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This regulation amends Schedules 1 and 2 of the Illegal Logging Prohibition Regulation 2012 to reflect recent international amendments to Harmonized System (HS) tariff codes and to add new country specific and state specific guidelines to the regulation.
Administered by: Agriculture and Water Resources
Registered 10 Feb 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Feb-2017
Tabled Senate15-Feb-2017
Date of repeal 12 Feb 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Illegal Logging Prohibition Amendment (Harmonized System Changes and Other Measures) Regulations 2017

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 regulations.

Dated 09 February 2017

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Anne Ruston

Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources
Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Illegal Logging Prohibition Regulation 2012                                                                                 2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Illegal Logging Prohibition Amendment (Harmonized System Changes and Other Measures) Regulations 2017.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

11 February 2017

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

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

4  Schedules

                   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  After Part 4

Insert:

Part 5Application and transitional provisions

  

27  Application of amendments relating to regulated timber products

                   The amendments made by items 2 and 3 of Schedule 1 to the Illegal Logging Prohibition Amendment (Harmonized System Changes and Other Measures) Regulations 2017 apply in relation to the importation of a thing on or after the commencement of those items.

2  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (after table item 4)

Insert:

 

4A

4409.22.00

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:

‑Of tropical wood

 

3  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (table item 46)

Repeal the item, substitute:

 

46

9406.10.00

PREFABRICATED BUILDINGS:

‑Of wood

 

4  Clause 2 of Part 2 of Schedule 2 (after table item 4)

Insert:

 

4A

Country specific guideline for Malaysia, co‑endorsed by the Government of Australia and the Government of Malaysia on 13 February 2015.

 

5  Clause 2 of Part 2 of Schedule 2 (after table item 5)

Insert:

 

5A

Country specific guideline for Papua New Guinea, co‑endorsed by the Government of Australia and the Government of Papua New Guinea on 20 November 2015.

 

6  Clause 3 of Part 3 of Schedule 2 (after table item 2)

Insert:

 

2A

State specific guideline for Queensland, co‑endorsed by the Commonwealth and Queensland governments on 16 June 2015.