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Second Reading Speeches

Customs Tariff Amendment (Incorporation of Proposals and Other Measures) Bill 2020

Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the

Customs Tariff Act 1995
to: provide for a free rate of customs duty for certain medical and hygiene products between 1 February 2020 and 31 December 2020; remove the $12 000 special customs duty on used and second-hand motor vehicles that are Peruvian originating goods or that are Trans-Pacific Partnership originating goods; separately identify specifically formulated caffeinated beverages, formulated supplementary sports foods and formulated supplementary foods; specifically identify vitamins and food supplements; provide that wheelie bins do not fall within the classification of vehicles; provide that plates, rods, angles, shapes, sections, tubes, pipes and the like requiring further modification prior to being used cannot be classified as parts; and repeal redundant provisions specifying phasing rates of customs duty under certain free trade agreements.