Customs Act 1901

PART XII - OFFICERS  

Division 1 - Powers of officers  

Subdivision GC - Post-importation permission  

SECTION 209ZA   EVIDENCE PROVIDED OR PERMISSION GRANTED  

209ZA(1)  
This section applies if:


(a) goods have been detained under section 209U; and


(b) a detention notice identifying the goods has been served; and


(c) written evidence of the making of an application for each required permission to import the goods that was not granted, or given, by the time the goods were imported has been provided to the Department by the end of the application period for the goods; and


(d) all of the required permissions to import the goods have been granted, or given, on or before the end of the grant period for the goods.

209ZA(2)  
An officer of Customs must return the goods to the owner.

209ZA(3)  
At the time the last required permission to import the goods is granted or given, the goods cease to be prohibited imports.

209ZA(4)  
Proceedings cannot be brought for an offence against this Act in relation to the importation of the goods.




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