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Customs Amendment (Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation and Other Measures) Bill 2012

2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Customs Amendment (Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation and Other Measures) Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Home Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to customs, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Main amendments                                                                                     3

Part 1—Malaysian originating goods                                                                     3

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                         3

Part 2—Verification powers                                                                                     13

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                       13

Part 3—Application provisions                                                                               15

Schedule 2—Other amendments                                                                                  16

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                       16

Customs Amendment (New Zealand Rules of Origin) Act 2012                         16

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to customs, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Customs Amendment (Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation and Other Measures) Act 2012 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2013; and

(b) the day the Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement, done at Kuala Lumpur on 22 May 2012, enters into force for Australia.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

The Minister must announce by notice in the Gazette the day the Agreement enters into force for Australia.

 

3.  Schedule 2, item 1

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 2, items 2 to 5

Immediately after the time specified in the Customs Amendment (New Zealand Rules of Origin) Act 2012 for the commencement of Schedule 1 to that Act.

30 April 2012

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.