Customs Legislation Amendment (Modernising Import Controls and Other Measures) Bill 2006 [2007]

Type
Government
Portfolio
Justice and Customs
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Customs Act 1901
to: provide Customs officers with additional powers to deal with prescribed prohibited imports that are low value and low risk, including allowing for: voluntary surrender of goods that have not been concealed, grant of post-importation permissions, rather than automatic seizure of goods, and service of infringement notices for certain offences; and reflect the new Certificate of Origin requirements for the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement.

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Introduced and read a first time 21 Jun 2006
Second reading moved 21 Jun 2006
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12 Feb 2008

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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