Section 101 Customs Act 1901 | Delivery of Warehousing Authority

The Legislation

Section 101 of the Customs Act 1901 (Cth) deals with Delivery of Warehousing Authority and is extracted below.

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101 Delivery of warehousing authority

(1) Where the owner of goods receives written authority for warehousing goods in pursuance of an entry for warehousing or written permission under this Act to warehouse the goods, he or she shall, as soon as practicable, before the goods are delivered to the warehouse nominated in the authority or permission, deliver the authority or permission to the holder of the warehouse licence by leaving it at the warehouse with a person apparently participating in the management or control of the warehouse.

Penalty: 10 penalty units.

(2) Subsection (1) is an offence of strict liability.

Note: For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.