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Act No. 10 of 1982 as made
An Act to impose a charge upon the inspection of dairy products for export
Date of Assent 15 Apr 1982
Date of repeal 18 Dec 1987
Repealed by Repealed by Act No. 141 of 1987

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Dairy Products (Export Inspection Charge) Act 1982

No. 10 of 1982

 

An Act to impose a charge upon the inspection of dairy products for export

[Assented to 15 April 1982]

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

Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Dairy Products (Export Inspection Charge) Act 1982.

Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on 1 July 1982.

Collection Act

3. The Dairy Products (Export Inspection Charge) Collection Act 1982 is incorporated, and shall be read as one, with this Act.

Interpretation

4. In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears, “charge” means the charge imposed by this Act.


 

Imposition of charge

5. (1) Subject to sub-section (2), a charge is imposed on dairy products inspected for export.

(2) Sub-section (1) does not apply to dairy products, or dairy products included in a class of dairy products, that are exempt from the charge under the regulations.

Rates of charge

6. (1) Subject to this section, the rate of charge in respect of dairy products is such rate as is applicable under the regulations to the class of dairy products in which those dairy products are included.

(2) For the purposes of sub-section (1), different rates of charge may be prescribed in respect of different classes of dairy products.

(3) The rate of charge in respect of dairy products shall not exceed $5.00 per tonne.

By whom charge payable

7. The charge on dairy products inspected for export is payable by the person (including a State or an authority of a State) who furnishes an export notice in relation to the dairy products.

Regulations

8. The Governor-General may make regulations for the purposes of sections 5 and 6.