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Customs Tariff Amendment (Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection

Summary

Introduced with the Customs Amendment (Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014 to give effect to Australia’s obligations under Chapter 3 of the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement, the bill amends the Customs Tariff Act 1995 to: provide free rates of customs duty for goods that are Korean originating goods; maintain customs duty rates for certain Korean originating goods; phase the preferential rates of customs duty for certain goods to zero by 2021; and specify excise-equivalent rates of duty on certain alcohol, tobacco and petroleum products.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04/09/14  
Second reading moved 04/09/14  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (04/09/2014): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Report due 02/10/2014
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