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Meat Chicken Levy Amendment Act 1989

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A03881
  • No longer in force
Act No. 133 of 1989 as made
An Act to amend the Meat Chicken Levy Act 1969
Date of Assent 07 Nov 1989
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015

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No. 133 of 1989

Meat Chicken Levy Amendment Act 1989

 

An Act to amend the Meat Chicken Levy Act 1969

[Assented to 7 November 1989]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:

Short title etc.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Meat Chicken Levy Amendment Act 1989.

(2) In this Act, “Principal Act” means the Meat Chicken Levy Act 19691.

Commencement

2. (1) In this section:

“month” means one of the months of a calendar year.

(2) This Act commences:

(a) if the Exotic Animal Disease Control Act 1989 commences on the first day of a month—on the first day after the end of that month; or

(b) if paragraph (a) does not apply—on the first day after the end of the month next following the month in which that Act commences.


 

Rate of levy

3. Section 7 of the Principal Act is amended:

(a) by omitting subsection (1) and substituting the following subsection:

“(1) The rate of levy is an amount in respect of each meat chicken equal to the sum of:

(a) such amount, not exceeding one cent, as is prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph; and

(b) such amount, not exceeding 0.005 cent, as is prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph.”;

(b) by omitting subsection (2) and substituting the following subsections:

“(2) Before making regulations prescribing an amount for the purposes of paragraph (1) (a), the Governor-General shall take into consideration any recommendation with respect to the amount to be prescribed for the purposes of that paragraph made to the Minister by the Council and regulations shall not be made prescribing an amount that is greater than the amount last recommended by the Council to the Minister.

“(3) Before making regulations prescribing an amount for the purposes of paragraph (1) (b), the Governor-General shall take into consideration any recommendation with respect to the amount to be prescribed for the purposes of that paragraph made to the Minister by the members of the Exotic Animal Disease Preparedness Consultative Council (being the Council established by the Exotic Animal Disease Control Act 1989) nominated by the National Farmers’ Federation and regulations shall not be made prescribing an amount that is greater than the amount last recommended by those members to the Minister.

“(4) Paragraph (1) (b) and subsection (3), unless sooner repealed, shall cease to have effect at the end of 30 June 1995.”.

 

NOTE

1. No. 36, 1969, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 37, 1976; No. 103, 1985; and No. 24, 1986.

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 24 May 1989

Senate on 26 October 1989]