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Debits Tax Termination Act 1990

  • - C2004A04067
  • No longer in force
Act No. 136 of 1990 as made
An Act to amend the Debits Tax Act 1982 and the Taxation Administration Act 1953
Date of Assent 28 Dec 1990
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

DEBITS TAX TERMINATION ACT 1990 No. 136, 1990

DEBITS TAX TERMINATION ACT 1990 No. 136 of 1990 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Debits Tax Act 1982 and the
Taxation Administration Act 1953

DEBITS TAX TERMINATION ACT 1990 No. 136 of 1990 - PART 1
PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

DEBITS TAX TERMINATION ACT 1990 No. 136 of 1990 - SECT 1
Short title

(Assented to 28 December 1990)
1. This Act may be cited as the Debits Tax Termination Act 1990.

(Minister's second reading speech made in
House of Representatives on 17 October 1990
Senate on 13 November 1990)

DEBITS TAX TERMINATION ACT 1990 No. 136 of 1990 - SECT 2
Commencement

2. This Act commences, or is taken to have commenced, as the case requires, on 1 January 1991.

DEBITS TAX TERMINATION ACT 1990 No. 136 of 1990 - PART 2
PART 2 - AMENDMENT OF THE DEBITS TAX ACT 1982

DEBITS TAX TERMINATION ACT 1990 No. 136 of 1990 - SECT 3
Principal Act

3. In this Part, "Principal Act" means the Debits Tax Act 1982.*1* *1* No. 141, 1982, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 110, 1983; No. 103, 1984; No. 171, 1985; No. 113, 1986; and No. 63, 1987.

DEBITS TAX TERMINATION ACT 1990 No. 136 of 1990 - SECT 4
Imposition of tax

4. Section 4 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting "Tax is" and substituting "Subject to section 4A, tax is".

DEBITS TAX TERMINATION ACT 1990 No. 136 of 1990 - SECT 5

5. After section 4 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:
Termination of tax
"4A. Tax is not imposed in respect of a debit made on or after 1 January 1991.".

DEBITS TAX TERMINATION ACT 1990 No. 136 of 1990 - PART 3
PART 3 - AMENDMENT OF THE TAXATION ADMINISTRATION ACT 1953

DEBITS TAX TERMINATION ACT 1990 No. 136 of 1990 - SECT 6
Principal Act

6. In this Part, "Principal Act" means the Taxation Administration Act 1953.*2* *2* No. 1, 1953, as amended. For previous amendments, see Nos. 28, 39, 40 and 52, 1953; No. 18, 1955; No. 39, 1957; No. 95, 1959; No. 17, 1960; No. 75, 1964; No. 155, 1965; No. 93, 1966; No. 120, 1968; No. 216, 1973; No. 133, 1974; No. 37, 1976; Nos. 19 and 59, 1979; Nos. 39 and 117, 1983; No. 123, 1984; No. 65, 1985 (as amended by No. 193, 1985); Nos. 4, 47, 104, 123 and 168, 1985; Nos. 41, 46, 48, 112, 144 and 154, 1986; No. 49, 1986 (as amended by No. 141, 1987); Nos. 120 and 145, 1987; No. 62, 1987 (as amended by No. 108, 1987); No. 108, 1987 (as amended by No. 138, 1987); No. 138, 1987 (as amended by No. 11, 1988); Nos. 95 and 97, 1988; Nos. 97, 105, 107, 124, 163 and 167, 1989; and No. 20, 1990.

DEBITS TAX TERMINATION ACT 1990 No. 136 of 1990 - SECT 7

7. After section 13K of the Principal Act the following Division is inserted:

"Division 5 - Australian Taxation Office may
perform functions under State/Territory debits tax laws
Australian Taxation Office may perform functions under State/Territory debits tax laws
"13L. (1) In this section:
`accounts', in relation to a financial institution, includes accounts kept by way of withdrawable share capital in, or money deposited with, the financial institution;
`financial institution' includes:
(a) a person carrying on banking business; and
(b) a building society, credit union or similar body; and
(c) a registered corporation within the meaning of the Financial Corporations Act 1974;
`State/Territory debits tax law' means:
(a) a State tax law; or
(b) a Territory tax law;
relating to the taxation of debits made to accounts kept with financial institutions.
"(2) The Commissioner may make an arrangement with an appropriate officer or authority of a State or the Territory about any matter in connection with the administration of a State/Territory debits tax law.
"(3) In particular, an arrangement may provide:
(a) for the Commissioner or the Second Commissioners to perform functions, or exercise powers, conferred on them by a State/Territory debits tax law; or
(b) for the services of officers or employees under the control of the Commissioner to be made available to the State or the Territory or to an authority of the State or of the Territory for the purposes of matters relating to the administration of a State/Territory debits tax law.".