CUSTOMS ACT 1901
CUSTOMS TARIFF ACT 1995
BY-LAW No. 1301137
I, Geoff Johannes, delegate of the Chief Executive Officer, under section 271 of the Customs Act 1901 make the by-law set out in the Schedule below.
1. This by-law may be cited as Customs By-law No. 1301137.
2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 March 2013.
3. For the purposes of paragraph (a) of item 1 of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff
Act 1995, scientific instruments or apparatus consigned to organisations listed in
Table A are prescribed:
The Australian Antarctic Division of the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy Inc (AURA)
Austin Medical Research Foundation
The Australian Astronomical Observatory
Australian Institute of Marine Science
The Australian Nuclear Science Technology Organisation
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
The Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research
The Centenary Institute
Children’s Medical Research Institute
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
The Defence Science and Technology Organisation
The Garvan Institute of Medical Research
The Heart Research Institute
Florey Neuroscience Institutes
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Mental Health Research Institute
The Menzies School of Health Research
The National Measurement Institute
Prince Henry's Institute
Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre
St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne
The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research.
4. For the purposes of paragraph (a) of item 1 of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff
Act 1995, scientific instruments or apparatus consigned to the following are prescribed:
(a) higher education providers within the meaning of the Higher Education Support Act 2003;
(b) all registered training organisations as listed on the National Register under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011;
(c) schools directly or indirectly funded under the States Grants (Schools Assistance) Act 1984; or
(d) similar scientific or education institutions, approved by the Minister for Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education or by the Minister for School Education.
5. For the purposes of paragraph (a) of item 1 of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff
Act 1995, spare parts, components or accessories specially designed for use with the scientific instruments or apparatus prescribed in paragraphs 3 and 4 above are prescribed.
6. For the purposes of paragraph (a) of item 1 of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff
Act 1995, tools specially designed for the maintenance, checking, gauging or repair of scientific instruments or apparatus prescribed in paragraphs 3 and 4 above are prescribed.
7. For the purposes of this by-law, the “Customs Tariff Act 1995” means the Customs Tariff Act 1995, as amended or proposed to be altered.
Dated this eleventh day of February 2013.
Delegate of the
Chief Executive Officer