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Parallel Import Plan Scrapped by Federal Government

australia’s federal government has ditched plans to allow mainstream private imports of new vehicles from countries like japan and the uk, announcing a reworked road vehicle standard bill featuring a series of changes. minister for urban infrastructure, paul fletcher, says the decision was made to abandon a parallel import scheme as consumer and safety concerns were not offset by the "modest benefits of the personal import arrangement".
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