2 February 2018
Who does this notice affect?
Clients who assess consignment specific and annual packing declarations under a Class 19.1 Approved Arrangement and clients who lodge packing declarations to the department for assessment.
Industry Advice Notice 101 - 2017 detailed the implementation of the revised Minimum Documentary and Import Declaration Requirements Policy and the Non Commodity Information Requirements Policy.
The notice also provided details about the revised consignment specific and annual packing declarations that were implemented on 20 November 2017.
The department reminds clients that all consignments of containerised goods subject to non-commodity reporting requirements shipped on or after 1 July 2018, must be accompanied by a packing declaration that meets the revised requirements.
Updated templates are available on the Acceptable documentation templates webpage.
If you require further information please contact Compliance Assessment and Management.