Customs Act 1901

PART II - ADMINISTRATION  

SECTION 15   APPOINTMENT OF PORTS ETC.  

15(1)  


The Comptroller-General of Customs may, by notice published in the Gazette -


(a) appoint ports and fix the limits of those ports; and


(b) appoint airports and fix the limits of those airports.

15(1A)  


In deciding whether to appoint a port under subsection (1), the Comptroller-General of Customs may take into account:


(a) whether the port or any part of the port is a security regulated port (within the meaning of the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003 ); and


(b) if so - whether the person designated under section 14 of the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003 as the port operator has a maritime security plan (within the meaning of that Act).

15(2)  


The Comptroller-General of Customs may, by notice published in the Gazette -


(a) appoint wharves and fix the limits of those wharves; and


(b) appoint boarding stations for the boarding of ships and aircraft by officers.

15(3)  
A notice under subsections (1) or (2) may provide that a port, airport, wharf or boarding station appointed by the notice is to be a port, airport, wharf or boarding station for limited purposes specified in the notice.




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