Customs Act 1901

PART VIII - THE DUTIES  

Division 1M - Hong Kong originating goods  

Subdivision D - Goods produced in Hong Kong, China, or in Hong Kong, China and Australia, from non-originating materials  

SECTION 153ZPF   PACKAGING MATERIALS AND CONTAINERS  

153ZPF(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 Subdivision.

Regional value content

153ZPF(2)  
However, 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 packaging material or container is a non-originating material;

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.

Note:

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




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