- April 24, 2020
Australia | NICNAS will be replaced by the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS) as of 1 July 2020.
In accordance with the stipulations of the Industrial Chemicals Act 2019, the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) will be replaced by the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS) as of 1 July 2020. For the importation and manufacture of the above-mentioned goods, a Notification of New Industrial Chemicals as well as a Registration with NICNAS are required. The mentioned change has been reflected in the quoted documents as well as in this overview. Furthermore, the applicable processing fees have been updated.
The following documents of this import report have been amended in terms of their corresponding application forms, responsible authorities and contact information, amongst others:
Import Licence for Explosives
Import Permit for Firearms
Licence to Deal in Firearms
Notification of Import of Explosives
Pre-Arrival Report for Vessels
Registration of New Plant Varieties
Registration with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
On 1 February 2020, the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment was established, combining two former authorities, i.e. the Department of Agriculture and the Department of the Environment and Energy. Said change has been reflected throughout this import report, where applicable.
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