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Dried Fruits Export Charges Amendment Act 1982

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  • - C2004A02703
  • No longer in force
Act No. 144 of 1982 as made
An Act to amend the Dried Fruits Export Charges Act 1924
Date of Assent 31 Dec 1982
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015

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Dried Fruits Export Charges Amendment Act 1982

No. 144 of 1982

 

An Act to amend the Dried Fruits Export Charges Act 1924

[Assented to 31 December 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 Dried Fruits Export Charges Amendment Act 1982.

(2) The Dried Fruits Export Charges Act 19241 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.

Interpretation

3. Section 2 of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following definition:

“‘producers’ organization’ means the organization known as the Australian Dried Fruits Association or, if another organization is for the time


being prescribed for the purposes of this definition, that other organization.”.

Charge on export of dried fruits

4. Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting sub-section (2) and substituting the following sub-sections:

“(2) The rate of the charge is 0.7 cent for each kilogram of dried fruits exported or, if another rate, not exceeding 1.5 cents for each kilogram of dried fruits exported, is prescribed for the purposes of this sub-section, that other rate.

“(2a) Subject to sub-section (2), different rates of charge may be prescribed in relation to the export of dried currants, dried sultanas and dried raisins.”; and

(b) by omitting sub-section (3) and substituting the following sub-section:

“(3) All moneys payable under this section in respect of any dried fruits shall be paid on or before the entry of those dried fruits for export.”.

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 Section 4 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:

Regulations

“4. (1) The Governor-General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing matters—

(a) required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

(b) necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.

“(2) The Governor-General shall not make regulations altering the rate of charge having effect for the time being under section 3 unless—

(a) a report relating to the proposed alteration to the rate of charge has been made to the Minister by the Corporation; and

(b) consultations relating to the proposed alteration to the rate of charge have been held between a representative of the producers’ organization and an officer of the Department of Primary Industry authorized by the Minister for the purpose.”.

 

NOTE

1. No. 41, 1924, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 6, 1927; No. 12, 1929; No. 90, 1964; No. 136, 1965; No. 18, 1970; No. 73, 1975; and No. 196, 1978.