Customs Act 1901

PART XVA - TARIFF CONCESSION ORDERS  

Division 2 - Making and processing TCO applications  

SECTION 269K   PROCESSING A VALID APPLICATION  

269K(1)  


As soon as practicable after accepting a TCO application as a valid application, the Comptroller-General of Customs must publish a notice in the Gazette :


(a) stating that the application has been lodged; and


(aa) identifying the applicant; and


(ab) if the applicant is not proposing to make use of the TCO to import the goods to which the application relates into Australia on the applicant's own behalf - identifying the importer for whom the applicant is acting; and


(b) providing a description of the goods to which the application relates including a reference to the Customs tariff classification that, in the opinion of the Comptroller-General of Customs, applies to the goods; and


(c) inviting any persons who consider that there are reasons why the TCO should not be made to lodge a submission with the Comptroller-General of Customs not later than 50 days after the gazettal day.

269K(2)  
A submission must:


(a) be in writing; and


(b) be in an approved form; and


(c) contain such information as the form requires; and


(d) be signed in the manner indicated in the form.

269K(3)  


A submission:


(a) must be lodged with the Comptroller-General of Customs in the same manner, and is taken to be lodged on the same day, as is specified in relation to a TCO application; and


(b) must have the day of its lodgement recorded.

269K(4)  


If a person lodges a submission later than 50 days after the gazettal day in respect of a TCO application without being invited by the Comptroller-General of Customs to do so under section 269M , the Comptroller-General of Customs must not take the submission into account in determining whether to make a TCO.



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