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A Bill for an Act to amend the Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Act 2002, and for related purposes
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Introduced HR 04 Dec 2003

Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Amendment Bill 2003
First Reading

Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Amendment Bill 2003
First Reading

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2002-2003

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Presented and read a first time

Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Amendment Bill 2003

No. , 2003

(Justice and Customs)

A Bill for an Act to amend the Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Act 2002, and for related purposes

Contents

1       Short title 1

2       Commencement 1

3       Schedule(s) 2

Schedule 1--Amendments       3

Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Act 2002       3

A Bill for an Act to amend the Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Act 2002, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title
        This Act may be cited as the Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Amendment Act 2003.

2 Commencement
       (1) Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

Commencement information

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Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1. Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.


2. Schedule 1

At the same time as section 19 of the Customs Legislation Amendment (Application of International Trade Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2003 commences.


Note:       This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

       (2) Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3 Schedule(s)
        Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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--Amendments

Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Act 2002

1 Subsection 5(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

       (2) Despite the repeal of the Charges Act, the Charges Act continues to apply, as if the repeal had not happened, in the following way:

       (a) cargo report processing charge continues to be imposed in respect of a documentary report that is, or is a part of, a cargo report made under the unamended Customs Act before the turn-off time;

       (b) screening charge continues to be imposed in respect of a documentary or electronic report that is, or is a part of, a cargo report, made under the unamended Customs Act;

       (c) entry processing charge continues to be imposed in respect of an import entry made under the unamended Customs Act.

       (3) With effect from the turn-off time, the continued imposition of entry processing charge is modified in the following way:

       (a) paragraph 6(2)(a) is taken to include a reference to a type D entry;

       (b) paragraph 6(2)(b) is taken to include a reference to a type E entry and a type F entry;

       (c) paragraphs 6(2)(c) and (d) are taken to be omitted;

       (d) paragraph 6(3)(a) is taken to include a reference to a type D entry, a type E entry and a type F entry;

       (e) paragraph 6(3)(b) is taken to be omitted.

       (4) In this section:

amended Customs Act has the same meaning as in the Customs Legislation Amendment (Application of International Trade Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2003.

cargo report has the same meaning as in the Import Processing Charges Act 1997.

import entry has the same meaning as in the Import Processing Charges Act 1997.

turn-off time has the same meaning as in the Customs Legislation Amendment (Application of International Trade Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2003.

unamended Customs Act has the same meaning as in the Customs Legislation Amendment (Application of International Trade Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2003.