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Import Processing Charges Act 2001

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Act No. 90 of 2001 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Territories Legislation Amendment Act 2016
An Act to impose import processing charges in respect of certain goods imported into Australia, and for related purposes
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 14 Jul 2016
Start Date 01 Jul 2016
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Import Processing Charges Act 2001

No. 90, 2001

Compilation No. 7

Compilation date:                              1 July 2016

Includes amendments up to:            Act No. 33, 2016

Registered:                                         14 July 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Import Processing Charges Act 2001 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 1 July 2016 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

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Editorial changes

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Modifications

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Self‑repealing provisions

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Contents

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

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

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 1

3A......... Act does not extend to Norfolk Island................................................ 1

4............ Imposition of import processing charges............................................ 2

5............ Amounts of import processing charges............................................... 2

6............ Regulations......................................................................................... 3

Endnotes                                                                                                                                      4

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                              4

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                                  6

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                               7

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                             9


An Act to impose import processing charges in respect of certain goods imported into Australia, and for related purposes

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Import Processing Charges Act 2001.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Section 1 and this section commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  The remaining sections commence on the day fixed by Proclamation under subsection 2(3) of the Customs Legislation Amendment and Repeal (International Trade Modernisation) Act 2001.

3  Definitions

             (1)  In this Act:

Customs Act means the Customs Act 1901.

import processing charge means any of the following:

                     (c)  import declaration processing charge;

                      (f)  warehouse declaration processing charge.

prescribed means prescribed by the regulations.

             (2)  Expressions used in this Act have the same meanings as in the Customs Act.

3A  Act does not extend to Norfolk Island

                   This Act does not extend to Norfolk Island.

4  Imposition of import processing charges

             (3)  Import declaration processing charge payable as set out in section 71B of the Customs Act is imposed.

             (6)  Warehouse declaration processing charge payable as set out in section 71DI of the Customs Act is imposed.

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.

6  Regulations

                   The Governor‑General may make regulations for the purposes of section 5.


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Editorial changes

The Legislation Act 2003 authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Editorial changes take effect from the compilation registration date.

If the compilation includes editorial changes, the endnotes include a brief outline of the changes in general terms. Full details of any changes can be obtained from the Office of Parliamentary Counsel.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

 

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

o = order(s)

am = amended

Ord = Ordinance

amdt = amendment

orig = original

c = clause(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

    /sub‑subparagraph(s)

Ch = Chapter(s)

pres = present

def = definition(s)

prev = previous

Dict = Dictionary

(prev…) = previously

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

Pt = Part(s)

Div = Division(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

ed = editorial change

reloc = relocated

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

renum = renumbered

    effect

rep = repealed

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rs = repealed and substituted

gaz = gazette

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LA = Legislation Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

    effect

SR = Statutory Rules

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

    cannot be given effect

SubPt = Subpart(s)

mod = modified/modification

underlining = whole or part not

No. = Number(s)

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Act

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Import Processing Charges Act 2001

90, 2001

18 July 2001

s 1 and 2: 18 July 2001 (s 2(1) item 1)
Remainder: 19 July 2005 (s 2(1) item 2) and F2005L01812)

 

Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Act 2002

79, 2002

8 Oct 2002

Sch 1: 19 July 2005 (s 2(1) item 6)

s 2(1)

as amended by

 

 

 

 

Customs Legislation Amendment (Application of International Trade Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2004

25, 2004

25 Mar 2004

Sch 2 (item 32): 8 Oct 2002 (s 2(1) item 20)

Import Processing Charges Amendment Act 2005

90, 2005

6 July 2005

Sch 1: 19 July 2005 (s 2(1) item 2)
Remainder: 6 July 2005 (s 2(1) item 1)

Customs Legislation Amendment (Import Processing Charges) Act 2005

91, 2005

6 July 2005

Sch 1 (items 9–13): 19 July 2005 (s 2(1) items 7, 8)

Customs Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2013

33, 2013

30 Mar 2013

Sch 1 (items 82–84): 31 Mar 2013 (s 2(3))

Import Processing Charges Amendment Act 2013

143, 2013

13 Dec 2013

1 Jan 2014 (s 2)

Sch 1 (item 3)

Import Processing Charges Amendment Act 2015

148, 2015

12 Nov 2015

Sch 1: 1 Jan 2016 (s 2(1) item 2)

Sch 1 (item 2)

Territories Legislation Amendment Act 2016

33, 2016

23 Mar 2016

Sch 5 (item 67): 1 July 2016 (s 2(1) item 7)

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

s. 3......................................

am. No. 91, 2005; No. 33, 2013

s 3A....................................

ad No 33, 2016

s. 4......................................

am. No. 91, 2005; No. 33, 2013

s. 5......................................

am. No. 79, 2002; Nos. 90 and 91, 2005; No 33 and 143, 2013

 

rs No 148, 2015