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  • Customs Tariff Amendment (Textile, Clothing and Footwear Post-2005 Arrangements) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Strategic Investment Program Amendment (Post-2005 scheme) Bill 2004 to extend the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Strategic Investment Program for another 10 years, the bill amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to: reduce customs duty rates applicable to clothing and certain finished textiles to 10 per cent from 1 January 2010 and to 5 per cent from 1 January 2015; reduce customs duty rates applicable to other textile, clothing and footwear goods to 5 per cent from 1 January 2010; and provide for customs duty credits to be applied against imports of certain clothing and textile goods until 30 June 2017. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    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 (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

    Track (What's this?)

    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 (Tradex) Bill 1999 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Jun 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill

  • Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 1999

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Feb 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill

  • Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    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

    Track (What's this?)

    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

    Track (What's this?)

    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

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