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Tuesday, 14 November 1905

Clause 7 -

(1)   The regulations may prohibit the importation or introduction into Australia of any specified goods unless there is applied to them a trade description of such character, relating to such matters, and applied in such manner, as is prescribed.

(2)   All goods imported in contravention of any regulation under this section may be detained by the Collector and may by direction of the Minister be seized as forfeited to the King.

(3)   Subject to the regulations, the ComptrollerGeneral, or on appeal from him the Minister, may in any case, and if in his opinion the contravention has not occurred either knowingly or negligently shall permit any goods which are liable to be or have been seized as forfeited under this section to be delivered to the owner or importer upon security being givento the satisfaction of the Comptroller-General that the prescribed trade description will be applied to the goods or that they will be forthwith exported.

(4)   No regulation under this section shall take effect until after the expiration of not less than three months from notification in the Gazette.

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