Schedule 3 - Classification of goods and general and special rates of duty

Section I
Live animals; animal products

Chapter 1 to 5

Section II
Vegetable products

Chapter 6 to 14

Section III
Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes

Chapter 15

Section IV
Prepared foodstuffs; beverages, spirits and vinegar; tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes

Chapter 16 to 24

Section V
Mineral products

Chapter 25 to 27

Section VI
Products of the chemical or allied industries

Chapter 28 to 38

Section VII
Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

Chapter 39 to 40

Section VIII
Raw hides and skins, leather, furskins and articles thereof; saddlery and harness, travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)

Chapter 41 to 43

Section  IX
Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork

Chapter 44 to 46

Section X
Pulp of wood or of o​​​ther cellulosic material, recovered (waste and scrap) paper and paperb​​oard, and articles thereof

Chapter 47 to 49

Section XI
Textiles and textile articles

Chapter 50 to 63

Section XII
Footwear, headgear, umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops, and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles made therewith; artificial flowers; articles of human hair

Chapter 64 to 67

Section XIII
Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials, ceramic products, glass and glassware

Chapter 68 to 70

Section XIV
Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal, and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin

Chapter 71

Section XV
Base metals and articles of base metal

Chapter 72 to 83

Section XVI
Machinery and mechanical appliances; electrical equipment; parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles

Chapter 84 to 85

Section XVII
Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

Chapter 86 to 89

Section XVIII
Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; clocks and watches; musical instruments; parts and accessories thereof

Chapter 90 to 92

Section XIX
Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof

Chapter 93

Section XX
Miscellaneous manufactured articles

Chapter 94 to 96

Section XXI
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques

Chapter 97

Note 1: See sections 15 and 16. (Sections 15 and 16 refer to sections of the Customs Tariff Act 1995).

Note 2: The text in this Schedule is based on the wording in the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System that is referred to in the International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System done at Brussels on 14 June 1983.

Note 3: The text of the Convention is set out in Australian Treaty Series 1988 No. 30. In 2006, the text of a Convention in the Australian Treaty Series was accessible through the Australian Treaties Library on the AustLII website.

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