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Customs By-law Nos. 9640030 to 9640051

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This instrument makes By-law Nos. 9640030, 9640031, 9640032, 9640033, 9640034, 9640035, 9640036, 9640037, 9640038, 9640039, 9640040, 9640041, 9640042, 9640043, 9640044, 9640045, 9640046, 9640047, 9640048, 9640049, 9640050, 9640051 which relate to goods of a scientific nature.
Administered by: Home Affairs
General Comments: By-law Nos. 9640033, 9640034 and 9640035 were amended by the Notice of Amendment of Customs By-laws (25/2/1999).

By-law Nos. 9640030, 9640031, 9640032, 9640033, 9640034, 9640036, 9640037, 9640038, 9640039, 9640040, 9640041, 9640042, 9640043, 9640044, 9640045, 9640046, 9640047, 9640048, 9640049 were revoked by the Revocation of Customs By-laws - Instrument of Revocation No. 1 (2013) on 1 March 2013.
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Registered 14 Jul 2008

Customs Act 1901

Customs Tariff Act 1995

PART I OF SCHEDULE 4

BY-LAW NoS. 9640030 TO 9640051

I, Richard Janeczko, delegate of the Chief Executive Officer for the purposes of section 271 of the Customs Act 1901, hereby make the by-laws set out in the Schedule hereto.

Unless the context otherwise requires, where a description of goods is specified in a by-law set out the Schedule hereto, the goods to which that by-law applies by virtue of that description are such goods to which that description would apply if it were specified in the tariff classification in Schedule 3 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995.

Unless the context otherwise requires, any word or phrase used in a reference in a

by-law set out in the Schedule hereto has the same meaning as if it were used in the tariff classification in Schedule 3 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995 that applies to those goods to which that reference in that by-law applies.

THE SCHEDULE

BY-LAW NO. 9640030

Item 16

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640030.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 16 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995     

   applies to goods of a scientific nature that are imported in       

   accordance with an agreement or arrangement between the            

   Government of Australia and the government of another country on   

   co-operation in the field of science and technology, provided      

   that the Minister has approved in writing, prior to entry for      

   home consumption, the kinds and quantities of the goods imported   

   and the uses to which the goods are to be put.                     

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.

BY-LAW NO. 9640031

Item 4

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640031.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 4 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995      

   applies to goods that, at the time they are entered for home       

   consumption, are:                                                  

     (i) owned by the government of a country other than Australia;   

         and                                                          

    (ii) for the official use of that government and are not to be    

         used for purposes of trade; and                              

   (iii) required, in accordance with an agreement or arrangement     

         between the Government of Australia and the government of    

         another country, to be allowed entry into Australia free     

         of Customs duty.                                              

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.

 

BY-LAW NO. 9640032

Item 4

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640032.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 4 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995      

   applies to goods that, at the time they are entered for home       

   consumption, are:                                                  

    (i) owned by the government of a country other than Australia;    

        and                                                           

   (ii) for the official use of that government and are not to be     

        used for purposes of trade,                                   

   provided that the Minister has approved in writing, prior to       

   entry for home consumption, the kinds and quantities of the goods  

   imported and the uses to which the goods are to be put.            

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.

BY-LAW NO. 9640033

Item 8

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640033.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 8 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995      

   applies to goods, being:                                            

   (1) the personal effects, furniture and household goods (other     

       than motor vehicles, cigarettes, cigars, tobacco or            

       spirituous liquors) of a member of a Papua New Guinea           

       Visiting Force or of the civilian component or of a            

       dependent, subject to the following conditions:                

       (a) the goods are imported at the time of the first arrival    

           of the member to take up service in Australia, or, in      

           the case of a dependent at the time of the first arrival   

           of the dependent to join a member; and                     

       (b) the member or dependent lodges an undertaking with the     

           Regional Director that the goods will not be sold, traded, 

           exchanged, hired out, donated or otherwise disposed of     

           in Australia within a period of two years immediately      

           after the date of their importation, unless:               

            (i) prior written approval has been obtained from the     

                Regional Director; and                                        

           (ii) unless the Regional Director determines otherwise,    

                the duty which would have been otherwise payable on the

                goods on the date on which they were entered for home 

                consumption is paid;                                  

   (2) regulation military uniforms imported by a member of a Papua   

       New Guinea Visiting Force, for that person's use;              

   (3) motor vehicles imported by a member of a Papua New Guinea      

       Visiting Force or of the civilian component, being a motor     

       vehicle owned and used outside Australia by the member during  

       the period of three months immediately preceding his first     

       departure for Australia, provided that the motor vehicle       

       remains in the use, ownership and possession of that member    

       or, with the written permission of the Regional Director, of another   

       member during the period of two years immediately after        

       the date of its importation, UNDER SECURITY.                   

4. For the purposes of this by-law, "Visiting Force", "civilian       

   component" and "dependent" have the meanings expressed in Section  

   1 of the Agreement between the Governments of Australia and Papua  

   New Guinea concerning the status of members of a "Visiting Force"  

   in a "Receiving State" which entered into force on 16 September    

   1975, ie.,                                                         

   (a) "Visiting Force" means members, including loan personnel or    

       units of the Defence Force of one State when in the territory  

       of the other State in connection with activities by            

       arrangement between the two States, provided that the two      

       States may arrange that certain individuals from units or      

       formations shall not be regarded as constituting or being      

       included in a Visiting Force;                                  

     (b) "civilian component" means civilian personnel in the           

       Receiving State who, not being nationals nor persons           

       ordinarily resident in the Receiving State;                    

         (i) are employed by or in the service of a Visiting Force    

             or an authorised service organisation;                    

        (ii) are serving with an organisation that with the approval  

             of the authorities of the Receiving State is             

             accompanying a Visiting Force, or                        

       (iii) are attached to or accompanying the Visiting Force,      

       but does not include a dependent;                              

   (c) "dependent" means a person who is neither a national of nor    

       ordinarily resident in the Receiving State and who in          

       relation to a member of a Visiting Force or of the civilian    

       component is:                                                  

         (i) the spouse of the member;                                

        (ii) a part of the family of the member residing with the     

             member;                                                  

       (iii) in the custody, care or charge of the member; or         

        (iv) wholly or mainly maintained by the member, other than    

             as a servant or a member of the servant's family.        

5. For the purposes of this by-law, "loan personnel" means members    

   of, and "loan serviceman" means a member of, the Australian        

   Visiting Force on loan and attached to the Papua New Guinea        

   Defence Force under section 30(2) of the Defence Act 1974 of       

   Papua New Guinea.                                                  

6. For the purposes of this by-law, "at the time of the first         

   arrival" means any time during the period extending from six       

   months before to six months after the date of first arrival in     

   Australia of the member or dependent, as the case may be, or       

   such further period as the Regional Director may allow.                     

7. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.

BY-LAW NO. 9640034

Item 8

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640034.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.             

3. Item 8 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995      

   applies to goods, being:                                           

   (1) the personal effects, furniture and household goods (other     

       than motor vehicles, cigarettes, cigars, tobacco or            

       spirituous liquors) of a member of a Singapore Force, a        

       civilian component of such a force or of a dependent,          

       subject to the following conditions:                           

       (a) the goods are imported at the time of the first arrival    

           of that person in Australia or, thereafter within six      

           months or, such further period as may be approved in       

           writing by the Regional Director; and                              

       (b) that person gives a security or undertaking to the         

           Regional Director that the goods will not be sold, traded  

           exchanged, hired out, donated or otherwise disposed        

           of within Australia within a period of two years           

           immediately after the date of their importation, unless:   

            (i) prior written approval is obtained from the           

                Regional Director; and                                

           (ii) unless the Regional Director determines otherwise, an 

                amount equal to the duty otherwise payable on the goods

                on the date on which they were entered for home       

                consumption in Australia, is paid;                    

   (2) regulation military uniforms imported by a member of a         

       Singapore Force, for that person's use;                        

   (3) motor vehicles imported by a member of a Singapore Force, by   

       a civilian component or by a dependent, being:                 

       (a) a motor vehicle used outside Australia by that person      

           throughout the period of three months immediately          

           preceding their first departure for Australia, provided    

           a security or undertaking is given to the Regional Director

           that the motor vehicle will remain in the use,             

           ownership and possession of that person or, with the       

           written permission of the Regional Director, of another    

           member of a Singapore Force, civilian component of such a  

           Force or dependent, throughout the period of two years     

           immediately after the date of its importation, or          

       (b) a motor vehicle for the use of that person, not being a    

           motor vehicle of a kind described in the preceding sub-    

           paragraph, which is intended to be exported, provided a    

           security or undertaking is given to the Regional Director          

           that the vehicle will be exported within twelve months     

           from the date of its importation or within such further    

           period as may be approved in writing by the Regional Director.     

4. For the purposes of this by-law:                                   

   (a) "a Singapore Force" means any body, contingent or detachment   

       of any naval, land or air forces of Singapore, when stationed  

       in the territory of Australia or when present there in         

       connection with their official duties;                          

   (b) "civilian component of such a Force" means the civilian        

       personnel accompanying a Singapore Force, who are employed in  

       the service of a Singapore Force, or by a department or        

       authority of the Government of Singapore having functions      

       relating to the armed forces or to defence matters, and who    

       are not stateless persons, nor nationals of, nor ordinarily    

       resident in Australia; and                                     

   (c) "dependent" means a person, not ordinarily resident in         

       Australia, who:                                                

       - belongs to the family of; or                                 

       - is in the custody, charge or care of; or                     

       - is wholly or mainly maintained or employed by,               

       a member of a Singapore Force or a civilian component of such  

       a Force.                                                       

5. For the purposes of this by-law, "imported" and "importation"      

   includes lawfully delivered from a Customs warehouse or from       

   continuous Customs control.                                        

6. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be

   altered.                                                           

BY-LAW NO. 9640035

Item 8

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640035.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.             

3. Item 8 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995      

   applies to goods, being:                                           

   (1) the personal effects, furniture and household goods (other than 

       motor vehicles, cigarettes,   cigars, tobacco or spirituous liquors)

       of a member of the United States Forces or of the civilian component

       or of a dependent, subject to the following conditions:            

(a)   the goods are imported at the time of the first arrival of the 

       member to take up service in Australia or in the case of a     

       dependent at the time of the first arrival of the dependent to 

       join a member; and                                             

(b)   the member or dependent Lodges an undertaking with the Regional

       Director that the goods will not be sold, traded, exchanged,   

       hired out, donated, or otherwise disposed of in Australia within

       a period of two years immediately after the date of their      

       importation, unless:                                           

       (i) prior written approval has been obtained from the          

           Regional Director; and                                     

      (ii) unless the Regional Director determines otherwise,         

           the duty which would have been otherwise payable on the    

           goods on the date on which they were entered for home      

           consumption is paid;                                       

   (2) regulation military uniforms imported by a member of the United

       States Forces, for that person's use;                          

   (3) motor vehicles imported by a member of the United States Forces

       or of the civilian component, being goods as follows:          

(a)   a motor vehicle owned and used outside Australia by the    

           member during the period of six months immediately preceding

           his first departure for Australia, provided that the motor 

           vehicle remains in the use, ownership and possession of that

           member or, with the written permission of the Regional     

           Director, of another member during the period of two years 

           immediately after the date of its importation,             

           UNDER SECURITY;                                            

(b)   a motor vehicle for the personal use of the member, not    

           being a motor vehicle of a kind described in the preceding 

           sub-paragraph, which is intended to be exported, provided  

           that the vehicle is exported within three years from the   

           date of its importation or within such extended period as  

           may be approved by the Regional Director, UNDER SECURITY.  

           With the written permission of the Regional Director a motor

           vehicle imported under this sub-paragraph may be transferred

           to another member provided that it is exported by the latter

           member within three years from the date of its importation 

           or within such extended period as may be approved in writing

           by the Regional Director, UNDER SECURITY;                  

   (4) goods (other than tobacco products, spirituous liquors or fur  

       apparel) imported from the United States through military post 

       offices by a member of the United States Forces or of the      

       civilian component or a dependent, that have a value not       

       exceeding $US130, being goods as follows:                      

(a)  goods which are personally consumable or goods of a kind    

          which when in use are worn or carried on the person or goods

          which are normally carried in hand baggage when travelling, 

          and are required to fill a current need;                    

(b)  unsolicited gifts sent by persons resident overseas in      

          recognition or appreciation of an occasion or event,        

          which would not usually occur more than once annually.      

4.  For the purposes of this by-law, "member of the United States     

    Forces or of the civilian component or a dependent", has the      

    meaning expressed in Article 1 of the Agreement concerning the    

    status of United States Forces in Australia, which entered into   

    force on 9 May 1963, ie.,

(a)   "member of the United States Forces" means a person belonging 

         to the land, sea or air armed services of the United States in

         Australia in connection with activities agreed upon by the   

         Governments of Australia and the United States of America,   

         other than those for whom status is provided for otherwise   

        (eg., a person having diplomatic or consular status);         

(b)   "member of the civilian component" means a civilian person in 

         Australia in connection with activities agreed upon by the   

         Governments of Australia and the United States of America, who

         is neither a national of, nor ordinarily resident in

         Australia, but who is:

(i)   employed by United States Forces or by military sales    

              exchanges, commissaries, officers' clubs, enlisted mens' 

              clubs or other facilities established for the benefit or 

              welfare of United States personnel and officially        

              recognised by the United States authorities as           

              non-appropriated fund activities; or                     

         (ii) serving with an organisation which, with the approval of

              the Government of Australia,    is accompanying the     

              United States Forces;                                   

(c)   "dependent" means a person in Australia who is the spouse of, 

         or other relative who depends for support upon, a member of  

         the United States Forces or of the civilian component.       

5.  For the purposes of this by-law, "at the time of the first arrival"

    means any time in a period extending from six months before to six

    months after the date of first arrival in Australia of the member 

    or dependent, as the case may be, or such further period as the   

    Regional Director may allow.

6.  For the purposes of this by-law, "military post offices" means    

    those U.S. postal establishments Located at Alice Springs, N.T.,  

    at North West Cape, W.A., at St. Peters, N.S.W., at Woomera, S.A.,

    at Melbourne, Vic. and at Canberra, A.C.T.

7.  For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"    

    means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be   

    altered.                                                          

BY-LAW NO. 9640036

Item 8

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640036.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 8 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995      

   applies to goods for commissaries that are for use by or for       

   sale to persons the subject of a Status of Forces Agreement        

   between the Government of Australia and the government of another  

   country.                                                           

4. This by-law does not apply to:                                     

   (a) goods that are not for the use of persons referred to in the   

       above paragraph;                                               

   (b) goods that are to be sold or otherwise disposed of by or on    

       behalf of a person referred to in the above paragraph to a     

       person not referred to in the above paragraph; and             

   (c) goods that the Minister has not approved of in writing as      

       regards the kind of goods and the quantity of such goods.      

5. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.                                                            

BY-LAW NO. 9640037

Item 9

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640037.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 9 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995      

   applies to goods imported by traditional inhabitants of the area   

   covered by the Torres Strait Treaty, for use by such traditional   

   inhabitants in the performance of traditional activities in, or    

   in the vicinity of, the Protected Zone.                            

4. For the purposes of this by-law, "traditional inhabitants" means   

   persons who:                                                       

     (i) are Torres Strait Islanders who live in the Protected Zone   

         or the adjacent coastal area of Australia; and               

    (ii) are citizens of Australia; and                               

   (iii) maintain traditional customary associations with areas or    

         features in, or in the vicinity of, the Protected Zone in    

         relation to their subsistence or livelihood or social,       

         cultural or religious activities.                            

5. For the purposes of this by-law, "traditional activities" means    

   activities performed by the traditional inhabitants in accordance  

   with local tradition, and includes, when so performed:             

     (i) activities on land, including gardening, collection of food  

         and hunting;                                                  

    (ii) activities on water, including traditional fishing;          

   (iii) religious and secular ceremonies or gatherings for social    

         purposes, for example, marriage celebrations and settlement  

         of disputes; and                                             

    (iv) barter and market trade.                                     

   In the application of this definition, except in relation to       

   activities of a commercial nature, "traditional" shall be          

   interpreted liberally and in the light of prevailing customs.      

6. For the purposes of this by-law, "in the vicinity" means an area   

   adjacent to the Protected Zone declared by the Minister, by        

   virtue of a notice published in the Gazette, to be an area in the  

   vicinity of the Protected Zone.                                    

7. For the purposes of this by-law, "Protected Zone" means the zone   

   established under Article 10 of the Torres Strait Treaty, being    

   the area bounded by the line described in Annex 9 to that Treaty.  

8. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.          

BY-LAW NO. 9640038

Item 16

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640038.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 16 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995      

   applies to goods of a scientific nature that are:                  

    (i) imported in accordance with an agreement or arrangement       

        between the Government of Australia and the government of     

        another country on co-operation in the field of science and   

        technology; and                                               

   (ii) required, in accordance with that agreement or arrangement,   

        to be allowed entry into Australia free of Customs duty.      

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.                                                           

BY-LAW NO. 9640039

Item 12

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640039.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 12 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995     

   applies to FM systems, designed for use as, or with, hearing       

   aids, consisting of the following:                                 

   (a) chargers/carrying cases; and                                   

   (b) FM microphones/transmitters; and                               

   (c) FM receivers with or without in-built microphones.             

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.

BY-LAW NO. 9640040

Item 12

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640040.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 12 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995     

   applies to braille information handling or processing systems,     

   capable of all of the following:                                   

   (a) editing;                                                       

   (b) displaying on screen;                                           

   (c) printing;                                                      

   (d) retrieving;                                                    

   (e) storing.                                                       

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.                                                           

BY-LAW NO. 9640041

Item 12

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640041.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 12 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995     

   applies to artificial larynxes.                                     

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.

BY-LAW NO. 9640042

Item 12

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640042.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 12 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995     

   applies to pedestrian safety equipment for the blind, being        

   braille tiles and braille road rivets.                             

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.

BY-LAW NO. 9640043

Item 12

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640043.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 12 in Part II of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995     

   applies to reading machines, capable of converting printed         

   matter into tactile images thus enabling the blind to read by      

   the sense of touch.                                                

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.

BY-LAW NO. 9640044

Item 12

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640044.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 12 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995     

   applies to reading machines, capable of converting printed         

   matter into speech.                                                

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.

BY-LAW NO. 9640045

Item 12

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640045.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 12 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995     

   applies to reading systems, capable of scanning printed matter     

   and reproducing the enlarged text on a screen.                     

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.

BY-LAW NO. 9640046

Item 12

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640046.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 12 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995     

   applies to hand held sensors, capable of indicating obstacles       

   in the user's path.                                                

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.                                                            

BY-LAW NO. 9640047

Item 12

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640047.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 12 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995     

   applies to sound reproducers or sound reproducers and sound        

   recorders, having a power output rms of less than 2.5 W, using a   

   magnetic tape as the recorded or recording medium, monophonic, DC   

   or AC/DC operated, designed for carrying in the hand or on the     

   person, with colour coded, raised symbol control keys and dual     

   playing speeds.                                                    

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.                                                           

BY-LAW NO. 9640048

Item 12

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640048.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 12 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995     

   applies to sound reproducers or sound recorders and reproducers,    

   in which the tape can be played at up to double normal speed       

   without a change in tape voice pitch.                              

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.                                                           

BY-LAW NO. 9640049

Item 12

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640049.            

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.            

3. Item 12 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995     

   applies to telecommunications equipment, being integrated units    

   incorporating both of the following, whether or not also           

   incorporating a printer:                                           

   (a) keyboard;                                                      

   (b) visual display screen.                                         

4. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act 1995"     

   means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be    

   altered.                                                           

BY-LAW NO. 9640050

Item 15

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640050.       

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.        

3. Item 15 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995

   applies to goods imported or despatched by persons stationed     

   outside Australia and who are members of the armed services of   

   Australia (including auxiliary services thereto) as follows:     

   (a) souvenirs, gifts and other goods, not being goods that    

       are:

         (i) tobacco products, spirituous liquors or spirituous    

             beverages;

        (ii) intended for sale, exchange or trade; or

       (iii) in excess of a value of $50 per calendar year per

             person aforesaid stationed outside Australia;

   (b) tobacco products not in excess of 2 500 g per calendar

       year per person aforesaid stationed outside Australia;

   (c) tobacco products imported as personal baggage by a person

       aforesaid stationed outside Australia who has returned to

       Australia for authorised Leave, not being tobacco products

       in excess of the lesser of the following two quantities:

          (i) 250 g of tobacco products for each week of authorised

              leave; or

         (ii) 2 500 g of tobacco products.

4. For the purposes of this by-law, "members of the Armed

Services of Australia (including auxiliary services thereto)"

means personnel of the Australian Defence Force on service

under the terms of the Five Power Defence Arrangements

(Department of Foreign Affairs Treaty Series 1971 No. 21).

5. For the purposes of this by-law, the Customs Tariff Act 1995,

means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to

be altered.

BY-LAW NO. 9640051

Item 15

Part I of Schedule 4

1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 9640051.

2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 July 1996.

3. Item 15 in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995

   applies to motor vehicles imported by a member of the Forces

   of Canada, New Zealand or the United Kingdom being goods, as

   follows:

   (a) a motor vehicle owned and used outside Australia by the

       member during the period of six months immediately

       preceding his first departure for Australia, provided

       that the motor vehicle remains in the use, ownership and

       possession of that member or, with the permission of the

       Regional Director, of another member during the period of

       two years immediately after the date of its importation,

       UNDER SECURITY;

   (b) a motor vehicle for the personal use of the member, not

       being a motor vehicle of a kind described in the preceding

       sub-paragraph, which is intended to be exported, provided

       that the vehicle is exported within three years from the

       date of its importation or within such extended period as

       may be approved by the Regional Director, UNDER SECURITY.

       With the permission of the Regional Director, a motor

       vehicle imported under this sub-paragraph may be

       transferred to another member provided that it is exported

       by the latter member within three years from the date of

       importation or within such extended period as may be

       approved by the Regional Director, UNDER SECURITY.

4. For the purposes of this by-law, "member of the Forces of

   Canada, New Zealand or the United Kingdom" means a person

   belonging to the land, sea or air armed services of those

   countries temporarily serving in Australia under arrangements

   agreed on by the Government of Australia and the Governments

   of Canada, New Zealand or the United Kingdom.

5. For the purposes of this by-law, the "Customs Tariff Act

   1995",means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or

   proposed to be altered.

 

 

Dated this 15th day of May 1996

 

 

 

Richard Janeczko                      .

Delegate of the Chief Executive Officer