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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 16 Sep 2015
Introduced HR 16 Sep 2015
Table of contents.

2013‑2014‑2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Import Processing Charges Amendment Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

(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............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

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 2015.

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

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

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

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

1 January 2016.

1 January 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedules

                   Legislation 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  Section 5

Repeal the section, substitute:

5  Amounts of import processing charges

Import declaration processing charge

             (1)  The amount of an import declaration processing charge is:

                     (a)  for an electronic import declaration in respect of goods:

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$152.00 or such other amount (not exceeding $228.00) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$50.00 or such other amount (not exceeding $75.00) as is prescribed; or

                     (b)  for a documentary import declaration in respect of goods:

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$192.00 or such other amount (not exceeding $288.00) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$90.00 or such other amount (not exceeding $135.00) as is prescribed.

Warehouse declaration processing charge

             (2)  The amount of a warehouse declaration processing charge is:

                     (a)  for an electronic warehouse declaration in respect of goods:

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$152.00 or such other amount (not exceeding $228.00) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$50.00 or such other amount (not exceeding $75.00) as is prescribed; or

                     (b)  for a documentary warehouse declaration in respect of goods:

                              (i)  if the value of the goods is at least $10,000—$192.00 or such other amount (not exceeding $288.00) as is prescribed; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—$90.00 or such other amount (not exceeding $135.00) as is prescribed.

2  Application provision

The amendments made by this Schedule apply in relation to:

                     (a)  import declarations that are, or are taken to have been, communicated to the Department on or after the commencement of this item; and

                     (b)  warehouse declarations that are, or are taken to have been, communicated to the Department on or after the commencement of this item.