(1) A person commits an offence of strict liability if:
(a) the person brings goods into Australia; and
(b) the goods are restricted goods.
Penalty: 1,000 penalty units.
Note: For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply if the person brings the goods into Australia in accordance with a written permission given by the Minister for the purposes of this subsection.
(3) For the purposes of this Act, restricted goods are goods:
(a) that, if imported, would be prohibited imports; and
(b) that are prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this definition.
(4) This section has effect only for purposes related to external affairs, including:
(a) for purposes related to giving effect to an international agreement to which Australia is a party; and
(b) for purposes related to addressing matters of international concern.