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1233.0 - Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification (AHECC), Jan 2006  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/06/2003   
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Contents >> Detailed export commodity classification >> Section 8: 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 42: Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)


4201Saddlery and harness for any animal (including traces, leads, knee pads, muzzles, saddle cloths, saddle bags, dog coats and the like), of any material

4202Trunks, suit-cases, vanity-cases, executive-cases, brief-cases, school satchels, spectacle cases, binocular cases, camera cases, musical instrument cases, gun cases, holsters and similar containers; travelling bags, insulated food or beverages bags, toilet bags, rucksacks, handbags, shopping bags, wallets, purses, map-cases, cigarette-cases, tobacco-pouches, tool bags, sports bags, bottle-cases, jewellery boxes, powder-boxes, cutlery cases and similar containers, of leather or of composition leather, of sheeting of plastics, of textile materials, of vulcanised fibre or of paperboard, or wholly or mainly covered with such materials or with paper

4203Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, of leather or of composition leather

4204Articles of leather or of composition leather, of a kind used in machinery or mechanical appliances or for other technical uses

4205Other articles of leather or of composition leather

4206Articles of gut (other than silk-worm gut), of goldbeater's skin, of bladders or of tendons




NOTES

1. This Chapter does not cover:
    (a) Sterile surgical catgut or similar sterile suture materials (3006);
    (b) Articles of apparel or clothing accessories (except gloves, mittens and mitts), lined with furskin or artificial fur or to which furskin or artificial fur is attached on the outside except as mere trimming (4303 or 4304);
    (c) Made up articles of netting (5608);
    (d) Articles of Chapter 64;
    (e) Headgear or parts thereof of Chapter 65;
    (f) Whips, riding-crops or other articles of 6602;
    (g) Cuff-links, bracelets or other imitation jewellery (7117);
    (h) Fittings or trimmings for harness, such as stirrups, bits, horse brasses and buckles, separately presented (generally Section 15);

    (ij) Strings, skins for drums or the like, or other parts of musical instruments (9209);
    (k) Articles of Chapter 94 (for example, furniture, lamps and lighting fittings);
    (l) Articles of Chapter 95 (for example, toys, games, sports requisites); or
    (m) Buttons, press-fasteners, snap-fasteners, press-studs, button moulds or other parts of these articles, button blanks, of 9606.


2. (A) In addition to the provisions of Note 1 above, 4202 does not cover:
    (a) Bags made of sheeting of plastics, whether or not printed, with handles, not designed for prolonged use (3923);
    (b) Articles of plaiting materials (4602).

(B) Articles of 4202 and 4203 which have parts of precious metal or metal clad with precious metal, of natural or cultured pearls, of precious or semi-precious stones (natural, synthetic or reconstructed) remain classified in those headings even if such parts constitute more than minor fittings or minor ornamentation, provided that these parts do not give the articles their essential character. If, on the other hand, the parts give the articles their essential character, the articles are to be classified in Chapter 71.


3. For the purposes of 4203, "articles of apparel and clothing accessories" applies, inter alia, to gloves, mittens and mitts (including those for sport or for protection), aprons and other protective clothing, braces, belts, bandoliers and wrist straps, but excluding watch straps (9113).

SECTION 08 - 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 42 - ARTICLES OF LEATHER; SADDLERY AND HARNESS; TRAVEL GOODS, HANDBAGS AND SIMILAR CONTAINERS; ARTICLES OF ANIMAL GUT (OTHER THAN SILK-WORM GUT)

NOTE: For goods exempt from Export Entry, refer to Explanatory Notes, 1.5 Instructions for Completing an Export Entry.



Heading no
HS
code
Export Statistical
Item
Unit of quantity
    Description

4201
    4201.00
    4201.00.00
    NR
    SADDLERY AND HARNESS FOR ANY ANIMAL (INCLUDING TRACES, LEADS, KNEE PADS, MUZZLES, SADDLE CLOTHS, SADDLE BAGS, DOG COATS AND THE LIKE), OF ANY MATERIAL
4202
    TRUNKS, SUIT-CASES, VANITY-CASES, EXECUTIVE-CASES, BRIEF-CASES, SCHOOL SATCHELS, SPECTACLE CASES, BINOCULAR CASES, CAMERA CASES, MUSICAL INSTRUMENT CASES, GUN CASES, HOLSTERS AND SIMILAR CONTAINERS; TRAVELLING BAGS, INSULATED FOOD OR BEVERAGES BAGS, TOILET BAGS, RUCKSACKS, HANDBAGS, SHOPPING BAGS, WALLETS, PURSES, MAP-CASES, CIGARETTE-CASES, TOBACCO-POUCHES, TOOL BAGS, SPORTS BAGS, BOTTLE-CASES, JEWELLERY BOXES, POWDER-BOXES, CUTLERY CASES AND SIMILAR CONTAINERS, OF LEATHER OR OF COMPOSITION LEATHER, OF SHEETING, OF PLASTICS, OF TEXTILE MATERIALS, OF VULCANISED FIBRE OR OF PAPERBOARD, OR WHOLLY OR MAINLY COVERED WITH SUCH MATERIALS OR WITH PAPER:
    4202.1
    - Trunks, suit-cases, vanity-cases, executive-cases, brief-cases, school satchels and similar containers:
    4202.11
    4202.11.00
    NO
    -- With outer surface of leather, of composition leather or of patent leather
    4202.12
    4202.12.00
    NO
    -- With outer surface of plastics or of textile materials
    4202.19
    4202.19.00
    NO
    -- Other
    4202.2
    - Handbags, whether or not with shoulder strap, including those without handle:
    4202.21
    4202.21.00
    NO
    -- With outer surface of leather, of composition leather or of patent leather
    4202.22
    4202.22.00
    NO
    -- With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
    4202.29
    4202.29.00
    NO
    -- Other
    4202.3
    - Articles of a kind normally carried in the pocket or in the handbag:
    4202.31
    4202.31.00
    NO
    -- With outer surface of leather, of composition leather or of patent leather
    4202.32
    4202.32.00
    NO
    -- With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
    4202.39
    4202.39.00
    NO
    -- Other
    4202.9
    - Other:
    4202.91
    4202.91.00
    NO
    -- With outer surface of leather, of composition leather or of patent leather
    4202.92
    4202.92.00
    NO
    -- With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
    4202.99
    4202.99.00
    NO
    -- Other
4203
    ARTICLES OF APPAREL AND CLOTHING ACCESSORIES, OF LEATHER OR OF COMPOSITION LEATHER:
    4203.10
    4203.10.00
    NR
    - Articles of apparel
    4203.2
    - Gloves, mittens and mitts:
    4203.21
    4203.21.00
    NR
    -- Specially designed for use in sports
    4203.29
    4203.29.00
    PR
    -- Other
    4203.30
    4203.30.00
    NO
    - Belts and bandoliers
    4203.40
    4203.40.00
    NR
    - Other clothing accessories
4204
    4204.00
    4204.00.00
    NR
    ARTICLES OF LEATHER OR OF COMPOSITION LEATHER, OF A KIND USED IN MACHINERY OR MECHANICAL APPLIANCES OR FOR OTHER TECHNICAL USES
4205
    4205.00
    4205.00.00
    NR
    OTHER ARTICLES OF LEATHER OR OF COMPOSITION LEATHER
4206
    ARTICLES OF GUT (OTHER THAN SILK-WORM GUT), OF GOLDBEATER'S SKIN, OF BLADDERS OR OF TENDONS:
    4206.10
    4206.10.30
    NR
    - Catgut
    4206.90
    4206.90.00
    NR
    - Other


ISSUE DATE: 1 JANUARY 2002

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