Section 105A Customs Act 1901 | Delivery from Customs Control of Brandy, Whisky or Rum


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Section 105A of the Customs Act 1901 (Cth) deals with Delivery from Customs Control of Brandy, Whisky or Rum and is extracted below.

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105A Delivery from Customs control of brandy, whisky or rum

(1) Brandy, whisky or rum imported into Australia must not be delivered from the control of the Customs unless a Collector is satisfied that it has been matured by storage in wood for at least 2 years.

(2) In this section:

brandy means a spirit distilled from grape wine in such a manner that the spirit possesses the taste, aroma and other characteristics generally attributed to brandy.

grape wine has the same meaning as in Subdivision 31 A of the A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax) Act 1999.

rum means a spirit obtained by the distillation of a fermented liquor derived from the products of sugar cane, being distillation carried out in such a manner that the spirit possesses the taste, aroma and other characteristics generally attributed to rum.

whisky means a spirit obtained by the distillation of a fermented liquor of a mash of cereal grain in such a manner that the spirit possesses the taste, aroma and other characteristics generally attributed to whisky.