Customs Act 1901

PART VIII - THE DUTIES  

Division 1GA - Pacific Islands originating goods  

Subdivision A - Preliminary  

SECTION 153ZKL   INTERPRETATION  

Definitions

153ZKL(1)  
In this Division:

Agreement
means the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus, done at Nuku ' alofa, Tonga on 14 June 2017, as amended and in force for Australia from time to time.

Note:

The Agreement could in 2018 be viewed in the Australian Treaties Library on the AustLII website (http://www.austlii.edu.au).

aquaculture
has the meaning given by Article 1 of Chapter 3 of the Agreement.

Convention
means the International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System done at Brussels on 14 June 1983, as in force from time to time.

Note:

The Convention is in Australian Treaty Series 1988 No. 30 ([1988] ATS 30) and could in 2018 be viewed in the Australian Treaties Library on the AustLII website (http://www.austlii.edu.au).

customs value
of goods has the meaning given by section 159 .

Declaration of Origin
means a declaration that is in force and that complies with the requirements of Article 15 of Chapter 3 of the Agreement.

Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System
means the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System that is established by or under the Convention.

Harmonized System
means:


(a) the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System as in force immediately before 1 January 2017; or


(b) if the table in Annex 3-B to Chapter 3 of the Agreement is amended or replaced to refer to Chapters, headings and subheadings of a later version of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System - the later version of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System.

in a Party
has the same meaning as it has in Chapter 3 of the Agreement.

indirect materials
means:


(a) goods or energy used in the production, testing or inspection of goods, but not physically incorporated in the goods; or


(b) goods or energy used in the maintenance of buildings or the operation of equipment associated with the production of goods;

including:


(c) fuel (within its ordinary meaning); and


(d) tools, dies and moulds; and


(e) spare parts and materials; and


(f) lubricants, greases, compounding materials and other similar goods; and


(g) gloves, glasses, footwear, clothing, safety equipment and supplies; and


(h) catalysts and solvents.

Interpretation Rules
means the General Rules (as in force from time to time) for the Interpretation of the Harmonized System provided for by the Convention.

non-originating materials
means goods that are not originating materials.

non-party
has the same meaning as it has in Chapter 3 of the Agreement.

originating materials
means:


(a) goods that are originating goods, in accordance with Chapter 3 of the Agreement, and that are used in the production of other goods; or


(b) indirect materials.

Pacific Islands originating goods
means goods that, under this Division, are Pacific Islands originating goods.

Party
has the meaning given by Article 2 of Chapter 1 of the Agreement.

Note:

See also subsection (6).

person of a Party
has the same meaning as it has in Chapter 3 of the Agreement.

producer
means a person who engages in the production of goods.

production
has the meaning given by Article 1 of Chapter 3 of the Agreement.

Value of goods

153ZKL(2)  
The value of goods for the purposes of this Division is to be worked out in accordance with the regulations. The regulations may prescribe different valuation rules for different kinds of goods. Tariff classifications

153ZKL(3)  
In specifying tariff classifications for the purposes of this Division, the regulations may refer to the Harmonized System.

153ZKL(4)  
Subsection 4(3A) does not apply for the purposes of this Division. Incorporation of other instruments

153ZKL(5)  
Despite subsection 14(2) of the Legislation Act 2003 , regulations made for the purposes of this Division may make provision in relation to a matter by applying, adopting or incorporating, with or without modification, any matter contained in an instrument or other writing as in force or existing from time to time. Notification of entry into force of Agreement for a Party

153ZKL(6)  
The Minister must announce, by notifiable instrument, the day on which the Agreement enters into force for a Party (other than Australia).




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