Section 115 Customs Act 1901 | Taking Goods on Board without Authority to Deal


Section 115 of the Customs Act 1901 (Cth) deals with Taking Goods on Board without Authority to Deal and is extracted below.

Our exceptional criminal lawyers are vastly experienced and highly successful in defending Customs Act cases.

Call us today on (02) 9261 8881 for a free first appointment.

The Legislation

115 Goods not to be taken on board without authority to deal

(1) The owner of a ship or aircraft must not permit goods required to be entered for export to be taken on board the ship or aircraft for the purpose of export unless:

(a) an authority to deal with the goods is in force under section 114C; or
(b) the goods are, or are included in a class of goods that are, excluded by the regulations from the application of this section.

Penalty: 60 penalty units.

(2) An offence against subsection (1) is an offence of strict liability.