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Act No. 146 of 1992 as made
An Act to amend the Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Act 1983
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Date of Assent 07 Dec 1992
Date of repeal 12 Dec 2019
Repealed by Communications Legislation Amendment (Deregulation and Other Measures) Act 2019

Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Amendment Act 1992

No. 146 of 1992

An Act to amend the Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Act 1983

[Assented to 7 December 1992]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

Short title

1.  This Act may be cited as the Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Amendment Act 1992.

Principal Act

2.  In this Act, “Principal Act” means the Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Act 19831.

Commencement

3.  This Act commences on 1 July 1993.

Title

4.    The title of the Principal Act is amended by omitting “grant and “1983 and substituting “issue and “1992 respectively.

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    Section 5 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:


Application of Radiocommunications Act

“5. Part 1.4 of the Radiocommunications Act 1992 applies to this Act in the same way that it applies to that Act.”.

Imposition of tax

6. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting “grant” and substituting “issue”.

7.(1) Sections 7 and 8 of the Principal Act are repealed and the following section is substituted:

Amount of tax

“7.(1) The amount of tax in respect of the issue of a receiver licence is the amount determined by the SMA.

“(2) A determination may, among other things, provide for amounts of tax in relation to:

(a)      specified periods; or

(b)     specified classes of licences; or

(c)      specified classes of persons.

“(3) In making a determination, the SMA is to take into account such matters as are specified in the regulations.

“(4) A determination is a disallowable instrument for the purposes of section 46A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901..

(2) Until the SMA makes a determination under section 7 of the Principal Act as amended by this Act, the regulations made under section 9 of the Principal Act that were in force immediately before the commencement of this Act continue in force as if they were determinations made by the SMA.

NOTE

1. No. 132, 1983.

[Minister’s second reading speech made in

House of Representatives on 10 November 1992

Senate on 24 November 1992]