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Customs Amendment (2022 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2021


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

Summary

Introduced with the Customs Tariff Amendment (Incorporation of Proposals) Bill 2021 to implement changes resulting from the sixth review of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding, the bill amends the Customs Act 1901 to amend the definition of 'tobacco products' to include a reference to a new tariff subheading that applies to tobacco products designed for inhalation without combustion, commonly known as e-cigarettes.

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 23/06/21  
Second reading moved 23/06/21  
Second reading debate 10/08/21  
Second reading agreed to 10/08/21  
Third reading agreed to 10/08/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/08/21  
Second reading moved 11/08/21  
Second reading debate 26/08/21  
Second reading agreed to 26/08/21  
Third reading agreed to 26/08/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 26/08/21  
Assent 02/09/21 Act no: 90 - Year: 2021
     

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)