Customs Act 1901

PART VI - THE EXPORTATION OF GOODS  

Division 2 - Entry and clearance of goods for export  

Subdivision D - General  

SECTION 119AC   DEALING WITH AN APPLICATION FOR A PERMISSION TO MOVE ETC. GOODS THAT ARE NO LONGER FOR EXPORT  

119AC(1)  
If an application is made under subsection 119AB(1) , an officer may direct the applicant to ensure that the goods to which the application relates are held in the place where they are currently located until a decision is made on the application.

119AC(2)  
If a direction is not given under subsection (1) of this section, or a reasonable period has elapsed since the giving of such a direction to enable the making of an informed decision on the application, an officer must give a message by document, or send a message electronically, to the applicant:


(a) giving the applicant permission to move, alter or interfere with the goods in accordance with the application either unconditionally or subject to such conditions as are specified in the message; or


(b) refusing the application and setting out the reasons for the refusal.

119AC(3)  
If a person moves, alters or interferes with goods otherwise than in accordance with a permission under subsection (2) of this section, the movement of the goods is, for the purposes of paragraph 229(1)(g) , taken not to have been authorised by this Act.




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