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Excise Tariff (No. 2) 1973

Authoritative Version
Act No. 23 of 1973 as made
An Act to exempt from Duties of Excise Beer produced for Non-commercial purposes.
Registered 13 Sep 2010
Date of Assent 18 Apr 1973
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

Excise Tariff (No. 2) 1973

No. 23 of 1973

 

AN ACT

To exempt from Duties of Excise Beer produced for Non-commercial purposes.

[Assented to 18 April 1973]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, the Senate and the House of Representatives of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1. (1)  This Act may be cited as the Excise Tariff (No. 2) 1973.

(2)   The Excise Tariff 1921–1972, as amended by the Excise Tariff 1973, is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3)   Sub-section 1(3) of the Excise Tariff 1973 is omitted.

(4)   The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Excise Tariff 1921–1973.

Commencement.

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


Amendment of Tariff.

3.  The Schedule to the Principal Act is amended as set out in the Schedule to this Act and duties of Excise are imposed in accordance with the Schedule to the Principal Act as so amended.

Goods subject to duties of Excise imposed by this Act.

4.  The duties of Excise imposed by this Act shall be charged, collected and paid—

(a) on all goods dutiable under the Schedule to the Principal Act as amended as set out in the Schedule to this Act and manufactured or produced in Australia on or after the date on which this Act comes into operation; and

(b) on all goods dutiable under the Schedule to the Principal Act as so amended and manufactured or produced in Australia before that date, being goods—

(i) that, on that date, are subject to the control of the Customs or to Excise supervision, or, on that date, are in the stock, custody or possession of, or belong to, a manufacturer or producer of the goods; and

(ii) on which no duty of Excise has been paid before that date.

 

SCHEDULE                                                  Section 3

AMENDMENTS OF THE SCHEDULE TO THE PRINCIPAL ACT

Provision Amended

Amendment

Prefatory Notes..................

Insert before the definition of “Canned fruit” the following definition:—

 

“‘Beer’ means any fermented liquor that—

(a) is brewed from a mash, whether or not the mash contains malt; and

 

(b) contains hops (including any substance prepared from hops) or other bitters,

whether or not the liquor contains sugars or glucose, or any other substance, but does not include liquor that does not contain more than 1.15 per centum by volume of alcohol.”.

Item 1.................................

Omit the item, substitute the following item:—

 

“1. Beer, other than beer that, under Departmental By-laws, is to be treated as having been produced for non-commercial purposes

$0.252778 per litre”.