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Honey Levy (No. 1) Amendment Act 1980

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A02348
  • No longer in force
Act No. 147 of 1980 as made
An Act to amend the Honey Levy Act (No. 1) 1962
Date of Assent 19 Sep 1980
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015

Honey Levy (No. 1) Amendment Act 1980

No. 147 of 1980

 

An Act to amend the Honey Levy Act (No. 1) 1962

[Assented to 19 September 1980]

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

Short title, &c.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Honey Levy (No. 1) Amendment Act 1980.

(2) The Honey Levy Act (No. 1) 1962 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on the date fixed under sub-section 2(2) of the Honey Industry Amendment Act 1980.

3. Section 3a of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section substituted:

Interpretation

“3a. In this Act—

‘Board’ means the Australian Honey Board established under the Honey Industry Act 1962;

‘Committee’ means the Honey Research Committee established under the Honey Research Act 1980;

‘month’ means a month of the year;

‘producers’ organization’ has the same meaning as in the Honey Research Act 1980.”.

4. (1) Section 5 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section substituted:

Rates of levy

“5. (1) The levy imposed on honey by this Act is the sum of—

(a) a levy at the rate of 1.80 cents per kilogram of honey or, if another rate, not exceeding 2.20 cents per kilogram of honey, is for the time being prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph, that other rate; and

(b) a levy at the rate of 0.25 cent per kilogram of honey or, if another rate, not exceeding 0.50 cent per kilogram of honey, is for the time being prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph, that other rate.

“(2) Before making regulations prescribing a rate for the purposes of paragraph (1)(a) or making regulations that amend or repeal regulations made for those purposes, the Governor-General shall take into consideration any recommendation with respect to the rate made to the Minister by the Board.

“(3) Before making regulations prescribing a rate for the purposes of paragraph (1)(b) or making regulations that amend or repeal regulations made for those purposes, the Governor-General shall take into consideration any recommendation with respect to the rate made to the Minister by the Committee or by the producers’ organization.”.

(2) Notwithstanding the amendment made by sub-section (1), the provisions of section 5 of the Principal Act continue to apply to honey on which a levy is imposed by that Act before the commencement of this Act.

Formal amendments

5. The Principal Act is amended as set out in the Schedule.

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SCHEDULE                                    Section 5

FORMAL AMENDMENTS

Provision amended

Omit

Substitute

Sub-section 4(1)........

the next succeeding sub-section.................

sub-section (2)

Sub-section 4(2)........

the last preceding sub-section.....................

sub-section (1)

Sub-section 6a(1)......

fifty............................................................

50

Sub-section 6a(3)......

the last preceding sub-section.....................

sub-section