Customs Act 1901

PART IV - THE IMPORTATION OF GOODS  

Division 4 - The Entry, Unshipment, Landing, and Examination of Goods  

Subdivision D - Warehouse declarations  

SECTION 71DK   VISUAL EXAMINATION IN PRESENCE OF OFFICER  

71DK(1)  


If a person who is permitted or required to make a warehouse declaration in respect of goods to which section 68 applies does not have the information to complete the declaration, the person may apply to the Department, by document or electronically, for permission to examine the goods in the presence of an officer.

71DK(2)  


A documentary application must be communicated to the Department by giving it to an officer doing duty in relation to warehouse declarations.

71DK(3)  
When an application is given to an officer under subsection (2) or is sent electronically, an officer must, by writing or by message sent electronically, give the applicant permission to examine the goods on a day and at a place specified in the notice.

71DK(4)  
A person who has received a permission may examine the goods in accordance with the permission in the presence of an officer.




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