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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Repealed by National Residue Survey Administration Amendment Act 1998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, 1992

NATIONAL RESIDUE SURVEY (GAME ANIMALS) LEVY ACT 1992 No. 250, 1992 - LONG TITLE

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

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Short title

(Assented to 24 December 1992)
1. This Act may be cited as the National Residue Survey (Game Animals) Levy Act 1992.

(Minister's second reading speech made in-
House of Representatives on 3 November 1992
Senate on 10 November 1992)

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Commencement

2. This Act commences on 1 July 1993.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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) Column (2) Column (3)
Class of game animal Operative rate of Maximum rate of
National Residue National Residue
Survey Levy 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.

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Who pays the levy

7. The levy is payable by the producer.

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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.