Customs Act 1901

PART VIII - THE DUTIES  

Division 1GB - Trans Pacific Partnership originating goods  

Subdivision D - Goods produced from non-originating materials  

SECTION 153ZKX   GOODS PRODUCED FROM NON-ORIGINATING MATERIALS  

153ZKX(1)  
Goods are Trans-Pacific Partnership originating goods if:


(a) they are classified to a Chapter, heading or subheading of the Harmonized System that is covered by the table in Annex 3-D to Chapter 3, or in Annex 4-A to Chapter 4, of the Agreement; and


(b) they are produced entirely in the territory of one or more of the Parties from non-originating materials only or from non-originating materials and originating materials; and


(c) the goods satisfy the requirements applicable to the goods in that Annex; and


(e) either:


(i) the importer of the goods has, at the time the goods are imported, a certification of origin, or a copy of one, for the goods; or

(ii) Australia has waived the requirement for a certification of origin for the goods.
Note:

Subsection (12) sets out a limitation for goods that are put up in a set for retail sale.

153ZKX(2)  
Without limiting paragraph (1)(c), if the goods are a textile or apparel good, paragraphs 7 and 9 of Article 4.2 of Chapter 4, and Appendix 1 to Annex 4-A to Chapter 4, of the Agreement have effect for the purposes of determining whether paragraph (1)(c) is met.

Note:

Most of the requirements applicable to goods are set out in the table in Annex 3-D to Chapter 3, or in Annex 4-A to Chapter 4, of the Agreement.

Change in tariff classification

153ZKX(3)  
If a requirement that applies in relation to the goods is that all non-originating materials used in the production of the goods must have undergone a particular change in tariff classification, the regulations may prescribe when a non-originating material used in the production of the goods is taken to satisfy the change in tariff classification. Rules for goods that are not a textile or apparel good

153ZKX(4)  
If:


(a) a requirement that applies in relation to the goods is that all non-originating materials used in the production of the goods must have undergone a particular change in tariff classification; and


(b) the goods are not a textile or apparel good; and


(c) one or more of the non-originating materials used in the production of the goods do not satisfy the change in tariff classification;

then the requirement is taken to be satisfied if the total value of the non-originating materials covered by paragraph (c) does not exceed 10% of the customs value of the goods.

Note:

See subsections (6) and (7) for goods that are a textile or apparel good.

153ZKX(5)  
In applying subsection (4) , disregard non-originating materials covered by paragraph (a), (b), (c), (d) or (e) of Annex 3-C to Chapter 3 of the Agreement. Rules for goods that are a textile or apparel good

153ZKX(6)  
If:


(a) a requirement that applies in relation to the goods is that all non-originating materials used in the production of the goods must have undergone a particular change in tariff classification; and


(b) the goods are a textile or apparel good; and


(c) the goods are classified other than to Chapter 61, 62 or 63 of the Harmonized System; and


(d) if the goods contain elastomeric yarn - the yarn is wholly formed in the territory of one or more of the Parties; and


(e) one or more of the non-originating materials used in the production of the goods do not satisfy the change in tariff classification;

then the requirement is taken to be satisfied if the total weight of the non-originating materials covered by paragraph (e) does not exceed 10% of the total weight of the goods.

153ZKX(7)  
If:


(a) a requirement that applies in relation to the goods is that all non-originating materials used in the production of the goods must have undergone a particular change in tariff classification; and


(b) the goods are a textile or apparel good; and


(c) the goods are classified to Chapter 61, 62 or 63 of the Harmonized System; and


(d) if the component of the goods, that determines the tariff classification of the goods, contains elastomeric yarn - the yarn is wholly formed in the territory of one or more of the Parties; and


(e) the component of the goods, that determines the tariff classification of the goods, contains fibres or yarns that are non-originating materials and that do not satisfy the change in tariff classification;

then the requirement is taken to be satisfied if the total weight of the fibres or yarns covered by paragraph (e) does not exceed 10% of the total weight of that component.

Regional value content

153ZKX(8)  
If a requirement that applies in relation to the goods is that the goods must have a regional value content of not less than a particular percentage worked out in a particular way:


(a) the regional value content of the goods is to be worked out in accordance with the Agreement; or


(b) if the regulations prescribe how to work out the regional value content of the goods - the regional value content of the goods is to be worked out in accordance with the regulations.

153ZKX(9)  
Without limiting paragraph (8)(b), Appendix 1 to Annex 3-D to Chapter 3 of the Agreement has effect in working out if materials used in the production of goods are originating materials or non-originating materials.

153ZKX(10)  
If:


(a) a requirement that applies in relation to the goods is that the goods must have a regional value content of not less than a particular percentage worked out in a particular way; and


(b) the goods are imported into Australia with accessories, spare parts, tools or instructional or other information materials; and


(c) the accessories, spare parts, tools or instructional or other information materials are classified with, delivered with and not invoiced separately from the goods; and


(d) the types, quantities and value of the accessories, spare parts, tools or instructional or other information materials are customary for the goods;

the regulations must provide for the value of the accessories, spare parts, tools or instructional or other information materials to be taken into account for the purposes of working out the regional value content of the goods (whether the accessories, spare parts, tools or instructional or other information materials are originating materials or non-originating materials).

Note:

The value of the accessories, spare parts, tools or instructional or other information materials is to be worked out in accordance with the regulations: see subsection 153ZKU(2).

153ZKX(11)  
For the purposes of subsection (10), disregard section 153ZKZ in working out whether the accessories, spare parts, tools or instructional or other information materials are originating materials or non-originating materials. Goods put up in a set for retail sale

153ZKX(12)  
If:


(a) goods are put up in a set for retail sale; and


(b) the goods are classified in accordance with Rule 3(c) of the Interpretation Rules;

the goods are Trans-Pacific Partnership originating goods under this section only if:


(c) all of the goods in the set, when considered separately, are Trans-Pacific Partnership originating goods; or


(d) the total customs value of the goods (if any) in the set that are not Trans-Pacific Partnership originating goods does not exceed 10% of the customs value of the set of goods.

Example:

A mirror, brush and comb are put up in a set for retail sale. The mirror, brush and comb have been classified under Rule 3(c) of the Interpretation Rules according to the tariff classification applicable to combs.

The effect of paragraph (c) of this subsection is that the origin of the mirror and brush must now be determined according to the tariff classifications applicable to mirrors and brushes.




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