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Customs Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2012

Originating house
House of Representatives
Home Affairs


Amends the: Customs Act 1901 to: make it an offence to bring into Australia without a permit, certain prohibited imports to be known as restricted goods; and make technical amendments in relation to the: entry of ships or aircraft for home consumption or warehousing; valuation of imported goods; designation of customs controlled areas; provision of information prior to the grant of a warehouse licence; notification of particulars of cargo reporters; and removal of references to the expired moratorium periods for electronic cargo reporting; and A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax) Act 1999, Customs Act 1901 and Import Processing Charges Act 2001 to remove provisions which established the accredited client program.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28/11/12  
Second reading moved 28/11/12  
Second reading debate 06/02/13  
Second reading agreed to 06/02/13  
Third reading agreed to 06/02/13  
Introduced and read a first time 07/02/13  
Second reading moved 07/02/13  
Second reading debate 14/03/13  
Second reading agreed to 14/03/13  
Third reading agreed to 14/03/13  
Text of bill as passed both Houses 14/03/13  
Assent 30/03/13 Act no.: 33 - Year: 2013

Text of bill

  • First reading

  • As passed by both Houses


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (29/11/2012): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislaiton Committee; Committee report (13/03/2013)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )