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REPUBLIC OF FIJI
FIJI REVENUE AND CUSTOMS AUTHORITY (BUDGET AMENDMENT) ACT 2016
ACT NO. 16 OF 2016
J. K. KONROTE
[12 July 2016]
TO AMEND THE FIJI REVENUE AND CUSTOMS AUTHORITY ACT 1998
ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of Fiji—
Short title and commencement
1.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority (Budget Amendment) Act 2016.
(2) This Act comes into force on 1 August 2016.
Section 42 amended
2. Section 42 of the Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority Act 1998 is amended by deleting "the 1st day of January to the 31st day of December" and substituting "1 August to 31 July".
New section 52A inserted
3. The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority Act 1998 is amended by inserting the following new section after section 52—
"Publication of information in the public interest
52A.—(1) Notwithstaning section 52 and subject to subsection (2), the Authority may publish information, including but not limited to the following—
(a) description of the goods;
(b) value for duty of goods imported into Fiji;
(c) landing costs of the goods;
(d) taxes or duties applicable to the goods; or
(e) selling price of the goods.
(2) The Minister may by order prescribe, but only after taking into account the public interest and with the approval of Cabinet, the goods in relation to which the information must be published by the Authority under subsection (1)."
Passed by the Parliament of the Republic of Fiji this 8th day of July 2016.