EXCISE REGULATIONS 1925 [REPEALED]

PART I-PRELIMINARY  

REGULATION 1   1   NAME OF REGULATIONS  
These regulations are the Excise Regulations 1925.

REGULATION 2   2   DEFINITIONS  
In these regulations, unless the contrary intention appears:

Bass Strait Oil
has the same meaning as in the Customs Tariff (Stand-By Duty) Act 1985.

brewery
has the meaning given by section 77A of the Act.

beverages containing distilled alcohol

domestic free market sale
means any sale of Bass Strait Oil to a refiner at a price other than the Import Parity Price within the meaning of subsection 6B (1) of the Excise Tariff Act 1921.

eligible brewery
has the meaning given by regulation 3.

microbrewery
(Repealed by SLI No 190 of 2012)

other excisable beverage
(Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

refiner
has the same meaning as in the Customs Tariff (Stand-By Duty) Act 1985.

the Act
means the Excise Act 1901.

Note:

Several other words and expressions used in these Regulations have the meaning given by subsection 4(1) of the Act, including:

  • approved form
  • Collector
  • condensate
  • permission.
  • 2(2)  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 2AA   2AA   DIESEL FUEL (ACT S 4)  

    REGULATION 2AB   2AB   MICROBREWERIES  
    (Repealed by SLI No 190 of 2012)

    REGULATION 2A   2A   PRESCRIBED CASES ETC FOR PURPOSES OF SECTION 24 OF THE ACT  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 3   3   ELIGIBLE BREWERIES  
    An eligible brewery is a brewery that:


    (a) is operated by an entity that is legally and economically independent of any other entity that operates a brewery; and


    (b) sells beer (whether wholesale or retail), on which excise has been paid, directly from the manufacturing premises of the brewery.

    PART 1A - PAYMENT OF DUTY, REMOVAL OF EXCISABLE GOODS FROM FACTORIES, AND EXCISE CONTROL  

    REGULATION 15   PERMISSION TO DELIVER CERTAIN GOODS FOR HOME CONSUMPTION WITHOUT ENTRY  

    15(1)  
    For subparagraph 61C(1)(b)(ii) of the Act, the following goods are prescribed:


    (a) stabilised crude petroleum oil to which item 20 of the table in Schedule to the Excise Tariff Act 1921 applies;


    (b) condensate to which item 21 of the table in Schedule to the Excise Tariff Act 1921 applies;


    (c) liquefied natural gas mentioned in regulation 52C and paragraph (a) in item 8 of Schedule 1;


    (d) LPG mentioned in regulation 52D and paragraph (a) in item 9 of Schedule 1.

    15(2)  
    For goods prescribed in paragraph (1)(a) and (b), the following conditions are prescribed for paragraph 61C(3)(d) of the Act:


    (a) that the person give the Collector a return, in an approved form, on the day of each month specified by the Collector in the person's permission;


    (b) that the return include particulars about the goods that have, during the previous month, been delivered into home consumption under the permission.

    15(3)  
    For goods prescribed in paragraph (1)(c) and (d), the following conditions are prescribed for paragraph 61C(3)(d) of the Act:


    (a) that the person give the Collector a return, in an approved form, for the month specified by the Collector in the person's permission;


    (b) that the return include particulars about the goods that have, during the month, been delivered for home consumption;


    (c) that the return must be given to the Collector by the last day of the third month after the month the goods have been delivered for home consumption under the permission.

    Note:

    Paragraph 61C(3)(d) of the Act refers to a calendar month in relation to:

  • (a) a person's permission to enter goods prescribed in paragraph 15(1)(c) and (d); and
  • (b) the conditions attached to the permission prescribed by this subregulation.
  • PART II-TOBACCO  

    DIVISION 1-TOBACCO LEAF  

    REGULATION 3   3   STATISTICS TO BE KEPT BY PRODUCER  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 4   4   TOBACCO LEAF PRODUCER'S BOOK  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 5   5   ANNUAL STATISTICS COMPILED BY PRODUCER  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 6   6   PRODUCER'S RETURN  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 7   7   STATISTICS TO BE KEPT BY DEALER  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 8   8   TOBACCO LEAF DEALER'S BOOK  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 9   9   QUARTERLY STATISTICS COMPILED BY DEALER  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 10   10   DEALER'S RETURN  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    DIVISION 2-MANUFACTURERS OF TOBACCO, CIGARS, CIGARETTES AND SNUFF  

    REGULATION 11   11   APPLICATION FOR MANUFACTURER'S LICENCE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 12   12   FEE FOR MANUFACTURER'S LICENCE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    DIVISION 4-DISPOSAL OF STALKS, REFUSE, CLIPPINGS AND WASTE RESULTING FROM THE MANUFACTURE OF TOBACCO, CIGARS AND CIGARETTES  

    REGULATION 29   29   DESTRUCTION OF MANUFACTURING RESIDUE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    DIVISION 5 - DELIVERY OF AUSTRALIAN TOBACCO LEAF  

    APPROVAL FOR USES AND DESTRUCTION OF TOBACCO LEAF  

    33(1)  
    Australian tobacco leaf may be delivered for a purpose approved by the CEO.

    Examples of a purpose that may be approved by the CEO
  • 1 a medical purpose
  • 2 a scientific purpose
  • 3 a horticultural purpose
  • 4 an agricultural purpose.
  • 33(2)  
    Australian tobacco leaf may be delivered if:


    (a) it isto be destroyed; and


    (b) the CEO has approved the delivery.

    REGULATION 34   34   FORM OF APPLICATION  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 35   35   EXERCISE OF COLLECTOR'S DISCRETION  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 36   36   PROCEDURE WHEN APPLICATION APPROVED  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 39A   39A   APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION TO DESTROY TOBACCO LEAF  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    DIVISION 6-PACKAGES OF TOBACCO OR SNUFF  

    REGULATION 40   40   PACKAGING OF TOBACCO  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 41   41   PACKAGING OF SMALL QUANTITIES OF TOBACCO OR SNUFF  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 42   42   PACKAGING OF CUT TOBACCO OR SNUFF  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 42A   42A   MAXIMUM WEIGHT FOR CUT TOBACCO PACKAGES  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    DIVISION 7-PACKAGES OF CIGARS  

    REGULATION 43   43   PACKAGING OF CIGARS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 44   44   MARKING OF CIGAR PACKAGES  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 45   45   MARKING OF CIGAR WRAPPINGS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    DIVISION 8-PACKAGES OF CIGARETTES  

    REGULATION 46   46   PACKAGING OF CIGARETTES  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 47   47   MARKING OF CIGARETTE PACKAGES  
    (Repealed by SLI No 147 of 2006)

    REGULATION 48   48   MARKING OF LARGE CONTAINER HOLDING SMALL PACKAGES  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    Reg 48 repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006, reg 3 and Sch 1 item 18, effective 1 July 2006. Reg 48 formerly read:


    48(1)
    Where the manufacturer of goods, being tobacco, cut tobacco, cigars, cigarettes or snuff, packs small packages of the goods into a larger container, the manufacturer shall mark the following particulars on the outside of the container, that is to say:


    (a) either the name of the manufacturer and the address of the factory at which the goods were manufactured or the number allotted by the Collector to that factory and the number allotted by the Collector to the State in which the goods were manufactured;


    (b) the words ``Made in Australia'', or words approved by the Collector indicating that the goods were manufactured in Australia;


    (c) the gross weight of the container; and


    (d) if the Collector has approved the placing of any additional markings on containers containing small packages of those goods manufactured by the manufacturer - those additional markings.


    48(2)
    The manufacturer shall so mark a container of goods with the particulars required by subregulation (1) of this regulation that the particulars are easily readable.


    48(3)
    The number allotted to the factory and the number allotted to the State on a container of goods shall be enclosed in a circle, diamond or triangle, as follows;

    Graphic

    A is the number allotted to the factory; and

    B is the number allotted to the State.

    REGULATION 49   49   MARKING OF PACKAGES UNDER REGULATION 21  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    Division 9 - Amount of duty for penalties relating to tobacco leaf  

    REGULATION 49AA   AMOUNT OF DUTY  

    49AA(1)  
    This regulation explains how to work out the amount of duty that is to be used to determine the amount of a penalty, relating to a quantity of tobacco leaf, under the following provisions of the Act:


    (a) section 28;


    (b) section 30;


    (c) section 31;


    (d) section 33;


    (e) section 35;


    (f) section 39K;


    (g) section 39M;


    (h) section 44;


    (i) section 117C;


    (j) section 117D;


    (k) section 117F;


    (l) section 117H;

    49AA(2)  
    If the tobacco leaf was seized in a bale, the amount of duty is:


    (weight - 2) × rate

    where:

    rate is the rate of excise duty applicable, on the penalty day, to a kilogram of tobacco leaf that is manufactured into excisable goods and entered for home consumption.

    weight - 2 is the gross weight of the bale and the tobacco leaf, in kilograms, minus 2 kilograms.

    49AA(3)  
    If tobacco leaf was not seized, but there is sufficient evidence available to show that the quantity of tobacco leaf was in a bale, the amount of duty is:


    weight × rate

    where:

    rate is rate of excise duty applicable, on the penalty day, to a kilogram of tobacco leaf that is manufactured into excisable goods and entered for home consumption.

    weight is 100 kilograms.

    49AA(4)  
    If the tobacco leaf was seized in unbaled form, the amount of duty is:


    weight × rate

    where:

    rate is the rate of excise duty applicable, on the penalty day, to a kilogram of tobacco leaf that is manufactured into excisable goods and entered for home consumption.

    weight is the weight of the tobacco leaf in kilograms.

    49AA(5)  
    If tobacco leaf was not seized, but there is sufficient evidence available to show that the quantity of tobacco leaf was in unbaled form, the amount of duty is:


    weight × rate

    where:

    rate is the rate of excise duty applicable, on the penalty day, to a kilogram of tobacco leaf that is manufactured into excisable goods and entered for home consumption.

    weight> is the weight of the tobacco leaf, in kilograms, as shown by the evidence.

    Note Penalty day is defined in section 4 of the Act.

    PART 2A - FUEL  

    REGULATION 49AAA   NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR SALES OR SUPPLIES OF LPG TO WHICH LPG REMISSION APPLIES - CONTENT  

    49AAA(1)  
    For paragraph 77L(3)(b) of the Act, a notice to which subsection 77L(2) of the Act relates must include the following words:

    'Not to be used, or supplied, for transport use. Penalties apply'.

    Note:

    The notice is to be given by a person (described in subsection 77L(2) of the Act as a supplier ) who sells or supplies LPG to another person.

    49AAA(2)  
    The words must be included on the first page of the tax invoice provided by the supplier.

    REGULATION 49AAB   CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH NOTICE FOR SALES OR SUPPLIES OF LPG TO WHICH LPG REMISSION APPLIES NOT REQUIRED  

    49AAB(1)  
    For subsection 77L(4) of the Act, this regulation sets out circumstances in which a notice is not required to be given by a person under section 77L of the Act.

    49AAB(2)  
    A circumstance is that LPG is being supplied in, or into, a container that is capable of containing not more than 210 kilograms of LPG.

    49AAB(3)  
    A circumstance is that:


    (a) LPG is being supplied to residential premises (within the meaning of the Fuel Tax Act 2006); and


    (b) the LPG is not being supplied, in part or in full, for the purpose of carrying on an enterprise (within the meaning of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999).

    REGULATION 49AAC   CONVERSION OF MEASUREMENTS OF LPG AND COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS  

    49AAC(1)  
    For the purposes of the Excise Acts, and for the purpose of determining a person's liability to pay duty, if a quantity of LPG:


    (a) is entered for home consumption as a quantity measured in kilograms; and


    (b) is not measured using volumetric measurement equipment to calculate the amount of duty;

    the quantity of LPG may be converted to litres at the rate of 1 kilogram of LPG to 1.885 litres of LPG.

    49AAC(2)  
    If:


    (a) a person's first dealing with a quantity of LPG in a financial year, for the purpose of determining the person's liability to pay duty on LPG in the financial year, uses kilograms or litres; and


    (b) the person proposes to deal with another quantity of LPG in the same financial year, for the same purpose in the same financial year, using the other unit of measurement;

    the Commissioner is not required to accept the other unit of measurement, but may give the person permission to use the other unit.

    49AAC(3)  
    For the purposes of the Excise Acts, a quantity of compressed natural gas that is measured in megajoules may be converted to kilograms at the rate of 1 megajoule of compressed natural gas to 0.01893 kilograms of compressed natural gas.

    PART III-REMISSIONS, REBATES AND REFUNDS OF EXCISE DUTY  

    REGULATION 49A   49A   REMISSION - ROUNDING DOWN DUTY PAID IN CASH  
    For the purposes of section 78 of the Act, if an amount of Excise duty:


    (a) is to be paid in cash; and


    (b) is not a multiple of 5 cents;

    the number of cents in excess of the next lower multiple of 5 cents must be remitted.

    REGULATION 50   CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH REFUNDS, REBATES AND REMISSIONS ARE MADE  

    50(1)  
    Each of the following circumstances is prescribed for the purposes of section 78 of the Act, namely where:


    (a) the goods on which Excise duty has been paid or is payable have, while subject to the CEO's control:


    (i) deteriorated or been damaged, pillaged, lost or destroyed; or

    (ii) become unfit for human consumption; or


    (b) the goods on which Excise duty has been paid or is payable, being goods that are subject to the CEO's control, are not worth the amount of Excise duty paid or payable on the goods;


    (c) if paragraph (ca) does not apply - Excise duty has been paid through manifest error of fact or patent misconception of the law;


    (ca) all of the following apply:


    (i) the goods on which Excise duty has been paid are liquefied petroleum gas, liquefied natural gas or compressed natural gas;

    (ii) Excise duty has been paid through manifest error of fact or patent misconception of the law;

    (iii) the person claiming a refund of the Excise duty reasonably believes that the entity to which the goods were sold or supplied considered, at the time of the sale or supply, that Excise duty was not payable on the goods;


    (d) the goods on which Excise duty has been paid have, by virtue of section 160A of the Act, become goods that are not liable to Excise duty, unless, for goods that are fuel, either:


    (i) an entity:

    (A) has an entitlement to a fuel tax credit or decreasing fuel tax adjustment in relation to that fuel; and

    (B) does not have an increasing fuel tax adjustment in relation to the fuel; or

    (ii) another entity:

    (A) has previously been entitled to a fuel tax credit or decreasing fuel tax adjustment in relation to that fuel; and

    (B) did not have an increasing fuel tax adjustment in relation to that fuel;


    (da) after duty has been paid on goods, a by-law is made under Part XV of the Act the effect of which is that duty is not payable on those goods or duty is payable on those goods at a rate which is less than the rate which was applicable when the goods were entered for home consumption;


    (db) after Excise duty has been paid on goods:


    (i) any Minister of State requests that the goods be withdrawn from sale or distribution on grounds stated by the Minister to be grounds of public health or safety; and

    (ii) the goods:

    (A) are so withdrawn; and

    (B) are returned to the manufacturer of those goods;


    (e) (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)


    (f) (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)


    (g) (Repealed bySLI No 58 of 2006)


    (h) tobacco, cigarettes, cigars or snuff on which Excise duty has been paid are returned, or are to be deemed to have been returned, to the manufacturer of those goods;


    (k) beer on which Excise duty has been paid (being beer contained in a bulk container):


    (i) is returned to the brewery at which it was made in the bulk container in which it was contained when it was removed from the brewery; or

    (ii) is destroyed by permission of a Collector;


    (m) (Repealed by SR No 180 of 2003)


    (n) (Repealed by SLI No 240 of 2008)


    (o)-(r) (Repealed by SLI No 58 of 2006)


    (s) for a quantity of stabilised crude petroleum oil or condensate (unless paragraph (sc) applies to the oil or condensate):


    (i) excise duty has been paid (whether before or after the commencement of this provision); and

    (ii) because of an error in measurement or calculation of the quantity, the duty paid is more than the correct amount;


    (sa) for stabilised crude petroleum oil or condensate produced by a person in a financial year:


    (i) section 6B, 6C, 6CA or 6D of the Excise Tariff Act 1921 applies; and

    (ii) excise duty has been paid for oil or condensate entered for home consumption in a month of the financial year; and

    (iii) a Collector is satisfied that the quantity of oil or condensate that is likely to be entered by the person for home consumption for the financial year will be less than a dutiable quantity;


    (sb) for stabilised crude petroleum oil or condensate produced by a person in a financial year:


    (i) section 6B, 6C, 6CA or 6D of the Excise Tariff Act 1921 applies; and

    (ii) excise duty for the oil or condensate for each month of the financial year has been ascertained under that section; and

    (iii) the duty ascertained has been paid; and

    (iv) the total duty paid is more than the total duty payable on the total quantity of oil or condensate entered by the person for home consumption during the financial year;


    (sc) for stabilised crude petroleum oil or condensate produced by a person in a financial year:


    (i) excise duty has been paid in relation to which a credited adjustment amount subsequently applies under section 6B, 6C, 6CA or 6D of the Excise Tariff Act 1921; and

    (ii) account is taken of the credited adjustment amount in a calculation under subsection 6B(3), 6C(3), 6CA(3) or 6D(3), as appropriate, of that Act; and

    (iii) the amount ascertained under that subsection to be the amount of duty for the oil (as old oil, new oil or intermediate oil) or condensate to which the subsection applies is a negative amount (that is, an amount less than zero);


    (t) a determination under subsection 7(3) of the Petroleum Excise (Prices) Act 1987 of the final VOLWARE price in relation to a month in respect of excisable crude petroleum oil or excisable condensate is amended (whether before or after the commencement of this provision) under subsection 7(9) of that Act;


    (ta) goods on which excise duty is payable:


    (i) are delivered for home consumption in accordance with a permission given under section 61C of the Act; and

    (ii) are for sale for:

    (A) the official use of a diplomatic mission of an overseas country, or the personal use of a person mentioned in paragraph 9(1)(b) or (c) of the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967; or

    (B) the official use of a consular post of the kind described in paragraph 7(1)(a) of the Consular Privileges and Immunities Act 1972 or the personal use of a person mentioned in paragraph 7(1)(b) or (c) of that Act;


    (tb) goods on which excise duty has been paid are sold to a person for:


    (i) the official use of a diplomatic mission of an overseas country, or the personal use of a person mentioned in paragraph 9(1)(b) or (c) of the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967; or

    (ii) the official use of a consular post of the kind described in paragraph 7(1)(a) of the Consular Privileges and Immunities Act 1972 or the personal use of a person mentioned in paragraph 7(1)(b) or (c) of that Act;


    (tc) excise duty has been paid on goods:


    (i) that are purchased by a person for use by a Government of a country other than Australia and for the official use of that Government, being goods mentioned in item 4 of Schedule 1; and

    (ii) in respect of which no refund is able to be claimed under paragraph (u);


    (u) goods on which Excise duty has been paid are sold to a person for use by a Government of a country other than Australia and for the official use of that Government, being goods mentioned in item 4 of Schedule 1 and:


    (i) the price at which the goods were sold to that person was a price that did not include an amount in respect of Excise duty; or

    (ii) if the price at which the goods were sold to that person was a price that did include an amount in respect of Excise duty, an amount equal to the amount of Excise duty has been refunded or credited to that person;


    (ua) goods on which Excise duty has been paid are sold to, or for use by, a person covered by a Status of Forces Agreement between the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia and the Government of another country, being goods mentioned in item 5 of Schedule 1 and:


    (i) the price at which the goods were sold to that person did not include an amount for Excise duty; or

    (ii) if the price at which the goods were sold to that person included an amount for Excise duty, an amount equal to the amount of Excise duty has been refunded or credited to that person;


    (ub) excise duty has been paid on goods:


    (i) that are purchased by a person covered by a Status of Forces Agreement between the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia and the Government of another country for use by a person covered by that Agreement, being goods mentioned in item 5 of Schedule 1; and

    (ii) in respect of which no refund is able to be claimed under paragraph (ua);


    (v) Excise duty has been paid on petrol and that petrol, in whole or in part is returned to a manufacturer or to a warehouse;


    (w) (Repealed by SR No 180 of 2003)


    (x) (Repealed by SR No 180 of 2003)


    (y) (Repealed by SR No 180 of 2003)


    (z) (Repealed by SR No 180 of 2003)


    (zc) (Repealed by SR No 180 of 2003)


    (zd)-(zf) (Repealed by SLI No 58 of 2006)


    (zg) (Repealed by SLI No 173 of 2006)


    (zh) (Repealed by SLI No 173 of 2006)


    (zi)-(zq) (Repealed by SLI No 58 of 2006)


    (zr) (Repealed by SR No 180 of 2003)


    (zs) (Repealed by SR No 180 of 2003)


    (zt) (Repealed by SLI No 173 of 2006)


    (zu) (Repealed by SLI No 173 of 2006)


    (zv) (Repealed by SLI No 173 of 2006)


    (zw) (Repealed by SLI No 173 of 2006)


    (zx) (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)


    (zy) (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)


    (zz) excise duty is payable on a recycled product:


    (i) that is hydraulic oil, brake fluid, transmission oil, transformer oil or heat transfer oil classified to subitem 15.2 of the Schedule to the Excise Tariff Act 1921; and

    (ii) for which no benefit is payable under the Product Stewardship (Oil) Regulations 2000; and

    (iii) that is demonstrated to be for the use for which it was used before being recycled; and

    (iv) that is delivered in accordance with a permission given under section 61C of the Act;


    (zza) excise duty has been paid on a recycled product:


    (i) that is hydraulic oil, brake fluid, transmission oil, transformer oil or heat transfer oil classified to subitem 15.2 of the Schedule to the Excise Tariff Act 1921; and

    (ii) for which no benefit is payable under the Product Stewardship (Oil) Regulations 2000; and

    (iii) that has been used for the same purpose for which it was used before being recycled;


    (zzb) excise duty has been paid on goods:


    (i) for the official use of an international organisation to which the International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963 applies; and

    (ii) acquired in an acquisition of goods that are exempt from duties of excise;


    (zzc) excise duty has been paid on goods for the personal use of the holder of a high office in an international organisation to which the International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963 applies, if the holder is exempt from duties of excise in accordance with regulations made under that Act;


    (zzd) excise duty has been paid on beer that is manufactured in an eligible brewery during a financial year starting on or after 1 July 2012, and the amount of refund paid during the financial year to the entity that operates the brewery does not exceed:


    (i) if the brewery is an eligible brewery at the start of the financial year - $30 000; or

    (ii) if the brewery first becomes an eligible brewery after the start of the financial year - an amount worked out by:

    (A) multiplying $30 000 by the number of days in the period starting when the brewery first becomes an eligible brewery and ending at the end of the financial year; and

    (B) dividing the result by 365;


    (zze) both of the following apply:


    (i) excise duty has been paid on goods;

    (ii) the effect of the amendments made by the Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Act 2014 is that excise duty is payable on the goods at a rate that is less than the rate which was applicable when the goods were entered for home consumption.

    50(2)  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    50(3)  
    For the purposes of paragraph (h) of subregulation (1), tobacco, cigarettes, cigars or snuff shall be deemed to have been returned to the manufacturer of those goods if those goods are returned to a person authorized by the manufacturer to receive those goods on behalf of the manufacturer.

    50(4)  
    (Repealed by SLI No 58 of 2006)

    50(4AA)  
    For paragraph (1)(sa):

    dutiable quantity
    means the quantity worked out using the formula:


    (a) for oil to which section 6B of the Excise Tariff Act 1921 applies:


    A × 4B; or


    (b) for oil to which section 6C of the Excise Tariff Act 1921 applies:


    A × 10B; or


    (ba) for condensate to which section 6CA of the Excise Tariff Act 1921 applies:


    A × 10B; or


    (c) for oil to which section 6D of the Excise Tariff Act 1921 applies:


    A × 6B; or

    where:

    A is the number of days in the financial year concerned; and

    B has the same meaning as it has in section 6B, 6C, 6CA or 6D of the Excise Tariff Act 1921, as appropriate.

    50(4AB)  
    For paragraph (1)(sc):

    credited adjustment amount
    has the same meaning as in section 6B, 6C, 6CA or 6D of the Excise Tariff Act 1921, as appropriate.

    intermediate oil
    has the same meaning as in subsection 3(1) of the Excise Tariff Act 1921.

    new oil
    has the same meaning as in subsection 3(1) of the Excise Tariff Act 1921.

    old oil
    has the same meaning as in section 6B of the Excise Tariff Act 1921.

    50(4A)  
    For the purposes of paragraph (1)(y), petroleum product means a petroleum product having the following characteristics:


    (a) a density equal to or exceeding 0.900 at 15° Celsius as determined by ASTM 1298; or


    (b) a density of less than 0.900 at 15° Celsius as determined by ASTM 1298 and:


    (i) a maximum cetane index of 35 as determined by ASTM D976; or

    (ii) in respect of the heaviest 10% of a particular volume of fuel tested, a minimum value of 0.35% mass of carbon residue on 10% distillation residue as determined by ASTM D189 or D524; or

    (iii) a minimum pour point of 15° Celsius as determined by ASTM D97; or

    (iv) a minimum sulphur content of 1.5% mass as determined by ASTM D129; or

    (v) a minimum kinematic viscosity of 10 centistokes (millimetres squared per second) at 40° Celsius as determined by ASTM D445.

    50(5)  
    (Repealed by SLI No 58 of 2006)

    50(6)  
    For paragraph 50(1)(v):

    petrol
    means goods described in item 10 or 15 of the Schedule to the Excise Tariff Act 1921, other than goods that have been used.

    50(7)  
    (Repealed by SR No 180 of 2003)

    REGULATION 50A   50A   OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH REFUNDS, REBATES AND REMISSIONS ARE MADE  
    For section 78 of the Act, and in addition to regulation 50, the circumstances mentioned in Schedule 1 are prescribed.

    REGULATION 51   REQUIREMENTS FOR REMISSION, REBATE OR REFUND  

    51(1)  
    Subject to subregulation (2), a remission, rebate or refund of Excise duty shall not be allowed in a circumstance specified in subregulation 50 (1) unless an application for the remission, rebate or refund in accordance with regulation 52 is delivered to a Collector.

    51(2)  
    Subregulation (1) does not apply where the circumstance in which a remission of Excise duty may be allowed is such that the goods on which Excise duty was payable have been totally lost or destroyed or have otherwise ceased to exist.

    REGULATION 52   APPLICATION FOR REMISSION, REBATE OR REFUND  

    52(1)  
    An application for a remission, rebate (other than a rebate to which section 78A of the Act relates) or refund of Excise duty shall:


    (a) be in writing, signed by the applicant; and


    (b) state, as far as practicable, the nature and particulars of the claim.

    52(2)  
    For the purpose of enabling a Collector to verify that a prescribed circumstance applies in relation to goods to which an application relates, a Collector may require the applicant to produce records or to give further information, or both, and the applicant shall comply with the requirement accordingly.

    REGULATION 52AAAA   52AAAA   NAPHTHA  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 52AAA   52AAA   REFUNDS OF EXCISE DUTY ON BEER  
    If refunds of excise duty may be allowed in respect of beer in the circumstances specified in paragraph 50(1)(zzd), the amount of refund of excise duty for subsection 78(1) of the Act is 60%.

    REGULATION 52AA   52AA   REBATE NOT PAYABLE IN RESPECT OF CERTAIN DIESEL FUEL  

    REGULATION 52A   52A   RATE OF REBATE OF DUTY IN RESPECT OF DIESEL FUEL  

    REGULATION 52B   RATE, OR AMOUNT, OF REBATE, REFUND, ETC OF EXCISE DUTY - STABILISED CRUDE PETROLEUM OIL AND CONDENSATE  

    52B(1)  
    (Repealed by SLI No 240 of 2008)

    52B(2)  
    The amount of remission, rebate or refund of duty allowed in the circumstance mentioned in paragraph 50(1)(s) is the amount of the difference between the amount of duty paid and the correct amount of duty.

    52B(3)  
    The amount of remission, rebate or refund of duty allowed in the circumstance mentioned in paragraph 50(1)(sa) is the whole of the duty paid.

    52B(4)  
    The amount of remission, rebate or refund of duty allowed in the circumstance mentioned in paragraph 50(1) (sb) is the amount of the difference between the amount of duty paid and the amount of the duty ascertained at the end of the financial year concerned under section 6B, 6C, 6CA or 6D, as applicable, of the Excise Tariff Act 1921.

    52B(5)  
    The amount of remission, rebate or refund of duty allowed in the circumstance mentioned in paragraph 50(1)(sc) is an amount equal to the negative amount mentioned in the paragraph.

    REGULATION 52C   REMISSION, REBATE OR REFUND OF EXCISE DUTY-LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS  

    52C(1)  
    This regulation applies to liquefied natural gas that is used or delivered:


    (a) in a circumstance mentioned in item 8 of Schedule 1; and


    (b) between 1 July 2012 and 30 June 2013.

    52C(2)  
    The amount of remission, rebate or refund of duty allowed for liquefied natural gas, expressed in cents, is determined by using the formula:

    K × 3.78

    where:

    K
    is the quantity of liquefied natural gas, expressed in kilograms, that is used or delivered by a licensed person or holder of a permission under section 61C of the Act:


    (a) in a circumstance mentioned in item 8 of Schedule 1; and


    (b) during the period mentioned in paragraph (1) (b).

    REGULATION 52D   REMISSION, REBATE OR REFUND OF EXCISE DUTY - LPG  

    52D(1)  
    This regulation applies to LPG that is used or delivered:


    (a) in a circumstance mentioned in item 9 of Schedule 1; and


    (b) between 1 July 2012 and 30 June 2013.

    52D(2)  
    The amount of remission, rebate or refund of duty allowed for LPG, expressed in cents, is determined by using the formula:

    L × 1.32

    where:

    L
    is the quantity of LPG, expressed in litres, that is used or delivered by a licensed person or holder of a permission under section 61C of the Act:


    (a) in a circumstance mentioned in item 9 of Schedule 1; and


    (b) during the period mentioned in paragraph (1) (b).

    REGULATION 52E   52E   REMISSION, REBATE OF REFUND OF EXCISE DUTY - OVERPAYMENT  
    For subsection 78(2) of the Act, the amount of a remission, rebate or refund of excise duty that may be made in the circumstance prescribed in paragraph 50(1)(zze) is the amount of duty paid that was not payable.

    REGULATION 52F   52F   RATE OF REBATE IN RESPECT OF DIESEL FUEL USED AS AN INGREDIENT IN EXPLOSIVES  

    REGULATION 52G   52G   AMOUNT OF REMISSION, REBATE OR REFUND FOR CERTAIN PETROLEUM PRODUCTS  

    REGULATION 52GA   52GA   AMOUNT OF REMISSION, REBATE OR REFUND FOR CERTAIN PETROLEUM PRODUCTS USED IN GAS TURBINES  

    REGULATION 52H   52H   REFUND ON FUEL FOR USE IN AIRCRAFT  

    REGULATION 52J   52J   AMOUNT OF REMISSION FOR DIESEL FUEL MANUFACTURED BY REFINING WASTE OILS  

    REGULATION 53   PERIOD FOR MAKING OF APPLICATION  

    53(1)  
    Except as provided in this regulation, a refund of Excise duty shall not be allowed in a circumstance specified in paragraph 50(1)(a), (b), (c), (d) or (da) unless an application for the refund in accordance with regulation 52 is delivered to a Collector:


    (a) in the case of an application for refund in a circumstance referred to in paragraph 50(1)(da) in consequence of the making of a by-law - within 12 months after the date on which that by-law was made; or


    (b) in any other case - within 14 days after the date on which the Excise duty was paid.

    53(2)  
    Where:


    (a) the information necessary to verify an application of a kind referred to in subregulation (1) had come into the possession of the CEO before the delivery from the CEO's control of the goods or of the packages in which the goods were originally packed or were assumed to have been packed; or


    (b) for some other reason, it is equitable that the period within which an application of a kind referred to in subregulation (1) may be made should be extended;

    the application may be made within 12 months after the date on which Excise duty was paid.

    53(3)  
    Repealed by SLI No 59 of 2006)

    53(3A)  
    A refund of excise duty must not be allowed in the circumstance specified in paragraph 50 (1) (sa) or (sb) unless an application for a refund under regulation 52 is given to a Collector:


    (a) if the circumstance occurred after 1 July 1997 - before the end of 12 months after the end of the financial year in which the excise duty was paid; or


    (b) if the circumstance occurred before 1 July 1997 - before 1 July 1998.

    53(3B)  
    A refund of excise duty mustnot be allowed in the circumstance mentioned in paragraph 50(1) (sc) unless an application for a refund under regulation 52 is given to a Collector before:


    (a) the end of 12 months after the day on which the final VOLWARE price for the month from which the credited adjustment amount mentioned in that paragraph is derived is determined under subsection 7(3) of the Petroleum Excise (Prices) Act 1987; or


    (b) if that price was determined before 1 July 1997 - 1 July 1998.

    53(4)  
    A refund of Excise duty shall not be allowed in the circumstance specified in paragraph 50(1) (t) unless an application for the refund in accordance with regulation 52 is delivered to a Collector not later than 12 months after the day on which the relevant determination of the final VOLWARE price is amended as referred to in that paragraph.

    53(5)  
    A refund of excise duty must not be allowed in the circumstance specified in paragraph 50(1)(zze) unless an application for the refund in accordance with regulation 52 is given to a Collector within 12 months after the day on which the excise duty was paid.

    REGULATION 54   54   GOODS TO BE DESTROYED UNDER SUPERVISION  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 55   TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO HAVE LOST THEIR IDENTITY  

    55(1)  
    A refund of Excise duty shall not be allowed in a circumstance specified in paragraph (h) of subregulation (1) of regulation 50:


    (a) unless:


    (i) in the case of tobacco - the tobacco is destroyed or is so mixed in a factory with other tobacco (not being tobacco that is to be used in the manufacture of cigarettes or cigars) that its identity is lost;

    (ii) in the case of cigarettes or cigars - the tobacco contained in the cigarettes or cigars is destroyed or is so mixed in a factory with other tobacco that is to be used in the manufacture of cigarettes or cigars, as the case may be, that its identity is lost; and

    (iii) in the case of snuff - the snuff is destroyed or is so mixed in a factory with other snuff that its identity is lost; and


    (b) unless the manufacturer of the goods has given notice of intention to destroy the goods, or so to mix the goods, to a Collector at least seven days before the goods are destroyed or so mixed, as the case may be.

    55(2)  
    In subregulation (1), factory , in relation to tobacco, cigarettes, cigars or snuff that is returned to the manufacturer of those goods or that is, for the purposes of paragraph (h) of subregulation (1) of regulation 50, to be deemed to have been so returned, means a factory specified in a licence held by the manufacturer, being a licence that is in force.

    REGULATION 56   56   BEER RETURNED OR DESTROYED  
    A refund of Excise duty shall not be allowed in a circumstance specified in paragraph 50(1)(k) unless:


    (a) if the beer has been returned to the brewery at which it was made, it was so returned within 90 days after it was first removed from the brewery; or


    (b) if the beer has been destroyed:


    (i) it was destroyed because it had become unfit for human use; and

    (ii) the permission of a Collector for the destruction of the beer was sought within 90 days after it was first removed from the brewery at which it was made;

    and the quantity of beer that was in the bulk container when it was returned to the brewery at which it was made or was destroyed was not less than 87.5% of the volume of the bulk container.

    REGULATION 57   57   DIESEL FUEL ELIGIBILITY FOR REFUND  

    REGULATION 57AA   ELIGIBILITY WITH RESPECT TO REFUND ON PETROL  

    57AA(1)  
    A refund of Excise duty is not to be allowed in a circumstance specified in paragraph 50(1)(v) unless:


    (a) the applicant for the refund keeps such records as to enable an officer to readily determine and verify:


    (i) the volume of petrol returned; and

    (ii) that Excise duty has been paid on the petrol returned to the manufacturer or to a warehouse; and


    (b) in the case of the return of contaminated petrol:


    (i) notice of the proposed return of that petrol to a manufacturer or to a warehouse has been given to and received by an officer before the return of the petrol; and

    (ii) the composition of the contaminated petrol and the ratios of petrol and other substance present in the contaminated petrol has, where required, been determined by analysis in accordance with subregulation (2).

    57AA(2)  
    The amount of petrol present in a quantity of contaminated petrol is to be determined as follows:


    (a) an officer may require that a sample of the contaminated petrol be taken for analysis to determine the composition of the contaminated petrol and the ratios of petrol and other substance present in the contaminated petrol; and


    (b) if the officer so determines, the sample taken under paragraph (a) must be taken in the presence of an officer; and


    (c) the analysis of the sample must be undertaken in a laboratory that is a registered member of the National Association of Testing Authorities Australia.

    57AA(3)  
    The cost of the analysis referred to in paragraph (2) (c) is to be borne by the applicant for the refund.

    57AA(4)  
    The amount of any refund of Excise duty in respect of petrol on which duty has been paid is to be based on the rate of duty applicable in relation to that petrol at the time that the petrol was entered for home consumption.

    57AA(5)  
    In this regulation:

    contaminated petrol
    means petrol that has been contaminated by being mixed with another substance.

    petrol
    has the same meaning as in subregulation 50(6).

    REGULATION 57A   57A   DIESEL FUEL REBATE - EVIDENCE OF IDENTITY, ETC OF APPLICANT  

    REGULATION 57B   57B   DIESEL FUEL REBATE - RECORDS TO BE GIVEN WITH APPLICATION  

    REGULATION 57C   57C   HOW TOCOMPLY WITH REGULATIONS 57AB AND 47B  

    REGULATION 58   COLLECTOR MAY MAKE REMISSION, REBATE OR REFUND  

    58(1)  
    A remission, rebate or refund of Excise duty may, subject to the Act and these regulations, be made by a Collector.

    58(2)  
    A Collector may make arrangements with a person to whom a rebate or refund of Excise duty may be allowed whereby the amount of the rebate or refund may be set off against the whole or part of that person's liability for Excise duty, and an amount that has been so set off in pursuance of such an arrangement shall, for the purposes of the Act and these regulations, be deemed to have been paid to that person.

    PART IV-DRAWBACK  

    REGULATION 76   DRAWBACK OF EXCISE DUTY ON GOODS  

    76(1)  
    This regulation applies to any excisable goods on which excise duty has been paid except:


    (a) excisable goods that have been used in the manufacture of goods, or have been subjected to a process or to treatment, in the Commonwealth;


    (b) coal;


    (ba) condensate;


    (c) (Repealed by SLI No 195 of 2011)


    (d) liquid petroleum obtained from naturally occurring petroleum gas; and


    (e) stabilized crude petroleum oil.

    76(2)  
    Subject to this Part, drawback of excise duty may be paid on the exportation of excisable goods to which this regulation applies.

    REGULATION 77   DRAWBACK OF EXCISE DUTY ON SPECIFIED GOODS  

    77(1)  
    In this regulation:

    specified goods
    means:


    (a) manufactured goods in the manufacture of which excisable goods have been used; or


    (b) excisable goods that have been subjected to a process or to treatment in Australia.

    excisable goods
    , in relation to specified goods, means excisable goods:


    (a) on which excise duty has been paid; and


    (b) that have not been used in the Commonwealth otherwise than:


    (i) in the manufacture of the specified goods or in being subjected to a process or to treatment for the purpose of producing the specified goods, as the case may be; or

    (ii) for the purpose of being inspected or exhibited;

    other than coal, condensate, liquid petroleum obtained from naturally occurring petroleum gas, stabilized crude petroleum oil and excisable goods included in a class of goods declared by the Minister, by notice published in the Gazette, to be a class of goods to which this regulation does not apply.

    77(2)  
    On the exportation of specified goods, drawback of excise duty may, subject to this Part, be paid in respect of:


    (a) the excisable goods used in the manufacture of the specified goods; or


    (b) the excisable goods that were subjected to a process or to treatment for the purpose of producing the specified goods;

    as the case may be, and also in respect of any excisable goods lost or wasted in the manufacture of the specified goods.

    77(3)  
    Drawback of excise duty is not payable on the exportation of specified goods if the goods have been used in Australia otherwise than for the purpose of being inspected or exhibited.

    REGULATION 78   DRAWBACK OF DUTY NOT PAYABLE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES  

    78(1)  
    Drawback of excise duty is not payable under regulation 76 of these regulations on the exportation of goods if the value of the goods for home consumption is less than the amount of drawback that, but for this regulation, would be payable on the exportation of the goods, unless the CEO approves payment of drawback in respect of the goods.

    78(2)  
    Where the CEO makes a decision not to approve payment of drawback to a person in accordance with subregulation (1), the CEO shall, by notice in writing given not later than 30 days after the date of the decision, inform the person of that decision.

    78(3)  
    Drawback of excise duty is not payable under regulation 76 on the exportation of goods if:


    (a) the excise duty paid on the goods has been refunded; or


    (b) after exportation, the goods are relanded in Australia; or


    (c) for goods that are fuel - either:


    (i) an entity:

    (A) has an entitlement to a fuel tax credit or decreasing adjustment in relation to that fuel; and

    (B) does not have an increasing fuel tax adjustment in relation to the fuel; or

    (ii) another entity:

    (A) has previously been entitled to a fuel tax credit or decreasing adjustment in relation to that fuel; and

    (B) did not have an increasing fuel tax adjustment in relation to that fuel.

    REGULATION 78A   CONDITIONS RELATING TO PAYMENT OF DRAWBACK OF DUTY  

    78A(1)  
    Drawback of excise duty is not payable on the exportation of goods unless:


    (a) before the exportation, the owner of the goods gives to the Collector a notice in an approved form, of the owner's intention to claim drawback on the exportation; and


    (b) before exportation, the goods are available at all reasonable times for examination by an officer; and


    (c) records that show:


    (i) that duty has been paid on the goods; and

    (ii) relevant details of the receipt, use and disposal of the goods by the owner;
    are available at all reasonable times for examination by an officer; and


    (d) a claim for drawback of excise duty paid in respect of the goods that:


    (i) is in an approved form; and

    (ii) sets out the amount of the claim and such other information as that form requires;
    is given by the owner referred to in paragraph (a) to the Collector:

    (iii) after exportation; and

    (iv) not later than 12 months after the day on which the goods are exported; and


    (e) the person making the claim states in the form of claim that, to the best of the knowledge, information and belief of that person, those goods:


    (i) have not been, and are not intended to be, relanded in Australia; and

    (ii) in the case of specified goods referred to in regulation 77, have not been used in Australia other than for the purpose of being inspected or exhibited; and


    (f) the amount of the drawback:


    (i) is at least $50; or

    (ii) being less than $50, is claimed at the same time and in the same form referred to in paragraph (2) (d) as another claim, or other claims, made by the owner referred to in paragraph (2) (a), in relation to drawback of excise duty on the exportation of other goods, that together result in an aggregate amount of drawback of $50 or more.

    78A(2)  
    Without limiting the application of subregulation (1), drawback of excise duty is not payable on the exportation of specified goods within the meaning of regulation 77:


    (a) if the goods were manufactured in Australia - unless the manufacturer of the goods informed a Collector, in writing before he or she commenced to manufacture the goods, that he or she intended to manufacture the goods for exportation; or


    (b) in the case of specified goods that consist of excisable goods that were subjected to a process or to treatment in Australia - unless the owner of the goods informed a Collector, in writing before he or she commenced to subject the goods to a process or to treatment, that he or she intended to subject the goods to a process or to treatment for the purpose of exportation; or


    (c) unless the manufacturer or the owner, as the case may be, of the goods complied with the provisions of any notice given to him or her by the Collector under subregulation (3) that relates to the goods.

    78A(3)  
    Where a person, being the manufacturer or owner of specified goods within the meaning of regulation 77, has informed the Collector with respect to the goods in accordance with subregulation (2), the Collector may, by notice in writing to the person, require the person:


    (a) to cause the manufacture of the goods to take place under the supervision of an officer; or


    (b) to cause the subjecting of the goods to a process or to treatment to take place under the supervision of an officer;

    as the case may be.

    78A(4)  
    Paragraph (1) (a) does not apply in relation to drawback of excise duty on the exportation of goods if the CEO:


    (a) in writing, exempts an owner from the application of that paragraph; or


    (b) approves payment of drawback notwithstanding the fact that the notice of intention was not given to the Collector as required by that paragraph.

    REGULATION 78B   78B   AMOUNT OF CLAIM FOR DRAWBACK OF EXCISE DUTY  
    For the purposes of paragraph 78A(1)(d), the amount of a claim for drawback of excise duty paid on the exportation of goods must not exceed the amount of excise duty:


    (a) paid on the goods; or


    (b) in the case of specified goods within the meaning of regulation 77 - paid on the excisable goods referred to in subregulation 77(2).

    REGULATION 78C   EXAMINATION ETC OF GOODS TO BE EXPORTED  

    78C(1)  
    Subject to subregulation (2), where a person has given to the Collector a notice of intention to claim for drawback on the exportation of goods, the Collector may, by notice in writing to the person, require the person to do all or any of the following:


    (a) produce the goods to an officer for examination before the exportation of the goods;


    (b) cause the goods to be packed, in the presence of an officer, into the packages in which they are intended to be exported;


    (c) cause the goods to be secured to the satisfaction of an officer after they have been packed into the packages in which they are intended to be exported;


    (d) mark each of the packages into which any of the goods are packed for the purpose of being exported with a distinctive mark or label;


    (e) cause a distinctive label to be affixed to any goods that are to be exported without having been packed into a package.

    78C(2)  
    Paragraph (1) (b) does not apply in relation to excisable goods that:


    (a) are intended to be exported in the packages in which they were packed when entered for home consumption; or


    (b) are intended to be exported without having been packed into packages.

    78C(3)  
    Where the Collector has given notice under subregulation (1) to a person who has given a notice of intention to claim for drawback in respect of goods, drawback of excise duties is not payable on the exportation of the goods unless the person complied with the provisions of the notice.

    REGULATION 78CA   78CA   DEDUCTION OF REBATES FROM DRAWBACK PAYABLE  
    Where:


    (a) except for the operation of this regulation, drawback of import duty may be paid on the exportation of goods; and


    (b) any rebate of that import duty has been made;

    the amount of drawback that may be paid is to be reduced by an amount equal to the amount of the rebate made.

    REGULATION 78D   78D   ASSISTANCE TO BE GIVEN TO EXCISE OFFICERS  
    A person who intends to claim drawback on the exportation of goods shall, by all reasonable means, facilitate the examination or re-examination of the goods by an officer, the taking of a correct account of the goods by an officer and the supervision, by an officer, of the packing of the goods.

    PART IVA-DUTY FREE SHOPS  

    REGULATION 79   OUTWARDS DUTY FREE SHOPS  

    79(1)  
    In this regulation and regulation 79A, unless the contrary intention appears:

    departure area
    means a part of an airport or wharf that is set aside for the reception of relevant travellers:


    (a) after the travellers have complied with the requirements of the laws of the Commonwealth relating to the departure of persons for places outside Australia; and


    (b) before the travellers embark on an aircraft or ship for a relevant flight or relevant voyage.

    duty free shop
    means an outwards duty free shop.

    off-airport duty free shop
    means a duty free shop that is not an on-airport duty free shop.

    on-airport duty free shop
    means a duty free shop that is located in a departure area of an airport.

    relevant flight
    , in relation to a person who is a relevant traveller, means the international flight in relation to which the person is a relevant traveller.

    relevant voyage
    , in relation to a person who is a relevant traveller, means the international voyage in relation to which the person is a relevant traveller.

    79(2)  
    Words and phrases that are used in this regulation and in section 61D of the Act have, in this regulation, unless the contrary intention appears, the same respective meanings as in that section.

    79(3)  
    A Collector shall not give permission under subsection 61D(2) of the Act otherwise than upon the making, in accordance with this regulation, of an application for such permission.

    79(4)  
    An application for permission under subsection 61D(2) of the Act:


    (a) shall be made in writing;


    (b) shall relate to a single duty free shop;


    (c) shall specify:


    (i) the name of the proprietor of the duty free shop;

    (ii) the name of the duty free shop; and

    (iii) the address at which the duty free shop is situated; and


    (d) shall be lodged with a Collector for the place at which the duty free shop is situated.

    79(5)  
    The following matter is prescribed to be taken into account by a Collector when deciding whether to give permission under subsection 61D(2) of the Act, namely, whether the proprietor of the duty free shop in respect of which the permission is sought is likely to be able, in the event of permission being given, to comply with the conditions set out in paragraphs (7) (g), (h) and (j).

    79(6)  
    Permission under subsection 61D(2) of the Act shall have effect for such period, commencing on the day on which the permission is given, as the permission specifies.

    79(7)  
    Permission under subsection 61D(2) of the Act in relation to an off-airport duty free shop is subject to the following conditions:


    (a) that the proprietor must not sell goods to a person who is in the shop unless:


    (i) the person is a relevant traveller; and

    (ii) the person has shown to the proprietor a ticket, or other document approved by a Collector under paragraph 61D(7)(b) of the Act, thatshows that the person is entitled to make the relevant flight or relevant voyage;


    (b) that the proprietor must not enter into an agreement to sell goods to a person who is not in the shop unless:


    (i) the person is a relevant traveller; and

    (ii) the person has given, whether orally or in writing, to the proprietor the particulars of the intended exportation of the goods by the person required under subparagraph (e)(ii); and

    (iii) the agreement is subject to the condition that the sale takes place in the shop;


    (ba) that the proprietor must not deliver goods to a relevant traveller to whom the goods are sold under an agreement referred to in paragraph (b) unless the traveller has shown to the proprietor the ticket, or other document approved by a Collector under paragraph 61D(7)(b) of the Act, that confirms the particulars given to the proprietor under subparagraph (b)(ii);


    (c) that goods shall not be delivered from the duty free shop to a relevant traveller earlier than the commencement of the 60th day before the day on which, according to the ticket or other document shown to the proprietor under subparagraph (a)(ii) or the particulars given to the proprietor under subparagraph (b)(ii), the relevant flight or relevant voyage is to depart;


    (d) that goods shall not be delivered from the duty free shop to a relevant traveller unless they are enclosed in a package:


    (i) that is sealed in such a manner that the goods cannot be removed from it without the seal being broken; and

    (ii) the outside of which is clearly marked to show:

    (A) that it contains goods that were sold in a duty free shop; and

    (B) the name of that shop; and

    (iii) if the package is of a size that it may, in accordance with the conditions applicable to the carriage of the relevant traveller on the relevant flight or relevant voyage, be carried in the cabin of the aircraft or ship - that is transparent enough for the goods to be easily identified;


    (e) that, at the time of each sale of goods required to be sold in a sealed package at the duty free shop, the proprietor shall prepare, in triplicate, an invoice, being one of a series of sequentially numbered invoices, specifying:


    (i) the name and usual residential address of the relevant traveller;

    (ii) the following particulars of the intended exportation of the goods by the relevant traveller on the relevant flight or relevant voyage:

    (A) the date of departure;

    (B) the airport or wharf of departure;

    (C) in the case of a relevant flight - the number or other designation of the flight;

    (D) in the case of a relevant voyage - the name of the ship and the number or other designation of the voyage;

    (E) the number or other identification of the traveller's ticket or similar travel document approved by the Collector for the purposes of paragraph 61D (7)(b) of the Act;

    (iii) a precise description of the goods, including:

    (A) the quantity, in figures, of each item of the goods and the total number, in words, of items on the invoice; and

    (B) the sale value, in figures, of each item or quantity of items; and

    (C) the total sales value of those items and quantities of items;
    being a description prepared in such a way as to make it impracticable to add other items to the description;


    (f) that, upon preparing an invoice in accordance with paragraph (e), the proprietor shall:


    (i) place one copy with the goods inside the package referred to in paragraph (d) and, where the package complies with subparagraph (d) (iii), position the copy so that the invoice may be read without the seal of the package being broken;

    (ii) place one copy in a waterproof envelope and attach that envelope securely to the outside of the package; and

    (iii) retain one copy in his own records;


    (g) subject to subregulation (7A), that, before the date of departure referred to in sub-subregulation (e) (ii) (A), the proprietor shall, by telex or by such other means as are approved by a Collector, provide a Collector with the following information in relation to a sale from the duty free shop:


    (i) the name of the shop;

    (ii) the name of the relevant traveller;

    (iii) in relation to the relevant flight or relevant voyage:

    (A) the date and time of departure; and

    (B) in the case of a relevant flight - the number or other designation of the flight; and

    (C) in the case of a relevant voyage - the name of the ship and the number or other designation of the voyage;

    (iv) a full description of any item of the goods included in the sale having a sale value of $500 or more;

    (v) the total number of items of the goods included in the sale;

    (vi) the total number of packages of the kind referred to in paragraph (d) in which the goods included in the sale are packed;

    (vii) the total number of those packages that are, respectively:

    (A) packages to which subparagraph (d) (iii) applies; and

    (B) packages to which that subparagraph does not apply;

    (viii) the invoice numbers in respect of all invoices relating to the sale;


    (h) that the proprietor shall, in relation to each package referred to in paragraph (d) that is surrendered by the relevant traveller for carriage otherwise than in the cabin of the aircraft or ship, at the point of surrender:


    (i) cause the package to be examined with a view to ascertaining whether it remains sealed as specified in subparagraph (d) (i) and has not been tampered with; and

    (ii) where the package remains so sealed and has not been tampered with, cause the copy invoice referred to in subparagraph (f) (ii) to be removed from the package;


    (j) that the proprietor shall, in relation to each package referred to in paragraph (d) that is taken by the relevant traveller into a departure area, within that area:


    (i) cause the package to be examined with a view to ascertaining whether it remains sealed as specified in subparagraph (d) (i) and has not been tampered with;

    (ii) where the package remains so sealed and has not been tampered with, cause the copy invoice referred to in subparagraph (f) (ii) to be removed from the package;


    (k) that, where, upon the carrying out of the operations specified in paragraph (h) or (j), a discrepancy is detected, in that:


    (i) a package is no longer sealed as specified in subparagraph (d) (i) or has been otherwise tampered with;

    (ii) the invoice enclosed in the package does not correspond with the copy invoice (if any) that was attached to the package;

    (iii) an invoice required to be enclosed in, or a copy invoice required to be attached to, a package is not so enclosed or attached; or

    (iv) the goods enclosed in a package are not as specified in the invoice enclosed in, or the copy invoice (if any) that was attached to, the package;
    the proprietor shall cause to be given immediately to a Collector notice specifying:

    (v) the name of the relevant traveller;

    (vi) the following particulars of the intended exportation of the goods by the relevant traveller on the relevant flight or relevant voyage:

    (A) the date and time of the departure of the flight or voyage;

    (B) in the case of a relevant flight - the number or other designation of the flight;

    (C) in the case of a relevant voyage - the name of the ship and the number or other designation of the voyage; and

    (viii) the nature of the discrepancy;


    (m) that a relevant traveller to whom goods are sold in a duty free shop:


    (i) shall not remove, alter or otherwise interfere with, or suffer to be removed, altered or interfered with (except as required by this regulation), an invoice attached to the outside of a package pursuant to subparagraph (f) (ii);< p1>(ii) shall not, before the exportation of those goods, break the seals on, or otherwise tamper with the integrity of, the package in which those goods are enclosed or (except as authorized by or under the Act) suffer those seals to be broken or the integrity of the package to be otherwise tampered with;

    (iii) shall:

    (A) on surrendering a package containing those goods for carriage otherwise than in the cabin of an aircraft or ship;

    (B) on taking a package containing those goods into a departure area;
    present the package, sealed as specified in subparagraph (d) (i) and with the invoice attached as specified in subparagraph (f) (ii), to the proprietor or a servant or agent of the proprietor and permit the proprietor, or the servant or agent of the proprietor, as the case may be, to examine the package and to remove that invoice from it;

    (iv) if the relevant traveller does not export the goods on the relevant flight or the relevant voyage, must, not later than noon on the next working day of the duty free shop after the date specified in the invoice relating to the goods as the time for the departure of that flight or voyage (in this subparagraph called scheduled departure time ), notify the proprietor accordingly, and:

    (A) if the relevant traveller intends to export the goods on a subsequent flight, being a flight departing not more than 48 hours after the scheduled departure time - notify the proprietor of that intention and, at the same time, provide the proprietor with the flight number or other designation, and particulars of the intended date and time of departure, of that flight; or

    (B) if the relevant traveller intends to export the goods on a subsequent voyage, being a voyage departing not more than 48 hours after the scheduled departure time - notify the proprietor of that intention and, at the same time, provide the proprietor with the name of the ship and voyage number or other designation, and particulars of the intended date and time of departure, of that voyage; or

    (C) if the relevant traveller does not intend to export the goods as mentioned in sub-subparagraph (A) or (B), at the same time, notify the proprietor accordingly and, not later than the close of business of the duty free shop on the second working day of the shop after the scheduled departure time, return the goods to the shop; and

    (v) if, having notified the proprietor, under sub-subparagraph (iv) (A) or (B), of his or her intention to export the goods on a flight or voyage after the relevant flight or relevant voyage, the relevant traveller does not so export the goods:

    (A) not later than noon on the next working day of the duty free shop after the date of departure specified in the notification of intention, notify the proprietor that the goods have not been so exported; and

    (B) not later than the close of business of the duty free shop on the second working day after that specified date of departure, return the goods to the shop;


    (n) that within 21 working days of the duty free shop after the end of a month, the proprietor must lodge with a Collector a return setting out:< p1>(i) the name of the duty free shop; and


    (ii) the invoice number of each invoice:

    (A) prepared in accordance with paragraph (e) for goods delivered from the shop for export; and

    (B) that specifies under sub-subparagraph (e) (ii) (A) a date of departure that is in the month; and

    (C) a copy of which has not been removed during the month in accordance with subparagraph (h) (ii) or (j) (ii); and

    (iii) the invoice number of each invoice:

    (A) prepared in accordance with paragraph (e) for goods delivered from the shop for export; and

    (B) that specifies under sub-subparagraph (e) (ii) (A) a date of departure that is in the month; and

    (C) a copy of which has been removed during the month in accordance with subparagraph (h) (ii) or (j) (ii); and

    (D) in respect of which an electronic record has not been provided in accordance with subregulation (9); and

    (iv) in relation to an invoice referred to in subparagraph (ii) or (iii):

    (A) the particulars required to be set out in the invoice; and

    (B) the amount of excise duty payable in respect of the goods to which the invoice relates;
    and must pay to a Collector an amount equal to the sum of the amounts of excise duty specified in the return.
    Note:

    See also regulation 79A.

    79(7A)  
    Paragraph (7) (g) applies only if, in relation to a particular case, the Collector directs the proprietor to provide the information specified in that paragraph.

    79(8)  
    Permission under subsection 61D (2) of the Act in relation to an on-airport duty free shop is subject to the following conditions:


    (a) that the proprietor must not sell goods to a person who is in the shop unless:


    (i) the person is a relevant traveller; and

    (ii) the person has shown to the proprietor a ticket, or other document approved by a Collector under paragraph 61D(7)(b) of the Act, that shows that the person is entitled to make the relevant flight;


    (aa) that the proprietor must not enter into an agreement to sell goods to a person who is not in the shop unless:


    (i) the person is a relevant traveller; and

    (ii) the person has given, whether orally or in writing, to the proprietor the particulars of the intended exportation of the goods by the person required under subparagraph (b)(ii) or (c)(i); and

    (iii) the agreement is subject to the condition that the sale takes place in the shop;


    (ab) that the proprietor must not deliver goods to a relevant traveller to whom the goods are sold under an agreement referred to in paragraph (aa) unless the traveller has shown to the proprietor the ticket, or other document approved by a Collector under paragraph 61D(7)(b) of the Act, that confirms the particulars given to the proprietor under subparagraph (aa)(ii);


    (b) that, at the time of each sale of goods at the duty free shop, where the purchaser is a relevant traveller who is the pilot or a member of the crew of an aircraft, the proprietor shall prepare, in duplicate, an invoice, being one of a series of sequentially numbered invoices, specifying:


    (i) the name and usual residential address of the relevant traveller;

    (ii) the following particulars of the intended exportation of the goods by the relevant traveller:

    (A) the date of departure;

    (B) the airport of departure;

    (C) the flight number or, where inapplicable, other designation;
    in respect of the relevant flight; and

    (iii) a precise description of the goods, including:

    (A) the quantity, in figures, of each item of the goods; and

    (B) the sale value, in figures, of each item or quantity of items; and

    (C) the total sales value of those items and quantities of items;
    being a description prepared in such a way as to make it impracticable to add other items to the description;


    (c) that, at the time of each sale of goods at the duty free shop, where the purchaser is a relevant traveller who is a passenger on an aircraft, the proprietor shall prepare, in duplicate, an invoice, being one of a series of sequentially numbered invoices, specifying:


    (i) the following particulars of the intended exportation of the goods by the relevant traveller:

    (A) the date of departure;

    (B) the flight number or, where inapplicable, other designation;
    in respect of the relevant flight; and

    (ii) a precise description of the goods, including:

    (A) the total sales value of those items and quantities of items; and

    (B) the quantity, in figures, of each item; and

    (C) the sale value, in figures, of each such item or quantity of items;
    being a description prepared in such a way as to make it impracticable to add other items to the description;


    (d) that, upon preparing an invoice pursuant to paragraph (b) or (c), the proprietor shall:


    (i) place 1 copy with the goods that are to be delivered to the relevant traveller; and

    (ii) retain the other copy or copies, as the case requires, in the proprietor's own records.

    79(9)  
    For the purpose of paragraph 61D (10)(b) of the Act, in relation to the proprietor of an off-airport duty free shop:


    (a) the way for the proprietor to provide proof to the Collector in relation to goods of a kind mentioned in that paragraph is by providing an electronic record of the invoice numbers of copy invoices removed, in accordance with subparagraph (7) (h) (ii) or (7) (j) (ii), from the package of the goods; and


    (b) the time within which the proprietor must provide that proof to the Collector is 10 working days of the duty free shop after the date of departure of the relevant traveller.

    79(10)  
    Within 21 working days of the duty free shop after the end of a month, the proprietor must produce a computer generated list in an approved form setting out the invoice number of each invoice:


    (a) that specifies under sub-subparagraph (7) (e) (ii) (A) a date of departure that is in the month; and


    (b) a copy of which has been removed during the month in accordance with subparagraph (7) (h) (ii) or (7) (j) (ii); and


    (c) in respect of which an electronic record has been provided in accordance with subregulation (9).

    79(11)  
    Permission under subsection 61D(2) of the Act in relation to a duty free shop, being either an off-airport duty free shop or an on-airport duty free shop, is subject to the condition that the proprietor, and servants and agents of the proprietor, shall not enter into an arrangement with a relevant traveller pursuant to which goods delivered to that relevant traveller under that permission are:


    (a) to be transferred to the proprietor, or any servant or agent of the proprietor, upon the return of the relevant traveller to Australia; or


    (b) to remain with the proprietor or any servant or agent of the proprietor.

    79(12)  
    The grounds on which a Collector may, under subsection 61D(13) of the Act, revoke a permission given under subsection 61D(2) of the Act are the following grounds:


    (a) that a condition to which the permission is subject, being a condition required to be complied with by the proprietor of the duty free shop to which the permission relates or by the proprietor's servants or agents, has not been so complied with;


    (b) that revocation of the permission is, for any other reason, necessary for the protection of the revenue or otherwise to ensure compliance with the Act.

    79(13)  
    The revocation by a Collector, under subsection 61D (13) of the Act, of a permission given under subsection 61D (2) of the Act shall be effected by notice in writing, which shall include a statement of the reasons for the revocation, served on the person to whom the permission was given.

    79(14)  
    A relevant traveller to whom goods are sold in an outwards duty free shop must, at or before the time of delivery of the goods, sign a recognition, in an approved form, of the traveller's obligations concerning the export of the goods.

    REGULATION 79A   INTERIM SEALED BAG ARRANGEMENTS FOR LIQUIDS, AEROSOLS, GELS, CREAMS AND PASTES FROM 31 MARCH 2007  

    79A(1)  
    This regulation applies if:


    (a) on or after 31 March 2007, a person purchased a liquid, aerosol, gel, cream or paste (a LAG product ) as a duty free item in an off-airport duty free shop; and


    (b) the delivery and export of the LAG product was the subject of a permission under subsection 61D(2) of the Act; and


    (c) the permission was subject to a condition set out in:


    (i) paragraph 79(7)(h), (j), (k) or (n); or

    (ii) subparagraph 79(7)(m)(i), (ii) or (iii); and


    (d) the person dealt with the LAG product in accordance with an arrangement (an "interim sealed bag arrangement") that:


    (i) was implemented by the Australian Taxation Office and the Australian Customs Service or the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service on or after 31 March 2007; and

    (ii) was consistent with the requirements of Subdivision 4.1.1A of the Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005 as in force on 30 September 2007.

    79A(2)  
    The delivery and export of the LAG product is taken to have complied with the conditions in subregulation 79(7).

    REGULATION 80   80   PRESCRIBED GOODS FOR HOME CONSUMPTION  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 81   INWARDS DUTY FREE SHOPS  

    81(1)  
    In this regulation, unless the contrary intention appears:

    relevant flight
    , in relation to a person who is a relevant traveller, means the international flight in relation to which the person is a relevant traveller.

    81(2)  
    Words and phrases that are used in this regulation and in section 61E of the Act have, in this regulation, unless the contrary intention appears, the same respective meanings as in that section.

    81(3)  
    A Collector shall not give permission under subsection 61E(2) of the Act otherwise than upon the making, in accordance with this regulation, of an application for such permission.

    81(4)  
    An application for permission under subsection 61E(2) of the Act:


    (a) shall be made in writing;


    (b) shall relate to a single inwards duty free shop;


    (c) shall specify:


    (i) the name of the proprietor of the inwards duty free shop;

    (ii) the name of the inwards duty free shop; and

    (iii) the location of the airport at which the duty free shop is situated; and


    (d) shall be lodged with the Collector.

    81(5)  
    The following circumstances are prescribed as circumstances in which permission may be given by a Collector under subsection 61E(2) of the Act, namely:


    (a) that the applicant is the holder of a warehouse licence within the meaning of Part V of the Customs Act 1901 authorising the sale of airport shop goods at an inwards duty free shop; and


    (b) that the applicant has been granted a lease or licence and an authority to trade under the Airports (Business Concessions) Act 1959 for the operation of an inwards duty free shop on land within the airport.

    81(6)  
    Permission under subsection 61E(2) of the Act shall have effect for such period, commencing on the day on which the permission is given, as the permission specifies.

    81(7)  
    Permission under subsection 61E(2) of the Act in relation to an inwards duty free shop is subject to the following conditions:


    (a) that the proprietor must not sell goods to a person who is in the shop unless:


    (i) the person is a relevant traveller; and

    (ii) the person has shown to the proprietor a ticket, or other document, that shows that the person has arrived in Australia on an international flight;


    (aa) that the proprietor must not enter into an agreement to sell goods to a person who is not in the shop unless:


    (i) the person is, or intends to be, a relevant traveller; and

    (ii) the person has given, whether orally or in writing, to the proprietor the date of the person's arrival or intended arrival in Australia, and the flight number or other designation of the international flight on which the person arrived or intends to arrive; and

    (iii) the proprietor has informed the person of the following:

    (A) the amounts of alcoholic liquor and tobacco products that may be entered for home consumption by a relevant traveller free of duties of Excise;

    (B) the conditions (if any) with which, for the purposes of the Customs Acts, a relevant traveller is to comply in relation to the purchase of goods at the shop; and

    (iv) the agreement is subject to the condition that the sale takes place in the shop;


    (ab) that the proprietor must not deliver goods to a relevant traveller to whom the goods are sold under an agreement referred to in paragraph (aa) unless the traveller has shown to the proprietor the ticket, or other document, that confirms the information given to the proprietor under subparagraph (aa) (ii);


    (b) that the proprietor, and servants and agents of the proprietor, shall not enter into an arrangement with a relevant traveller pursuant to which goods delivered to that relevant traveller under that permission are:


    (i) to be transferred to the proprietor, or any servant or agent of the proprietor, after the relevant traveller has cleared customs; or

    (ii) to remain with the proprietor or any servant or agent of the proprietor;


    (c) that the proprietor shall, with reasonable prominence and in numbers sufficient to give reasonable notice to relevant travellers of the matters so stated, display in the inwards duty free shop signs in a form authorised in writing by a Collector for the purposes of this provision that state clearly:


    (i) the amounts of alcoholic liquor and tobacco products that may be entered for home consumption by a relevant traveller free of duties of excise; and

    (ii) the conditions (if any) with which, for the purposes of the Excise Acts, a relevant traveller is to comply in relation to the purchase of goods at the shop.

    81(8)  
    The grounds on which a Collector may, under subsection 61E(11) of the Act, revoke a permission given under subsection 61E(2) of the Act are the following grounds:


    (a) that a condition to which the permission is subject, being a condition required to be complied with by the proprietor of the inwards duty free shop to which the permission relates or by the proprietor's servants or agents, has not been so complied with;


    (b) that revocation of the permission is, for any other reason, necessary for the protection of the revenue or otherwise to ensure compliance with the Excise Acts;


    (c) that any of the following, namely, a lease, licence, or authority to trade, granted under the Airports (Business Concessions) Act 1959 has expired or been cancelled.

    81(9)  
    The revocation by a Collector, under subsection 61E(11) of the Act, of a permission given under subsection 61E(2) of the Act shall be effected by notice in writing, which shall include a statement of the reasons for the revocation, served on the person to whom the permission was given.

    PART V-SAMPLES  

    REGULATION 83   METHOD OF TAKING SAMPLES  

    83(1)  
    A sample taken or obtained by an officer under the provisions of section 106 or section 107 of the Act shall be dealt with in the following manner:


    (a) The officer taking or obtaining the sample shall, in the presence of the person or the agent or servant of the person, from whom the sample is taken or obtained, divide the sample into three equal parts and label or mark and securely seal each part; and


    (b) the officer shall hand one part to the owner or the owner's agent or servant, deliver for report another part to an analyst approved by the Collector, and retain the third part for further examination, if necessary.

    83(2)  
    Delivery of the part to the analyst may be effected personally or by sending the part by registered post addressed to the analyst at the analyst's usual address, or in such other manner as the Collector approves.

    83(3)  
    In the event of any dispute as to the identity of the part received by the analyst the burden of proof shall lie upon the person complaining.

    83(4)  
    The production of a certificate of analysis of the part purporting to be signed by the analyst shall be sufficient evidence of the identity of the part and of the result of the analysis, without proof of the signature of the person purporting to have signed the certificate.

    PART VI-SPIRITS  

    DIVISION 1-FORTIFICATION OF AUSTRALIAN WINE AND AUSTRALIAN GRAPE MUST  

    REGULATION 83A   83A   INTERPRETATION  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 84   84   DELIVERY OF SPIRITS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 86   86   APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 92   92   AUTHORISED USE OF SPIRITS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    DIVISION 1A - CONTAINERS CONTAINING BRANDY  

    REGULATION 93   93   VOLUME PRESCRIBED FOR THE PURPOSES OF PARAGRAPH 58 (5) (A) OF THE ACT: CONTAINERS CONTAINING BRANDY  

    DIVISION 2-SPIRITS FOR MAKING VINEGAR  

    REGULATION 96   96   APPLICATION TO USE SPIRITS FOR MAKING VINEGAR  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 97   97   SECURITY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATIONS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 98   98   PERMISSION OBTAINED FOR MAKING VINEGAR  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 100   100   QUANTITY OF SPIRITS ALLOWABLE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 104   104   SPIRITS TO BE DENATURED  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 105   105   MIXING OF SPIRITS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 106   106   APPROVAL FOR VARIATION OF MIXTURE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 107   107   LIQUOR TO BE PUT INTO GENERATORS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 108   108   SOLE USE OF SPIRITS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 109   109   OXIDATION NOT TO BE STOPPED  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 110   110   PERMISSION FOR STILL REQUIRED  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 112   112   ACCESS TO VINEGAR FACTORY  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 115   115   SAMPLES  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 116   116   PERMISSION TO MANUFACTURE MAY BE WITHDRAWN  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    DIVISION 3-SPIRIT FOR USE IN PUBLIC HOSPITALS  

    REGULATION 117   117   PUBLIC HOSPITAL USE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 117A   117A   SPIRIT TO BE OF CERTAIN STRENGTH  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 118   118   DISTRIBUTION OF SPIRITS UNDER THIS DIVISION  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 119   119   SECURITY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATIONS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 120   120   DELIVERY OF SPIRIT  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 121   121   USE OF SPIRIT  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 122   122   SECURE STORAGE OF SPIRIT  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 123   123   RECORDS OF SPIRIT USE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 124   124   RETURNS OF SPIRIT USE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 125   125   QUANTITY OF SPIRIT ALLOWABLE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    DIVISION 4-SPIRIT FOR USE IN THE MANUFACTURE OF MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS FOR USE IN PUBLIC HOSPITALS  

    REGULATION 125A   125A   MANUFACTURE OF MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 125B   125B   RECORDS OF SPIRIT USE UNDER THIS DIVISION  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 125C   125c   SECURITY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATIONS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 125D   125D   APPLICATION FOR DELIVERY OF PREPARATIONS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 125E   125E   RECEIPT ISSUED FOR PREPARATIONS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 125F   125F   RECEIPTS AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 125G   125G   RECORDS OF USE OF PREPARATIONS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    PART VIII-SPIRITS FOR INDUSTRIAL OR SCIENTIFIC PURPOSES OR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS  

    REGULATION 142   142   DELIVERY OF SPIRITS FOR APPROVED PURPOSES UNDER THIS PART  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 143   143   APPLICATION FOR DELIVERY OF SPIRITS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 146   146   QUANTITY OF SPIRIT ALLOWED  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 148   148   RECORDS OF USE OF SPIRITS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 149   149   UNUSED SPIRIT SUBJECT TO CEO'S CONTROL  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 151   151   PERMISSION MAY BE WITHDRAWN`  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 152   152   COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATIONS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 153   153   SPIRIT MUST BE OF CERTAIN STRENGTH  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 155   155   SECURITY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATIONS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 157   157   RECEIPT FOR QUANTITY RECEIVED  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 158   158   RECORDS OF SPIRIT USE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 159   159   RETURNS OF SPIRIT USE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 160A   160A   INTERPRETATION  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    PART IX-PETROL  

    REGULATION 161   161   INTERPRETATION  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 163   163   APPLICATION FOR LICENCE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 166   166   SECURITY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH ACT AND REGULATIONS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 167   167   SECURE STORAGE TO BE PROVIDED  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 170   170   APPROVED CONTAINERS FOR REMOVAL  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 171   171   CONTAINERS MUST BE DISTINCTIVELY MARKED  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 173   173   SAMPLES MAY BE TAKEN  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 174   174   CAPACITY AND CONTENTS MARKED ON CONTAINERS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    PART 10-BLENDED PETROLEUM PRODUCTS  

    REGULATION 175   175   INTERPRETATION  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 176   176   EXEMPT BLENDED PETROLEUM PRODUCTS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    PART XIII-RETURNS AND DECLARATIONS  

    REGULATION 178   178   RETURN OF EXCISABLE GOODS TO BE FURNISHED  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 179   179   FULL DISCLOSURE REQUIRED  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 180   180   RECORDS TO BE PRODUCED ON DEMAND  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 181   181   DECLARATIONS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 182   182   APPOINTMENT OF PROXY  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 183   183   APPOINTMENT OF PROXY TO BE FILED  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 184   184   EFFECT OF DECLARATION  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 185   185   AGENT MAY ACT ON BEHALF OF PRINCIPAL  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    PART XIV-SHIP'S STORES AND AIRCRAFT'S STORES  

    REGULATION 186   INTERPRETATION  

    186(1)  
    For the purpose of section 160A of the Act, ship's stores:


    (a) consisting of alcoholic beverages (other than beer) sold to a passenger or member of the crew otherwise than by the glass or nip;


    (b) consisting of cigars sold to a passenger or to a member of the crew otherwise than by the individual packet, tin or box containing not more than 25 cigars;


    (c) consisting of cigarettes sold to a passenger or to a member of the crew otherwise than by the individual packet containing not more than 25 cigarettes or the individual tin containing not more than 50 cigarettes;


    (d) consisting of other tobacco products sold to a passenger or to a member of the crew otherwise than in a quantity that does not exceed 120 grams in weight; or


    (e) consisting of alcoholic beverages (including beer), cigarettes, cigars or other tobacco products sold to a person other than a passenger or a member of the crew;

    are liable to Excise duty.

    186(2)  
    For the purpose of section 160A of the Act, aircraft's stores, other than:


    (a) stores for consumption or use in an aircraft that is engaged on an international air service or flight conducted or operated by a person resident in Australia;


    (b) stores for consumption or use in an aircraft that is engaged on a flight between a place in Australia and a place in a Territory of the Commonwealth not forming part of the Commonwealth;


    (ba) stores for consumption or use in an aircraft that is engaged on a flight approved under subsection 15 (1) of the Air Navigation Act 1920;


    (c) stores included in a class of stores to which an bilateral arrangement applies for consumption or use in an aircraft that is included in a class of aircraft to which the bilateral arrangement applies and is engaged on an international air service or flight included in a class of international air services or flights to which the bilateral arrangement applies conducted or operated by a person included in a class of persons to which the bilateral arrangement applies; and


    (d) stores upon which the CEO considers it would be uneconomical to collect duty;

    are liable to Excise duty.

    186(3)  
    For the purposes of the last preceding subregulation:


    (a) bilateral arrangement has the same meaning as in the International Air Services Commission Act 1992;


    (b) a reference to a person resident in Australia shall be read as including a reference to:


    (i) a body corporate established by an Act or by a law of a State or Territory of the Commonwealth; and

    (ii) a company incorporated under the law in force in a State or Territory of the Commonwealth;
    but shall not be read as including a reference to any other body corporate or company;


    (c) an aircraft that is being used for purposes connected with the operation of an international air service or is undergoing testing, maintenance or repairs for the purpose of being used in connexion with the operation of an international air service shall be deemed to be engaged on an international air service; and


    (d) a flight shall be deemed to be a flight between a place in Australia and a place in a Territory of the Commonwealth not forming part of the Commonwealth if the flight commences at either of those places and ends, or is intended to end, at the other of those places, whether or not the aircraft may or will, in the course of the flight, call at any other place in Australia or that Territory.

    186(4)  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    PART XV-PENALTIES AND FORFEITURES  

    DIVISION 1-GENERAL  

    REGULATION 190   190   AUTHORITY TO PROSECUTE  

    REGULATION 192   192   DISPOSAL OF FORFEITED GOODS  

    DIVISION 2-PROCEEDINGS IN THE HIGH COURT OR A SUPREME COURT  

    REGULATION 193   193   DEFENDANT MAY EXERCISE ELECTION  

    REGULATION 194   194   NOTICE TO BE SERVED ON DEFENDANT  

    REGULATION 195   195   PROSECUTION MUST COMPLY WITH REGULATION 194  

    REGULATION 196   196   DOCUMENTS TO BE TRANSMITTED TO PROPER COURT  

    PART XVI-PROCEDURAL  

    REGULATION 205   205   DOCUMENTS TO ACCOMPANY EXCISABLE GOODS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 205C   205C   LOADING AND DISCHARGE OF EXCISABLE GOODS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 205D   205D   ACCESS TO STORED SPIRIT  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 205E   205E   ADDITIONAL COPIES OF FORMS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 205F   205F   PRESCRIBED FORM MAY BE VARIED  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 206   206   WORKING DAYS AND HOURS OF BUSINESS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 207   207   OVERTIME  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 209   209   PAYMENT FOR SERVICES OF OFFICERS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 209AA   209AA   INTERPRETATION  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 209A   209A   MANUFACTURER MAY BE REQUIRED TO PAY FOR SERVICES OF AN OFFICER  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    PART 17-DEPOSITS BY SUBSCRIBERS TO SECURITIES TAKEN FOR COMPLIANCE WITH EXCISE ACTS  

    REGULATION 210   DEPOSIT OF SECURITIES  

    210(1)  
    Any subscriber to a security taken for compliance with the Excise Acts may deposit with the Collector:

  • Cash; and/or
  • Commonwealth Bonds; and/or
  • Negotiable instruments approved by the Collector
  • of a value equal to the full amount of the liability stated in the security.

    210(2)  
    If the Collector obtains judgment against the subscriber in a suit upon the security, the Collector may appropriate so much of the deposit as is sufficient to satisfy the judgment and costs. If the deposit is not sufficient to satisfy fully the judgment and costs the Collector may exercise all powers of enforcing the judgment by execution or otherwise to obtain payment of the balance remaining due under the judgment.

    210(3)  
    Whenever the right to appropriate a deposit arises under this regulation the Collector may (if the deposit or any part thereof is not cash) dispose of the deposited Bonds or negotiable instruments or any of them by auction or private sale or otherwise in such manner as in the Collector's opinion is most favourable to the subscriber, and the net proceeds of such disposition shall for all the purposes of this Regulation be deemed to have been a deposit of cash by the subscriber, and may be appropriated wholly or partly accordingly.

    210(4)  
    A certificate signed by the Collector stating the Bonds or negotiable instruments disposed of and the net proceeds of such disposition shall be proof of the matter stated.

    210(5)  
    Any portion of the deposit appropriated as aforesaid shall become the property of the Commonwealth absolutely.

    210(6)  
    When a security taken for compliance with the Excise Acts expires or is cancelled, discharged, released or satisfied, the subscriber shall be entitled to a return of so much (if any) of the deposit as shall not have been appropriated under this Regulation.

    210(7)  
    When Bonds or negotiable instruments bearing interest are deposited under this Regulation the subscriber shall be entitled to collect as it falls due and retain any interest payable thereon before the Bonds or instruments are disposed of by the Collector under this regulation.

    210(8)  
    If any deposited Bonds or negotiable instruments are not payable to bearer the subscriber shall at the time of the deposit lodge with the Collector duly executed transfers or assignments thereof in such form as will enable the Collector to effectually dispose thereof and shall at the request of the Collector execute any transfers or assignments the Collector may from time to time deem necessary or convenient to enable the Collector to effectually dispose thereof.

    PART XVIII-BEER  

    REGULATION 213   213   LABELLING OF BEER IN BOTTLES OR ON PACKAGES CONTAINING BEER  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 214   214   SECURITY FOR QUANTITY OF BEER THAT MAY BE MANUFACTURED FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 214A   214A   SECURITY FOR QUANTITY OF BEER THAT MAY BE MANUFACTURED FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 215   215   APPLICATION FOR LICENCE TO MANUFACTURE BEER FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES  

    REGULATION 215A   215A   APPLICATION FOR LICENCE TO MANUFACTURE BEER FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES  

    PART XX-LIQUEURS OR OTHER EXCISABLE BEVERAGES  

    REGULATION 224   224   APPLICATION FOR LICENCE TO MANUFACTURE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 225   225   LICENSING OF PREMISES  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 227   227   SECURITY FOR LICENCE TO MANUFACTURE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 228   228   SECURITY OF LICENSED PREMISES  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 229   229   FACTORY PLANT AND EQUIPMENT  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 232   232   GOODS STORED ON LICENSED PREMISES  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 234   234   POWERS OF OFFICERS  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 234A   234A   DUTIABLE CONTENT  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 234B   234B   ALLOWANCE FOR WASTE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 234C   234C   REMOVAL FROM FACTORY  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 234D   234D   LABELLING  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 234E   234E   FACTORY AND STATE NUMBERS TO BE MARKED  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    PART XXII-MISCELLANEOUS  

    REGULATION 244   244   EXCISABLE GOODS FOR SECTION 57 OF THE ACT  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 245   245   HOLDING OUT AS A LICENSED MANUFACTURER  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 246   246   APPLICATION FEE  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 247   REVIEW OF DECISIONS  

    247(1)  
    This regulation applies to:


    (a) a decision of the CEO not to approve payment of drawback to a person in accordance with subregulation 78(1); and


    (b) a decision of the CEO, under subregulation 78A(4), refusing:


    (i) to exempt an owner from the application of paragraph 78A(1)(a); or

    (ii) to approve payment of drawback.

    247(2)  
    A person who is dissatisfied with a decision made in relation to the person may object against the decision in the manner set out in Part IVC of the Taxation Administration Act 1953.

    REGULATION 248   STATEMENT TO ACCOMPANY NOTICE OF DECISION  

    248(1)  
    The notice that the CEO is required to give under subregulation 78(2), must include a statement to the effect that the person in relation to whom the decision was made may object, in the manner set out in Part IVC of the Taxation Administration Act 1953, against that decision.

    248(2)  
    A failure to comply with subregulation (1) does not affect the validity of the decision.

    REGULATION 249   249   PRESCRIBED FUEL MARKER  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    REGULATION 250   250   PRESCRIBED THRESHOLD  
    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    PART 23 - TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS  

    REGULATION 260   260   OPERATION OF SCHEDULE 5  
    Schedule 5 makes transitional arrangements in relation to amendments of these Regulations.

    Schedule 1 - Prescribed circumstances  

    (regulation 50A)



    Item Circumstance
    Excise duty is payable on tobacco that is to be used, other than by human consumption, for a purpose approved by the CEO.
    1 Examples of a purpose that may be approved by the CEO
    1 a medical purpose
    2 a scientific purpose
    3 a horticultural purpose
    4 an agricultural purpose.
    2 Excise duty is payable on goods for the official use of:
    (a) the Governor-General; or
    (b) any member of the Governor-General's family; or
    (c) a State Governor; or
    (d) any member of a State Governor's family.
    3 Excise duty is payable on goods that are:
    (a) either:
    (i) the property of the Australian American Foundation; or
    (ii) petroleum products that are the property of the ANZAC Agency for the Pacific Region of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission; and
    (b) either:
    (i) for the official use of an international organisation established by agreement between Australia and 1 or more other countries; or
    (ii) for the official or personal use of an official of an international organisation of that kind; and
    (c) not for the purpose of trade.
    4 Excise duty is payable on goods:
    (a) that are for use by the Government of a country other than Australia under an agreement between that Government and the Government of Australia; and
    (b) that:
    (i) are for the official use of that Government; and
    (ii)are not for the purpose of trade.
    5 Excise duty is payable on goods for use by, or sale to, persons covered by a Status of Forces agreement between the Government of Australia and another country if the goods are:
    (a) for the official use of a person covered by the agreement; and
    (b) not resold in Australia to a person not covered by the agreement.
    6 Excise duty is payable on any of the following goods:
    (a) ale, porter and other beer;
    (b) brandy;
    (c) whisky;
    (d) rum;
    (e) gin;
    (f) liqueurs;
    (g) tobacco;
    (h) cigars;
    (i) cigarettes;
    for consumption by the personnel of a sea-going vessel of the Royal Australian Navy or Australian Military Forces when:
    (j) the vessel is in full commission; and
    (k) the goods are consumed on the vessel.
    7 Excise duty is payable on goods purchased by a relevant traveller at an inwards duty free shop, being goods that if:
    (a) the goods had been imported into Australia; and
    (b) the clearance through Customs of the personal baggage (including the excisable goods) of the relevant traveller had been an approval of their delivery for home consumption for the purposes of the Customs Act 1901;
    would have been goods:
    (c) described in paragraph (b) of item 15 of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995; and
    (d) to which that item applied.
    Note  inwards duty free shop and relevant traveller are defined in section 61E of the Act.
    8 Excise duty is payable on liquefied natural gas:
    (a) that is:
    (i) used by a licensed person or holder of a permission under section 61C of the Act for a use other than in an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle or vessel; or
    (ii) delivered by a licensed person or holder of a permission under section 61C of the Act for a use other than in an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle or vessel; and
    (b) that is not used for both the purposes of transport and for other purposes.
    Note  These are circumstances in which an automatic remission of excise duty on liquefied natural gas applies for the purposes of section 78 of the Act.
    9 Excise duty is payable on LPG:
    (a) that is:
    (i) used by a licensed person or holder of a permission under section 61C of the Act for a use other than in an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle or vessel; or
    (ii) delivered by a licensed person or holder of a permission under section 61C of the Act for a use other than in an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle or vessel; and
    (b) that is not used for both the purposes of transport and for other purposes.
    Note  These are circumstances in which an automatic remission of excise duty on LPG applies for the purposes of section 78 of the Act.

    Schedule 2  

    (Repealed by SLI No 174 of 2006)

    Schedule 5 - Transitional arrangements  

    (regulation 260)

    PART 1 - AMENDMENTS MADE BY EXCISE AMENDMENT REGULATION 2013 (NO. 1)  

    1   1   Operation of Schedule 1  
    The amendments of these Regulations made by Schedule 1 to the Excise Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 1) apply in relation to an acquisition of goods that occurs 60 days or more after the day those regulations commence.