Explanatory Memorandum(Circulated by authority of the Minister for Industry, the Honourable Ian MacFarlane MP)
STATEMENT OF COMPATIBILITY WITH HUMAN RIGHTS
Prepared in accordance with Part 3 of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011
CUSTOMS AMENDMENT (ANTI-DUMPING COMMISSION TRANSFER) BILL 2013
This Bill is compatible with the human rights and freedoms recognised or declared in the international instruments listed in section 3 of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011 .
Overview of the Bill
The Customs Amendment (Anti-Dumping Commission Transfer) Bill 2013 provides that the Anti-Dumping Commission (including the Commissioner), previously established within the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, would continue in existence within the Department administered by the Minister of State administering Part XVB of the Customs Act 1901 on and after the commencement of the Bill.
The objective of the Bill is to transition the Anti-Dumping Commission from the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service to the Department of Industry.
Human rights implications
This Bill does not engage any of the applicable rights or freedoms. The Bill would maintain the existing anti-dumping related powers, functions and duties under the Customs Act 1901 .
This Bill is compatible with human rights as it does not raise any human rights issues.
The Minister for Industry, the Honourable Ian Macfarlane MP