Customs Act 1901

PART XIII - PENAL PROVISIONS  

Division 2 - Penalties  

SECTION 233BABAE   OFFENCE FOR BRINGING RESTRICTED GOODS INTO AUSTRALIA  

233BABAE(1)  
A person commits an offence of strict liability if:


(a) the person brings goods into Australia; and


(b) the goods are restricted goods.

Penalty: 1,000 penalty units.

Note:

For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .

233BABAE(2)  
Subsection (1) does not apply if the person brings the goods into Australia in accordance with a written permission given by the Minister for the purposes of this subsection.

233BABAE(3)  
For the purposes of this Act, restricted goods are goods:


(a) that, if imported, would be prohibited imports; and


(b) that are prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this definition.

233BABAE(4)  
This section has effect only for purposes related to external affairs, including:


(a) for purposes related to giving effect to an international agreement to which Australia is a party; and


(b) for purposes related to addressing matters of international concern.


 

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