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No. 2 of 2015 Approvals as made
This instrument is to address the effect of sunsetting under section 50 of the Legislative Instruments Act and to maintain the collection of information in accordance with a requirement under subsections 114(4) and 162AA(4) of the Customs Act. This instrument does not change the scope of information collected for the purpose of the relevant provisions.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 24 Sep 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Oct-2015
Tabled Senate12-Oct-2015


COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Comptroller‑General of Customs Instrument of Approval No. 2 of 2015

 

Customs Act 1901

 

I, ROMAN QUAEDVLIEG, Comptroller‑General of Customs, under section 4A of the Customs Act 1901 (the Customs Act), approve the attached “EXPORT DECLARATION or APPLICATION UNDER SECTION 162A(6A) OF THE CUSTOMS ACT” statement as an approved statement for the purposes of communicating to the Department in accordance with subsections 114(4) and 162AA(4) of that Act:

 

(a)    an electronic export declaration; or

(b)   a computer application under subsection 162A(6A) of the Customs Act to take goods aboard a ship or aircraft for export where those goods were delivered as a result of an application described in subsection 162A(2A).

 

This Instrument commences on 1 October 2015.

 

Dated:             18 September  2015

 

 

 

ROMAN QUAEDVLIEG

Comptroller‑General of Customs


EXPORT DECLARATION

or APPLICATION UNDER SECTION 162A(6A) OF THE CUSTOMS ACT

 

Approved Statement ‑ Customs Act 1901 subsection 114(4) and 162AA(4)(a)

 

Item No.

Short title

Information required

1

Sender Reference

The identifier assigned by the person communicating the declaration to identify (and distinguish from others) the declaration and all subsequent amendments to the declaration.

2

Senders Reference Version

The numeric identifier assigned by the person communicating the declaration to identify the version of a declaration or a sequence of related declaration.

3

Unique Consignment Reference Number

This field is to identify the acquittal process in the event of an alternative contingency arrangement being implemented, where a Contingency Customs Authority Number (C‑CAN) is quoted to the Department.

4

Customable/Excisable Indicator

Show whether or not the goods would be subject to Customs or Excise duty if they were to be delivered into home consumption rather than being exported.

 

§  Yes                                                     ‘Y’

§  No                                                      ‘N’

5

Prescribed Goods Indicator

The code indicating whether or not goods covered by the declaration are prescribed goods under section 102A of the Customs Act 1901 (the Customs Act):

 

§  Yes                                                     ‘Y’

§  No                                                      ‘N’

6

Reporting Party Type

The person communicating the declaration:

§  the owner of the goods (Owner); or

§  an authorised agent on behalf of the Owner (Agent).

7

Reporting Party Identifier

The Australian Business Number (ABN), or code allocated by the Department (the Customs Client Identifier or CCID), that identifies the person communicating the declaration.

8

Goods Owner Party Identifier

If the Owner is not communicating the declaration - the ABN or CCID that identifies the Owner.

9

Confirming Export Type

The code indicating whether the owner has confirming exporter status and proposes to rely on that status in relation to goods covered by the declaration:

 

§  Non Confirming                                 ‘N’

§  Confirming                                         ‘Y’

§  Confirmed                                          ‘C’

§   

If an exporter on relies the exporter’s confirming exporter status, the person communicating the declaration must later update the relevant confirming information fields with the correct information, and indicate the confirmation by utilising code ‘C’.

10

Branch Identifier

The code allocated by the Department that further identifies separate components of a party represented by an ABN or a CCID.

11

Consignee Name

If the goods are not stores or spares - the name of the person or organisation that intends to take final physical possession of the goods.  This must be the principal, not a bank, freight forwarder, etc., acting on behalf of the principal.

12

Consignee City

The city or town in which the person or organisation intending to take final physical possession of the goods is located.

13

Port of Loading

The UN/LOCODE, as published by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE), of the port where the goods will be loaded onto a ship or aircraft for export.

14

Final Destination Country Code

If the goods are not stores or spares ‑ the ISO 3166‑1 alpha‑2 code, as published in ISO 3166‑1:1997 Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions – Part 1: Country codes, by the International Organization for Standardization as in force with this instrument commences, of the final country of destination of the goods.

15

Intended Date of Export

The intended date of export of the goods.

16

First Port of Discharge

If the goods are not stores or spares ‑ the UN/LOCODE of the first foreign port at which the goods will be discharged from the ship or aircraft that transported them from Australia.  This may not be the final destination of the goods.

17

Mode of Transport

If the goods are not being consigned by post ‑ the code indicating the mode of transport of the goods:

 

§  Air                                                      ‘A’

§  Sea                                                      ‘S’

18

Export Goods Type

The code indicating the type of goods that are being exported:

 

§  Other                                                  ‘OT’

§  Stores                                                 ‘ST’

§  Spares                                                 ‘SP’

§  Own Power                                        ‘OP’

§  Accompanied Baggage                      ‘AB’

§  Postal                                                  ‘PO’

19

Vessel Identifier

If the goods are stores, spares or accompanied baggage and are being consigned by ship ‑ the identifier of the ship carrying the goods:

 

§  the Lloyds identification number of the vessel; or

§  if the vessel does not have a Lloyds identification number, the identification code allocated to the operator of the ship by the Department.

20

Voyage Number

If the goods are stores, spares or accompanied baggage and are being consigned by ship - the voyage number of the ship carrying the goods.

21

Flight Number

If the goods are stores, spares or accompanied baggage and are being consigned by aircraft - the reference assigned by a carrier to identify a specific journey of the aircraft.

22

Airline Code

If the goods are stores, spares or accompanied baggage and are being consigned by aircraft ‑ the International Air Transport Association (IATA) code identifying the airline that is providing the flight upon which the goods are to be exported.

23

Warehouse Establishment Identifier

If the goods are like customable goods (as defined in section 69 of the Customs Act) or excisable goods ‑ the code used to identify the warehouse or excise premises from which the goods are to be removed prior to export.

24

Cargo Type

The code indicating the cargo type:

 

§  Containerised

§  Non-Containerised

§  Combination

§  Bulk

25

Total Number of Packages

If the goods are combination goods, or non‑containerised goods that are not being exported by their own power, and the goods are:

 

§  packed into packages ‑ the number of outside packages.

§  not packed into packages ‑ the number of items of cargo.

26

Total Number of Containers

If the goods are being consigned by ship and the goods are containerised or combination - the total number of containers.

27

Invoice Currency Code

The code indicating the monetary unit in which the invoice for the goods is made out.

28

FOB Currency Code

The code indicating the monetary unit relevant to the Total FOB Value.

29

Total FOB Value

The FOB value of all the goods covered by the declaration:

 

§  as defined in the Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification (AHECC) published by Australian Bureau of Statistics as in force when this instrument commences; and

§  in the currency unit indicated in the FOB Currency Code.

30

Line Number

The number that identifies each separate line of goods on the declaration.

31

AHECC Code

For each line of goods ‑ the commodity classification code (Export Statistical Item) for the goods, as shown in the AHECC.

32

Goods Origin Code

The code to identify where the goods were produced or manufactured:

 

§  Australian Capital Territory          ‘AU‑CT’

§  New South Wales                         ‘AU‑NS’

§  Queensland                                   ‘AU‑QL’

§  South Australia                             ‘AU‑SA’

§  Tasmania                                       ‘AU‑TS’

§  Victoria                                         ‘AU‑VI’

§  Western Australia                         ‘AU‑WA’

§  Northern Territory                         ‘AU‑NT’

§  Foreign                                          ‘YY‑FO’

33

Goods Origin Country Code

If the goods are not produced or manufactured in Australia ‑ the ISO 3166‑1 alpha‑2 code, as published in ISO 3166‑1: 1997 Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions – Part 1: Country codes by the International Organization for Standardization as in force when this instrument commences, for the country in which the goods have been produced or manufactured.

34

Goods Description

A description of the goods.

35

Net Quantity

For each line of goods, if the AHECC requires a quantity for the goods ‑ the Net Quantity of the goods.

36

Net Quantity Unit

For each line of goods:

 

                 if the AHECC requires a quantity for the goods ‑ the Net Quantity Unit for the goods in accordance with the AHECC; or

                 if the AHECC does not require a quantity for the goods ‑ ‘NR’.

37

Gross Weight

The weight of the goods, including packing excluding the carrier’s equipment.

38

Gross Weight Unit

The code indicating the unit of weight which in which the Gross Weight is measured:

 

§  Grams                                                 ‘G’

§  Kilograms                                           ‘KG’

§  Tonnes                                                ‘T’

39

FOB Value

The FOB value of each line on the export declaration:

 

§  as defined in the Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification (AHECC) published by Australian Bureau of Statistics as in force when this instrument commences; and

§  in the currency unit indicated in the FOB Currency Code.

40

Assay Element Code

If the goods are goods which the AHECC indicates must be declared for export along with assay detail ‑ the code to describe the goods:

 

§  Gold                                                   ‘AU’

§  Silver                                                  ‘AG’

§  Copper                                                ‘CU’

§  Lead                                                   ‘PB’

§  Platinum                                             ‘PT’

§  Nickel                                                 ‘NI’

§  Tin                                                      ‘SN’

§  Tungsten                                             ‘WO’

41

Assay Element Concentration

If the goods are goods which the AHECC indicates must be declared for export along with assay detail ‑ the concentration of the identified element.

42

Assay Element Concentration Unit

If the goods are goods which the AHECC indicates must be declared for export along with assay detail ‑  the units of concentration of the element in its ore:

 

§  Grams per Tonne                                ‘GPT’

§  Percentage                                          ‘PER’

43

Permit Number

If the goods are required by law to have an export permission (however described) ‑ the numbers or codes identifying the required export permits, licences, or other permissions along with a 3 character permit prefix allocated by the Department.

44

Temporary Import Number

If the goods have been delivered in accordance with a permission granted under section 162 or 162A of the Act ‑ the number assigned by the Department to the goods when they arrived in Australia.