Freedom of interstate trade, commerce and intercourse.

BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 – SECT 28

Freedom of interstate trade, commerce and intercourse

                   A power or function conferred by this Act must not be exercised or performed in such a way as to contravene:

                     (a)  section 92 of the Constitution (trade and commerce among the States to be free); or

                     (b)  section 69 of the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988 ; or

                     (c)  section 49 of the Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978 .

 

 

 

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA CONSTITUTION ACT – SECT 92

Trade within the Commonwealth to be free

                   On the imposition of uniform duties of customs, trade, commerce, and intercourse among the States, whether by means of internal carriage or ocean navigation, shall be absolutely free.

                   But notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, goods imported before the imposition of uniform duties of customs into any State, or into any Colony which, whilst the goods remain therein, becomes a State, shall, on thence passing into another State within two years after the imposition of such duties, be liable to any duty chargeable on the importation of such goods into the Commonwealth, less any duty paid in respect of the goods on their importation.

 

 

 

 

CHARTER OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ACT 2006 – SECT 12

Freedom of movement

Every person lawfully within Victoria has the right to move freely within Victoria and to enter and leave it and has the freedom to choose where to live.

 


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