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Export Inspection (Service Charge) Act 1985

Authoritative Version
Act No. 116 of 1985 as made
An Act to impose a charge on the provision of certain export inspection services
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
General Comments: For application, saving and transitional provisions relating to the repeal of this Act, see Schedule 3 (items 1-92) of the Export Control (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2020.
Date of Assent 21 Oct 1985
Date of repeal 28 Mar 2021
Repealed by Export Control (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2020

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Export Inspection (Service Charge) Act 1985

No. 116 of 1985

 

An Act to impose a charge on the provision of certain export inspection services

[Assented to 21 October 1985]

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 Export Inspection (Service Charge) Act 1985.

Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which the Export Inspection Charges (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1985 comes into operation.

Collection Act

3. The Export Inspection Charges Collection Act 1985 is incorporated, and shall be read as one, with this Act.

Interpretation

4. In this Act, “charge” means charge imposed by this Act.


Act to bind Crown

5. This Act binds the Crown in right of each of the States, of the Northern Territory and of Norfolk Island.

Imposition of charge

6. (1) Subject to sub-section (2), charge is imposed on the provision of an export inspection service at an establishment, being an establishment that, at the time the service is provided, is registered for operations associated with the preparation of a prescribed commodity specified in the regulations.

(2) Sub-section (1) does not apply in relation to the provision of an export inspection service at an establishment that is, or at an establishment included in a class of establishments that are, exempt from charge under the regulations.

Rates of charge

7. The rate of charge in respect of the provision of an export inspection service at an establishment is such rate, calculated by reference to time, as is applicable under the regulations to that establishment or to the class of establishments in which the establishment is included.

By whom charge payable

8. The charge on the provision of an export inspection service at an establishment is payable by the person who is the registered occupier of the establishment at the time the service is provided.

Regulations

9. The Governor-General may make regulations for the purposes of sections 6 and 7.

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 22 August 1985

Senate on 16 September 1985]