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Export Control Amendment Bill 2003
Schedule 1 Amendment of the Export Control Act 1982

   

1  Subsection 11Q(5)

Omit “section 16”, substitute “section 137.1 or 137.2 of the Criminal Code that relates to the information or document”.

2  Before subsection 23(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  In this section:

Australia does not include the Territory of Christmas Island or the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

3  After subsection 23(1)

Insert:

       (1AA)  The regulations may provide for the issue of a certificate in relation to goods to be exported from the Territory of Christmas Island or the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands if:

                     (a)  the certificate relates to matters in respect of which a country requires certification before the goods may be imported into that country from that Territory; or

                     (b)  the certificate relates to requirements of this Act that must be satisfied before the goods may be exported from that Territory; or

                     (c)  the certificate relates to matters concerning goods of the kind that are to be exported.

The certificate may state that the goods are from the “Australian Territory of Christmas Island” or the “Australian Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands” as the case may be.

       (1AB)  The regulations made for the purposes of subsection (1AA) may provide for the issue of a certificate by:

                     (a)  the Secretary; or

                     (b)  an authorised officer; or

                     (c)  a person who is approved in writing by the Secretary for the purposes of the regulations.

4  Subsection 23(2)

Omit “subsection (1)”, substitute “subsection (1) or (1AA)”.