Customs Act 1901

PART II - ADMINISTRATION  

SECTION 28   WORKING DAYS AND HOURS ETC.  

28(1)  
The regulations may prescribe the days (which may include Sundays or holidays) on which, and the hours on those days (which may be different hours on different days) between which, officers are to be available to perform a specified function in every State or Territory, in a specified State or Territory or otherwise than in a specified State or Territory.

28(2)  


If, at the request of a person, a Collector arranges for an officer to be available to perform a function at a place outside the hours prescribed for that function, the person must pay to the Commonwealth an overtime fee.

28(3)  


The overtime fee in relation to the officer is:


(a) $40 per hour or part hour during which the officer performs that function and engages in any related travel, or such other rate as is prescribed; and


(b) any prescribed travel expense (at the rate prescribed) associated with the officer performing that function at that place.

28(4)  


If, at the request of a person, a Collector arranges for an officer to be available to perform a function:


(a) at a place that is not a place at which such a function is normally performed; and


(b) during the hours prescribed for that function;

the person must pay to the Commonwealth a location fee.

28(5)  


The location fee in relation to the officer is:


(a) $37 per hour or part hour during which the officer performs that function and engages in any related travel, or such other rate as is prescribed; and


(b) any prescribed travel expense (at the rate prescribed) associated with the officer performing that function at that place.

28(6)  


In this section:

"related travel"
means travel to or from the place at which the function referred to in paragraph (3)(a) or (5)(a) is performed if that travel directly relates to the officer performing that function.




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