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Pig Slaughter Levy Act 1975

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A00267
  • No longer in force
Act No. 45 of 1975 as made
An Act to amend the Pig Slaughter Levy Act 1971.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Date of Assent 04 Jun 1975
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

PIG SLAUGHTER LEVY ACT 1975

No. 45 of 1975

An Act to amend the Pig Slaughter Levy Act 1971.

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 Pig Slaughter Levy Act 1975.

(2) The Pig Slaughter Levy Act 1971 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3) The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Pig Slaughter Levy Act 1971-1975.

Commencement.

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

Definitions.

3.   Section 4 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the definition of “the Committee” and substituting the following definitions:—

“‘Promotion Committee’ means the Pig Meat Promotion Advisory Committee constituted under the Pig Meat Promotion Act 1975;

“‘Research Committee’ means the Pig Industry Research Committee constituted under Pig Industry Research Act 1971-1975;”.

4. (1) Section 6 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section substituted:—

Rate of the levy.

“6. (1) The rate of the levy in respect of pigs slaughtered on or after 1 July 1975 is an amount in respect of each pig slaughtered equal to the aggregate of—

(a) such amount (not exceeding 10 cents) as is prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph; and

(b) such amount (not exceeding 5 cents) as is prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph.

“(2) Before making regulations prescribing an amount for the purposes of paragraph (a) of sub-section (1), the Governor-General shall take into consideration any recommendation with respect to the amount to be prescribed for the purposes of that paragraph made to the Minister by the Research Committee, and regulations shall not be made prescribing an amount for the purposes of that paragraph that is greater than the amount last recommended by that Committee to the Minister.

“(3) Before making regulations prescribing an amount for the purposes of paragraph (b) of sub-section (1), the Governor-General shall take into consideration any recommendation with respect to the amount to be prescribed for the purposes of that paragraph made to the Minister by the Promotion Committee, and regulations shall not be made prescribing an amount for the purposes of that paragraph that is greater than the amount last recommended by that Committee to the Minister.

(2) Notwithstanding the amendment made by sub-section (1), the rate of the levy in force immediately before the commencement of this section continues in force in respect of pigs slaughtered before 1 July 1975.

Regulations.

5.   Section 8 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words “of this Act”.