Excise Act 1901

PART XIV - MISCELLANEOUS  

SECTION 160A   SHIP'S STORES AND AIRCRAFT'S STORES  

160A(1)  
Except as provided by the regulations, ship's stores and aircraft's stores are not liable to Excise duty.

160A(2)  
Goods consisting of ship's stores or aircraft's stores, other than goods of a prescribed kind, may be taken on board an overseas ship or an international aircraft in accordance with an approval granted under section 129 of the Customs Act 1901 notwithstanding that an entry has not been made and passed under this Act in respect of the goods authorizing the removal of the goods to the ship or aircraft and duty has not been paid on the goods.

160A(3)  
Where duty is payable on goods taken on board an overseas ship as ship's stores, or on board an international aircraft as aircraft's stores, in accordance with an approval granted under section 129 of the Customs Act 1901 without duty having been paid on the goods, the duty shall, on demand for payment of the duty being made by a Collector to the master or owner of the ship or to the pilot or owner of the aircraft, be paid as if the goods had been entered for home consumption on the day on which the demand was made.

160A(4)  
The owner of a ship, or, if so directed by an officer, the master of a ship, shall, whenever so directed by an officer, give to a Collector a return, in accordance with a form made available by the Collector, relating to the ship's stores of the ship and to goods taken on board the ship as ship's stores.

160(4AA)  
The owner of an aircraft, or, if so directed by an officer, the pilot of an aircraft, shall, whenever so directed by an officer, give to a Collector particulars of:


(a) controlled goods that are aircraft's stores of the aircraft; and


(b) controlled goods taken on board the aircraft as aircraft's stores.

160A(5)  
In this Part:

"aircraft's stores"
means stores for the use of the passengers or crew of an international aircraft, or for the service of an international aircraft;

"ship's stores"
means stores for the use of the passengers or crew of an overseas ship, or for the service of an overseas ship.




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