Section 126C Customs Act 1901 | Undersized Export Ships

The Legislation

Section 126C of the Customs Act 1901 (Cth) deals with Undersized Export Ships and is extracted below.

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126C Size of exporting vessel

(1) Goods subject to the control of Customs must not be exported in a ship of less than 50 tons gross registered.

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.

(3) Subsection (1) does not apply if the CEO has given written permission for the export of the goods in that way.