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SLI 2014 No. 51 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958 and the Customs Regulations 1926 to implement an arms embargo on the Central African Republic (the CAR) imposed by United Nations Security Council Resolution 2127 (2013) (the Resolution), which was adopted on 5 December 2013.
Administered by: Immigration and Border Protection
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 43
Registered 19 May 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-May-2014
Tabled Senate16-Jun-2014
Date of repeal 21 May 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Customs Legislation Amendment (Central African Republic) Regulation 2014

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 51, 2014

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Customs Act 1901.

Dated 15 May 2014

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Scott Morrison

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958                                                  2

Customs Regulations 1926                                                                                        3

 


1  Name of regulation

                   This regulation is the Customs Legislation Amendment (Central African Republic) Regulation 2014.

2  Commencement

                   This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This regulation is made under the Customs Act 1901.

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

  

Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958

1  At the end of Division 3 of Part 3

Add:

13CT  Exportation of certain goods to the Central African Republic

             (1)  In this regulation:

authorised person means a person authorised under subregulation (8).

defence and strategic goods list has the same meaning as in regulation 13E.

             (2)  This regulation applies to goods that are arms or related matériel:

                     (a)  not listed in the defence and strategic goods list; and

                     (b)  whose immediate or final destination is, or is intended to be, the Central African Republic.

             (3)  Exportation of the goods is prohibited unless the written permission of the Foreign Minister or an authorised person is shown to a Collector at or before the time of exportation.

             (4)  An application for the permission of the Foreign Minister or an authorised person under subregulation (3) must:

                     (a)  be in the approved form; and

                     (b)  contain the information required by the approved form; and

                     (c)  be signed as indicated by the approved form.

             (5)  A permission to export goods granted under subregulation (3) may state, in relation to the exportation:

                     (a)  conditions or requirements, including times for compliance, to which the exportation is subject; and

                     (b)  the quantity of the goods that may be exported; and

                     (c)  the circumstances in which the goods may be exported.

             (6)  When deciding whether to give permission under subregulation (3), the Foreign Minister or an authorised person must take into account:

                     (a)  Australia’s relations with other countries; and

                     (b)  Australia’s obligations under international law.

             (7)  The Foreign Minister may revoke or modify a permission granted under subregulation (3) if the Foreign Minister is satisfied on reasonable grounds that:

                     (a)  a condition or requirement of the permission has not been complied with, or is unlikely to be complied with unless modified; or

                     (b)  permitting, or continuing to permit, the exportation of goods in accordance with the permission would breach Australia’s international obligations or otherwise damage Australia’s international relations.

             (8)  The Foreign Minister may authorise an SES employee or acting SES employee of the Department administered by the Foreign Minister to give permissions under this regulation.

Customs Regulations 1926

2  Part 2 of Schedule 1AB (after table item 10B)

Insert:

 

10C

Goods to which regulation 13CT of the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958 applies

 

3  Part 2 of Schedule 1AB (table item 11, at the end of the column headed “Goods”)

Add:

 

; (n) the Central African Republic.