Customs Act 1901

PART VIII - THE DUTIES  

Division 1C - US originating goods  

Subdivision G - Packaging materials and containers  

SECTION 153YK   PACKAGING MATERIALS AND CONTAINERS  

153YK(1)  
If:

(a)  goods are packaged for retail sale in packaging material or a container; and

(b)  the packaging material or container is classified with the goods in accordance with Rule 5 of the Interpretation Rules;

then the packaging material or container is to be disregarded for the purposes of this Division (with 1 exception).

Regional value content

153YK(2)  


The exception is that, if a requirement that applies in relation to the goods is that the goods must have a regional value content of not less than a particular percentage worked out in a particular way, the regulations must provide for the value of the packaging material or container to be taken into account for the purposes of working out the regional value content of the goods (whether the packaging material or container is an originating material or non-originating material).
Note:

The value of the packaging material or container is to be worked out in accordance with the regulations: see subsection 153YA(2) .




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