Bills Digest No. 38 1999-2000 Customs Tariff Amendment (Tradex) Bill 1999


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CONTENTS

Passage History
Purpose
Background
Main Provisions
Contact Officer & Copyright Details

Passage History

Customs Tariff Amendment (Tradex) Bill 1999

Date Introduced: 24 June 1999

House: House of Representatives

Portfolio: Justice and Customs

Commencement: On the day on which the Tradex Scheme Bill 1999 commences

Purpose

To provide for duty free entry of goods imported by the holder of a tradex order.

Background

Refer to the Digest for the Tradex Scheme Bill 1999.

Main Provisions

Item 1 of Schedule 1 amends the Customs Tariff Act 1995 to provide a free rate of customs duty for goods imported by the holder of a tradex order.

Contact Officer and Copyright Details

Ian Ireland
16 August 1999
Bills Digest Service
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ISSN 1328-8091
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