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Act No. 15 of 1993 as made
An Act to impose a charge on the grant or transfer of certain permissions under the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Regulations, so far as that charge is neither a duty of customs nor a duty of excise
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Date of Assent 09 Jun 1993

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Environmental Management Charge—General) Act 1993

No. 15 of 1993

An Act to impose a charge on the grant or transfer of certain permissions under the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Regulations, so far as that charge is neither a duty of customs nor a duty of excise

[Assented to 9 June 1993]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

Short title

1.  This Act may be cited as the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Environmental Management ChargeGeneral) Act 1993.

Commencement

2.  This Act commences, or is taken to have commenced, as the case requires, on the commencement of Part VA of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975.


Application of Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act

3. Section 4 of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 applies in relation to this Act in a corresponding way to the way in which it applies in relation to that Act.

Imposition of charge

4.(1) Charge payable in accordance with section 39B of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 is imposed.

(2) This section imposes charge only so far as that charge is neither a duty of customs nor a duty of excise within the meaning of section 55 of the Constitution.

[Minister’s second reading speech made in

House of Representatives on 5 May 1993

Senate on 26 May 1993]