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Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Act 1989

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Act No. 22 of 1990 as made
An Act to impose an annual charge on the registration and listing of therapeutic goods, and on the licensing of manufacturers of therapeutic goods
Administered by: Health and Aged Care
Date of Assent 17 Jan 1990

Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Act 1989

No. 22 of 1990

 

An Act to impose an annual charge on the registration and listing of therapeutic goods, and on the licensing of manufacturers of therapeutic goods

[Assented to 17 January 1990]

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 Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Act 1989.

Commencement

2.   This Act commences on 1 July 1990.

Incorporation

3.   The Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 is incorporated, and is to be read as one, with this Act.

Charges

4.   (1) Annual charges of such amounts as are prescribed are payable in respect of the registration or listing of therapeutic goods that is in force at any time during a financial year.

(2) An annual charge of such amount as is prescribed is payable in respect of a licence that is in force at any time during a financial year.


 

Regulations

5.   (1) The Governor-General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing the amounts of charges.

(2) The regulations may prescribe different charges in relation to:

(a) different classes of goods; or

(b) in the case of annual licensing charges—different steps in the manufacture of goods.

(3) The regulations shall provide that annual charges in respect of the registration or listing of therapeutic goods are not payable by persons whose turnover of those goods is of low volume and low value.

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in

House of Representatives on 26 October 1989

Senate on 12 December 1989]