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Gene Technology (Licence Charges) Act 2000

Act No. 171 of 2000 as made
An Act to impose charges on licences issued under the Gene Technology Act 2000, and for related purposes
Administered by: Health
Originating Bill: Gene Technology (Licence Charges) Bill 2000
Date of Assent 21 Dec 2000

 

 

 

 

Gene Technology (Licence Charges) Act 2000

 

No. 171, 2000


 

 

 

 

Gene Technology (Licence Charges) Act 2000

 

No. 171, 2000

 

 

 

 

An Act to impose charges on licences issued under the Gene Technology Act 2000, and for related purposes

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 2

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

3............ Definition............................................................................................ 2

4............ GMO licence—annual charge............................................................. 2

5............ Regulations......................................................................................... 2

 


Gene Technology (Licence Charges) Act 2000

No. 171, 2000

 

 

 

An Act to impose charges on licences issued under the Gene Technology Act 2000, and for related purposes

[Assented to 21 December 2000]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Gene Technology (Licence Charges) Act 2000.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences immediately after the commencement of section 55 of the Gene Technology Act 2000.

3  Definition

                   In this Act:

GMO licence means a GMO licence issued under the Gene Technology Act 2000.

4  GMO licence—annual charge

             (1)  A person who is the holder of a GMO licence at any time during a financial year is liable to pay a charge for the licence in respect of that year.

             (2)  The amount of the charge for a financial year is such amount as is prescribed by the regulations.

5  Regulations

                   The Governor‑General may make regulations prescribing matters:

                     (a)  required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

                     (b)  necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 22 June 2000

Senate on 30 August 2000]

 

 

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