Immigration and Border Protection
The Australian Border Force Commissioner is a statutory officer with control of the operations of the Australian Border Force (ABF). The ABF Commissioner is Australia's most senior border law enforcement officer and reports to the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection. The Australian Border Force Act 2015 and the Customs and Other Legislation Amendment (ABF) Act 2015 confer powers and functions on the ABF Commissioner under the Customs Act 1901, the Migration Act 1958 and other Commonwealth laws. The ABF Commissioner is also designated "Comptroller-General of Customs" and in that capacity has responsibility for enforcement of customs law and collection of border-related revenue.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Border Force Act 2015

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2015

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