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Published Date 01 May 2020

 

Customs Act 1901

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO PROPOSE CUSTOMS TARIFF ALTERATIONS

NOTICE (No.1) 2020

In accordance with section 273EA of the Customs Act 1901, I, Matthew Duckworth, delegate of the Minister for Home Affairs, give notice that it is intended, within 7 sitting days of the House of Representatives after the date of publication of this Notice in the Gazette, to propose in the Parliament a Customs Tariff alteration in accordance with the particulars specified in the Schedule to this Notice.

The alteration operates from 1 February 2020

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Schedule—Alteration to the Customs Tariff Act 1995

1     Schedule 4 (after table item 56)

Insert:

57

Goods, as prescribed by by-law, if:

(a) the goods are medical products or hygiene products; and

(b) the goods are capable of use in combating the novel coronavirus that causes the disease known as COVID-19; and

(c) the time for working out the rate of duty on the goods is in the period beginning on 1 February 2020 and ending at the end of 31 July 2020

Free


Dated this 29th day of April 2020.



[Signed]
Matthew Duckworth

Delegate of the

Minister for Home Affairs