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Customs Tariff Amendment Act 2017

Authoritative Version
Act No. 20 of 2017 as made
An Act to amend the Customs Tariff Act 1995, and for related purposes
Administered by: Home Affairs
Originating Bill: Customs Tariff Amendment Bill 2016
Registered 05 Apr 2017
Date of Assent 04 Apr 2017
Table of contents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Customs Tariff Amendment Act 2017

 

No. 20, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Customs Tariff Act 1995, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Customs Tariff Act 1995                                                                                             3

 

 


 

 

Customs Tariff Amendment Act 2017

No. 20, 2017

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Customs Tariff Act 1995, and for related purposes

[Assented to 4 April 2017]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Customs Tariff Amendment Act 2017.

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.

4 April 2017

2.  Schedule 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

1 July 2017

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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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

  

Customs Tariff Act 1995

1  Subsection 3(1) (definition of abbreviation)

After “Schedule 1”, insert “to the regulations”.

2  Paragraph 12(a)

After “column 1 of”, insert “the table in”.

3  Paragraphs 12(a) to (e)

After “Schedule 1”, insert “to the regulations”.

4  Paragraphs 14(1)(c) to (g)

After “Schedule 1”, insert “to the regulations”.

5  Paragraphs 16(1)(f) to (h)

After “Schedule 1” (wherever occurring), insert “to the regulations”.

6  Paragraph 16(1)(l)

Omit “subject to section 16A,”.

7  Section 16A

Repeal the section.

8  Paragraph 18(2)(f)

After “Schedule 1” (wherever occurring), insert “to the regulations”.

9  Subparagraph 18(2)(f)(iii)

After “Part 5”, insert “of Schedule 1 to the regulations”.

10  Paragraphs 18(2)(g) and (h)

After “Schedule 1”, insert “to the regulations”.

11  Schedule 1

Repeal the Schedule.

12  Schedule 3 (Chapter 7, at the end of the Notes)

Add:

Additional Note.

             1.‑  0711 covers vegetables which have been treated solely to ensure their provisional preservation during transport or storage prior to use, provided they remain unsuitable in that state for immediate consumption.

13  Schedule 3 (Chapter 8, at the end of the Notes)

Add:

Additional Note.

             1.‑  0812 covers fruit and nuts which have been treated solely to ensure their provisional preservation during transport or storage prior to use, provided they remain unsuitable in that state for immediate consumption.

14  Schedule 3 (Chapter 19, at the end of the Notes)

Add:

Additional Note.

             1.‑  For the purposes of 1902, “pasta” includes kneaded noodle dough formed into sheets or other specific shapes (for example, rice noodles, wonton skins, Udon noodles and buckwheat noodles), whether or not cooked or stuffed or otherwise prepared.

15  Schedule 4 (table item 44)

After “that are”, insert “entered for home consumption on or before 31 December 2017 and are”.

16  User’s guide

Omit “12 Schedules”, substitute “several Schedules”.

17  User’s guide

Omit “Schedule 1 sets out the countries and places to which special rates of duty apply under the Australian system of tariff preferences.”.

18  Application provision

The amendments made by items 1 to 14 apply in relation to:

                     (a)  goods imported into Australia on or after the commencement of this Schedule; and

                     (b)  goods imported into Australia before the commencement of this Schedule, where the time for working out the rate of import duty on the goods had not occurred before the commencement of this Schedule.

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 30 November 2016

Senate on 14 February 2017]

 

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