House of Representatives

Customs Amendment (Anti-dumping Commission Transfer) Bill 2013

Explanatory Memorandum

(Circulated by authority of the Minister for Industry, the Honourable Ian MacFarlane MP)

Notes on clauses

Clause 1 - Short title

Provides for the Act to be cited as the Customs Amendment (Anti-Dumping Commission Transfer) Act 2013 .

Clause 2 - Commencement

Subclause 2(1) inserts a three column table setting out commencement information for various provisions in the Act. Each provision of the Act specified in column 1 of the table commences (or is taken to have commenced) in accordance with column 2 of the table and any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

The table has the effect of providing for:

sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table to commence on Royal Assent;
Schedule 1 to commence on Proclamation or if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months on the day this Act receives Royal Assent, then they commence on the day after that period.

Subclause 2(2) provides that column 3 of the table is for additional information which may be added to or edited in any published version of the Act but that information is not part of the Act.

Clause 3 - Schedule(s)

Provides that each Act that is specified in a schedule is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the schedule and that any other item in a schedule has effect according to its terms. List of abbreviations

'the Act' Customs Amendment (Anti-Dumping Commission Transfer) Act 2013 (when enacted)
'the Commission' Anti-Dumping Commission
'the Commissioner' The Commissioner of the Anti-Dumping Commission
'Customs' Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
'the Customs Act' Customs Act 1901
'the Department' Department of Industry
'Dumping Duty Act' Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Act 1975

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