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These regulations amend the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956 to extend the current prohibition on the importation of tablet presses to include complete and incomplete encapsulators, and incomplete tablet presses and to update out of date references to the Scaleplus website and the Comlaw website.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 21
Registered 03 Apr 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Apr-2020
Tabled Senate08-Apr-2020
Date of repeal 01 Sep 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 (Prohibited Imports) Amendment (Tablet Presses, Encapsulators and Other Measures) Regulations 2020

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 02 April 2020

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Jason Wood

Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Home Affairs

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Tablet presses and encapsulators                                                                              2

Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956                                                                            2

Schedule 2—References to Scaleplus and Comlaw                                                                     4

Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956                                                                            4

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Amendment (Tablet Presses, Encapsulators and Other Measures) Regulations 2020.

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

1 May 2020.

1 May 2020

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 1Tablet presses and encapsulators

  

Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956

1  Subregulation 2(1)

Insert:

encapsulator has the meaning given by subregulation 4G(7).

tablet press has the meaning given by subregulation 4G(7).

2  Regulation 4G (at the end of the heading)

Add “and encapsulators”.

3  Subregulation 4G(1)

After “a tablet press”, insert “or encapsulator”.

4  At the end of subregulation 4G(1)

Add “or encapsulator”.

5  Subregulation 4G(2)

After “tablet press”, insert “or encapsulator”.

6  Paragraph 4G(4)(b)

After “tablet press”, insert “or encapsulator”.

7  Subregulation 4G(7)

Insert:

encapsulator means:

                     (a)  equipment that can be used to produce a coherent solid capsule by completely enveloping any of the following:

                              (i)  a powdered or granular solid;

                             (ii)  semi‑solid material;

                            (iii)  a liquid;

                            (iv)  a gas; or

                     (b)  equipment to which paragraph (a) would apply were the equipment not incomplete, damaged, temporarily or permanently inoperable, or unfinished.

8  Subregulation 4G(7) (definition of tablet press)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

tablet press means:

                     (a)  equipment that can be used to compact or mould either or both of the following into a coherent solid tablet:

                              (i)  a powdered or granular solid;

                             (ii)  semi‑solid material; or

                     (b)  equipment to which paragraph (a) would apply were the equipment not incomplete, damaged, temporarily or permanently inoperable, or unfinished.

Schedule 2References to Scaleplus and Comlaw

  

Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956

1  Subregulation 5(20) (note to the definition of Department)

Repeal the note.

2  Subregulation 5G(6) (note to the definition of Secretary)

Repeal the note.

3  Subregulation 5H(1) (note to the definition of Secretary)

Repeal the note.

4  Subregulation 5HA(1) (note to the definition of Minister)

Repeal the note.

5  Subregulation 5L(1) (note)

Repeal the note.