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CUSTOMS ACT 1901 - SECT 180

Interpretation

                   In this Part, unless the contrary intention appears:

"broker's licence " means a licence to act as a customs broker granted under section 183C (including such a licence renewed under section 183CJ).

"Committee " means the National Customs Brokers Licensing Advisory Committee continued in existence by subsection 183D(1).

"corporate customs broker " means a customs broker that is a company or a partnership.

"customs broker " means a person who holds a broker's licence that is in force, and in relation to a place, means a person who holds a broker's licence to act as a customs broker at the place.

"customs broker licence application charge " means the customs broker licence application charge imposed by the Customs Licensing Charges Act 1997 and payable as set out in section 183CA.

"customs broker licence charge " means the customs broker licence charge imposed by the Customs Licensing Charges Act 1997 and payable as set out in section 183CJA.

"nominee " , in relation to a customs broker, means another customs broker whose name is endorsed on the broker's licence held by the first-mentioned customs broker as a nominee of the first-mentioned customs broker.

"person " means a natural person, a company or a partnership.

"prescribed offence " means:

                     (a)  an offence against this Act; or

                     (b)  an offence punishable under a law of the Commonwealth (other than this Act), or by a law of a State or of a Territory, by imprisonment for one year or longer.



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