Section 90 Customs Act 1901 | Obligations of Holders of Warehouse Licences

The Legislation

Section 90 of the Customs Act 1901 (Cth) deals with Obligations of Holders of Warehouse Licences and is extracted below.

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90 Obligations of holders of warehouse licences

(1) The holder of a warehouse licence shall:

(a) stack and arrange goods in the warehouse so that officers have reasonable access to, and are able to examine, the goods;
(b) provide officers with adequate space and facilities for the examination of goods in the warehouse and with devices for accurately measuring and weighing such goods;
(c) if required by a Collector, provide adequate office space and furniture and a telephone service, for the official use of officers performing duties at the warehouse; and
(d) provide sufficient labour and materials for use by a Collector in dealing with goods in the warehouse for the purposes of this Act.

Penalty: 10 penalty units.

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

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

(2) A requirement imposed on the holder of a warehouse licence under paragraph (1)(c) shall be set out in a notice in writing served, either personally or by post, on the holder of the licence.