Customs Act 1901

PART IV - THE IMPORTATION OF GOODS  

Division 5 - Detention of goods in the public interest  

SECTION 77EA   MINISTER MAY ORDER GOODS TO BE DETAINED  

77EA(1)  


The Minister may, if the Minister considers that it is in the public interest to do so, order a Collector to detain the goods specified in the Minister's order.

77EA(2)  
At the time an order is made to detain goods:


(a) the goods must be goods the importation of which is restricted by the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956 ; and


(b) the goods must have been imported into Australia; and


(c) the importation of the goods must not breach this Act; and


(d) the goods must not have been:


(i) delivered into home consumption in accordance with an authority to deal with the goods; or

(ii) exported from Australia.

77EA(3)  
An order to detain goods has effect despite any provision of this Act to the contrary.




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