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Customs Tariff Amendment (Product Stewardship for Waste Oil) Bill 2000
Date Introduced: 22 June 2000
House: House of Representatives
Portfolio: Justice and Customs
Commencement: The Bill commences on Royal Assent. However, the operative part of the Bill (Schedule 1) commences on the same day as Part 2 of the Product Stewardship (Oil) Bill 2000.
To amend the Customs Tariff Act 1995 to introduce a five cent a litre / a kilogram tariff on imported lubricant-type oils.
The proposed tariff will assist in funding payments to eligible companies recycling waste oil under the Product Stewardship Oil scheme.
For further background, readers are referred to the Bills Digest No. 36, 2000-01 on the Product Stewardship (Oil) Bill 2000.
Under the existing customs regime, most imported lubricant-type oils are not subject to customs duty. Schedule 1 amends various aspects of subsection 19(1) and Schedule 3 of the Customs Tariff Act 1995 with the effect that these oils will be subject to a 5 cent a litre / a kilogram duty.
11 September 2000
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