Customs Act 1901
Goods are Japanese originating goods if:
(a) they are wholly obtained in Japan; and
(i) the importer of the goods has, at the time the goods are imported, a Certificate of Origin or an origin certification document, or a copy of one, for the goods; or
(ii) Australia has waived the requirement for a Certificate of Origin or an origin certification document for the goods.
Goods are wholly obtained in Japan if, and only if, the goods are:
(a) live animals born and raised in the Area of Japan, other than the sea outside the territorial sea of Japan; or
(b) animals obtained from hunting, trapping, fishing, gathering or capturing in the Area of Japan, other than the sea outside the territorial sea of Japan; or
(c) goods obtained from live animals in the Area of Japan; or
(d) plants, fungi or algae harvested, picked or gathered in the Area of Japan; or
(e) minerals, or other naturally occurring substances, extracted or taken from the Area of Japan, other than the seabed, or subsoil beneath the seabed, outside the territorial sea of Japan; or
(f) goods of sea-fishing, or other goods, taken by vessels of Japan from the sea outside the territorial sea of Japan and the territorial sea of Australia; or
(g) goods produced on board factory ships of Japan from goods referred to in paragraph (f); or
(h) goods taken by Japan, or a person of Japan, from the seabed, or subsoil beneath the seabed, outside the territorial sea of Japan, but only if Japan has rights to exploit that part of the seabed or subsoil in accordance with international law; or
(i) goods that are collected in Japan, that can no longer perform their original purpose, that are not capable of being restored or repaired and that are fit only for disposal or for the recovery of raw materials; or
(j) waste and scrap that has been derived from production or consumption in Japan and that is fit only for disposal or for the recovery of raw materials; or
(k) raw materials recovered in Japan from goods that can no longer perform their original purpose and that are not capable of being restored or repaired; or
(l) goods produced in the Area of Japan exclusively from goods referred to in paragraphs (a) to (k).
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