CUSTOMS ACT 1901
CUSTOMS TARIFF ACT 1995
BY-LAW No. 1301116
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. 1301116.
2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 March 2013.
3. For the purposes of item 29 of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995, goods that are specially designed for the employment or the educational, scientific, social or cultural advancement of persons with disabilities, which are imported directly by an organisation concerned with the welfare, education of, or provision of assistance to persons with disabilities, are prescribed.
4. For the purposes of paragraph 3 “organisation” means:
(a) an organisation under the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Act 2012 as an entity listed in column 1 of subsection 25-2(5) of that Act; or
(b) an organisation approved by the Minister for Industry and Innovation, in consultation with the Minister for Health;
not including any organisation which is carried on for the purposes of profit or gain.
5. For the purposes of this by-law, goods shall be taken to be specially designed for persons with disabilities if:
(a) the adaptation for the disability causes those goods not to be used or not able to be used by persons without disabilities; or
(b) the cost to convert the goods for use by persons without disabilities would be prohibitive.
6. 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 twentieth day of February 2013.
Delegate of the
Chief Executive Officer