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Customs By-law No. 2200082

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By-laws as made
This by-law covers certain medical and hygiene goods that are capable of use in combatting pathogens or viruses that are transmitted through droplets or airborne spread.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 29 Jun 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Jul-2022
Tabled Senate26-Jul-2022

CUSTOMS ACT 1901

 

CUSTOMS TARIFF ACT 1995

 

SCHEDULE 4

 

BY-LAW No. 2200082

 

 

I, Franco Alvarez, delegate of the Comptroller‑General of Customs, under section 271 of the Customs Act 1901:

 

  1. revoke the by-law cited as Customs By-law No. 2019608;

  2. revoke the by-law cited as Customs By-law No. 2041552;

  3. revoke the by-law cited as Customs By-law No. 2020321;

  4. revoke the by-law cited as Customs By-law No. 2100131; and

  5. make the by-law set out in the Schedule to this instrument.

 

This by-law commences on 1 July 2022.

 

Dated this 28th day of June 2022.

 

[signed]

Franco Alvarez

Delegate of the

Comptroller-General of Customs

 

 

SCHEDULE

 

Item 57

Schedule 4

 

1.       This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 2200082.

 

2.       For the purposes of item 57 of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995 (the Customs Tariff), the following medical or hygiene products are prescribed:

 

(a)    any of the following equipment that, when worn, is capable of limiting the transmission of pathogens or viruses to humans:

(i)            face masks;

(ii)          gloves;

(iii)        clothes or gowns;

(iv)        goggles, glasses, eye visors or face shields;

 

(b)   disinfectant preparations classified to heading 3808 in Schedule 3 to the Customs Tariff, excluding hand sanitisers;

 

(c)    soaps;

 

(d)   test kits, reagents and viral transport media.

 

3.       Paragraph 2 only applies to goods that are capable of use in combatting pathogens or viruses that are transmitted through droplets or airborne spread.

 

4.       In this by-law, the Customs Tariff Act 1995 means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be altered.