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A Bill for an Act to amend the Customs Tariff Act 1995, and for related purposes
Administered by: Immigration and Border Protection
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Registered 22 Jun 2017
Introduced HR 21 Jun 2017
Table of contents.

2016‑2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Customs Tariff Amendment (Incorporation of Proposal and Other Measures) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Immigration and Border Protection)

 

 

 

A Bill for 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—Incorporation of Proposal                                                                   3

Customs Tariff Act 1995                                                                                             3

Schedule 2—Other amendments                                                                                   4

Part 1—Machining centres                                                                                         4

Customs Tariff Act 1995                                                                                             4

Part 2—Paraquat dichloride                                                                                       5

Customs Tariff Act 1995                                                                                             5

Part 3—Automotive service providers                                                                 6

Customs Tariff Act 1995                                                                                             6

Part 4—Used or second‑hand vehicles                                                                7

Customs Tariff Act 1995                                                                                             7

Part 5—Technical amendments                                                                              12

Customs Tariff Act 1995                                                                                           12

 

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Customs Tariff Act 1995, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Customs Tariff Amendment (Incorporation of Proposal and Other Measures) 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.

 

2.  Schedule 1

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Customs Tariff Amendment (2017 Harmonized System Changes) Act 2016.

1 January 2017

3.  Schedule 2, Parts 1 and 2

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 2, Part 3

1 January 2017.

1 January 2017

5.  Schedule 2, Part 4

1 January 2018.

1 January 2018

6.  Schedule 2, Part 5

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

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 1Incorporation of Proposal

  

Customs Tariff Act 1995

1  Schedule 3 (subheading 6907.30.10)

Repeal the subheading, substitute:

6907.30.10

‑‑‑Tiles, cubes and similar articles, whether or not rectangular, the largest surface area of which is capable of being enclosed in a square the side of which is less than 7 cm

Free

2  Application provision

The amendment made by this Schedule applies in relation to:

                     (a)  goods imported into Australia on or after 1 January 2017; and

                     (b)  goods imported into Australia before 1 January 2017, where the time for working out the rate of import duty on the goods had not occurred before 1 January 2017.

Schedule 2Other amendments

Part 1Machining centres

Customs Tariff Act 1995

1  Schedule 3 (subheadings 8465.20.10 to 8465.20.60)

Repeal the subheadings, substitute:

8465.20.70

‑‑‑Machining centres that perform 2 or more of the following:

       (a)      bending;

       (b)      assembling;

        (c)      drilling;

       (d)      morticing;

        (e)      splitting;

        (f)      slicing;

        (g)      paring

Free

8465.20.80

‑‑‑Machining centres that perform 2 or more of the following:

       (a)      sawing;

       (b)      planing;

        (c)      milling;

       (d)      moulding (by cutting);

        (e)      grinding;

        (f)      sanding;

        (g)      polishing

5%

2  Application provision

The amendment made by this Part applies in relation to:

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

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

Part 2Paraquat dichloride

Customs Tariff Act 1995

3  Schedule 3 (Chapter 29, the title “Additional Notes.”)

Repeal the title, substitute:

Additional Note.

4  Schedule 3 (Chapter 29, Additional Note 2)

Repeal the Additional Note.

5  Schedule 3 (subheading 3808.93.00)

Repeal the subheading, substitute:

3808.93

‑‑Herbicides, anti‑sprouting products and plant‑growth regulators:

 

3808.93.10

‑‑‑Paraquat dichloride with added emetic but not further prepared

Free

3808.93.90

‑‑‑Other

5%

6  Application provision

The amendments made by this Part apply in relation to:

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

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

Part 3Automotive service providers

Customs Tariff Act 1995

7  Schedule 4 (table item 39, column headed “Description of goods”, paragraph (b))

After “motor vehicle producers”, insert “, or automotive service providers,”.

8  Application provision

The amendment made by this Part applies in relation to:

                     (a)  goods imported into Australia on or after 1 January 2017; and

                     (b)  goods imported into Australia before 1 January 2017, where the time for working out the rate of import duty on the goods had not occurred before 1 January 2017.

Part 4Used or second‑hand vehicles

Customs Tariff Act 1995

9  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.21.11, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “secondhand”, substitute “second‑hand”.

10  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.21.11, the rates of duty in column 3)

Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%
CA:Free

11  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.22.11, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “secondhand”, substitute “second‑hand”.

12  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.22.11, the rates of duty in column 3)

Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%
CA:Free

13  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.23.11, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “secondhand”, substitute “second‑hand”.

14  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.23.11, the rates of duty in column 3)

Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%
CA:Free

15  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.24.11, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “secondhand”, substitute “second‑hand”.

16  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.24.11, the rates of duty in column 3)

Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%
CA:Free

17  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.31.11, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “secondhand”, substitute “second‑hand”.

18  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.31.11, the rates of duty in column 3)

Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%
CA:Free

19  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.32.11, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “secondhand”, substitute “second‑hand”.

20  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.32.11, the rates of duty in column 3)

Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%
CA:Free

21  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.33.11, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “secondhand”, substitute “second‑hand”.

22  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.33.11, the rates of duty in column 3)

Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%
CA:Free

23  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.40.11, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “secondhand”, substitute “second‑hand”.

24  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.40.11, the rates of duty in column 3)

Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%
CA:Free

25  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.50.11, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “secondhand”, substitute “second‑hand”.

26  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.50.11, the rates of duty in column 3)

Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%
CA:Free

27  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.60.11, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “secondhand”, substitute “second‑hand”.

28  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.60.11, the rates of duty in column 3)

Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%
CA:Free

29  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.70.11, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “secondhand”, substitute “second‑hand”.

30  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.70.11, the rates of duty in column 3)

Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%
CA:Free

31  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.80.11, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “secondhand”, substitute “second‑hand”.

32  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.80.11, the rates of duty in column 3)

Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%
CA:Free

33  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.90.11, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “secondhand”, substitute “second‑hand”.

34  Schedule 3 (subheading 8703.90.11, the rates of duty in column 3)

Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%
CA:Free

35  Schedule 5 (table items 935, 937, 939, 941, 943, 945, 947 and 948A to 949)

Repeal the items.

36  Schedule 11 (table items 620, 624, 627, 628, 632, 636, 640 and 642A to 643)

Repeal the items.

37  Application provision

The amendments made by this Part apply in relation to:

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

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

Part 5Technical amendments

Customs Tariff Act 1995

38  Schedule 3 (subheading 4105.30.00, the description of goods in column 2)

Repeal the description, substitute:

 

‑In the dry state (crust)

 

39  Schedule 3 (subheading 5212.2, the description of goods in column 2)

Repeal the description, substitute:

 

‑Weighing more than 200 g/m2: