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Canned Fruits Levy Amendment Act 1982

Authoritative Version
Act No. 18 of 1982 as made
An Act to amend the Canned Fruits Levy Act 1979
Date of Assent 28 Apr 1982
Date of repeal 01 Dec 1988
Repealed by Primary Industries and Energy Legislation Amendment Act 1988

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Canned Fruits Levy Amendment Act 1982

No. 18 of 1982

 

An Act to amend the Canned Fruits Levy Act 1979

[Assented to 28 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, &c.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Canned Fruits Levy Amendment Act 1982.

(2) The Canned Fruits Levy Act 19791 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Rate of levy

3. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (1) “the Schedule” and substituting “Schedule 1”.


4. After section 6 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:

Temporary rate of levy

“6a. (1) Notwithstanding section 6 and the regulations that, immediately before the commencement of this section, were in force for the purposes of section 6, but subject to sub-section (2) of this section, the rates of levy in respect of canned fruits produced on or after 1 January 1982 shall be deemed to have been, and to be, the rates ascertained in accordance with Schedule 2.

“(2) This section does not prevent the making of regulations for the purposes of sub-section 6 (1) fixing rates of levy that differ from the rates of levy ascertained in accordance with Schedule 2 and, if regulations are so made, the rates of levy specified in Schedule 2 cease to apply.”.

Schedules

5. The Schedule to the Principal Act is repealed and the following Schedules are substituted:

SCHEDULE 1                                Section 6

MAXIMUM RATES OF LEVY

Column 1

Column 2

Gross weight of container

Maximum rate of levy

Where the gross weight of the container does not exceed 150 grams      

1.875 cents per dozen containers

Where the gross weight of the container exceeds 150 grams but does not exceed 320 grams................................................................................................

3.75 cents per dozen containers

Where the gross weight of the container exceeds 320 grams but does not exceed 490 grams................................................................................................

7.5 cents per dozen containers

Where the gross weight of the container exceeds 490 grams but does not exceed 680 grams................................................................................................

11.25 cents per dozen containers

Where the gross weight of the container exceeds 680 grams     

15 cents per dozen containers and, in addition, 9 cents per dozen containers for each 450 grams, or part of 450 grams, by which the gross weight of the container exceeds 900 grams


 

SCHEDULE 2                                Section 6a

TEMPORARY RATES OF LEVY

Column 1

Column 2

Gross weight of container

Rate of levy

Where the gross weight of the container does not exceed 150 grams      

1.6875 cents per dozen containers

Where the gross weight of the container exceeds 150 grams but does not exceed 320 grams................................................................................................

3.375 cents per dozen containers

Where the gross weight of the container exceeds 320 grams but does not exceed 490 grams................................................................................................

6.75 cents per dozen containers

Where the gross weight of the container exceeds 490 grams but does not exceed 680 grams................................................................................................

10.125 cents per dozen containers

Where the gross weight of the container exceeds 680 grams     

13.5 cents per dozen containers and, in addition, 8.1 cents per dozen containers for each 450 grams, or part of 450 grams, by which the gross weight of the container exceeds 900 grams

NOTE

1. No. 161, 1979.