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Act No. 117 of 1985 as made
An Act to impose a charge on the registration of export establishments
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Repealed by Export Control (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2020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 (Establishment Registration Charge) Act 1985

No. 117 of 1985

 

An Act to impose a charge on the registration of export establishments

[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 (Establishment Registration 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 registration of an establishment, being an establishment that 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 an establishment that is, or 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 registration of an establishment is such rate 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 registration of an establishment is payable by the person who is the registered occupier of the establishment immediately after the registration comes into force.

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]