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Second Reading Speeches

Customs Tariff Amendment (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation) Bill 2018

Type
Government
Portfolio
Law Enforcement and Cyber Security
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Customs Amendment (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation) Bill 2018 to implement Australia’s obligations under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, the bill amends the

Customs Tariff Act 1995
to: provide preferential rates of customs duty for all goods, excluding excise-equivalent goods, that are Trans-Pacific Partnership originating goods; provide for excise-equivalent rates of duty on certain alcohol, tobacco and fuel products; and maintain customs duty rates for certain Trans-Pacific Partnership originating goods.

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