ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Dec 2012

In December 2012, the government of Australia announced a change in import formalities.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 28 Dec 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import-related non-tariff measure, nes

On 6 December 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service announced in Notice No. 2012/70 that the penalty unit for breaches of Commonwealth law will increase by 55 per cent from AUD 110 to 170 as of 28 December 2012. In Australian law a penalty unit is an amount of money used to compute pecuniary penalties for many breaches of statute law.

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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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