Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2001

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Bills Digest No. 143  2000-01
Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2001

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Passage History
Main Provisions
Contact Officer & Copyright Details


Passage History

Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2001

Date Introduced: 22 May 2001

House: House of Representatives

Portfolio: Justice and Customs

Commencement: Royal Assent


To remove the indexation of customs duty on specified imported petroleum fuels.


The reader is referred to the Digest for the Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2001.

Main Provisions

Subsection 19(1) of the Customs Tariff Act 1995 contains a table with a list of customs tariff subheadings which are paired to equivalent excise tariff items for the purposes of the indexation of duty rates.

The effect of the proposed amendments proposed by items 1 and 2 of Schedule 1 is to repeal and substitute a new table in subsection 19(1) without the paired customs and excise items. The consequence of this will be that the customs duty on specified petroleum products will not be subject to indexation on or after 1 August 2001.

Contact Officer and Copyright Details

Ian Ireland
4 June 2001
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