Customs Act 1901

PART VIII - THE DUTIES  

Division 1D - Thai originating goods  

Subdivision C - Goods produced entirely in Thailand or in Thailand and Australia  

SECTION 153ZC   GOODS PRODUCED ENTIRELY IN THAILAND OR IN THAILAND AND AUSTRALIA  

153ZC(1)  
Goods are Thai originating goods if:

(a)  they are classified to a Chapter, heading or subheading of the Harmonized System that is covered by the table in Annex 4.1 of the Agreement; and

(b)  they are produced entirely in Thailand, or entirely in Thailand and Australia, from originating materials or non-originating materials, or both; and

(c)  the goods satisfy the requirements applicable to the goods in that Annex; and

(d)  either:


(i) the importer of the goods has, at the time the goods are imported, a Certificate of Origin, or a copy of one, for the goods; or

(ii) Australia has waived the requirement for a Certificate of Origin for the goods.

153ZC(2)  
Without limiting paragraph (1)(c) , a requirement may be specified in the table in Annex 4.1 of the Agreement by using an abbreviation that is given a meaning for the purposes of that Annex. Change in tariff classification

153ZC(3)  
If a requirement that applies in relation to the goods is that all non-originating materials used in the production of the goods must have undergone a particular change in tariff classification, the regulations may prescribe when a non-originating material used in the production of the goods is taken to satisfy the change in tariff classification.

153ZC(4)  
If:

(a)  a requirement that applies in relation to the goods is that all non-originating materials used in the production of the goods must have undergone a particular change in tariff classification; and

(b)  one or more of the non-originating materials used in the production of the goods do not satisfy the change in tariff classification;

then the requirement is taken to be satisfied if the total value of the non-originating materials covered by paragraph (b) does not exceed 10% of the customs value of the goods.

Regional value content

153ZC(5)  
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:

(a)  the regional value content of the goods is to be worked out in accordance with the Agreement; or

(b)  if the regulations prescribe how to work out the regional value content of the goods - the regional value content of the goods is to be worked out in accordance with the regulations.

153ZC(6)  
If:

(a)  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; and

(b)  the goods are imported into Australia with standard accessories, standard spare parts or standard tools; and

(c)  the accessories, spare parts or tools are not invoiced separately from the goods; and

(d)  the accessories, spare parts or tools are not imported solely for the purpose of artificially raising the regional value content of the goods; and

(e)  the quantities and value of the accessories, spare parts or tools are customary for the goods; and

(f)  the accessories, spare parts or tools are non-originating materials;

the regulations must provide for the value of the accessories, spare parts or tools covered by paragraph (f) to be taken into account for the purposes of working out the regional value content of the goods.

Note:

The value of the accessories, spare parts or tools is to be worked out in accordance with the regulations: see subsection 153ZA(2) .

153ZC(7)  
For the purposes of subsection (6) , disregard section 153ZF in working out whether the accessories, spare parts or tools are non-originating materials.




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