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Thursday, 11 September 1958


Mr OSBORNE (Evans) (Minister for Air) . - I move -

That the Schedule to the Customs Tariff 1933-1958, as proposed to be amended by Customs Tariff Proposals introduced into the House of Representatives on the fourteenth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight, be further amended as set out in the Schedule to these Proposals, and that on and after the twelfth day of September, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight, at nine o'clock in the forenoon reckoned according to standard time in the Australian Capital Territory, Duties of Customs be collected in pursuance of the Customs Tariff 1933-1958 as so amended.

By omitting Prefatory Note (6) and inserting in its stead the following Prefatory Note: - "(6) " F.O.B. pi ice" means free on board price and means -

(u)   the amount comprising the actual money price paid or to be paid for the goods by the Australian importer plus all charges payable or ordinarily payable for placing the goods free on board at the port of export including the cost of outside packages expressed in Australian currency; or

(b)   in the case of goods consigned for sale in Australia, the amount which in the opinion of the Minister represents the money price which at the date of exportation of the goods would have been paid or would have been payable for the goods by an Australian importer plus all charges which would have been paid or would have been payable for placing the goods free on board at the port of export including the cost of outside packages had those goods been sold to an Australian importer expressed in Australian currency or its equivalent in Australian currency ascertained according to a fair rate of exchange at the date of exportation of the goods."

By omitting Prefatory Note (13) and inserting in its stead the following Prefatory Note: - " (13) Unless the Tariff otherwise provides, or the Minister otherwise directs, the term " man-made fibres " means fibres or filaments of organic polymers produced by manufacturing processes, either -

(a)   by polymerisation or condensation of organic monomers, for example, polyamides polyesters, polyurethanes and polyvinyl derivatives; or

(6)   by chemical transformation of natural organic polymers (such as cellulose, casein, proteins and algae), for example, viscose rayon, cuprammonium rayon (cupra) cellulose acetate and alginates." [Customs Tariff Amendment (No. 6).]







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