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Grain Legumes Levy Legislation Amendment Act 1989

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  • - C2004A03906
  • No longer in force
Act No. 158 of 1989 as made
An Act to amend the Grain Legumes Levy Act 1985, and for related purposes
Date of Assent 14 Dec 1989
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015

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Grain Legumes Levy Legislation Amendment Act 1989

No. 158 of 1989

 

An Act to amend the Grain Legumes Levy Act 1985, and for related purposes

[Assented to 14 December 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 Grain Legumes Levy Legislation Amendment Act 1989.

(2) In this Act, “Principal Act” means the Grain Legumes Levy Act 19851

Commencement

2. (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

(2) If this Act does not commence under subsection (1) within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.


Interpretation

3. Section 4 of the Principal Act is amended:

(a) by inserting after paragraph (a) of the definition of “leviable grain legumes” in subsection (1) the following paragraph:

“(ab) peanuts; or”;

(b) by inserting in subsection (1) the following definition:

‘peanuts’ means peanuts in shells;”.

Imposition of levy

4. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after paragraph (3) (a) the following paragraph:

“(ab) in relation to peanuts—the date of commencement of the Grain Legumes Levy Amendment Act 1989; and”.

5. Section 7 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:

Rates of levy

“7. (1) The rate of levy in respect of peanuts is $2.00 per tonne or such other rate (not being a rate higher than $5.00 per tonne) as is from time to time prescribed for the purposes of this subsection.

“(2) The rate of levy in respect of leviable grain legumes (other than peanuts) is $1.25 per tonne or such other rate (not being a rate higher than $5.00 per tonne) as is from time to time prescribed for the purposes of this subsection.

“(3) Regulations made under subsection (1) or (2) may prescribe different rates of levy in respect of different kinds of leviable grain legumes specified in the regulations.”.

Amendment of the Grain Legumes Levy Regulations

6. (1) Regulation 4 of the Grain Legumes Levy Regulations is amended by omitting all the words after “leguminous plants,” and substituting the following:

“are prescribed, namely, seeds of the plant species Vicia faba, Cicer arietinum, Vigna radiata, Cajanus cajan and Vigna mungo.

(2) Nothing in subsection (1) prevents the amendment or repeal, by a regulation made under the Principal Act, of the Regulations amended by that subsection.

Repeal of the Grain Legumes Research Levy Regulations

7. The Grain Legumes Research Levy Regulations are repealed.

 

NOTE

1. No. 106, 1985.


[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 1 November 1989

Senate on 30 November 1989]