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  • Customs Tariff Amendment (Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Amendment (Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2004 to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA), the bill amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to: provide duty-free access to certain goods and preferential rates of customs duty for other goods that are of Thai origin; phase the preferential rates of customs duty for certain goods to zero by 2015; and provide the mechanism to initiate safeguard measures on sensitive products including canned tuna, processed pineapple and pineapple juice, if necessary. Also makes contingent amendments to the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    and
    US Free Trade Agreement Implementation (Customs Tariff) Act 2004
    in the event the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement is not in force for Australia before TAFTA enters into force for Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment (Tobacco Content) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to insert a definition of 'tobacco content' to clarify that the customs duty payable on tobacco and tobacco products is based on the total weight of the goods. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment (Tobacco) Bill 2010

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    Date
    12 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Excise Tariff Amendment (Tobacco) Bill 2010, the bill amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to increase the customs duty rate applying to tobacco products by 25 per cent from 30 April 2010. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2000

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    Date
    17 Feb 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2001

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    Date
    06 Dec 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to: ensure that inserted Additional Notes have the same legal force as international Section and Chapter Notes; clarify the classification of “salsas” and ensure their treatment is consistent with international practice; insert a post-2005 phasing rate of duty for the importation of second hand passenger motor vehicles rubber pipes and tubes used in passenger motor vehicles; and correct the duty rate for certain mittens and mitts; and
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    and
    Customs Tariff Amendment Act (No. 5) 2001
    to correct formatting and typographical errors. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003

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    Date
    15 May 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003, the bill amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to: add East Timor to the list of Developing Countries; define Least Developed Countries (LDCs); provide for the duty-free entry of goods originating in LDCs, East Timor (a developing country) and Singapore (under a free trade agreement); list Palau as a Developing Country rather than as a Place treated as Developing Country; add Papua New Guinea to the list of Forum Island Countries; and introduce two character abbreviations for countries (International Standards Organization Country Codes) throughout the Tariff. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003, the bill amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to: impose additional customs duty on fuel ethanol equivalent to that applying to petroleum, with effect from 18 September 2002. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2007

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    Date
    30 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    as a result of the third review by the World Customs Organization of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, by providing: a separate subheading for the chemical binapacryl; and duty free access for prepared culture media for the development or maintenance of viruses. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to incorporate end-dates for concessional items relating to non-passenger motor vehicle goods, the Expanded Overseas Assembly Provisions Scheme, and the Product Diversification Scheme for certain clothing and finished textiles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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