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Customs Amendment (2017 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection

Summary

Introduced with the Customs Tariff Amendment (2017 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2016, the bill amends the Customs Act 1901 to implement changes resulting from the fifth review of the International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System; and maintain the collection of appropriate import duties for biofuels and biofuel blends imported under the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement.

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 13/10/16  
Second reading moved 13/10/16  
Second reading debate 08/11/16  
Second reading agreed to 08/11/16  
Third reading agreed to 08/11/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/11/16  
Second reading moved 09/11/16  
Second reading debate 10/11/16  
Second reading agreed to 10/11/16  
Third reading agreed to 10/11/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 10/11/16  
Assent 23/11/16 Act no: 77 - Year: 2016
     

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)