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Act No. 250 of 1992 as made
An Act to impose levy on the processing of certain game animals
Date of Assent 24 Dec 1992
Date of repeal 01 Aug 1998
Repealed by National Residue Survey Administration Amendment Act 1998

National Residue Survey (Game Animals) Levy Act 1992

No. 250 of 1992

An Act to impose levy on the processing of certain game animals

[Assented to 24 December 1992]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the National Residue Survey (Game Animals) Levy Act 1992.

Commencement

2. This Act commences on 1 July 1993.

Act binds Crown

3. This Act binds the Crown in right of each of the States, of the Australian Capital Territory, of the Northern Territory and of Norfolk Island.


Interpretation

4.(1) In this Act:

"game animal" means a wild animal that has been killed in its habitat by a shot from a firearm.

(2) Unless the contrary intention appears, a word or expression has the same meaning in this Act as it has in the Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991.

Imposition

5.(1) Subject to subsection (2), National Residue Survey Levy is imposed on the processing at a processing establishment of game animals intended for human consumption.

(2) Levy is not imposed if the game animal is prescribed for the purposes of this subsection.

Rate of levy

6.(1) The rate of levy imposed on game animals of a particular class is:

(a)     the rate specified in Column [2] of the following Table opposite that class; or

(b)    if regulations are made prescribing a rate in relation to that class, being a rate that does not exceed the rate specified in Column [3] of the following Table opposite that class—that prescribed rate.

Column [1]

Class of game animal

Column [2]

Operative rate of National Residue Survey Levy

Column [3]

Maximum rate of National Residue Survey Levy

Pigs

20 cents per carcase

40 cents per carcase

Goats or kangaroos

8 cents per carcase

40 cents per carcase

Other game

1 cent per carcase

40 cents per carcase

(2) The regulations may prescribe different rates in relation to different kinds of game animals within a class of game animals.

Who pays the levy

7. The levy is payable by the producer.


Regulations

8. The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing matters:

(a)     required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

(b)    necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.

[Minister's second reading speech made in

House of Representatives on 3 November 1992

Senate on 10 November 1992]