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Act No. 43 of 1983 as made
An Act to amend the Grain (Export Inspection Charge) Act 1979
Date of Assent 21 Sep 1983
Date of repeal 18 Dec 1987
Repealed by Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1987

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Grain (Export Inspection Charge) Amendment Act 1983

No. 43 of 1983

 

An Act to amend the Grain (Export Inspection Charge) Act 1979

[Assented to 21 September 1983]

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 Grain (Export Inspection Charge) Amendment Act 1983.

(2) The Grain (Export Inspection Charge) 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.

Interpretation

3. Section 4 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after the definition of “charge” the following definitions:

“ ‘container’ includes a lift van, but does not include a vehicle or a barge of the kind known as a lighter aboard ship barge;


 

“‘container system unit’ means a container designed for repeated use as a unit of cargo handling equipment in the transport of goods by ships specially constructed, adapted or equipped for the handling and carrying of containers of the kind to which the container belongs in the course of a transportation system in which goods are transported to, in and from the ship in containers of that kind;”.

Rates of charge

4. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting sub-section (3) and substituting the following sub-section:

“(3) The rate of charge in respect of grain shall not exceed—

(a) in the case of grain that is shipped for export in bulk other than in a container system unit—33 cents per tonne;

(b) in the case of grain that is shipped for export in bags other than in a container system unit—40 cents per tonne; and

(c) in the case of grain that is shipped for export in a container system unit—$1.46 per tonne.”.

 

NOTE

1. No. 47, 1979.