Customs Act 1901
(a) the owner of the goods; or
(b) if the owner cannot be identified after reasonable inquiry - the person in whose possession or under whose control the goods were when they were detained. 209W(2) [ Service of notice]
(a) personally or by post; or
(b) if no person of the kind referred to in paragraph (1)(a) or (b) can be identified after reasonable inquiryby publishing a copy of the notice in a newspaper circulating in the location in which the goods were detained. 209W(3) [ Service outside Australia]
A detention notice may be served on a person who is outside Australia.
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