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Section 90 Customs Act 1901
Obligations of Holders of Warehouse Licences

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

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The Legislation

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.

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