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A Bill for an Act to amend the Import Processing Charges Act 2001, and for related purposes
Administered by: Immigration and Border Protection
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Registered 21 Nov 2013
Introduced HR 21 Nov 2013
Table of contents.

2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Import Processing Charges Amendment Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

(Immigration and Border Protection)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Import Processing Charges Act 2001, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Import Processing Charges Act 2001                                                                      3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Import Processing Charges Act 2001, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Import Processing Charges Amendment Act 2013.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on 1 January 2014.

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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 1Amendments

  

Import Processing Charges Act 2001

1  Paragraphs 5(3)(a) to (f)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  for an electronic import declaration that relates to goods imported into Australia by air (other than goods imported through the post):

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$122.10 or such other amount (not exceeding $183.15) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$40.20 or such other amount (not exceeding $45.00) as is prescribed; or

                     (b)  for a documentary import declaration that relates to goods imported into Australia by air (other than goods imported through the post):

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$122.10 or such other amount (not exceeding $183.15) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$48.85 or such other amount (not exceeding $73.30) as is prescribed; or

                     (c)  for an electronic import declaration that relates to goods imported into Australia through the post:

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$122.10 or such other amount (not exceeding $183.15) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$40.20 or such other amount (not exceeding $45.00) as is prescribed; or

                     (d)  for a documentary import declaration that relates to goods imported into Australia through the post:

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$122.10 or such other amount (not exceeding $183.15) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$48.85 or such other amount (not exceeding $73.30) as is prescribed; or

                     (e)  for an electronic import declaration that relates to goods imported into Australia by sea (other than goods imported through the post):

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$152.60 or such other amount (not exceeding $228.90) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$50.00 or such other amount (not exceeding $74.00) as is prescribed; or

                      (f)  for a documentary import declaration that relates to goods imported into Australia by sea (other than goods imported through the post):

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$152.60 or such other amount (not exceeding $228.90) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$65.75 or such other amount (not exceeding $98.60) as is prescribed.

2  Paragraphs 5(6)(a) to (f)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  for an electronic warehouse declaration that relates to goods imported into Australia by air (other than goods imported through the post):

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$122.10 or such other amount (not exceeding $183.15) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$40.20 or such other amount (not exceeding $45.00) as is prescribed; or

                     (b)  for a documentary warehouse declaration that relates to goods imported into Australia by air (other than goods imported through the post):

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$122.10 or such other amount (not exceeding $183.15) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$48.85 or such other amount (not exceeding $73.30) as is prescribed; or

                     (c)  for an electronic warehouse declaration that relates to goods imported into Australia through the post:

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$122.10 or such other amount (not exceeding $183.15) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$40.20 or such other amount (not exceeding $45.00) as is prescribed; or

                     (d)  for a documentary warehouse declaration that relates to goods imported into Australia through the post:

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$122.10 or such other amount (not exceeding $183.15) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$48.85 or such other amount (not exceeding $73.30) as is prescribed; or

                     (e)  for an electronic warehouse declaration that relates to goods imported into Australia by sea (other than goods imported through the post):

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$152.60 or such other amount (not exceeding $228.90) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$50.00 or such other amount (not exceeding $74.00) as is prescribed; or

                      (f)  for a documentary warehouse declaration that relates to goods imported into Australia by sea (other than goods imported through the post):

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$152.60 or such other amount (not exceeding $228.90) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$65.75 or such other amount (not exceeding $98.60) as is prescribed.

3  Application provision

The amendments made by this Schedule apply in relation to goods imported into Australia on or after the commencement of this Schedule.