Customs Act 1901

PART II - ADMINISTRATION  

SECTION 8   COLLECTORS, STATES AND NORTHERN TERRITORY  

8(1)  


In this Act, a reference to the Collector, or to a Collector, is a reference to:


(a) the Comptroller-General of Customs; or


(b) any officer doing duty in the matter in relation to which the expression is used.

8(2)  
For the purposes of this Act, a State shall be taken to include -


(a) in the case of a State other than the State of Queensland - that part of Australian waters that is within the area described in Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 that refers to that State; and


(b) in the case of the State of Queensland - that part of Australian waters that is within -


(i) the area described in that Schedule to that Act that refers to the State of Queensland; or

(ii) the Coral Sea area.

8(3)  
For the purposes of this Act, the Northern Territory shall be taken to include that part of Australian waters that is within -


(a) the area described in Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 that refers to the Northern Territory; or


(b) the area described in that Schedule to that Act that refers to the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands.


 

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