CUSTOMS ADMINISTRATION ACT 1985 [ REPEALED]

SECTION 4   AUSTRALIAN CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION SERVICE  

4(1)  
The agency known immediately before the commencement of this subsection as the Australian Customs Service is continued in existence with the new name, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.

4(2)  
There shall be a Chief Executive Officer of Customs, who shall, under the Minister, control the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.

4(3)  
The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service consists of the CEO and the staff referred to in section 15.

4(3A)  
For the purposes of the finance law (within the meaning of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ):


(a) the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service is a listed entity; and


(b) the CEO is the accountable authority of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service; and


(c) the persons referred to in subsection (3) are officials of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service; and


(d) the purposes of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service include the functions of the CEO under a law of customs or any other law of the Commonwealth.

4(4)  
Where a person employed in the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, or a person not so employed who is authorized in writing by the CEO to perform a function or functions of a person employed in the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, performs a function or exercises a power under a law of customs (other than Part XVB of the Customs Act 1901 ), the person is, in the performance of that function or the exercise of that power, subject to the directions of the CEO.




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