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Part I: List of articles prohibited as imports (or in transit) or admitted conditionally


Section I Chapter 1
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Live animals; animal products Live animals

Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.1.

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!rohi#ited articles
$ogs o% the %ollo&ing #reeds: $ogo Argentino" 'ila (rasileiro" )apanese tosa" American pit #*ll terrier or pit #*ll terrier. Organisms capa#le o% ca*sing plant diseases.

Articles admitted conditionally


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(ees" leeches and sil+&orms ,see !art II" notes to chapter 1-. !eat and edible meat offal

Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.1. #ish and crustaceans$ molluscs and other a%uatic invertebrates

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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.1. 'ish ,ie all %orms o% marine li%e other than &hales-" &hether %resh" smo+ed" preser0ed in airtight containers or %ro1en ,see !art II" chapter .-.

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'airy produce$ birds( e))s; natural honey; edible products of animal ori)in$ not else*here specified or included

Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.1. Products of animal ori)in$ not else*here specified or included

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Articles admitted conditionally


See part II" general notes to section 2.1. H*man #ones and other h*man tiss*es ,see !art II" chapter 3-. 4erms ,disease-" micro#es and disease agents" and all c*lt*res" 0ir*ses or s*#stances or articles containing or li+ely to contain any disease" germs" micro#es or disease agents ,see !art II" chapter 3-. (iological specimens" #acteriological and pathological s*#stances and perisha#le #iological s*#stances" &hether in%ectio*s or non-in%ectio*s ,see !art II" chapter 3-. (r*shes made %rom or containing the hair o% animals ,see !art II" chapter 3-. Specimens or part specimens o% 0enomo*s reptiles ,see !art II" chapter 3-.

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Section II Chapter Heading HS Code

,e)etable products Live trees and other plants; bulbs$ roots and the li.e; cut flo*ers and ornamental folia)e

!rohi#ited articles
Soil" e0en in small 5*antities" aro*nd plants or plant matter.

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Articles admitted conditionally


See part II" general notes to section 2.2.

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0dible ve)etables and certain roots and tubers

Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. 0dible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. Coffee$ tea$ mat3 and spices

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Articles admitted conditionally


Co%%ee ,see !art II" chapter 8-. See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. Cereals

08.01 08.01-10 Chapter 14


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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. Products of the millin) industry; malt; starches; inulin; *heat )luten See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. 5il seeds and olea)inous fruits; miscellaneous )rains$ seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; stra* and fodder

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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. Seeds o% a plant o% any o% the species Strychnos n*9-0omica" A#r*s precatori*s or :icin*s comm*nis" or any goods made &holly or partially %rom" or containing" seeds o% a plant o% s*ch a species ,see !art II" chapter 12-. Lac; )ums$ resins and other ve)etable saps and e6tracts

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Chapter 1"
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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. ,e)etable plaitin) materials; ve)etable products not else*here specified or included

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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2.

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Section III

Animal or ve)etable fats and oils and their cleava)e products; prepared edible fats; animal or ve)etable *a6es (Sole chapter)

Chapter 1+
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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.." chapter 13.

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Prepared foodstuffs; bevera)es$ spirits and vine)ar; tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes Preparations of meat$ of fish or of crustaceans$ molluscs or other a%uatic invertebrates

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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2.

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Chapter 1/
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Su)ars and su)ar confectionery

Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. Con%ectionery containing more than 1.13; #y 0ol*me o% alcohol ,see !art II" chapter 1/-. Cocoa and cocoa preparations

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Chapter 11
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Articles admitted conditionally


See part II" general notes to section 2.2. Preparations of cereals$ flour$ starch or mil.; pastrycoo.s( products

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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. Preparations of ve)etables$ fruits$ nuts or other parts of plants

18.01-03 Chapter 4
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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. !iscellaneous edible preparations

20.01-08 Chapter 1
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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. 7evera)es$ spirits and vine)ar

21.01-0 Chapter
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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. 'or alcoholic #e0erages and spirits" see !art II" chapter 22. 8esidues and *aste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder

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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. 9obacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes

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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.2. 'or cigarettes and to#acco prod*cts" see !art II" chapter 22.

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Section , Chapter +

!ineral products Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plasterin) materials; lime and cement <il.

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5res$ sla) and ash

Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" chapter 2 . !ineral fuels$ mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral *a6es

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!rohi#ited articles
All these s*#stances are prohi#ited %rom postal carriage.

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Section ,I Chapter 1
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Products of the chemical or allied industries Inor)anic chemicals; or)anic or inor)anic compounds of precious metals$ of rare:earth metals$ of radioactive elements or of isotopes

!rohi#ited articles
:adioacti0e materials: any article or s*#stance &ith a speci%ic acti0ity greater than /0+(56+g ,0.002 microc*rie per gramme-. 5r)anic chemicals

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Chapter 2
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Articles admitted conditionally


Organochlorine chemicals ,see !art II" chapter 28-. Pharmaceutical products

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Articles admitted conditionally


$r*gs" medicines and therape*tic s*#stances ,see !art II" chapter .0-. #ertilisers

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Articles admitted conditionally


See part II" chapter .1. 9annin) or dyein) e6tracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes$ pi)ments and other colourin) matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; in.s

.1.01-03 Chapter "


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Articles admitted conditionally


S*#stances deri0ed %rom organic material ,see !art II" chapter .2-.

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!rohi#ited articles
'lamma#le or corrosi0e paints" 0arnishes or thinners. 0ssential oils and resinoids; perfumery$ cosmetic or toilet preparations

Articles admitted conditionally


Cosmetic prod*cts containing more than 230 mg6+g o% lead or lead compo*nds" calc*lated as lead ,see !art II" chapter ..-. Soap$ or)anic surface:active a)ents$ *ashin) preparations$ lubricatin) preparations$ artificial *a6es$ prepared *a6es; polishin) or scourin) preparations$ candles and similar articles$ modellin) pastes$ ;dental *a6es; and dental preparations *ith a basis of plaster

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!rohi#ited articles
Corrosi0e cleaning li5*id.

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Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; )lues; en<ymes <il.

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06plosives; pyrotechnic preparations

products;

matches;

pyrophoric

alloys$

certain

combustible

!rohi#ited articles
=9plosi0es" incl*ding %ire&or+s" #lasting caps" %*ses" %lares" caps %or toy %irearms or starting pistols. 'lamma#le li5*ids ,incl*ding gasoline" alcohol" %lamma#le sol0ents and cleaning compo*nds" %lamma#le paint" %lamma#le 0arnish remo0ers and thinners" pyrophoric li5*ids-. 'lamma#le solids" incl*ding s*#stances lia#le to spontaneo*s com#*stion and s*#stances &hich" on contact &ith &ater" emit %lamma#le gases. 4ases" incl*ding aerosol prod*cts" #*tane and compressed gases.

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O9idising material. >atches and 0estas containing the s*#stance +no&n as &hite phosphoro*s or the s*#stance +no&n as yello& phosphoro*s. Chapter "/
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Photo)raphic or cinemato)raphic products

Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" chapter ./. !iscellaneous chemical products

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!rohi#ited articles
Corrosi0e material" incl*ding corrosi0e cleaning li5*id" corrosi0e r*st remo0er" corrosi0e paint- or 0arnish-remo0ing li5*id" nitric acid" #attery %l*id" merc*ry compo*nds and merc*ry contained in man*%act*red articles.

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Articles admitted conditionally


!olychlorinated #iphenyls" terphenyls" etc ,see !art II" chapter .7-.

Section ,II Chapter "2

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof Plastics and articles thereof <il.

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8ubber and articles thereof

Articles admitted conditionally


=rasers ,see !art II" chapter 20-.

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Section ,III

8a* hides and s.ins$ leather$ furs.ins and articles thereof; saddlery and harness; travel )oods$ handba)s and similar containers; articles of animal )ut (other than sil.:*orm )ut) 8a* hides and s.ins (other than furs.ins) and leather

Chapter &1
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Articles admitted conditionally


Untreated or *nprocessed hides" s+ins and leather ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.7-. Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel )oods$ handba)s and similar containers; articles of animal )ut (other than sil.:*orm )ut)

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Articles admitted conditionally


Untreated or *nprocessed articles ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.7-. Articles &hich ha0e #een *sed &ith animals ,see !art II" chapter 22-. #urs.ins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof

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Chapter &"
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Articles admitted conditionally


Untreated or *nprocessed articles ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.7-.

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>ood and articles of *ood; *ood charcoal; cor. and articles of cor.; manufactures of stra*$ of esparto or of other plaitin) materials; bas.et*are and *ic.er*or. >ood and articles of *ood; *ood charcoal

Chapter &&
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Articles admitted conditionally


See part II" general notes to section 2.8.

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Cor. and articles of cor.

Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.8. !anufactures of stra*$ of esparto or of other plaitin) materials; bas.et*are and *ic.er*or.

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Articles admitted conditionally


See !art II" general notes to section 2.8.

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Pulp of *ood or of other fibrous cellulose material; *aste and scrap of paper or paperboard; paper and paperboard and articles thereof Pulp of *ood or of other fibrous cellulose material; *aste and scrap of paper or paperboard <il.

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Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp$ of paper or of paperboard

!rohi#ited articles
'r*it cartons o% any +ind" &hether ne& or *sed.

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Chapter &2
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Printed boo.s$ ne*spapers$ pictures and other products of the printin) industry; manuscripts$ typescripts and plans

!rohi#ited articles
Ad0ertising matter relating to prohi#ited goods.

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Articles admitted conditionally


Admitted s*#?ect to copyright la&. Ad0ertising matter relating to goods that p*rport to #e %or therape*tic p*rposes and containing any statements or claims that are misleading" %alse or e9tra0agant ,see !art II" chapter 28-.

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9e6tiles and te6tile articles Sil.

Articles admitted conditionally


Untreated or *nprocessed articles ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.11-. >ool$ fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and *oven fabric

30.01-0/ Chapter +1
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Articles admitted conditionally


Untreated or *nprocessed articles ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.11-. Cotton

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Articles admitted conditionally


Untreated or *nprocessed articles ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.11-. 5ther ve)etable te6tile fibres$ paper yarn and *oven fabrics of paper yarn Untreated or *nprocessed articles ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.11-. !an:made filaments

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Articles admitted conditionally


Untreated or *nprocessed articles ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.11-.

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!an:made staple fibres

Articles admitted conditionally


Untreated or *nprocessed articles ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.11-. >addin)$ felt and non:*ovens; special yarns; t*ine$ corda)e$ ropes and cables and articles thereof

33.01-1 Chapter +!osition HS Code

Articles admitted conditionally


Untreated or *nprocessed articles ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.11-. Carpets and other te6tile floor coverin)s

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Articles admitted conditionally


Second-hand carpets ,see !art II" chapter 3/-. Special *oven fabrics; tufted te6tile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmin)s; embroidery Untreated or *nprocessed articles ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.11-. Impre)nated$ coated$ covered or laminated te6tile fabrics; te6tile articles of a .ind suitable for industrial use Untreated or *nprocessed articles ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.11-. ?nitted or crocheted fabrics Untreated or *nprocessed articles ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.11-. Articles of apparel and clothin) accessories$ .nitted or crocheted <il.

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Articles of apparel and clothin) accessories$ not .nitted or crocheted

Articles admitted conditionally


Apparel made %rom man-made %i#re te9tile %a#rics containing tris ,2".-di#romopropyl- phosphate ,see !art II" chapter 2-.

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Children@s night &ear made %rom %lamma#le material ,see !art II" chapter 2-.

5ther made:up te6tile articles; sets; *orn clothin) and *orn te6tile articles; ra)s

Articles admitted conditionally


Aoolpac+s and &oolpac+ caps ,see !art II" chapter .-. Second-hand clothing ,see !art II" chapter .-.

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#oot*ear$ head)ear$ umbrellas$ sun umbrellas$ *al.in):stic.s$ seat:stic.s$ *hips$ ridin): crops and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles made there*ith; artificial flo*ers; articles of human hair #oot*ear; )aiters and the li.e; parts of such articles

Chapter -&
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Articles admitted conditionally


Aooden shoes or any *sed %oot&ear ,see !art II" chapter 2-. @ead)ear and parts thereof Used headgear ,see !art II" chapter 3-.

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Ambrellas$ sun umbrellas$ *al.in):stic.s$ seat:stic.s$ *hips$ ridin):crops and parts thereof

Articles admitted conditionally


Sharp-edged and pointed articles ,see !art II" chapter -. -. Articles &hich ha0e #een *sed &ith animals ,see !art II" chapter

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Prepared feathers and do*n and articles made of feathers or of do*n; artificial flo*ers; articles of human hair

Articles admitted conditionally


:a&" *ntreated or *nprocessed articles ,see !art II" chapter /-.

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Articles of stone$ plaster$ cement$ asbestos$ mica or similar materials; ceramic products; )lass and )lass*are Articles of stone$ plaster$ cement$ asbestos$ mica or similar materials <il.

Chapter -1

Chapter -2
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Ceramic products

!rohi#ited articles
Speci%ied types o% gla1ed ceramic &are ,see !art II" chapter 8-. Blass and )lass*are <il.

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Section =I,

Catural or cultured pearls$ precious or semi:precious stones$ precious metals$ metals clad *ith precious metal and articles thereof; imitation De*ellery; coin (Sole chapter)

Chapter /1
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Articles admitted conditionally


Co*nter%eit coins and certain lead-coated items ,see !art II" chapter /1-.

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7ase metals and articles of base metal Iron and steel <il.

Chapter /"

Articles of iron and steel <il.

Chapter /&

Copper and articles thereof <il.

Chapter /+

Cic.el and articles thereof <il.

Chapter /-

Aluminium and articles thereof <il.

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Lead and articles thereof

Articles admitted conditionally


Organic compo*nds o% lead ,see !art II" chapter /7-. Einc and articles thereof <il.

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Chapter 14

9in and articles thereof <il.

Chapter 11

5ther base metals; cermets; articles thereof <il.

Chapter 1
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9ools$ implements$ cutlery$ spoons and for.s$ of base metal; parts thereof of base metal

Articles admitted conditionally


>etal drin+ dispensers or containers ,see !art II" chapter 72-. !iscellaneous articles of base metal

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Articles admitted conditionally


>oney #o9es coated &ith a material that contains more than 230 mg6+g o% lead or lead compo*nds" calc*lated as lead ,see !art II" chapter 7.-.

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!achinery and mechanical appliances; electrical e%uipment; parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers$ television ima)e and sound recorders and reproducers$ and parts and accessories of such articles Cuclear reactors$ boilers$ machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

Chapter 1&
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!rohi#ited articles
:adioacti0e s*#stances.

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0lectrical machinery and e%uipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers; television ima)e and sound recorders and reproducers and parts and accessories of such articles

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HS Code

Articles admitted conditionally


:adiotelephony e5*ipment" C( radios" cordless telephones and cell*lar telephones ,see !art II" chapter 73-. Ins*lated electric cond*ctors in the %orm o% ca#le or %le9i#le cord ,see !art II" chapter 73-.

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,ehicles$ aircraft$ vessels and associated transport e%uipment 8ail*ay or tram*ay locomotives$ rollin):stoc. and parts thereof; rail*ay or tram*ay trac. fi6tures and fittin)s and parts thereof; mechanical (includin) electro:mechanical) traffic si)nallin) e%uipment of all .inds <il.

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,ehicles$ other than rail*ay or tram*ay rollin):stoc.$ and parts and accessories thereof

Articles admitted conditionally


>otor 0ehicle &indscreens" &indo&s or interior partitions ,see !art II" chapter 7/-. !rotecti0e helmets %or motor 0ehicle *sers ,see !art II" chapter 7/-.

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Chapter 11

Aircraft$ spacecraft and parts thereof <il.

Chapter 12

Ships$ boats and floatin) structures <il.

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5ptical$ photo)raphic$ cinemato)raphic$ measurin)$ chec.in)$ precision$ medical or sur)ical instruments and apparatus; cloc.s and *atches; musical instruments; parts and accessories thereof 5ptical$ photo)raphic$ cinemato)raphic$ measurin)$ chec.in)$ precision$ medical or sur)ical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof

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!rohi#ited articles
Bhermometers containing merc*ry.

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Articles admitted conditionally


Instr*ments %or indicating speci%ic gra0ity in accordance &ith (ea*me@s scale ,see !art II" chapter 80-. Cloc.s and *atches and parts thereof <il. Chapter 2 !usical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles <il.

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Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (Sole chapter)

!rohi#ited articles
'irearms" amm*nition and parts thereo%" e9cept %or speci%ied e9empt items.

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Appliances or e5*ipment designed or adapted %or &ar%are or li+e p*rposesC daggersC hand-held #attery-operated de0ices designed to administer an electric shoc+ on contact" or to emit a high%re5*ency aco*stic shoc+ or to discharge a gas or li5*idC #lo&pipe darts tipped &ith poisonC +ni0es o% the +ind +no&n as %lic+-+ni0esC +n*c+le-d*stersC glo0es" or similar co0erings %or the hand" incorporating protr*sions designed to p*nct*re or #r*ise the s+inC goods incorporating a concealed +ni%e or #ladeC h*nting slings" catap*lts or sling shotsC shr*n+en thro&ing irons or star +ni0es and similar de0icesC protecti0e ?ac+ets and 0ests" #ody armo*r and other articles o% apparel designed to resist the penetration o% a pro?ectile discharged %rom a %irearmC silencers %or *se &ith %irearmsC detacha#le maga1ines %or certain %irearms.

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!iscellaneous manufactured articles #urniture$ beddin)$ mattresses$ mattress supports$ cushions and similar stuffed furnishin)s; lamps and li)htin) fittin)s not else*here specified or included; illuminated si)ns$ illuminated name:plates and the li.e; prefabricated buildin)s

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Articles admitted conditionally


Used or second-hand #edding" and #edding and other goods containing %loc+ ,see !art II" chapter 82-.

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9oys$ )ames and sports re%uisites; parts and accessories thereof

Articles admitted conditionally


Boys or playthings coated &ith certain metals ,see !art II" chapter 83-. !iscellaneous manufactured articles

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!rohi#ited articles
4oods #earing the &ord DAn1acD and goods &hose description incl*des the &ord DAn1acD

Articles admitted conditionally


8 .0.-08 8 08.108 0...08 0..20 8 08.80 !encils or paint #r*shes coated &ith a material &hose non-0olatile content o% certain metals is greater than the limits speci%ied ,see !art II" chapter 8 -. $og collars incorporating apparat*s designed to ca*se an electric shoc+ or protr*sions designed to p*nct*re or #r*ise an animal@s s+in ,see !art II" chapter 8 -. 4oods #earing a representation or li+eness o% the Arms" a %lag or a seal o% the Common&ealth o% A*stralia" or o% the :oyal Arms ,see !art II" chapter 8 -. 4oods to &hich is attached the seed o% any plant &hose importation is s*#?ect to restrictions ,see !art II" chapter 8 -.

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>or.s of art$ collectors( pieces and anti%ues (Sole chapter)

Articles admitted conditionally


O#?ects illegally e9ported %rom another co*ntry ,see !art II" chapter 8/-. 4oods that are national c*lt*ral property o% !ap*a <e& 4*inea ,see !art II" chapter 8/-.

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Part II: Conditions of admission of articles imported or in transit
!rohi#itions" restrictions and general conditions relating to the importation o% goods into A*stralia are s*#?ect to change at short notice. Bo ascertain c*rrent re5*irements" senders are ad0ised to contact A*stralian diplomatic representati0es in the co*ntry o% posting or the A*stralian a*thorities listed in section ..2 o% !art III. (eing an island continent that is relati0ely isolated %rom the rest o% the &orld" A*stralia is %ree o% many o% the h*man" animal and plant diseases %o*nd else&here. In order to preser0e this *ni5*e en0ironment" A*stralia has strict 5*arantine la&s. F1 Section I: Animals and animal products General notes Certain animals and animal prod*cts may #e admitted s*#?ect to prior appro0al %rom the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,AEIS-: see !art III" F ..2.2. <o animals" #irds or insects" cheese" eggs or mil+ ,or prod*cts containing these-" meat" meat prod*cts or po*ltry ,canned or other&ise-" semen" 0accines or c*lt*res" honey" ra&hide dr*ms" trophies or any other parts o% animal prod*cts sho*ld #e sent to A*stralia *nless prior permission has #een o#tained %rom the AEIS. Bhe importation o% some animals" parts o% animals and prod*cts o% animal origin may #e permitted s*#?ect to compliance &ith 5*arantine legislation and m*st in all cases #e accompanied #y s*ch declarations" certi%icates and other doc*ments as are speci%ied. On arri0al in A*stralia" these animals and animal prod*cts &ill #e s*#?ect to s*ch treatment" i% any" as is prescri#ed. Chapter 1: Live animals Chapter ": #ish and crustaceans$ molluscs and other a%uatic invertebrates Chapter +: Products of animal ori)in$ not else*here specified or included (ees" leeches and sil+&orms may #e imported s*#?ect to 5*arantine re5*irements and pac+ing criteria ,see !art III" FF ..2.2 and ..2. -. Bhe importation o% %ish ,ie all %orms o% marine li%e other than &hales-" &hether %resh" smo+ed" preser0ed in airtight containers or %ro1en" is prohi#ited *nless the importer prod*ces" to C*stoms" &ritten permission %rom the rele0ant a*thorities ,see !art III" F ..2.2-. Conditions also apply to the importation o% %ish" cr*staceans and moll*scs" or prod*cts containing these" &ith a mean le0el o% merc*ry ,calc*lated as the metal- greater than 0.3 mg6+g ,see !art III" FF ..2.1 and ..2.2-. Bhe %ollo&ing items may #e imported *nder conditions speci%ied #y the rele0ant a*thorities: G h*man #ones and other h*man tiss*es" pro0ided that the permission in &riting o% the $irector" A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice" to import the #ones or tiss*es is prod*ced to the Collector o% C*stoms ,see !art III" F ..2.2-C germs ,disease-" micro#es and disease agents" and all c*lt*res" 0ir*ses or s*#stances or articles containing or li+ely to contain any disease" germs" micro#es or disease agents" s*#?ect to the consent o% Health a*thorities or the $irector" A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,see !art III" FF ..2.2 and ..2..-C admissi#le #iological specimens" #acteriological and pathological s*#stances and perisha#le #iological s*#stances" &hether in%ectio*s or non-in%ectio*s" pro0ided they are pac+ed and carried in the prescri#ed manner ,see !art III" FF ..2.2 and ..2. -C sha0ing #r*shes and tooth #r*shes made %rom or containing the hair o% animals and man*%act*red at a place sit*ated in Asia or So*th =ast Asia other than )apan or <e& Healand ,see !art III" F ..2.2-C #r*shes ,other than sha0ing #r*shes and tooth #r*shes- and toilet articles made %rom or containing the hair o% animals and man*%act*red at a place in Asia or So*th =ast Asia other than )apan or <e& Healand" pro0ided that the goods are accompanied #y an o%%icial certi%icate %rom an o%%icer o% a Health $epartment or e5*i0alent department in the co*ntry in &hich the goods &ere man*%act*red stating the method #y &hich the hair *sed in the man*%act*re o% the goods &as cleansed and disin%ected #e%ore or d*ring man*%act*re o% the goods" and pro0ided that the method *sed is appro0ed #y the Chie% E*arantine O%%icer as a satis%actory method %or cleansing and disin%ecting hair %or *se in the man*%act*re o% the goods concerned ,see !art III" F ..2.2-C specimens or part specimens o% 0enomo*s reptiles" not listed in Sched*le 1 or 2 o% A*stralia@s Wildlife Protection (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1982 " %rom &hich the 0enom glands" d*cts or %angs ha0e not #een remo0ed ,see !art III" F ..2.2-.

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F Section II: Plants and plant products General notes All li0e plant material" incl*ding seeds" %r*its" c*ttings" #*l#s" plants and corms re5*ire prior appro0al %rom the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,AEIS- #e%ore import. All articles made %rom plant material" incl*ding tim#er and articles made %rom &ood and #am#oo" are s*#?ect to 5*arantine and m*st #e s*#mitted to the AEIS %or inspection. I% %o*nd diseased or in%ested &ith insects" articles may" at the discretion o% AEIS o%%icials" #e treated" destroyed or ret*rned at the o&ner@s e9pense ,see !art III" F ..2.2-. Co%%ee may #e imported s*#?ect to conditions" incl*ding 5*otas" speci%ied #y the rele0ant a*thorities ,see !art III" F ..2.2-. Aritten permission %rom the rele0ant a*thorities is re5*ired %or importation o% seeds o% a plant o% any o% the species tr!c"nos nux#$omica% A&rus precatorius or Ricinus communis% or any goods made &holly or partially %rom" or containing" seeds o% a plant o% s*ch a species ,see !art III" F ..2.2-.

Chapter 2: Coffee$ tea$ mat3 and spices Chapter 1 : 5il seeds and olea)inous fruits; miscellaneous )rains$ seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; stra* and fodder F" Section III: Animal or ve)etable fats and oils and their cleava)e products; prepared edible fats; animal or ve)etable *a6es Chapter 1+: Animal or ve)etable fats and oils and their cleava)e products; prepared edible fats; animal or ve)etable *a6es F& Section I,: Prepared foodstuffs; bevera)es$ spirits and vine)ar; tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes Chapter 1/: Su)ar and su)ar confectionery Chapter : 7evera)es$ spirits and vine)ar Chapter &: 9obacco and manufactured substitutes F+ Section ,: !ineral products Chapter -: 5res$ sla) and ash

Bhese prod*cts may #e admitted s*#?ect to prior appro0al %rom the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,see !art III" F ..2.2-.

General notes In%ormation concerning the importation o% goods co0ered #y this section may #e o#tained %rom the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,see !art II" F ..2.2-.

!ermission %rom the rele0ant a*thorities is re5*ired %or the importation o% con%ectionery containing more than 1.13; #y 0ol*me o% alcohol ,see !art III" F ..2..-. Ad0ice %rom c*stoms a*thorities sho*ld #e so*ght #e%ore importing 5*antities o% alcoholic #e0erages or spirits ,see !art III" F ..2.1-. Ad0ice %rom c*stoms a*thorities sho*ld #e so*ght #e%ore importing 5*antities o% cigarettes or other to#acco prod*cts ,see !art III" F ..2.1-.

!ermission is re5*ired %rom c*stoms a*thorities %or the importation o% these items ,see !art III" F ..2.1-.

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F- Section ,I: Products of the chemical or allied industries Chapter 2: 5r)anic chemicals Chapter "4: Pharmaceutical products !ermission %rom the rele0ant a*thorities is re5*ired %or the importation o% certain organochlorine chemicals incl*ding aldrin ,HH$<-" #en1ene he9achloride ,(HC- ,HCH-" lindane ,g-(HC- ,g-HCH-" chlordane" dieldrin ,H=O$-" $$B ,pp@-$$B-" endrin" he9achloro#en1ene ,HC(-" heptachlor" metho9ychlor and o9ychlordane ,see !art III" F ..2.2-. Bhe importation o% medicines" dr*gs and therape*tic s*#stances is s*#?ect to a n*m#er o% conditions ,see !art III" F ..2..-. Items incl*ded in these categories are a#orti%acientsC ana#olic or androgenic s*#stances or nat*ral or synthetic gro&th hormonesC aphrodisiacsC aminophena1one ,aminopyrine-C #ithiniolC 3-#romo-2@-chlorosalicylanilideC #*niodyl sodi*m ,#*namiodyl-C cinchophen methyl ester ,methyl-2-phenylcinchoninate-C %enticlorC %ood" drin+ or oral medicine %or h*man cons*mption that contains glycol ,or a deri0ati0e o% a glycol other than propylene glycol- or calam*s or oil o% calam*sC ,2-isopropyl-2-pentenoyl- *reaC oil o% &orm&oodC laetrileC preparations p*rporting to #e a remedy %or dr*n+enness" alcoholic ha#it or dr*g ha#itC thalidomideC triparanolC 9ylitolC sna+e-#ite +its or %irst-aid +its that incl*de instr*ctions &hich recommend treatment %or sna+e-#ite #y c*tting or e9cising the #itten area" or the *se o% arterial to*rni5*ets. 'ertili1ers may #e imported s*#?ect to permission %rom the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,see !art III" F ..2.2-. !ermission is re5*ired %rom the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice %or the importation o% s*#stances deri0ed %rom organic material ,see !art III" F ..2.2-.

Chapter "1: #ertili<ers Chapter " : 9annin) or dyein) e6tracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes$ pi)ments and other colourin) matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; in.s Chapter "": 0ssential oils and resinoids; perfumery$ cosmetic or toilet preparations Chapter "/: Photo)raphic and cinemato)raphic products Chapter "1: !iscellaneous chemical products F/ Section ,II: Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof Chapter &4: 8ubber and articles thereof

Aritten permission %rom the rele0ant a*thorities is re5*ired %or the importation o% cosmetic prod*cts containing more than 230 mg6+g o% lead or lead compo*nds ,calc*lated as lead-" e9cept prod*cts containing more than 230 mg6+g o% lead acetate designed %or *se in hair treatments ,see !art III" F ..2.1-.

Importation o% these prod*cts is s*#?ect to 'ustoms ('inematograp" (ilms) Regulations and other conditions relating to the content o% the prod*cts ,see !art III" F ..2.1-.

!olychlorinated #iphenyls" terphenyls" etc" may #e admitted s*#?ect to &ritten permission a*thori1ing importation ,see !art III" F ..2.2-.

=rasers" in the shape o% #a#ies@ d*mmies" &hose dimensions are smaller than speci%ied #y A*stralian standardsC and erasers" resem#ling %ood in scent or appearance" &hich %ail to satis%y A*stralian standards ,see !art III" F ..2.1-.

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F1 Section ,III: 8a* hides and s.ins$ leather$ furs.ins and articles thereof; saddlery and harness; travel )oods$ handba)s and similar containers; articles of animal )ut (other than sil.:*orm )ut) Chapter & : Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel )oods$ handba)s and similar containers; articles of animal )ut (other than sil.:*orm )ut) F2 Section I=: >ood and articles of *ood; *ood charcoal; cor. and articles of cor.; manufactures of stra*$ of esparto or of other plaitin) materials; bas.et*are and *ic.er*or. F14 Section =: Pulp of *ood or of other fibrous cellulose material; *aste and scrap of paper or paperboard; paper and paperboard and articles thereof Chapter &2: Printed boo.s$ ne*spapers$ pictures and other products of the printin) industry; manuscripts$ typescripts and plans F11 Section =I: 9e6tiles and te6tile articles Chapter +/: Carpets and other te6tile floor coverin)s Bhe importation o% ad0ertising matter relating to goods that p*rport to #e %or therape*tic p*rposes and containing any statements or claims that are misleading" %alse or e9tra0agant" is s*#?ect to permission %rom the rele0ant a*thorities ,see !art III" F ..2..-. General notes Untreated or *nprocessed articles co0ered #y this section are s*#?ect to appro0al #y the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,see !art III" F ..2.2-.

Articles &hich ha0e #een *sed &ith animals are s*#?ect to appro0al #y the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,see !art III" F ..2.2-.

General notes Articles co0ered #y this section are s*#?ect to appro0al #y the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,see !art III" F ..2.2-.

General notes Untreated or *nprocessed articles co0ered #y this section are s*#?ect to appro0al #y the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,see !art III" F ..2.2-. Imported second-hand carpets and similar articles are re5*ired to ha0e #een disin%ected #y an appro0ed method ,see !art III" F ..2.2-.

Chapter - : Articles Aritten permission %rom the rele0ant a*thorities is re5*ired %or the importation o% children@s night of apparel and &ear made %rom %lamma#le material ,see !art III" F ..2..- and apparel made %rom man-made %i#re clothin) te9tile %a#rics containing tris ,2".-di#romopropyl- phosphate" and yarns o% other material made accessories$ not thereo% ,see !art III" F ..2.1-. .nitted or crocheted

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Chapter -": 5ther made up te6tile articles; sets; *orn clothin) and *orn te6tile articles; ra)s F1 Section =II: #oot*ear$ head: )ear$ umbrellas$ sun umbrellas$ *al.in):stic.s$ seat:stic.s$ *hips$ ridin) crops and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles made there*ith; artificial flo*ers; articles of human hair Chapter -&: #oot*ear$ )aiters and the li.e; parts of such articles Chapter -+: @ead)ear and parts thereof Chapter --: Ambrellas$ sun umbrellas$ *al.in): stic.s$ seat:stic.s$ *hips$ ridin) crops and parts thereof Chapter -/: Prepared feathers and articles made there*ith; artificial flo*ers; articles of human hair F1" Section =III: Articles of stone$ plaster$ cement$ asbestos$ mica or similar materials; ceramic products; )lass and )lass*are Chapter -2: Ceramic products 4la1ed ceramic &are is prohi#ited i%" #eing ceramic &are o% a +ind normally *sed in connection &ith the storage or cons*mption o% %ood" it releases le0els o% lead or cadmi*m in e9cess o% speci%ied le0els ,see !art III" F ..2.1-. Aooden shoes or any *sed %oot&ear m*st #e appro0ed #y the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,see !art III" F ..2.2-. Aoolpac+s and &oolpac+ caps" incl*ding those consisting o% high density polyethylene" ?*te or m*lti%ilament nylon" may #e admitted s*#?ect to &ritten permission %rom the rele0ant a*thorities ,see !art III" F ..2.2-. Aritten permission %rom the rele0ant a*thorities is re5*ired %or the importation o% second-hand clothing ,not clothing imported #y a person %or his or her o&n *se or as the clothing o% a mem#er o% his or her %amily- ,see !art III" F ..2.2-.

Used headgear m*st #e appro0ed #y the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,see !art III" F ..2.2-. Sharp-edged and pointed articles m*st #e pac+ed in accordance &ith A*stralia !ost@s re5*irements ,see !art III" F ..2. -. Articles &hich ha0e #een *sed &ith animals are s*#?ect to appro0al #y the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,see !art III" F ..2.2-. Any ra&" *ntreated or *nprocessed articles are s*#?ect to appro0al #y the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,see !art III" F ..2.2-.

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F1& Section =I,: Catural or cultured pearls$ precious or semi:precious stones$ precious metals$ metals clad *ith precious metal and articles thereof; imitation De*ellery; coin !ermission is re5*ired %rom the rele0ant a*thorities %or the importation o% co*nter%eit coin or certain Chapter /1: lead-coated items ,see !art III" F ..2.1-. Catural or cultured pearls$ precious or semi:precious stones$ precious metals$ metals clad *ith precious metal and articles thereof; imitation De*ellery; coin F1+ Section =,: 7ase metals and articles of base metal Chapter /1: Lead and articles thereof Chapter 1 : 9ools$ implements$ cutlery$ spoons and for.s$ of base metal; parts thereof of base metal Chapter 1": !iscellaneous articles of base metal $etailed conditions apply to the importation o% organic compo*nds o% lead" incl*ding items %or *se in internal com#*stion engines ,see !art III" F ..2.1-. Aritten permission is re5*ired %rom the rele0ant a*thorities %or the importation o% metal drin+ dispensers or containers that ca*se contamination o% the dispensed or contained #e0erage in e9cess o% speci%ied le0els ,see !art III" F ..2.2-.

Aritten permission %rom the rele0ant a*thorities is re5*ired %or the importation o% money #o9es coated &ith a material containing more than 230 mg6+g o% lead or lead compo*nds" calc*lated as lead ,see !art III" F ..2.1-.

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F1- Section =,I: 0lectrical machinery and e%uipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers; television ima)e and sound recorders and reproducers$ and parts and accessories of such articles Chapter 1+: 0lectrical machinery and e%uipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers; television ima)e and sound recorders and reproducers and parts and accessories of such articles F1/ Section =,II: ,ehicles$ aircraft$ vessels and associated transport e%uipment Chapter 1/: ,ehicles$ other than rail*ay or tram*ay rollin):stoc. and parts and accessories thereof Aritten permission is re5*ired %rom the rele0ant a*thorities %or the importation o% motor 0ehicle &indscreens" &indo&s or interior partitions" and protecti0e helmets %or motor-0ehicle *sers" &hich do not comply &ith speci%ied standards ,see !art III" F ..2.1-. !rior appro0al is re5*ired %or the importation o% certain types o% radiotelephony e5*ipment and %or C( radios" cordless telephones and cell*lar telephones ,see !art III" F ..2.3-. $etailed conditions also apply to the importation o% ins*lated electric cond*ctors in the %orm o% ca#le or %le9i#le cord classi%ia#le as 230 0olt grade or 0 0olt grade ha0ing a sectional area o% one s5*are inch or less ,see !art III" F ..2.1-.

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F11 Section =,III: 5ptical$ photo)raphic$ cinemato)raphic$ measurin)$ chec.in)$ precision$ medical or sur)ical instruments and apparatus; cloc.s and *atches; musical instruments; parts and accessories thereof Chapter 24: Instr*ments %or indicating speci%ic gra0ity in accordance &ith (ea*me@s scale shall #e mar+ed &ith 5ptical$ the temperat*re and mod*l*s o% standardi1ation and m*st #e acc*rate to &ithin one s*#di0ision o% photo)raphic$ gradation. cinemato)raphic$ measurin)$ chec.in)$ precision$ medical or sur)ical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof F12 Section =I=: Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof Chapter 2": Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof Importation o% the %ollo&ing items is s*#?ect to permission in &riting %rom the rele0ant a*thorities: G G G G G G G G G G G G appliances or e5*ipment designed or adapted %or &ar%are or li+e p*rposesC daggersC hand-held #attery-operated de0ices designed to administer an electric shoc+ on contact" or to emit a high-%re5*ency aco*stic shoc+ or to discharge a gas or li5*idC #lo&pipe darts tipped &ith poisonC +ni0es o% the +ind +no&n as %lic+-+ni0esC +n*c+le-d*stersC glo0es" or similar co0erings %or the hand" incorporating protr*sions designed to p*nct*re or #r*ise the s+inC goods incorporating a concealed +ni%e or #ladeC h*nting slings" catap*lts or sling shotsC shr*n+en thro&ing irons or star +ni0es and similar de0icesC protecti0e ?ac+ets and 0ests" #ody armo*r and other articles o% apparel designed to resist the penetration o% a pro?ectile discharged %rom a %irearmC silencers %or *se &ith %irearmsC detacha#le maga1ines %or certain %irearms ,see !art III" F ..2.1-.

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F 4 Section ==: !iscellaneous manufactured articles Chapter 2&: #urniture$ beddin)$ mattresses$ mattress supports$ cushions and similar stuffed furnishin)s; lamps and li)htin) fittin)s not else*here specified or included; illuminated si)ns$ name:plates and the li.e; prefabricated buildin)s Chapter 2+: 9oys$ )ames and sports re%uisites; parts and accessories thereof !rior permission is re5*ired %rom the rele0ant a*thorities %or the importation o% *sed or second-hand #edding" and #edding and other goods containing %loc+ ,other than %loc+ made %rom ne& clean &aste deri0ed %rom cotton" &ool or ?*te- ,see !art III" F ..2.2-.

Aritten permission %rom the rele0ant a*thorities ,see !art III" F ..2.1- is re5*ired %or the importation o% toys or playthings coated &ith a material &hose non-0olatile content contains more than: G G G G G G G G 230 mg6+g o% lead or lead compo*nds" calc*lated as leadC or 100 mg6+g o% arsenic or arsenic compo*nds" calc*lated as arsenicC or 100 mg6+g o% antimony or antimony compo*nds" calc*lated as antimonyC or 100 mg6+g o% cadmi*m or cadmi*m compo*nds" calc*lated as cadmi*mC orC 100 mg6+g o% seleni*m or seleni*m compo*nds" calc*lated as seleni*mC or 10 mg6+g o% merc*ry or merc*ry compo*nds" calc*lated as merc*ryC or 100 mg6+g o% chromi*m or chromi*m compo*nds" calc*lated as chromi*mC or 30 mg6+g o% sol*#le compo*nds o% #ari*m" calc*lated as #ari*m.

Chapter 2-: !iscellaneous manufactured articles

Aritten permission is re5*ired %rom the rele0ant a*thorities ,see !art III" F ..2.1- %or the importation o%: G G G G pencils or paint #r*shes coated &ith a material &hose non-0olatile content o% certain metals is greater than the limits speci%ied in the notes to chapter 83 a#o0eC dog collars incorporating apparat*s designed to ca*se electric shoc+ or protr*sions designed to p*nct*re or #r*ise an animal@s s+inC goods #earing a representation or li+eness o% the Arms" a %lag or a seal o% the Common&ealth o% A*stralia or o% a State or Berritory o% the Common&ealth o% A*straliaC goods #earing a representation or li+eness o% the :oyal Arms.

It sho*ld also #e noted that &ritten permission is re5*ired %or the importation o% goods to &hich is attached the seed o% any plant &hose importation is s*#?ect to restrictions ,see !art II" general notes to section 2.2 and !art III" F ..2.2-. F 1 Section ==I: >or.s of art$ collectors( pieces and anti%ues Chapter 2/: >or.s of art$ collectors( pieces and anti%ues A*stralian a*thorities regard any o#?ects illegally e9ported %rom another co*ntry as illegal imports" &hich are there%ore lia#le to %or%eit*re ,see !art III" F ..2.2-. Aritten permission %rom the Br*stees o% the !ap*a <e& 4*inea !*#lic >*se*m and Art 4allery m*st #e prod*ced to the Collector o% C*stoms to a*thori1e the importation o% goods that are national c*lt*ral property o% !ap*a <e& 4*inea.

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Part III: Special provisions$ Customs and other
"F1 'ra*in) up of customs declarations "F Ceed to insert invoices "F" Ceed to attest to the ori)in of )oods "F& !iscellaneous customs provisions <o special action re5*ired.

Bhere are no special re5*irements concerning the dispatch o% in0oices" #*t" in order to e%%ect the clearance o% goods" commercial doc*ments descri#ing and 0al*ing the goods are to #e presented to C*stoms. <o special action re5*ired.

..2.1 As reg*lations concerning prohi#ited or restricted imports are s*#?ect to amendment at short notice" senders sho*ld ascertain c*rrent re5*irements %rom A*stralian diplomatic representati0es in the co*ntry o% posting or %rom the A*stralian C*stoms Ser0ice in the capital city o% the rele0ant A*stralian State or Berritory: <e& So*th Aales Bhe Collector o% C*stoms 4!O (o9 7 SJ$<=J <SA 2001 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 12- 21. 2000 Bele%a9: ,L 12- 21. 2000 E*eensland Bhe Collector o% C*stoms 4!O (o9 12 2 (:IS(A<= EK$ 2001 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 1/- 7.3 .222 Bele%a9: ,L 1/- 7.3 .288 Aestern A*stralia Bhe Collector o% C*stoms 4!O (o9 .8 ':=>A<BK= AA 1 0 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 18- 2.0 1222 Bele%a9: ,L 18- 2// 7731 <orthern Berritory Bhe Collector o% C*stoms 4!O (o9 210 $A:AI< <B 0701 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 178- 2 8888 Bele%a9: ,L 178- 2 8877 Iictoria Bhe Collector o% C*stoms 4!O (o9 2708AA >=K(OU:<= IIC .001 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 1.- 222 7000 Bele%a9: ,L 1.- 222 7200 So*th A*stralia Bhe Collector o% C*stoms 4!O (o9 30 !O:B A$=KAI$= SA 3013 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 17- 2/ 8211 Bele%a9: ,L 17- 2/ 820 Basmania Bhe Collector o% C*stoms 4!O (o9 127( HO(A:B BAS /001 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 102- .0 1201 Bele%a9: ,L 102- .0 12 2 A*stralian Capital Berritory S*#-Collector o% C*stoms A*stralian Capital Berritory !O (o9 127 'JSHAICM ACB 2 08 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 1 - 2/3 3021 Bele%a9: ,L 1 - 270 /127

..2.2 (iological s*#stances G As reg*lations concerning prohi#ited or restricted imports are s*#?ect to amendment at short notice" senders sho*ld ascertain c*rrent re5*irements %rom A*stralian diplomatic representati0es in the co*ntry o% posting or %rom the %ollo&ing so*rce in A*stralia: A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice $epartment o% !rimary Ind*stries and =nergy 4!O (o9 737 CA<(=::A ACB 2 0 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 1 - 2/2 .8.. Bele%a9: ,L 1 - 2/2 27/. ..2.. Health re5*irements" medicines and therape*tic goods G In%ormation concerning health re5*irements and the importation o% health goods" dr*gs" medicines and therape*tic goods may #e o#tained %rom: $epartment o% Health 4!O (o9 8727 CA<(=::A ACB 2 01 AUSB:AKIA Update /6200. 21

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Belephone: ,L 1 - 278 1333 Bele%a9: ,L 1 - 271 82 Bherape*tic 4oods Administration !O (o9 100 AO$=< ACB 2 0 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 1 - 278 1333 or ,L 1 - 2.8 7222 ..2.2 Heritage items G In%ormation concerning the importation o% heritage items may #e o#tained %rom: C*lt*ral Heritage Unit $epartment o% Administrati0e Ser0ices 4!O (o9 1820 CA<(=::A ACB 2 01 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 1 - 2/3 .000 Bele%a9: ,L 1 - 2/3 .7.2 ..2.3 Comm*nications e5*ipment G In%ormation concerning the importation o% radiotelephony e5*ipment" C( radios" cordless telephones and cell*lar telephones may #e o#tained %rom: 'or en5*iries concerning items other than cell*lar telephones: $epartment o% Comm*nications 4!O (o9 2132 CA<(=::A ACB 2 01 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 1 - 2/2 7070 Bele%a9: ,L 1 - 23. 1 /2 'or en5*iries concerning cell*lar telephones only: A*stralian Belecomm*nications A*thority ,AUSB=K!O (o9 /22. St Milda :oad >=K(OU:<= IIC .002 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 1.- 727 /.1. Bele%a9: ,L 1.- 727 /2.7 ..2. In%ormation concerning A*stralia !ost@s pac+ing re5*irements and conditions o% carriage relating to certain categories o% dangero*s goods may #e o#tained %rom: Operations 4ro*p A*stralia !ost HE 4!O (o9 1///E >=K(OU:<= IIC .001 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 1.- 202 /381 Bele%a9: ,L 1.- 202 /2 1 ..2./ 4eneral in%ormation concerning A*stralia !ost@s international ser0ices may #e o#tained %rom: International !ostal A%%airs A*stralia !ost HE 4!O (o9 1///E >=K(OU:<= IIC .001 AUSB:AKIA Belephone: ,L 1.- 86202 /1.1 Bele%a9: ,L 1.- 86202 /3 0

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Australia
"F&F1 Guarantine re%uirements for international mail A*stralia is %ree o% many pests and diseases and so has 0ery strict 5*arantine re5*irements %or: G animals and animal prod*ctsC G plants and plant prod*cts" incl*ding seedsC G prod*cts containing micro-organismsC G soil or sand" and prod*cts containing or contaminated &ith soil or sand. Contact the Australian Guarantine and Inspection Service (AGIS) Ahere senders &ish to post any o% the a#o0e goods to A*stralia" they sho*ld %irst #e enco*raged to chec+ A*straliaNs import conditions #y contacting the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice ,AEIS-: G 0ia the AEIS &e#site at: &&&.a5is.go0.a*6icon G #y e-mail to: international.mailOa5is.go0.a* G #y tel: ,L 1 2- 2/2 .8.. G #y %a9: ,L 1 2- 2/2 .2 7 0ssential information G G G G G G Bhe rele0ant c*stoms declaration %orms that are re5*ired to #e attached to small pac+ets and parcels >USB state the details o% any animal" plant" %ood" soil or micro#iological prod*cts that are present. 4oods s*ch as *sed %oot&ear" sporting and camping e5*ipment >USB #e thoro*ghly cleaned to remo0e any traces o% soil and seeds. Stra& and other plant material >USB <OB #e *sed as pac+aging material. 'r*it" 0egeta#le" egg or meat cartons ,ne& or *sed- >USB <OB #e *sed as pac+aging. =0ery item o% mail entering A*stralia is screened #y AEIS *sing a 0ery e%%ecti0e com#ination o% ad0anced P-ray technology and highly trained 5*arantine detector dogs. Indi0id*als &ho #reach A*straliaNs strict 5*arantine la&s can #e s*#?ect to %ines o% *p to Q "000 AU$ ,appro9imately Q23"000 US$- or ten yearsN imprisonment.

Guarantine items that *ill be removed from mail sent to Australia Bhe %ollo&ing lists pro0ide e9amples o% prod*cts that &ill #e remo0ed #y AEIS %rom international mail entering A*stralia. Bhese items may s*#se5*ently #e destroyed. !lease note that this is not a comprehensi0e list. Bhere are other prod*cts &hich may also #e remo0ed %rom international mail entering A*stralia. Live animals and insects ) G G G All li0e animals" incl*ding reptiles ,%or e9ample: sna+es" li1ards" t*rtles- and #irds ,incl*ding eggs-. All li0e %ish and amphi#ians ,%or e9ample: %rogs-" incl*ding eggs. All li0e insects and spiders" incl*ding all li%e stages ,%or e9ample: eggs" lar0ae" p*pae and ad*lt %orms-. All li0e &orms and snails" incl*ding eggs.

Meat and meat products G G G G G All meat G %resh" dried ,incl*ding #ee% ?er+y-" %ro1en" coo+ed" smo+ed" salted or preser0ed meat" incl*ding salami and sa*sages. Canned meat may #e permitted ,some special conditions apply G please chec+ &ith AEIS-. !ac+aged meals ,incl*ding noodles- containing meat. >oon-ca+es containing meat ,incl*ding po*ltry-. :emedies and medicines containing animal material. !et %ood ,incl*ding canned and dried %ood and s*pplements- and pet toys made %rom animal prod*cts ,%or e9ample: ra&hide dog che&s-.

Dairy, eggs and egg products G G G G Cheese" mil+" #*tter and other dairy prod*cts ,some special conditions apply G please chec+ &ith AEIS-. !ac+aged meals and other %oods containing more than 10; dairy or egg ,&hole" dried and po&dered" %or e9ample ca+e mi9" salad dressing-. >ayonnaise. >oon-ca+es containing eggs.

Handicrafts ) G G So*0enirs" arte%acts and goods made o% *nprocessed animal prod*cts s*ch as ra&hide" %eathers" teeth" #ones and other animal parts. $ried %lo&er arrangements and pot po*rri. Handicra%ts made %rom or containing seed" pine cones" #ar+ ,incl*ding Christmas decorations-" moss and stra&. 2.

Update /6200.

Fruit and vegetables

Australia
"F+ Provisions on infrin)ements In accordance &ith c*stoms reg*lations" goods may #e sei1ed i% they ha0e #een the s*#?ect o% a %alse or decepti0e inscription" declaration" indication or representation. I% there are gro*nds %or reasona#le s*spicion that a postal article contains an e9plosi0e or other prohi#ited dangero*s or deleterio*s enclos*res" the article may #e opened %or inspection o% the contents at any point d*ring postal carriage. Bhe Australian Postal 'orporation Regulations a*thori1e A*stralia !ost to dispose o% contents that are prohi#ited or items that are physically o%%ensi0e. "F- Import restrictions Since 1 Octo#er 188 " in&ard registered items containing 0al*a#les s*ch as ?e&ellery" precio*s metals" precio*s or semi-precio*s stones" sec*rities" coins or any %orm o% negotia#le %inancial instr*ment are no longer accepted. Bhis meas*re applies to items in transit R dSco*0ert and to items intended %or deli0ery in A*stralia. Ins*red letter-post items and postal parcels are admitted only &ith the *se o% the ins*rance ser0ice %or items containing 0al*a#les that can #e imported into A*stralia. !ostal items o% any category ,incl*ding registered" ins*red and =>S items- containing #*llion or #an+notes are not accepted 'ollo&ing the %oot-and-mo*th o*t#rea+ in =*rope early in 2001" goods imported to A*stralia containing #iological material or %oodst*%%s &ill #e s*#?ect to a n*m#er o% separate screening processes. As a general g*ide" the %ollo&ing goods may #e posted to A*stralia only a%ter an import permit has #een o#tained %rom the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice:

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all meat or meat prod*cts" incl*ding %resh" dried" %ro1en" smo+ed" salted or canned meatC pac+aged %ood" incl*ding noodles" containing egg" dairy prod*cts or meatsC %resh %r*it and 0egeta#lesC mil+ and dairy prod*cts" incl*ding #*tter" cheese and mayonnaiseC seeds" soil and plant materialC salmon and tro*t" %resh or driedC #eans" %resh or driedC non-commercially pac+aged dried %r*its and n*tsC articles pac+ed in %r*it or 0egeta#le cartons.

C*stomers &ishing to o#tain an import permit or %*rther in%ormation a#o*t A*stralia@s import conditions may contact the A*stralian E*arantine and Inspection Ser0ice #y any o% the %ollo&ing means: Internet: =-mail: 'a9: &&&.a5is.go0.a* mail.co*riersOa5is.go0.a* ,L 12- 2/2 3777

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