CUSTOMS ACT 1901
CUSTOMS TARIFF ACT 1995
BY-LAW No. 13003862
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. 1303862.
2. This by-law shall take effect on and from 1 March 2013.
3. For the purposes of item 32 of Schedule 4 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995, fabrics classified under headings 5007, 5111, 5112, 5208, 5210, 5212, 5407, 5408, 5512, 5513, 5515 or 5516 in Schedule 3 to the Customs Tariff Act 1995 are prescribed.
4. The application of item 32 to the goods in paragraph 3 is subject to the conditions that the fabric must:
(A) weigh less than 125 grams per square metre; and
(B) be for use in one of the following circumstances:
(i) in a clothing factory in the manufacture of any of the following:
(a) goods which, if imported, would be classified in Chapter 62 in Schedule 3;
(b) bias binding;
(ii) in the manufacture of headwear which, if imported, would be classified under subheading 6505.00.90 in Schedule 3; or
(iii) for any purpose other than a manufacturing process provided the fabric has a width of less than 115 centimetres.
6. For the purposes of paragraph 4, “fabric” does not include woven fabrics for use in the manufacture of linings or pocketings, whether or not incorporated in apparel.
7. For the purposes of subparagraph paragraph 4(B)(iii), “fabric” does not include fabric that has a value less than $1.50 per square metre and that contains filament yarn.
8. The weight specified in paragraph 4 may have a tolerance of plus or minus 1 per cent when measured in accordance with Australian Standard AS 2001.2.13.
9. 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 twenty sixth day of February 2013.
Delegate of the
Chief Executive Officer