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Stevedoring Industry Levy Amendment Act 1990

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A04085
  • No longer in force
Act No. 10 of 1991 as made
An Act to amend the Stevedoring Industry Levy Act 1977
Date of Assent 21 Jan 1991
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016

Stevedoring Industry Levy Amendment Act
1990

No. 10 of 1991

 

An Act to amend the Stevedoring Industry Levy Act 1977

[Assented to 21 January 1991]

[Date of commencement 17 February 1991]

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 Stevedoring Industry Levy Amendment Act 1990.

Principal Act

2.  In this Act, “Principal Act” means the Stevedoring Industry Levy Act 19771.

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  Section 5 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:

Rate of levy referred to in paragraph 4 (1) (a)

“5. The rate of the levy referred to in paragraph 4 (1) (a) is:

(a)  in respect of the employment of Division A waterside workers— such amount per worker-hour of employment as is prescribed; and


(b)  in respect of the employment of Division B waterside workers— such amount per worker-hour of employment as is prescribed.”.

4.  Section 6 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:

Rate of levy referred to in paragraph 4 (1) (b)

“6. The rate of the levy referred to in paragraph 4 (1) (b) is such amount per bulk handling worker-hour of employment as is prescribed.”.

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  Section 7 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:

Rate of levy referred to in paragraph 4 (1) (c)

“7. The rate of the levy referred to in paragraph 4 (1) (c) is such amount per tonne as is prescribed of local cargo loaded into ships.”.

6.  Section 8 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:

Rate of levy referred to in paragraph 4 (1) (d)

“8. The rate of the levy referred to in paragraph 4 (1) (d) is such amount per tonne as is prescribed of overseas cargo loaded into or unloaded from ships.”.

7.  After section 9 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:

Phasing out of general levy

“9a. (1) The Minister may notify a date in the Gazette (in this section called the “finishing date”) after which the levy referred to in paragraph 4 (1) (a) ceases to be imposed in respect of the employment of Division B waterside workers by an employer at a port.

“(2) The Minister may only notify a finishing date where he or she is satisfied that all employers at the port have changed their employment arrangements in accordance with the Reform Agreement.

“(3) The levy referred to in paragraph 4 (1) (a) is not imposed in respect of the employment of Division B waterside workers by an employer at a port after the finishing date in relation to that port.”.

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NOTE

1. No. 121, 1977, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 197, 1985.

[Minister’s second reading speech made in

House of Representatives on 12 September 1990

Senate on 15 October 1990]