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Live-stock Export Charge Amendment Act 1990

  • - C2004A04075
  • No longer in force
Act No. 144 of 1990 as made
An Act to amend the Live-stock Export Charge Act 1977
Date of Assent 28 Dec 1990
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

LIVE-STOCK EXPORT CHARGE AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 144, 1990

LIVE-STOCK EXPORT CHARGE AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 144, 1990 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Live-stock Export Charge Act 1977

LIVE-STOCK EXPORT CHARGE AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 144, 1990 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

(Assented to 28 December 1990)
1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Live-stock Export Charge Amendment Act 1990.
(2) In this Act, ``Principal Act" means the Live-stock Export Charge Act 1977.*1*

(Minister's second reading speech made in
House of Representatives on 10 October 1990
Senate on 13 November 1990)
*1* No. 68, 1977, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 180, 1978; No. 75, 1979; No. 83, 1982; No. 62, 1984; No. 15, 1985; No. 12, 1986; and No. 156 of 1987.

LIVE-STOCK EXPORT CHARGE AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 144, 1990 - SECT 2
Commencement

2. This Act commences on the day on which the Cattle Transaction Levy Act 1990 commences.

LIVE-STOCK EXPORT CHARGE AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 144, 1990 - SECT 3
Rate of charge on export of cattle

3. Section 7 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting from subsection (1) ``The rate" and substituting ``Subject to subsection (3), the rate";
(b) by adding at the end the following subsection:
``(3) The rate of charge on cattle exported after the Cattle Transaction Levy Act 1990 commences is $0.00 per head of cattle exported.".

LIVE-STOCK EXPORT CHARGE AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 144, 1990 - SECT 4
Insertion of new section

4. After section 7 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:

Minister may declare that amendments are taken not to have been made
``7A. (1) If the Minister, at any time after the day on which the Cattle Transaction Levy Act 1990 commences and before 1 July 1994, becomes satisfied, after consulting with the Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Policy Council established by section 4 of the Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Policy Council Act 1984, that the charge scheme established under the Cattle Export Charge Act 1990 is not operating in a satisfactory manner, the Minister may make a declaration to this effect and, from the day the declaration is expressed to come into force, being the day the declaration is made or such later day as is specified in the declaration, this Act has effect as if the amendments of section 7 that came into effect on the first-mentioned day had not been made.
``(2) The Minister must cause:
(a) a copy of a declaration made under subsection (1); and
(b) a written statement of the reasons for making the declaration;
to be laid before each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of that House after the declaration is made.
``(3) As soon as practicable after making a declaration under subsection (1), the Minister must publish a copy of the declaration in the Gazette.
``(4) A failure by the Minister to comply with subsection (3) does not invalidate a declaration made under subsection (1).".