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Customs Tariff Amendment Bill 2016


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

Summary

Amends the Customs Tariff Act 1995 to: remove the list of countries and places to which special non-reciprocal rates of customs duty apply and instead include it in the Customs Tariff Regulations 2004; remove expired safeguard provisions relating to the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement; clarify the tariff classification of certain fruits, vegetables and pastas; and clarify the end date of the Enhanced Project By-law Scheme.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30/11/16  
Second reading moved 30/11/16  
Second reading debate 13/02/17  
Second reading agreed to 13/02/17  
Third reading agreed to 13/02/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/02/17  
Second reading moved 14/02/17  
Second reading debate 27/03/17  
Second reading agreed to 27/03/17  
Third reading agreed to 27/03/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 27/03/17  
Assent 04/04/17 Act no: 20 - Year: 2017
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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

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Notes