Customs Act 1901


Division 1 - Powers of officers  

Subdivision JA - Powers to monitor and audit - Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement  


In this Subdivision:

means the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement done at Washington DC on 18 May 2004, as amended from time to time.


In 2004 the text of the Agreement was accessible through the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

AUSFTA verification powers
has the meaning given by section 214BAC.

Harmonized System
has the same meaning as in section 153YA.

of premises includes a person who is apparently in charge of the premises.

textile and clothing goods
means goods that are classified to:

(a) subheading 4202.12, 4202.22, 4202.32 or 4202.92 of Chapter 42 of the Harmonized System; or

(b) any of Chapters 50 to 63 of the Harmonized System; or

(c) heading 7019 of Chapter 70 of the Harmonized System; or

(d) subheading 9409.90 of Chapter 94 of the Harmonized System.

means the United States of America.

US customs official
means a person representing the customs administration of the US.

verification officer
means a person authorised under section 214BAD to enter premises and to exercise AUSFTA verification powers.


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