Customs Act 1901

PART XV - TENDERS FOR RIGHTS TO ENTER GOODS FOR HOME CONSUMPTION AT CONCESSIONAL RATES  

SECTION 268   TRANSFER OF RIGHTS TO ENTER GOODS FOR HOME CONSUMPTION AT CONCESSIONAL RATES OF DUTY  

268(1)  


A scheme may provide for the transfer, with the approval of the Comptroller-General of Customs, from one person to another of a right to enter for home consumption during a period, or each of a number of periods, a specified quantity of particular goods, or particular goods of a specified value, at concessional rates of duty.

268(2)  


The Comptroller-General of Customs shall not give an approval to a transfer under a scheme of a right to enter for home consumption a specified quantity of particular goods, or particular goods of a specified value, unless the transferee -


(a) gives an undertaking, in writing, in terms satisfactory to the Comptroller-General of Customs, that, if by virtue of a determination under section 273 the items, or proposed items, of a Customs Tariff to which the undertaking given by the transferor in relation to the goods related were to apply to goods entered for home consumption by the transferee in the exercise of the right, the transferee will, in the exercise of that right, enter for home consumption those goods, or the quantity of those goods having that value, under any of those items or proposed items or under any appropriate item, or proposed item, of a Customs Tariff that is not expressed to apply to goods as prescribed by by-law; and


(b) if so required by a Collector, gives a security for payment of any penalty in connection with the undertaking that the transferee may become liable to pay to the Commonwealth under the Customs Undertakings (Penalties) Act 1981 .

268(3)  
An undertaking referred to in subsection (2) that relates to a specified quantity of goods shall include a statement acknowledging that, for the purposes of the application of the Customs Undertakings (Penalties) Act 1981 in relation to the goods to which the undertaking relates, the value of those goods is to be calculated by reference to the value per unit of those goods as set out in the statement, being a value per unit that was set out in the corresponding statement in the undertaking given by the transferor in relation to those goods.

268(4)  
An undertaking referred to in subsection (2) shall include a statement acknowledging that, for the purposes of the application of the Customs Undertakings (Penalties) Act 1981 in relation to the goods to which the undertaking relates, the prescribed percentage of the value of the goods is to be the percentage set out in the statement, being the percentage set out in the corresponding statement in the undertaking given by the transferor in relation to those goods.




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