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Act No. 12 of 1982 as made
An Act to impose a charge upon the inspection of edible oils for export
Date of Assent 15 Apr 1982
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1985
Repealed by Export Inspection Legislation (Consequential Amendments) Act 1985

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Edible Oils (Export Inspection Charge) Act 1982

No. 12 of 1982

 

An Act to impose a charge upon the inspection of edible oils 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 Edible Oils (Export Inspection Charge) Act 1982.

Commencement

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

Collection Act

3. The Edible Oils (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 edible oils inspected for export.

(2) Sub-section (1) does not apply to edible oils, or edible oils included in a class of edible oils, 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 edible oils is such rate as is applicable under the regulations to the class of edible oils in which those edible oils are included.

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

(3) The rate of charge in respect of edible oils shall not exceed $2.00 per tonne.

By whom charge payable

7. The charge on edible oils 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 edible oils.

Regulations

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