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Eggs (Export Inspection Charge) Act 1982

Authoritative Version
Act No. 14 of 1982 as made
An Act to impose a charge upon the inspection of eggs 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Repealed by Repealed by Act No. 141 of 1987

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Eggs (Export Inspection Charge) Act 1982

No. 14 of 1982

 

An Act to impose a charge upon the inspection of eggs 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 Eggs (Export Inspection Charge) Act 1982.

Commencement

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

Collection Act

3. The Eggs (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 eggs inspected for export.

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

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

(3) The rate of charge in respect of eggs in shell shall not exceed $22.00 per 1,000 dozen.

(4) The rate of charge in respect of eggs other than eggs in shell shall not exceed $16.00 per tonne.

By whom charge payable

7. The charge on eggs 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 eggs.

Regulations

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