Customs Act 1901


Division 2 - Entry and clearance of goods for export  

Subdivision D - General  




(aa) a ship or aircraft departs from a port, airport or other place in Australia; and

(ab) section 118A does not apply to the ship or aircraft;

the master or owner of the ship, or the pilot or owner of the aircraft, must communicate electronically to the Department, not later than 3 days after the day of departure, or such time as is prescribed in relation to the departure, an outward manifest:

(a) specifying all of the goods, other than goods prescribed for the purposes of section 120 , that were loaded on board the ship or aircraft at the port, airport or other place; or

(b) if there were no goods of the kind to which paragraph (a) applies that were loaded on board the ship or aircraft at the port, airport or other place-making a statement to that effect.

An outward manifest must contain such information as is set out in an approved statement.

If subsection (1) is contravened in respect of a ship or aircraft, the master and the owner of the ship, or the pilot and the owner of the aircraft, each commit an offence punishable, on conviction, by a penalty not exceeding 60 penalty units.

An offence against subsection (3) is an offence of strict liability.


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