Customs Act 1901

PART VAAA - CARGO TERMINALS  

Division 4 - Powers of authorised officers  

SECTION 102EB   POWER TO GIVE DIRECTIONS  

Directions relating to cargo terminals

102EB(1)  
An authorised officer may give a written direction to a cargo terminal operator of a cargo terminal requiring the operator to:


(a) carry out remedial work at or near the terminal to address security concerns; or


(b) install a closed-circuit television system for the terminal; or


(c) keep all footage from a closed-circuit television system. Directions relating to goods

102EB(2)  
An authorised officer may give a written direction to:


(a) a cargo terminal operator of a cargo terminal; or


(b) a cargo handler in relation to a cargo terminal.

102EB(3)  
A direction given under subsection (2) may relate to all or any of the following:


(a) the movement of goods subject to customs control into, within or out of the terminal;


(b) the loading, unloading or handling of goods subject to customs control at the terminal;


(c) the storage, packing or unpacking of goods subject to customs control at the terminal.

102EB(4)  
A direction given under subsection (1) or (2) is not a legislative instrument. Other directions

102EB(5)  
An authorised officer may, for the purpose of:


(a) preventing interference with goods subject to customs control at a cargo terminal; or


(b) preventing interference with the exercise of the powers or the performance of the functions of the authorised person or another authorised person in respect of a cargo terminal or of goods subject to customs control at the terminal;

give directions to any person at the terminal.

102EB(6)  
If a direction is given under subsection (5) in writing, the direction is not a legislative instrument.




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