Customs Act 1901

PART VIA - ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS  

SECTION 126H   COMPTROLLER-GENERAL OF CUSTOMS MAY ARRANGE FOR USE OF COMPUTER PROGRAMS TO MAKE DECISIONS ETC.  

126H(1)  
The Comptroller-General of Customs may arrange for the use, under the control of the Comptroller-General of Customs, of computer programs for any purposes for which the Comptroller-General of Customs, a Collector or an officer may, or must, under the provisions mentioned in subsection (3):


(a) make a decision; or


(b) exercise any power, or comply with any obligation; or


(c) do anything else related to making a decision, exercising a power, or complying with an obligation.

126H(2)  
The Comptroller-General of Customs, Collector or officer (as the case requires) is taken to have:


(a) made a decision; or


(b) exercised a power, or complied with an obligation; or


(c) done something else related to the making of a decision, the exercise of a power, or the compliance with an obligation;

that was made, exercised, complied with, or done (as the case requires) by the operation of a computer program under an arrangement made under subsection (1).

126H(3)  
For the purposes of subsection (1), the provisions are:


(a) Parts IV and VI ; and


(b) any provision of this Act or of the regulations that the Comptroller-General of Customs, by legislative instrument, determines for the purposes of this paragraph.




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