Customs Act 1901

PART VIII - THE DUTIES  

Division 1K - Japanese originating goods  

Subdivision D - Goods produced in Japan, or in Japan and Australia, from non-originating materials  

SECTION 153ZNE   GOODS PRODUCED IN JAPAN, OR IN JAPAN AND AUSTRALIA, FROM NON-ORIGINATING MATERIALS  

153ZNE(1)  
Goods are Japanese 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 2 to the Agreement; and


(b) they are produced entirely in Japan, or entirely in Japan and Australia, from non-originating materials only or from non-originating materials and originating materials; 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 an origin certification document, or a copy of one, for the goods; or

(ii) Australia has waived the requirement for a Certificate of Origin or an origin certification document for the goods.

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

153ZNE(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.

153ZNE(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.

153ZNE(5)  
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) the goods are classified to any of Chapters 50 to 63 of the Harmonized System; and


(c) 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 weight of the non-originating materials covered by paragraph (c) does not exceed 10% of the total weight of the goods. Qualifying value content

153ZNE(6)  
If a requirement that applies in relation to the goods is that the goods must have a qualifying value content of not less than a particular percentage worked out in a particular way:


(a) the qualifying 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 qualifying value content of the goods - the qualifying value content of the goods is to be worked out in accordance with the regulations.

153ZNE(7)  
If:


(a) a requirement that applies in relation to the goods is that the goods must have a qualifying value content of not less than a particular percentage worked out in a particular way; and


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


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


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


(e) 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 (e) to be taken into account for the purposes of working out the qualifying 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 153ZNB(3).




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