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SLI 2013 No. 88 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Illegal Logging Prohibition Regulation 2012 to give effect to various sections of the Act. This includes prescribing regulated timber products, due diligence requirements for persons importing regulated timber products and due diligence requirements for persons processing raw logs into another form.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Made 30 May 2013
Registered 31 May 2013
Tabled HR 03 Jun 2013
Tabled Senate 17 Jun 2013
Date of repeal 01 Dec 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms

 

 

Illegal Logging Prohibition Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 1)

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 88, 2013

I, Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Administrator of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Illegal Logging Prohibition Act 2012.

Dated 30 May 2013

Marie Bashir

Administrator

By Her Excellency’s Command

Joe Ludwig

Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1

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

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Illegal Logging Prohibition Regulation 2012                                                      2

 


1  Name of regulation

                   This regulation is the Illegal Logging Prohibition Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 1).

2  Commencement

                   This regulation commences on 30 November 2014.

3  Authority

                   This regulation is made under the Illegal Logging Prohibition Act 2012.

4  Schedule(s)

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Illegal Logging Prohibition Regulation 2012

1  Section 1.1

Renumber as section 1.

2  Section 1.2

Renumber as section 2.

3  Section 1.3

Renumber as section 3.

4  Section 1.3

Insert:

country specific guideline means a guideline prescribed in Part 2 of Schedule 2.

Note:          See paragraph 12(1)(a).

5  Section 1.3

Insert:

State specific guideline means a guideline prescribed in Part 3 of Schedule 2.

Note:          See paragraph 21(1)(a).

6  Section 1.3

Insert:

timber legality framework means a framework prescribed in Part 1 of Schedule 2.

Note:          See paragraphs 11(1)(a) and 20(1)(a).

7  After Part 1

Insert:

Part 2Importing

Division 1Importing illegally logged timber

5  Regulated timber products

                   For subsection 9(3) of the Act, the timber products listed in Schedule 1 are prescribed.

6  Regulated timber products that are exempt

             (1)  For paragraphs 12(d) and 13(d) of the Act, the following things, or parts of things, are prescribed as exempt:

                     (a)  a regulated timber product that is entirely made from recycled material;

                     (b)  if a regulated timber product is partially made from recycled material—the part of the regulated timber product that is made from recycled material;

                     (c)  a regulated timber product that is imported as part of a consignment if the combined value of the regulated timber products in the consignment, on import, does not exceed $1 000.

             (2)  In this section, timber in a regulated timber product is recycled material if:

                     (a)  the material has been, or has been part of, another product; and

                     (b)  at the time the material was removed from that other product, that product was no longer used for its intended purpose and was considered to be waste; and

                     (c)  the material has been used as a raw material in the regulated timber product.

             (3)  However, material in a regulated timber product is not recycled material if the material is the by‑product of a manufacturing process.

Example:    Sawdust or off‑cuts from sawn timber used to make particle board or plywood.

6A  Regulated timber products that are partially exempt—due diligence requirements not required

             (1)  This section applies in relation to a regulated timber product that is partially made from recycled material.

             (2)  The due diligence requirements prescribed in Divisions 2 and 3 do not apply to that part of the regulated timber product that is prescribed by section 6 as exempt.

7  Customs declaration

                   For paragraph 13(c) of the Act, the form of a declaration to the Customs Minister about a person’s compliance with the due diligence requirements for importing a regulated timber product is a declaration to that effect included in an import entry lodged in accordance with the Customs Act 1901.

Division 2Due diligence requirements for importing regulated timber products

8  Purpose of Division 2

                   For subsection 14(1) of the Act, this Division prescribes the due diligence requirements for importing regulated timber products.

9  Importer to have due diligence system

             (1)  An importer must, before importing a regulated timber product, have a due diligence system.

             (2)  For subsection (1), the due diligence system must:

                     (a)  be in writing; and

                     (b)  set out the process by which the importer will meet the due diligence requirements mentioned in this Division that apply to the import of the regulated timber product; and

                     (c)  contain the following information:

                              (i)  the importer’s business or company name and ABN or ACN;

                             (ii)  the importer’s street address and postal address;

                            (iii)  the principal business activity conducted by the importer; and

                     (d)  include the following information about the person responsible for maintaining the system:

                              (i)  the person’s name and position;

                             (ii)  the person’s contact details, including telephone number and email address; and

                     (e)  include a written record of the system.

Civil penalty provision

             (3)  An importer is liable to a civil penalty if the importer contravenes subsection (1).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

10  Due diligence requirements—gathering information

             (1)  An importer must, before importing a regulated timber product, obtain as much of the information about the product mentioned in subsection (2) as it is reasonably practicable for the importer to obtain.

             (2)  The information is the following:

                     (a)  a description of the regulated timber product, including:

                              (i)  the type of product, and the trade name of the product; and

                             (ii)  the common name, genus and scientific name of the tree from which the timber in the product is derived;

                     (b)  the country, the region of the country and the forest harvesting unit in which the timber in the product was harvested;

                     (c)  the country in which the product was manufactured;

                     (d)  the name, address, trading name, business and company registration number (if any) of the supplier of the product;

                     (e)  the quantity of the shipment of the product, expressed in volume, weight or number of units;

                      (f)  the documentation provided, or that will be provided, by the supplier in relation to the purchase of the product;

                     (g)  if a timber legality framework applies to the timber in the product, or the area in which the timber is harvested—a copy of the licence or certificate issued to the harvester of the timber, or other relevant person in relation to the timber, that provides evidence of compliance with the standards or requirements of the framework;

                     (h)  if a country specific guideline applies to the timber in the product, or the place in which the timber is harvested—the information or evidence (such as a certificate, licence or other document) relating to the product that the guideline requires the importer to obtain;

                      (i)  evidence that the product has not been illegally logged, which, without limiting the evidence, may include evidence about:

                              (i)  whether the harvesting of the species of tree from which the timber in the product is derived is prohibited in the place where the timber has been harvested; and

                             (ii)  if the harvesting of the timber in the place is authorised by legislation (including regulations)—whether the requirements of the legislation have been met for the harvesting of the timber; and

                            (iii)  if payment is required for the right to harvest the timber—whether that payment has been made; and

                            (iv)  if a person has legal rights of use and tenure in relation to the place in which the timber is harvested—whether the harvest of the timber is inconsistent with the law establishing or protecting those rights.

Civil penalty provision

             (3)  An importer is liable to a civil penalty if the importer contravenes subsection (1).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

11  Due diligence requirements—identifying and assessing risk against timber legality framework (optional process)

             (1)  This section applies to an importer in relation to the importation of a regulated timber product if:

                     (a)  a timber legality framework prescribed in Part 1 of Schedule 2 applies to the timber in the product, or the area in which the timber is harvested; and

                     (b)  the importer elects to use the procedures in subsection (2).

             (2)  The importer must, before importing the product:

                     (a)  assess whether the information and evidence obtained by the use of the framework is accurate and reliable; and

                     (b)  identify and assess, by the use of the framework and consideration of the information gathered in accordance with subsection 10(1), whether there is a risk that the product is, is made from, or includes, illegally logged timber; and

                     (c)  in the identification and assessment of risk mentioned in paragraph (b), consider any other information the importer knows, or ought reasonably to know, that may indicate whether the product is, is made from, or includes, illegally logged timber; and

                     (d)  make a written record of the identification and assessment undertaken in accordance with this section.

Civil penalty provision

             (3)  An importer is liable to a civil penalty if the importer contravenes subsection (2).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

12  Due diligence requirements—identifying and assessing risk against country specific guidelines (optional process)

             (1)  This section applies to an importer in relation to the importation of a regulated timber product if:

                     (a)  a country specific guideline prescribed in Part 2 of Schedule 2 applies to the timber in the product, or the area in which the timber is harvested; and

                     (b)  the importer elects to use the procedures in subsection (2).

             (2)  The importer must, before importing the product:

                     (a)  assess the information gathered in accordance with subsection 10(1), by the use of the guideline; and

                     (b)  identify and assess, by the use of the guideline and consideration of the information gathered in accordance with subsection 10(1), whether there is a risk that the product is, is made from, or includes, illegally logged timber; and

                     (c)  in the identification and assessment of risk mentioned in paragraph (b), consider any other information the importer knows, or ought reasonably to know, that may indicate whether the product is, is made from, or includes, illegally logged timber; and

                     (d)  make a written record of the identification and assessment undertaken in accordance with this section.

Civil penalty provision

             (3)  An importer is liable to a civil penalty if the importer contravenes subsection (2).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

13  Due diligence requirements—identifying and assessing risk (alternative to sections 11 and 12)

             (1)  This section applies to an importer in relation to the importation of a regulated timber product if:

                     (a)  the importer does not elect to use the procedures in subsection 11(2) or 12(2); or

                     (b)  the importer:

                              (i)  elects to use the procedures in subsection 11(2) or 12(2); and

                             (ii)  is unable, by the use of those procedures, to identify no risk or a low risk that the regulated timber product is, is made from, or includes, illegally logged timber.

             (2)  The importer must, before importing the product:

                     (a)  identify and assess the risk that the regulated timber product is, is made from, or includes, illegally logged timber by:

                              (i)  assessing the information gathered in accordance with subsection 10(1); and

                             (ii)  considering the factors mentioned in subsection (3); and

                     (b)  make a written record of the assessment and risk identification process undertaken in accordance with this section.

             (3)  For subparagraph (2)(a)(ii), the factors are the following:

                     (a)  the prevalence of the following:

                              (i)  illegal logging in general in the area in which the timber in the product is harvested;

                             (ii)  illegal harvesting in the area of the species of tree from which the timber in the product is derived;

                            (iii)  armed conflict in that area;

                     (b)  the complexity of the product;

                     (c)  any other information the importer knows, or ought reasonably to know, that may indicate whether the product is, is made from, or includes, illegally logged timber.

Civil penalty provision

             (4)  An importer is liable to a civil penalty if the importer contravenes subsection (2).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

14  Due diligence requirements—risk mitigation

             (1)  This section applies to an importer in relation to the importation of a regulated timber product if:

                     (a)  section 13 applies in relation to the product; and

                     (b)  the importer has identified a risk that the product may be, may be made from, or may include, illegally logged timber; and

                     (c)  the risk is not a low risk.

             (2)  The importer must, before importing the regulated timber product:

                     (a)  conduct a risk mitigation process that is adequate and proportionate to the identified risk; and

                     (b)  make a written record of the risk mitigation process undertaken in accordance with this section.

             (3)  The risk mitigation process may include the following steps:

                     (a)  obtain further information about the product, including any certification or third party assessment in relation to the product;

                     (b)  reassess the risk that the product may be, may be made from, or may include, illegally logged timber, including by consideration of each of the matters mentioned in subsection 13(2);

                     (c)  not import the product.

Civil penalty provision

             (4)  An importer is liable to a civil penalty if the importer contravenes subsection (2).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

15  Due diligence requirements—provision of information to Secretary

Secretary may request information

             (1)  The Secretary may request information from an importer about:

                     (a)  the importer’s due diligence system in place at the time of the import of a regulated timber product; and

                     (b)  the importer’s compliance with the requirements of the importer’s due diligence system in relation to the import of the regulated timber product.

             (2)  The request must:

                     (a)  be in writing; and

                     (b)  include a date for compliance which is at least 28 days after the date of the request.

Importer to comply with request for information

             (3)  The importer must provide to the Secretary, in writing, the information requested by the date specified in the request.

Civil penalty provision

             (4)  An importer is liable to a civil penalty if the importer contravenes subsection (3).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

16  Due diligence requirements—records

             (1)  An importer must keep a record mentioned in the following table for the period specified for the record.

 

Due diligence records

Item

Kind of record

Relevant provision

Period for retention of record

1

Written record of importer’s due diligence system in place at the time of the import of each regulated timber product

Paragraph 9(2)(e)

5 years from the day the product is imported

2

Information gathered by an importer about a regulated timber product

Section 10

5 years from the day the product is imported

3

Record of the identification of risk against a timber legality framework or a country specific guideline for a regulated timber product

Paragraph 11(2)(d) or 12(2)(d)

5 years from the day the product is imported

4

Record of the assessment and risk identification process undertaken by an importer in relation to a regulated timber product

Paragraph 13(2)(b)

5 years from the day the product is imported

5

Record of the risk mitigation process undertaken by an importer in relation to a regulated timber product

Paragraph 14(2)(b)

5 years from the day the product is imported

Civil penalty provision

             (2)  An importer is liable to a civil penalty if the importer contravenes subsection (1).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

Part 3Processing

Division 1Due diligence requirements for processing raw logs

17  Purpose of Division 1

                   For subsection 18(1) of the Act, this Division prescribes the due diligence requirements for processing a raw log into something other than a raw log.

18  Processor to have due diligence system

             (1)  A processor must, before processing a raw log, have a due diligence system.

             (2)  For subsection (1), the due diligence system must:

                     (a)  be in writing; and

                     (b)  set out the process by which the processor will meet the due diligence requirements mentioned in this Division that apply to the processing of the raw log; and

                     (c)  contain the following information:

                              (i)  the processor’s business or company name and ACN or ABN;

                             (ii)  the processor’s street address and postal address;

                            (iii)  the principal business activity conducted by the processor; and

                     (d)  include the following information about the person responsible for maintaining the system:

                              (i)  the person’s name and position;

                             (ii)  the person’s contact details, including telephone number and email address; and

                     (e)  include a written record of the system.

Civil penalty provision

             (3)  A processor is liable to a civil penalty if the processor contravenes subsection (1).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

19  Due diligence requirements—gathering information

             (1)  A processor must, before processing a raw log, obtain as much of the information about the raw log mentioned in subsection (2) as it is reasonably practicable for the processor to obtain.

             (2)  The information is the following:

                     (a)  a description of the raw log, including:

                              (i)  the common name, genus or scientific name of the tree from which the raw log is derived; and

                             (ii)  the area in which the raw log is harvested, including the State or Territory and the forest harvesting unit;

                     (b)  the name, address, trading name, business and company registration number (if any) of the supplier of the raw log;

                     (c)  the quantity of raw logs to be processed, expressed in volume, weight or number of units;

                     (d)  the documentation provided, or that will be provided, by the supplier in relation to the purchase of the raw log;

                     (e)  if a timber legality framework applies to the raw log, or the area in which the raw log is harvested—a copy of the licence or certificate issued to the harvester of the raw log, or other relevant person in relation to the raw log, that provides evidence of compliance with the standards or requirements of the framework;

                      (f)  if a State specific guideline applies to the raw log, or the place in which the raw log is harvested—the information or evidence (such as a certificate, licence or other document) relating to the raw log that the guideline requires the importer to obtain;

                     (g)  evidence that the raw log has not been illegally logged, which may include evidence about:

                              (i)  whether the harvesting of the species of tree from which the raw log is derived is prohibited in the place where the raw log has been harvested; and

                             (ii)  if the harvesting of the raw log in the place is authorised by legislation (including regulations)—whether the requirements of the legislation have been met for the harvesting of the raw log; and

                            (iii)  if payment is required for the right to harvest the raw log—whether that payment has been made; and

                            (iv)  if a person has legal rights of use and tenure in relation to the place in which the raw log is harvested—whether the harvest of the raw log is inconsistent with the law establishing or protecting those rights.

Civil penalty provision

             (3)  A processor is liable to a civil penalty if the processor contravenes subsection (1).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

20  Due diligence requirements—identifying and assessing risk against timber legality framework (optional process)

             (1)  This section applies to a processor in relation to the processing of a raw log if:

                     (a)  a timber legality framework prescribed in Part 1 of Schedule 2 applies to the raw log, or the area in which the raw log is harvested; and

                     (b)  the processor elects to use the procedures in subsection (2).

             (2)  The processor must, before processing the raw log:

                     (a)  assess whether the information and evidence obtained by the use of the framework is accurate and reliable; and

                     (b)  identify and assess, by the use of the framework and consideration of the information gathered in accordance with subsection 19(1), whether there is a risk that the raw log is illegally logged; and

                     (c)  in the identification and assessment of risk mentioned in paragraph (b), consider any other information the processor knows, or ought reasonably to know, that may indicate whether the raw log is illegally logged; and

                     (d)  make a written record of the identification and assessment undertaken in accordance with this section.

Civil penalty provision

             (3)  A processor is liable to a civil penalty if the processor contravenes subsection (2).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

21  Due diligence requirements—identifying and assessing risk against State specific guidelines (optional process)

             (1)  This section applies to a processor in relation to the processing of a raw log if:

                     (a)  a State specific guideline prescribed in Part 3 of Schedule 2 applies to the raw log, or the area in which the raw log is harvested; and

                     (b)  the processor elects to use the procedures in subsection (2).

             (2)  The processor must, before processing the raw log:

                     (a)  assess the information gathered in accordance with subsection 19(1), by the use of the guideline; and

                     (b)  identify and assess, by the use of the guideline and consideration of the information gathered in accordance with subsection 19(1), if there is a risk that the raw log is illegally logged; and

                     (c)  in the identification and assessment of risk mentioned in paragraph (b), consider any other information the processor knows, or ought reasonably to know, that may indicate whether the raw log is illegally logged; and

                     (d)  make a written record of the identification and assessment undertaken in accordance with this section.

Civil penalty provision

             (3)  A processor is liable to a civil penalty if the processor contravenes subsection (2).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

22  Due diligence requirements—identifying and assessing risk (alternative to sections 20 and 21)

             (1)  This section applies to a processor in relation to the processing of a raw log if:

                     (a)  the processor does not elect to use the procedures in subsection 20(2) or 21(2); or

                     (b)  the processor:

                              (i)  elects to use the procedures in subsection 20(2) or 21(2); and

                             (ii)  was unable, by the use of those procedures, to identify no risk or a low risk that the raw log is illegally logged.

             (2)  The processor must, before processing the raw log:

                     (a)  identify and assess the risk that the raw log is illegally logged by:

                              (i)  assessing the information gathered in accordance with subsection 19(1); and

                             (ii)  considering the factors mentioned in subsection (3); and

                     (b)  make a written record of the assessment and risk identification process undertaken in accordance with this section.

             (3)  For subparagraph (2)(a)(ii), the factors are the following:

                     (a)  the prevalence of illegal logging in general in the area in which the raw log is harvested;

                     (b)  the prevalence of illegal harvesting in the area of the species of tree from which the raw log is derived;

                     (c)  any other information the processor knows, or ought reasonably to know, that may indicate whether the raw log is illegally logged.

Civil penalty provision

             (4)  A processor is liable to a civil penalty if the processor contravenes subsection (2).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

23  Due diligence requirements—risk mitigation

             (1)  This section applies to a processor in relation to the processing of a raw log if:

                     (a)  section 22 applies in relation to the raw log; and

                     (b)  the processor has identified a risk that the raw log may be illegally logged; and

                     (c)  the risk is not a low risk.

             (2)  The processor must, before processing the raw log:

                     (a)  conduct a risk mitigation process that is adequate and proportionate to the identified risk; and

                     (b)  make a written record of the risk mitigation process undertaken in accordance with this section.

             (3)  The risk mitigation process may include the following steps:

                     (a)  obtain further information about the raw log, including any certification or third party assessment in relation to the raw log;

                     (b)  reassess the risk that the raw log may be illegally logged, including by consideration of each of the matters mentioned in subsection 22(2);

                     (c)  not process the raw log.

Civil penalty provision

             (4)  A processor is liable to a civil penalty if the processor contravenes subsection (2).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

24  Due diligence requirements—provision of information to Secretary

Secretary may request information

             (1)  The Secretary may request information from a processor about:

                     (a)  the processor’s due diligence system in place at the time of the processing of a raw log; and

                     (b)  the processor’s compliance with the requirements of the processor’s due diligence system in relation to the processing of the raw log.

             (2)  The request must:

                     (a)  be in writing; and

                     (b)  include a date for compliance which is at least 28 days after the date of the request.

Processor to comply with request for information

             (3)  The processor must provide to the Secretary, in writing, the information requested by the date specified in the request.

Civil penalty provision

             (4)  A processor is liable to a civil penalty if the processor contravenes subsection (3).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

25  Due diligence requirements—records

             (1)  A processor must keep a record mentioned in the following table for the period specified in the item.

 

Due diligence records

Item

Kind of record

Relevant provision

Period for retention of record

1

Written record of processor’s due diligence system in place at the time of processing of each raw log

Paragraph 18(2)(e)

5 years from the day the raw log is processed

2

Information gathered by a processor about a raw log

Section 19

5 years from the day the raw log is processed

3

Record of the identification of risk against a timber legality framework or a state specific guideline for a raw log

Paragraph 20(2)(d) or 21(2)(d)

5 years from the day the raw log is processed

4

Record of the assessment and risk identification process undertaken by a processor in relation to a raw log

Paragraph 22(2)(b)

5 years from the day the raw log is processed

5

Record of the risk mitigation process undertaken by a processor in relation to a raw log

Paragraph 23(2)(b)

5 years from the day the raw log is processed

Civil penalty provision

             (2)  A processor is liable to a civil penalty if the processor contravenes subsection (1).

Civil penalty:          100 penalty units.

8  Division 4.1

Renumber as Division 4.

9  Section 4.1.1

Renumber as section 26.

10  At the end of the regulation

Add:

Schedule 1Regulated timber products

Note:       See section 5.

  

  

1  Regulated timber products

             (1)  The following timber products are prescribed:

                     (a)  if the number for an item in column 1 of the table is a 4‑digit number—all of the timber products listed under that heading in Schedule 3 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as in force from time to time;

                     (b)  if the number for an item in column 1 of the table is longer than a 4‑digit number—the timber products listed under that heading or subheading in Schedule 3 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as in force from time to time.

             (2)  A reference to a timber product has the meaning that the timber product has in the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as in force from time to time.

 

Regulated timber products

 

Column 1

Column 2

Item

Heading or Subheading

Description

1

4403

WOOD IN THE ROUGH, WHETHER OR NOT STRIPPED OF BARK OR SAPWOOD, OR ROUGHLY SQUARED

2

4407

WOOD SAWN OR CHIPPED LENGTHWISE, SLICED OR PEELED, WHETHER OR NOT PLANED, SANDED OR END‑JOINTED, OF A THICKNESS EXCEEDING 6 mm

3

4408

SHEETS FOR VENEERING (INCLUDING THOSE OBTAINED BY SLICING LAMINATED WOOD), FOR PLYWOOD OR FOR SIMILAR LAMINATED WOOD AND OTHER WOOD, SAWN LENGTHWISE, SLICED OR PEELED, WHETHER OR NOT PLANED, SANDED, SPLICED OR END‑JOINTED, OF A THICKNESS NOT EXCEEDING 6 mm

4

4409.10.00

WOOD (INCLUDING STRIPS AND FRIEZES FOR PARQUET FLOORING, NOT ASSEMBLED) CONTINUOUSLY SHAPED (TONGUED, GROOVED, REBATED, CHAMFERED, V‑JOINTED, BEADED, MOULDED, ROUNDED OR THE LIKE) ALONG ANY OF ITS EDGES, ENDS OR FACES, WHETHER OR NOT PLANED, SANDED OR END‑JOINTED:

‑Coniferous

5

4409.29.00

WOOD (INCLUDING STRIPS AND FRIEZES FOR PARQUET FLOORING, NOT ASSEMBLED) CONTINUOUSLY SHAPED (TONGUED, GROOVED, REBATED, CHAMFERED, V‑JOINTED, BEADED, MOULDED, ROUNDED OR THE LIKE) ALONG ANY OF ITS EDGES, ENDS OR FACES, WHETHER OR NOT PLANED, SANDED OR END‑JOINTED:

‑Non‑coniferous‑‑Other.

6

4410

PARTICLE BOARD, ORIENTED STRAND BOARD (OSB) AND SIMILAR BOARD (FOR EXAMPLE, WAFERBOARD) OF WOOD OR OTHER LIGNEOUS MATERIALS, WHETHER OR NOT AGGLOMERATED WITH RESINS OR OTHER ORGANIC BINDING SUBSTANCES

7

4411

FIBREBOARD OF WOOD OR OTHER LIGNEOUS MATERIALS, WHETHER OR NOT BONDED WITH RESINS OR OTHER ORGANIC SUBSTANCES

8

4412

PLYWOOD, VENEERED PANELS AND SIMILAR LAMINATED WOOD

9

4413.00.00

DENSIFIED WOOD, IN BLOCKS, PLATES, STRIPS OR PROFILE SHAPES

10

4414.00.00

WOODEN FRAMES FOR PAINTINGS, PHOTOGRAPHS, MIRRORS OR SIMILAR OBJECTS

11

4416.00.00

CASKS, BARRELS, VATS, TUBS AND OTHER COOPERS’ PRODUCTS AND PARTS THEREOF, OF WOOD, INCLUDING STAVES

12

4418

BUILDERS’ JOINERY AND CARPENTRY OF WOOD, INCLUDING CELLULAR WOOD PANELS, ASSEMBLED FLOORING PANELS, SHINGLES AND SHAKES

13

4701.00.00

MECHANICAL WOOD PULP

14

4702.00.00

CHEMICAL WOOD PULP, DISSOLVING GRADES

15

4703

CHEMICAL WOOD PULP, SODA OR SULPHATE, OTHER THAN DISSOLVING GRADES

16

4704

CHEMICAL WOOD PULP, SULPHITE, OTHER THAN DISSOLVING GRADES

17

4705.00.00

WOOD PULP OBTAINED BY A COMBINATION OF MECHANICAL AND CHEMICAL PULPING PROCESSES

18

4801

NEWSPRINT, IN ROLLS OR SHEETS

19

4802

UNCOATED PAPER AND PAPERBOARD, OF A KIND USED FOR WRITING, PRINTING OR OTHER GRAPHIC PURPOSES, AND NON PERFORATED PUNCH‑CARDS AND PUNCH TAPE PAPER, IN ROLLS OR RECTANGULAR (INCLUDING SQUARE) SHEETS, OF ANY SIZE, OTHER THAN PAPER OF 4801 OR 4803; HAND‑MADE PAPER AND PAPERBOARD

20

4803

TOILET OR FACIAL TISSUE STOCK, TOWEL OR NAPKIN STOCK AND SIMILAR PAPER OF A KIND USED FOR HOUSEHOLD OR SANITARY PURPOSES, CELLULOSE WADDING AND WEBS OF CELLULOSE FIBRES, WHETHER OR NOT CREPED, CRINKLED, EMBOSSED, PERFORATED, SURFACE‑COLOURED, SURFACE‑DECORATED OR PRINTED, IN ROLLS OR SHEETS

21

4804

UNCOATED KRAFT PAPER AND PAPERBOARD, IN ROLLS OR SHEETS, OTHER THAN THAT OF 4802 OR 4803

22

4805

OTHER UNCOATED PAPER AND PAPERBOARD, IN ROLLS OR SHEETS, NOT FURTHER WORKED OR PROCESSED THAN AS SPECIFIED IN NOTE 3 TO THIS CHAPTER

23

4806.20.00

VEGETABLE PARCHMENT, GREASEPROOF PAPERS, TRACING PAPERS AND GLASSINE AND OTHER GLAZED TRANSPARENT OR TRANSLUCENT PAPERS, IN ROLLS OR SHEETS:

‑Greaseproof papers

24

4806.30.00

VEGETABLE PARCHMENT, GREASEPROOF PAPERS, TRACING PAPERS AND GLASSINE AND OTHER GLAZED TRANSPARENT OR TRANSLUCENT PAPERS, IN ROLLS OR SHEETS:

‑Tracing papers

25

4806.40.00

VEGETABLE PARCHMENT, GREASEPROOF PAPERS, TRACING PAPERS AND GLASSINE AND OTHER GLAZED TRANSPARENT OR TRANSLUCENT PAPERS, IN ROLLS OR SHEETS:

‑Glassine and other glazed transparent or translucent papers

26

4807.00.00

COMPOSITE PAPER AND PAPERBOARD (MADE BY STICKING FLAT LAYERS OF PAPER OR PAPERBOARD TOGETHER WITH AN ADHESIVE), NOT SURFACE‑COATED OR IMPREGNATED, WHETHER OR NOT INTERNALLY REINFORCED, IN ROLLS OR SHEETS

27

4808

PAPER AND PAPERBOARD, CORRUGATED (WITH OR WITHOUT GLUED FLAT SURFACE SHEETS), CREPED, CRINKLED, EMBOSSED OR PERFORATED, IN ROLLS OR SHEETS, OTHER THAN PAPER OF THE KIND DESCRIBED IN 4803

28

4809

CARBON PAPER, SELF‑COPY PAPER AND OTHER COPYING OR TRANSFER PAPERS (INCLUDING COATED OR IMPREGNATED PAPER FOR DUPLICATOR STENCILS OR OFFSET PLATES), WHETHER OR NOT PRINTED, IN ROLLS OR SHEETS

29

4810

PAPER AND PAPERBOARD, COATED ON ONE OR BOTH SIDES WITH KAOLIN (CHINA CLAY) OR OTHER INORGANIC SUBSTANCES, WITH OR WITHOUT A BINDER, AND WITH NO OTHER COATING, WHETHER OR NOT SURFACE‑COLOURED, SURFACE‑DECORATED OR PRINTED, IN ROLLS OR RECTANGULAR (INCLUDING SQUARE) SHEETS, OF ANY SIZE

30

4811

PAPER, PAPERBOARD, CELLULOSE WADDING AND WEBS OF CELLULOSE FIBRES, COATED, IMPREGNATED, COVERED, SURFACE‑COLOURED, SURFACE‑DECORATED OR PRINTED, IN ROLLS OR RECTANGULAR (INCLUDING SQUARE) SHEETS, OF ANY SIZE, OTHER THAN GOODS OF THE KIND DESCRIBED IN 4803, 4809 OR 4810

31

4813

CIGARETTE PAPER, WHETHER OR NOT CUT TO SIZE OR IN THE FORM OF BOOKLETS OR TUBES

32

4816

CARBON PAPER, SELF‑COPY PAPER AND OTHER COPYING OR TRANSFER PAPERS (OTHER THAN THOSE OF 4809), DUPLICATOR STENCILS AND OFFSET PLATES, OF PAPER, WHETHER OR NOT PUT UP IN BOXES

33

4817

ENVELOPES, LETTER CARDS, PLAIN POSTCARDS AND CORRESPONDENCE CARDS, OF PAPER OR PAPERBOARD; BOXES, POUCHES, WALLETS AND WRITING COMPENDIUMS, OF PAPER OR PAPERBOARD, CONTAINING AN ASSORTMENT OF PAPER STATIONERY

34

4818

TOILET PAPER AND SIMILAR PAPER, CELLULOSE WADDING OR WEBS OF CELLULOSE FIBRES, OF A KIND USED FOR HOUSEHOLD OR SANITARY PURPOSES, IN ROLLS OF A WIDTH NOT EXCEEDING 36 cm, OR CUT TO SIZE OR SHAPE; HANDKERCHIEFS, CLEANSING TISSUES, TOWELS, TABLECLOTHS, SERVIETTES, BED SHEETS AND SIMILAR HOUSEHOLD, SANITARY OR HOSPITAL ARTICLES, ARTICLES OF APPAREL AND CLOTHING ACCESSORIES, OF PAPER PULP, PAPER, CELLULOSE WADDING OR WEBS OF CELLULOSE FIBRES

35

4819

CARTONS, BOXES, CASES, BAGS AND OTHER PACKING CONTAINERS, OF PAPER, PAPERBOARD, CELLULOSE WADDING OR WEBS OF CELLULOSE FIBRES; BOX FILES, LETTER TRAYS, AND SIMILAR ARTICLES, OF PAPER OR PAPERBOARD OF A KIND USED IN OFFICES, SHOPS OR THE LIKE

36

4820

REGISTERS, ACCOUNT BOOKS, NOTE BOOKS, ORDER BOOKS, RECEIPT BOOKS, LETTER PADS, MEMORANDUM PADS, DIARIES AND SIMILAR ARTICLES, EXERCISE BOOKS, BLOTTING‑PADS, BINDERS (LOOSE‑LEAF OR OTHER), FOLDERS, FILE COVERS, MANIFOLD BUSINESS FORMS, INTERLEAVED CARBON SETS AND OTHER ARTICLES OF STATIONERY, OF PAPER OR PAPERBOARD; ALBUMS FOR SAMPLES OR FOR COLLECTIONS AND BOOK COVERS, OF PAPER OR PAPERBOARD

37

4821

PAPER OR PAPERBOARD LABELS OF ALL KINDS, WHETHER OR NOT PRINTED

38

4823

OTHER PAPER, PAPERBOARD, CELLULOSE WADDING AND WEBS OF CELLULOSE FIBRES, CUT TO SIZE OR SHAPE; OTHER ARTICLES OF PAPER PULP, PAPER, PAPERBOARD, CELLULOSE WADDING OR WEBS OF CELLULOSE FIBRES

39

9401.61.00

SEATS (OTHER THAN THOSE OF 9402), WHETHER OR NOT CONVERTIBLE INTO BEDS, AND PARTS THEREOF:

‑Other seats, with wooden frames‑Upholstered

40

9401.69.00

SEATS (OTHER THAN THOSE OF 9402), WHETHER OR NOT CONVERTIBLE INTO BEDS, AND PARTS THEREOF:

‑Other seats with wooden frames‑Other

41

9403.30.00

OTHER FURNITURE AND PARTS THEREOF:

‑Wooden furniture of a kind used in offices

42

9403.40.00

OTHER FURNITURE AND PARTS THEREOF:

‑Wooden furniture of a kind used in the kitchen

43

9403.50.00

OTHER FURNITURE AND PARTS THEREOF:

‑Wooden furniture of a kind used in the bedroom

44

9403.60.00

OTHER FURNITURE AND PARTS THEREOF:
‑Other wooden furniture

45

9403.90.00

OTHER FURNITURE AND PARTS THEREOF:

‑Parts

46

9406.00.00

PREFABRICATED BUILDINGS

 

Note:          Items 45 and 46 only apply to products that are made from, or include, timber.

Schedule 2Timber legality frameworks, country specific guidelines and State specific guidelines

Note:       See sections 11 and 19.

Part 1Timber legality frameworks

  

 

Timber legality frameworks

Item

Framework

1

The Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) licensing scheme for imports of timber into the European Community, administered by the European Commission.

2

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) forest management certification scheme, administered by the FSC

3

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) Sustainable Forest Management certification, administered by the PEFC

 

Note 1:       The FLEGT licensing scheme is described at www.euflegt.efi.int/portal/.

Note 2:       The FSC forest management certification scheme is located ic.fsc.org/.

Note 3:       The PEFC sustainable forest management certification scheme is located at www.pefc.org/.

Part 2Country specific guidelines

  

Note:       This Part is reserved for future use.

Part 3State specific guidelines

  

Note:       This Part is reserved for future use.