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Meat Export Charge Regulations

Authoritative Version
SR 1974 No. 147 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations; Repeals the former Meat Export Charge Regulations.
Gazetted 22 Aug 1974
Date of repeal 12 Jun 1981
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Statute Law Revision Act 1981

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Statutory Rules

1974 No. 147

REGULATIONS UNDER THE MEAT EXPORT CHARGE ACT 1973.*

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of Australia, acting with the advice of the Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Meat Export Charge Act 1973.

Dated this twentieth day of August, 1974.

JOHN R. KERR

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

K. S. WRIEDT

Minister of State for Agriculture.

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MEAT EXPORT CHARGE REGULATIONS

Citation.

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Meat Export Charge Regulations.

Commencement.

2. These Regulations shall be deemed to have come into operation on 27 November 1973.

Repeal.

3. The Meat Export Charge Regulations (being Statutory Rules 1973 No. 235) are repealed.

Definitions.

4. In these Regulations—

“canned” has the same meaning as in the Exports (Meat) Regulations;

“meat product” has the same meaning as in the Exports (Meat) Regulations;

“the Act” means the Meat Export Charge Act 1973.

Meat exempt from charge by virtue of section 5 of the Act.

5. For the purposes of paragraph 5 (b) of the Act, each of the following classes of meat is declared to be a class of meat that is exempt from charge:—

(a) meat that is exported from Australia for human consumption on a ship or aircraft, being meat intended for consumption by the passengers or crew of that ship or aircraft;

(b) meat that is exported from Australia for human consumption on an aircraft, being meat forming part of a prepared meal intended to be transferred to another aircraft for consumption by the passengers or crew of that other aircraft;

(c) meat of a particular kind or kinds that is exported from Australia for human consumption under arrangements entered into in writing between the exporter and the person to whom the meat is consigned

 

* Notified in the Australian Government Gazette on 28 August 1974.


 

under which one consignment of meat of weight not exceeding 200 pounds is exported by the exporter for the purposes of assessing marketing possibilities for meat of that kind or those kinds in the country to which it is exported;

(d) meat, the weight of which does not exceed 200 pounds, that is exported from Australia for human consumption under arrangements providing for its exhibition at, and supply to persons attending, a trade fair or exhibition; and

(e) the class of meat referred to in paragraph 7 (b) of the Exports (Meat) Regulations.

Prescribed classes of meat for the purposes of sub-section 6 (2) of the Act.

6. For the purposes of sub-section 6 (2) of the Act, each of the following classes of meat, being meat to which section 6 of the Act applies, is a prescribed class of meat:—

(a) canned meat consisting wholly or in part of beef or veal;

(b) meat products packaged in metal foil, being meat products consisting wholly or in part of beef or veal; and

(c) sausage casings.

Rate of charge in respect of classes of meat prescribed in regulation 6.

7. For the purposes of paragraph 6 (2) (a) of the Act, the rate of the charge imposed by section 4 of the Act is—

(a) in respect of the class of meat specified in paragraph 6 (a) or (b)—1 cent for each pound of meat exported from Australia; and

(b) in respect of the class of meat specified in paragraph 6 (c)—0.6 of a cent for each pound of meat exported from Australia.

Prescribed classes of meat for the purposes of sub-section 7 (2) of the Act.

8. For the purposes of sub-section 7 (2) of the Act, each of the following classes of meat, being meat to which section 7 of the Act applies, is a prescribed class of meat:—

(a) canned meat not included in the class of meat specified in paragraph 6 (a);

(b) meat products packaged in metal foil, other than meat products consisting wholly or in part of beef or veal; and

(c) sausage casings.

Rate of charge in respect of classes of meat prescribed in regulation 8.

9. For the purposes of paragraph 7 (2) (a) of the Act, the rate of the charge imposed by section 4 of the Act is—

(a) in respect of the class of meat specified in paragraph 8 (a) or (b)— 0.6 of a cent for each pound of meat exported from Australia; and

(b) in respect of the class of meat specified in paragraph 8 (c)—0.4 of a cent for each pound of meat exported from Australia.

Transitional.

10. Where, but for the repeal effected by regulation 3, a class of meat would, in respect of the period that commenced on 27 November 1973 and ended on the day on which these Regulations are notified in the Gazette, have been declared to be a class of meat that is exempt from charge, that class of meat is, in respect of that period, declared, for the purposes of paragraph 5 (b) of the Act, to be a class of meat that is exempt from charge.