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  • Date
    29 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Customs Act 1901
    in relation to: disposal of dangerous goods; access of security identification card holders to section 234AA places, ships, aircrafts and wharves; minor corrections to provisions implementing the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement; provision of updated information in respect of security identification cards to Customs; implementation of an Accredited Client Program; and protection from criminal responsibility for Customs officers handling narcotic goods in the course of duty and others acting under instructions from Customs officers; and
    Customs Act 1901
    and
    Customs Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2003
    in relation to issue of seizure warrants. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    21 Jun 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Customs Act 1901
    to: provide Customs officers with additional powers to deal with prescribed prohibited imports that are low value and low risk, including allowing for: voluntary surrender of goods that have not been concealed, grant of post-importation permissions, rather than automatic seizure of goods, and service of infringement notices for certain offences; and reflect the new Certificate of Origin requirements for the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    20 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs Portfolio 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Customs Act 1901
    in relation to: the new Certificate of Origin requirements for the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement; broker licensing provisions; and false or misleading declarations in using the new SmartGate automated passenger processing system; and
    Customs Act 1901
    and
    Customs Legislation Amendment and Repeal (International Trade Modernisation) Act 2001
    in relation to duty recovery and payments under protest and the treatment of certain refunds. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    12 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Customs Administration Act 1985
    to rename the Australian Customs Service as the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service. Also amends 24 other Acts to reflect the name change. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    01 Nov 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Customs Act 1901
    to introduce new rules of origin for goods that are imported into Australia from New Zealand. Also makes complementary amendments to the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    , and consequential amendments to the
    Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Act 1975
    and the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    06 Dec 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Nov 1998 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General portfolio 

    Bill

  • Date
    19 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Customs Act 1901
    in relation to: the application of the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to existing offence provisions; valuation of imported goods; seizure of certain goods in the Torres Strait; and simplified reporting of re-mail items;
    Customs Act 1901
    ,
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax) Act 1999
    and
    Customs Legislation Amendment and Repeal (International Trade Modernisation) Act 2001
    in relation to international trade modernisation; and
    Passenger Movement Charge Collection Act 1978
    in relation to passenger movement charge exemptions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    07 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Amendment (2007 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2006, the bill amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to implement changes resulting from the third review of the World Customs Organization’s Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    11 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Excise Tariff Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Bill 2009, the bill amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to increase the customs duty rate applying to certain alcoholic beverages ('alcopops') from $39.36 to $66.67 per litre of alcohol content. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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