From 1 October 2018 Customs will have a new Act. The changes mainly affect our business customers. Find out what this may mean for your business.
2018 Act Education
From 1 October 2018, Customs will have a new Act that may affect your business.
The following information is intended for education purposes only and is a high level summary of the changes that come into effect on 1 October 2018. There may be more changes that could affect our business customers. We recommend our customers seek additional counsel, as necessary.
The Act doesn’t come into effect until 1 October 2018, however, your business will need to be able to comply from that date.
These pages are intended to help you understand what's changing so you can work out what it may mean for your business.
The information is based on broad customer categories to make it easier to understand. Not all changes will apply to all businesses. What changes affect you will depend on how your business operates. Please read the information carefully to determine if and how it applies to you.
To get started, watch the overview of the new Act for a summary of what’s changed.
Next, watch the overview of the 10 new services and initiatives and what actions you can take to start preparing.
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And lastly, select your business category from the list below. We'll be adding more information here in the next few weeks. We encourage you to revisit the site to find out what's new.
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