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Regulations as made
These regulations amend both the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958 and the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956 to revise export and import controls in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions—Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) Regulations 2008.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 17 Aug 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR20-Aug-2018
Tabled Senate21-Aug-2018
Date of repeal 19 Aug 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Customs Legislation Amendment (Prohibited Exports and Imports) Regulations 2018

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 16 August 2018

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Angus Taylor

Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958                                                                            2

Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956                                                                            2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Customs Legislation Amendment (Prohibited Exports and Imports) Regulations 2018.

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.

18 August 2018

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 Customs Act 1901.

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

  

Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958

1  Regulation 13CO (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

13CO  Exportation of goods to Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

2  Subregulation 13CO(2)

Repeal the subregulation, substitute:

             (2)  Subject to subregulation (2AA), the exportation of all goods, the immediate or final destination of which is, or is intended to be, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, 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.

       (2AA)  Subregulation (2) does not apply to the following:

                     (a)  food (except goods included on the luxury goods list);

                     (b)  medicine;

                     (c)  accompanied personal or household effects (except arms or related matériel) of a person who is a passenger, or a member of the crew, of a ship or aircraft, being effects that a Collector reasonably believes to be for the personal use of that person.

       (2AB)  For the purposes of paragraph (2AA)(c), a Collector may take into account the quantities of the accompanied personal or household effects. This subregulation does not limit the matters a Collector may take into account.

3  Subregulation 13CO(3)

Omit “arms, related matériel or” (wherever occurring).

4  Paragraph 13CO(4)(b)

Omit “arms, related matériel or”, substitute “the”.

Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956

5  Subregulation 4Y(1)

Insert:

seafood includes fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates.

6  Subregulation 4Y(2)

Repeal the subregulation, substitute:

             (2)  Subject to subregulation (2AA), the importation of all goods from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is prohibited unless the written permission of the Foreign Minister or an authorised person is produced to a Collector at or before the time of importation.

       (2AA)  Subregulation (2) does not apply to the following:

                     (a)  food (except seafood);

                     (b)  medicine;

                     (c)  accompanied personal or household effects (except arms or related matériel) of a person who is a passenger, or a member of the crew, of a ship or aircraft, being effects that a Collector reasonably believes:

                              (i)  to be for the personal use of that person; and

                             (ii)  if that person is not a resident of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea—were not purchased in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

       (2AB)  For the purposes of paragraph (2AA)(c), a Collector may take into account the quantities of the accompanied personal or household effects. This subregulation does not limit the matters a Collector may take into account.