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Customs Amendment (Collecting Tobacco Duties at the Border) Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Home Affairs

Summary

Amends the Customs Act 1901 to require tobacco importers to pay import duty on tobacco products upon importation into Australia from 1 July 2019, thereby removing the option to enter imported tobacco products into a licensed warehouse without the payment of import duties. Also includes transitional arrangements for the treatment of tobacco products that are still in warehouses on 1 July 2019.

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 19/09/18  
Second reading moved 19/09/18  
Second reading debate 17/10/18  
Second reading agreed to 17/10/18  
Third reading agreed to 17/10/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/10/18  
Second reading moved 17/10/18  
Second reading debate 18/10/18  
Second reading agreed to 18/10/18  
Third reading agreed to 18/10/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 18/10/18  
Assent 25/10/18 Act no: 131 - Year: 2018
     

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
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)