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Honey Levy Act (No. 2) 1962

Authoritative Version
Act No. 107 of 1962 as made
An Act to impose a Levy on certain Honey produced in Australia and used in the Production of other Goods.
Date of Assent 14 Dec 1962
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1999
Repealed by Primary Industries Levies and Charges (Consequential Amendments) Act 1999

HONEY LEVY (No. 2).

 

No. 107 of 1962.

An Act to impose a Levy on certain Honey produced in Australia and used in the Production of other Goods.

[Assented to 14th December, 1962.]

BE it enacted by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title.

1.    This Act may be cited as the Honey Levy Act (No. 2) 1962.

Commencement.

2.    This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Collection Act to be read as one with this Act.

3.    The Honey Levy Collection Act 1962 shall be read as one with this Act.

Imposition levy.

4.    A levy is imposed on honey (not being honey on which levy has been imposed by the Honey Levy Act (No. 1) 1962) that, on or after a date to be fixed by the Minister by notice in the Gazette, is used by a person in the production of other goods, being honey—

(a) produced in Australia on or after that date; or


 

(b) produced in Australia before that date and remaining in the ownership of the producer immediately before that date.

Rate of levy.

5.—(1.)     Subject to the next succeeding sub-section, the rate of the levy imposed by this Act is one-half penny per pound of honey.

(2.)  The regulations may, from time to time, prescribe a rate, not exceeding one penny per pound, in lieu of the rate specified in the last preceding sub-section.

(3.)  Before making or repealing regulations prescribing a rate of the levy imposed by this Act, the Governor-General shall take into consideration any recommendation with respect to the rate made to the Minister by the Australian Honey Board established by the Honey Industry Act 1962.

Levy payable by person who uses honey.

6.    The levy imposed by this Act is payable by the person who uses the honey in the production of other goods.

Regulations.

7.    The Governor-General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing all matters required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed or necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.