This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette, provides that tyres of a certain class cannot be imported unless the importation is permitted by the Minister of Commerce.
The tyres affected by the order are—
The order revokes and replaces the Import Control (Tyres) Conditional Prohibition Order 1991. This order is different from the 1991 order in 2 respects.
Firstly, it provides that the tyres must have met the required standards when the tyres were manufactured or retreaded, as the case may be. Under the 1991 order the tyres must meet the standards at the time of importation.
Secondly, two new retreading standards are added. They are the Australian Standard (AS) 1973 and the British Standard (BS) AU144b.