encapsulation equipment for the assembly of semiconductors

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%


From 1 January 1999

3%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8477.10.90

---Other

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%

22
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Subheading 8477.90.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8477.90

-Parts:


8477.90.10

---Of goods of 8477.10.10

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%


From 1 January 1999

3%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8477.90.90

---Other

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%

23 After subheading 8479.50.20 in Schedule 3

Insert:

8479.50.30

---Automated machines for transport, handling and storage of semiconductor wafers, wafer cassettes, wafer boxes and other materials for semiconductor devices

5%


From 1 January 1999

3%


From 1 January 2000

Free

24 After subheading 8479.89.10 in Schedule 3

Insert:

8479.89.20

---Machines, apparatus or equipment, as follows:

       (a) for growing or pulling monocrystal semiconductor boules;

       (b) for physical deposition by sputtering on semiconductor wafers;

       (c) for wet-etching, developing, stripping or cleaning semiconductor wafers and flat panel displays;

       (d) die attach apparatus, tape automated bonders, and wire bonders for the assembly of semiconductors;

       (e) encapsulation equipment for the assembly of semiconductors;

       (f) epitaxial deposition machines for semiconductor wafers;

       (g) for bending, folding and straightening semiconductor leads;

       (h) physical deposition apparatus for semiconductor production;

       (i) spinners for coating photographic emulsions on semiconductor wafers

5%


From 1 January 1999

4%


From 1 January 2000

Free

25
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Subheading 8479.90.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8479.90

-Parts:


8479.90.10

---Of goods of 8479.50.30 or 8479.89.20

5%


From 1 January 1999

3.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8479.90.90

---Other

5%

26 Subheading 8480.71.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8480.71

--Injection or compression types:


8480.71.10

---For the manufacture of semiconductor devices

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8480.71.90

---Other

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%

27 Chapter 85 in Schedule 3

Omit "Additional Note.", substitute "Additional Notes.".

28 After Additional Note 1 to Chapter 85 in Schedule 3

Insert:

2.-        For the purposes of 8539:
(a) "lamps" means light globes, bulbs, tubes and the like which consist of glass, quartz or similar containers, of various shapes, having the necessary elements for converting electrical energy into light rays, including infra-red or ultra-violet rays;
(b) "lamps" also includes sealed beam lamp units and arc lamps;
(c) "lamps" equipped with external features such as lamp holders, switches, flex and plugs, transformers, etc. are excluded from this heading.

29
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Subheading 8504.40.10 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8504.40.10

---Separately housed units, designed to be housed in the same cabinet as the central processing unit of equipment of 8471

Free

8504.40.20

---For telecommunication apparatus of 8517

5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

30 Subheading 8504.50.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8504.50

-Other inductors:


8504.50.10

---Goods, as follows:
(a)       designed for use with equipment of 8471;
(b) for telecommunication apparatus of 8517

5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8504.50.90

---Other

5%

31 After subheading 8504.90.10 in Schedule 3

Insert:

8504.90.20

---Of goods of 8504.40.20

5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

32
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Subheadings 8514.10.00 to 8514.30.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

8514.10

-Resistance heated furnaces and ovens:


8514.10.10

---For the manufacture of semiconductor devices on semiconductor wafers

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8514.10.90

---Other

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%

8514.20

-Induction or dielectric furnaces and ovens:


8514.20.10

---For the manufacture of semiconductor devices on semiconductor wafers

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8514.20.90

---Other

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%

8514.30

-Other furnaces and ovens:


8514.30.10

---Apparatus for rapid heating of semiconductor wafers

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8514.30.90

---Other

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%

33
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Subheading 8514.90.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8514.90

-Parts:


8514.90.10

---Of goods of 8514.10.10, 8514.20.10 or 8514.30.10

5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8514.90.90

---Other

5%

34 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of each of subheadings 8517.11.00 and 8517.19.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 2000

Free

35 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of each of subheadings 8517.21.00 to 8517.30.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 2000

Free

36 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of each of subheadings 8517.50.90 and 8517.80.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 2000

Free

37 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8517.90.90 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 2000

Free

38 Subheading 8518.10.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

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8518.10

-Microphones and stands therefor:


8518.10.10

---Microphones having a frequency range of 300 Hz to 3.4 kHz with a diameter not exceeding 10 mm and a height not exceeding 3 mm, for telecommunication use

5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8518.10.90

---Other

5%

39 Subheadings 8518.29.00 to 8518.40.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8518.29

--Other:


8518.29.10

---Without housing, having a frequency range of 300 Hz to 3.4 kHz with a diameter not exceeding 50 mm, for telecommunication use

5%


From 1 January 1999

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8518.29.90

---Other

5%

8518.30

-Headphones, earphones and combined microphone/speaker sets:


8518.30.10

---Line telephone handsets

5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8518.30.90

---Other

5%

8518.40

-Audio-frequency electric amplifiers:


8518.40.10

---For use as repeaters in line telephony products

5%


From 1 January 1998

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8518.40.90

---Other

5%

40
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At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8518.90.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 2000

Free

41 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8520.20.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 2000

Free

42 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8522.90.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

3%


From 1 January 2000

Free

43 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of each of subheadings 8523.11.00 to 8523.20.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

4%


From 1 January 2000

Free

44 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8523.90.90 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

4%


From 1 January 2000

Free

45
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At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8524.91.10 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

4%


From 1 January 2000

Free

46 Subheading 8525.10.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8525.10

-Transmission apparatus:


8525.10.10

---Goods, as follows:

       (a) for radio-telephony or radio telegraphy;

       (b) paging alert devices

5%
CAN:Free


From 1 January 2000

Free

8525.10.90

---Other

5%
CAN:Free

47 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8525.20.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 2000

Free

48 Subheading 8525.40.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8525.40

-Still image video cameras and other video camera recorders:


8525.40.10

---Digital still image video cameras

5%
CAN:Free


From 1 January 2000

Free

8525.40.90

---Other

5%
CAN:Free

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Subheading 8527.90.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8527.90

-Other apparatus:


8527.90.10

---Portable receivers for calling, alerting or paging

5%
CAN:Free


From 1 January 2000

Free

8527.90.90

---Other

5%
CAN:Free

50 Subheading 8529.10.10 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8529.10.20

---For goods of 8525.10.10, 8525.20.00, 8525.40.10 or 8527.90.10

5%
CAN:Free


From 1 January 2000

Free

8529.10.30

---For goods of 8525 NSA, 8526 or 8527.90.90

5%
CAN:Free

51 Subheading 8529.90.10 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8529.90.20

---For goods of 8525.10.10, 8525.20.00, 8525.40.10 or 8527.90.10

5%
CAN:Free


From 1 January 2000

Free

8529.90.30

---For goods of 8525 NSA, 8526 or 8527.90.90

5%
CAN:Free

52
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At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of each of subheadings 8531.20.00 and 8531.80.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

3%


From 1 January 2000

Free

53 Subheading 8531.90.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8531.90

-Parts:


8531.90.10

---For goods of 8531.20.00 or 8531.80.00

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%


From 1 January 1999

3%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8531.90.90

---Other

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%

54 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8532.10.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

55 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8532.21.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 2000

Free

56
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At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8532.22.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

57 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of each of subheadings 8532.23.00 to 8532.90.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

58 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8533.10.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 2000

Free

59 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of each of subheadings 8533.21.00 and 8533.29.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 2000

Free

60 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of each of subheadings 8533.31.00 to 8533.90.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 2000

Free

61 Subheading 8536.50.91 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8536.50.92

----Goods, as follows:

       (a) electronic AC switches consisting of optically coupled input and output circuits (insulated thyristor AC switches);

       (b) electronic switches, including temperature protected electronic switches, consisting of a transistor and a logic chip (chip-on-chip technology) for a voltage not exceeding 1 000 volts;

       (c) electromechanical snap-action switches for a current not exceeding 11 amperes

5%
CAN:Free


From 1 January 2000

Free

8536.50.93

----Of a kind used as replacement components in passenger motor vehicles, NSA

15%
DC:10%
DCS:10%
CAN:10%

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Subheadings 8536.69.00 and 8536.90.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

8536.69

--Other:


8536.69.10

---Plugs and sockets for co-axial cables and printed circuits

5%
CAN:Free


From 1 January 1999

4.5%
CAN:Free


From 1 January 2000

Free

8536.69.90

---Other

5%
CAN:Free

8536.90

-Other apparatus:


8536.90.10

---Goods, as follows:

       (a) connection and contact elements for wires and cables;

       (b) water probers

5%
CAN:Free


From 1 January 1999

3.5%
CAN:Free


From 1 January 2000

Free

8536.90.90

---Other

5%
CAN:Free

63 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8538.90.90 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 2000

Free

64
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At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8541.40.10 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

65 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8541.60.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

66 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8541.90.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

3.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

67 Subheading 8543.30.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8543.30

-Machines and apparatus for electroplating, electrolysis or electrophoresis:


8543.30.10

---Apparatus for wet-etching, developing, stripping or cleaning semiconductor wafers and flat panel displays

5%


From 1 January 1999

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8543.30.90

---Other

5%

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Subheading 8543.90.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8543.90

-Parts:


8543.90.10

---Of goods, as follows:

       (a) of 8543.11.00 or 8543.30.10;

       (b) of flat panel display devices

5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8543.90.90

---Other

5%

69 After subheading 8544.41.10 in Schedule 3

Insert:

8544.41.20

---Of a kind used for telecommunications

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%


From 1 January 1999

4.5%
DCS:4%
DCT:4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

70 After subheading 8544.49.10 in Schedule 3

Insert:

8544.49.20

---Of a kind used for telecommunications

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%


From 1 January 1999

3%


From 1 January 2000

Free

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Subheading 8544.51.00 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheading, substitute:

8544.51

--Fitted with connectors:


8544.51.10

---Of a kind used for telecommunications

5%


From 1 January 1999

4.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

8544.51.90

---Other

5%

72 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 8544.70.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

4%


From 1 January 2000

Free

73 After subheading 9017.90.10 in Schedule 3

Insert:

9017.90.20

---Of pattern generating apparatus of a kind used for producing masks or reticles from photoresist coated substrates of 9017.20.90

5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%


From 1 January 1999

3.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

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At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 9026.90.10 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

4%


From 1 January 2000

Free

75 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 9027.30.10 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1998

4.5%
DCS:4%
DCT:4.5%


From 1 January 1999

2%


From 1 January 2000

Free

76 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 9027.80.10 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

3%


From 1 January 2000

Free

77 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 9027.90.10 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

3%


From 1 January 2000

Free

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At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 9027.90.20 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1998

4.5%
DCS:4%
DCT:4.5%


From 1 January 1999

2%


From 1 January 2000

Free

79 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 9030.40.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

3.5%


From 1 January 2000

Free

80 At the end of the last rate of duty in column 3 of subheading 9030.82.00 in Schedule 3

Add:


From 1 January 1999

3%


From 1 January 2000

Free

81 After subheading 9030.90.10 in Schedule 3

Insert:

9030.90.20

---For goods of 9030.82.00

5%


From 1 January 1998

4%


From 1 January 1999

2%


From 1 January 2000

Free

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After subheading 9031.90.10 in Schedule 3

Insert:

9031.90.20

---For goods, as follows:

       (a) of 9031.41.00;

       (b) of optical instruments and appliances for measuring surface particulate contamination on semiconductor wafers

3.5%


From 1 January 1998

2.5%


From 1 January 1999

1%


From 1 January 2000

Free

83 Item 48 in Part III of Schedule 4 (the table)

Omit "8466.93.00", substitute "8466.93".

84 Item 49 in Part III of Schedule 4 (the table)

Omit "8479.90.00", substitute "8479.90".

Schedule 5--Amendments of the Customs Tariff Act 1995 effective from 1 July 1998

1 Subheading Note 1 to Chapter 52 in Schedule 3

Omit the Subheading Note, substitute:

1.-       For the purposes of 5209.42.00 and 5211.42.00, "denim" means fabrics of yarns of different colours, of 3-thread or 4-thread twill, including broken twill, warp faced, the warp yarns of which are of one and the same colour and the weft yarns of which are unbleached, bleached, dyed grey or coloured a lighter shade of the colour of the warp yarns.

2 Subheadings 5208.11 to 5208.59.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5208.11.00

--Plain weave, weighing not more than 100 g/m2

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.12.00

--Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.13.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.19.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.2

-Bleached:


5208.21.00

--Plain weave, weighing not more than 100 g/m2

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.22.00

--Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.23.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.29.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.3

-Dyed:


5208.31.00

--Plain weave, weighing not more than 100 g/m2

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.32.00

--Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.33.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.39.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.4

-Of yarns of different colours:


5208.41.00

--Plain weave, weighing not more than 100 g/m2

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.42.00

--Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.43.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.49.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.5

-Printed:


5208.51.00

--Plain weave, weighing not more than 100 g/m2

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.52.00

--Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.53.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5208.59.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

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Subheadings 5210.11 to 5210.59.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5210.11.00

--Plain weave

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.12.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.19.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.2

-Bleached:


5210.21.00

--Plain weave

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.22.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.29.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.3

-Dyed:


5210.31.00

--Plain weave

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.32.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.39.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.4

-Of yarns of different colours:


5210.41.00

--Plain weave

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.42.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.49.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.5

-Printed:


5210.51.00

--Plain weave

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.52.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5210.59.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

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Subheadings 5211.11 to 5211.59.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5211.11.00

--Plain weave

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.12.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.19.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.2

-Bleached:


5211.21.00

--Plain weave

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.22.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.29.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.3

-Dyed:


5211.31.00

--Plain weave

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.32.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.39.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.4

-Of yarns of different colours:


5211.41.00

--Plain weave

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.42.00

--Denim

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.43.00

--Other fabrics of 3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.49.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.5

-Printed:


5211.51.00

--Plain weave

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.52.00

--3-thread or 4-thread twill, including cross twill

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5211.59.00

--Other fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

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Subheadings 5212.11 to 5212.25.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5212.11.00

--Unbleached

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5212.12.00

--Bleached

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5212.13.00

--Dyed

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5212.14.00

--Of yarns of different colours

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5212.15.00

--Printed

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5212.2

--Weighing more than 200 g/m2:


5212.21.00

--Unbleached

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5212.22.00

--Bleached

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5212.23.00

--Dyed

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5212.24.00

--Of yarns of different colours

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5212.25.00

--Printed

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

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Subheadings 5407.20 to 5407.30.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5407.20.00

-Woven fabrics obtained from strip or the like

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5407.30.00

-Fabrics specified in Note 9 to Section XI

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

7 Subheadings 5407.71 to 5407.73.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5407.71.00

--Unbleached or bleached

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5407.72.00

--Dyed

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5407.73.00

--Of yarns of different colours

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

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Subheadings 5407.91 to 5407.94.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5407.91.00

--Unbleached or bleached

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5407.92.00

--Dyed

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5407.93.00

--Of yarns of different colours

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5407.94.00

--Printed

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

9
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Subheadings 5408.31 to 5408.34.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5408.31.00

--Unbleached or bleached

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5408.32.00

--Dyed

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5408.33.00

--Of yarns of different colours

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5408.34.00

--Printed

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

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Subheadings 5512.91 to 5512.99.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5512.91.00

--Unbleached or bleached

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5512.99.00

--Other

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

11 Subheadings 5513.19 to 5513.19.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5513.19.00

--Other woven fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

12 Subheadings 5515.13 to 5515.13.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5515.13.00

--Mixed mainly or solely with wool or fine animal hair

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

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Subheadings 5515.22 to 5515.22.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5515.22.00

--Mixed mainly or solely with wool or fine animal hair

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

14 Subheadings 5515.91 to 5515.92.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5515.91.00

--Mixed mainly or solely with man-made filaments

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5515.92.00

--Mixed mainly or solely with wool or fine animal hair

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

15 Subheadings 5516.31 to 5516.34.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5516.31.00

--Unbleached or bleached

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5516.32.00

--Dyed

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5516.33.00

--Of yarns of different colours

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

5516.34.00

--Printed

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

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Paragraph (b) of Note 1 to Chapter 56 in Schedule 3

Omit the paragraph, substitute:

(b)       Textile products of 5811.00.00

17 Subheadings 5801.21 to 5801.21.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the subheadings, substitute:

5801.21.00

--Uncut weft pile fabrics

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

18 Heading 5811 and subheadings 5811.00.10 and 5811.00.90 in Schedule 3

Omit the heading and subheadings, substitute:

5811.00.00

QUILTED TEXTILE PRODUCTS IN THE PIECE, COMPOSED OF ONE OR MORE LAYERS OF TEXTILE MATERIALS ASSEMBLED WITH PADDING BY STITCHING OR OTHERWISE, OTHER THAN EMBROIDERY OF 5810

19%
DC:14%


From 1 July 1999

17%
DC:12%


From 1 July 2000

15%
DC:10%

19 Subparagraph (a)(6) of Note 2 to Chapter 59 in Schedule 3

Omit the subparagraph, substitute:

(6)       Textile products of 5811.00.00;

20 Last paragraph Note 4 to Chapter 59 in Schedule 3

Omit the paragraph, substitute:

This heading does not, however, apply to plates, sheets or strip of cellular rubber, combined with textile fabric, where the textile fabric is present merely for reinforcing purposes (Chapter 40), or textile products of 5811.00.00.