IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 13 Jun 2018 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import ban

On 13 June 2018, the Ministry of Home Affairs of Australia announced that the Customs (Prohibited Imports) (Importation of Hemp Seeds and Hemp Derived Products) Approval 2018 Act had entered into force lifting the import ban on  hulled hemp seeds; hemp seed meal; hemp fibre; hemp seed oil; and products containing or consisting of hulled hemp seeds, or that contains ingredients extracted o derived from hemp seeds.

In the cases of hemp oil and products containing hemp, the legislation establishes that the total cannabidiol content has to be 75 mg/kg or less and the total tetrahydrocannabinol content is 50 mg/kg or less. In addition, for hemp derivated products, they cannot contain another drug; and the product must not contain any other parts (including unhulled hemp seeds) of, or extracts from parts (except hemp seeds) of, a plant of the genus Cannabis.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

354 Chemical products n.e.c.
3301 Essential oils (terpeneless or not), including concretes and absolutes; resinoids; extracted oleoresins; concentrates of essential oils in fats, in fixed oils, in waxes or the like, obtained by enfleurage or maceration; terpenic byproducts of the deterpe
330129 Other
330190 Other

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