Customs Act 1901

PART XII - OFFICERS  

Division 1 - Powers of officers  

Subdivision JA - Powers to monitor and audit - Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement  

SECTION 214BAA   214BAA   SIMPLIFIED OUTLINE  


The following is a simplified outline of this Subdivision:


This Subdivision allows certain officers ( verification officers ) to enter premises, and to exercise certain powers ( AUSFTA verification powers ) in or on the premises, for the purpose of verifying information relating to the export, production or transportation of textile and clothing goods that are exported to the US.
However, verification officers may only enter premises under this Subdivision with the occupier's consent.
In entering premises and exercising AUSFTA verification powers, verification officers may be accompanied by US customs officials, but only with the occupier's consent.




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