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Act No. 33 of 1993 as made
An Act to amend the Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987, and for related purposes
Administered by: Foreign Affairs and Trade
Date of Assent 20 Sep 1993
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION (SAFEGUARDS) AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 33, 1993

NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION (SAFEGUARDS) AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 33, 1993 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Nuclear Non-Proliferation
(Safeguards) Act 1987, and for related purposes

NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION (SAFEGUARDS) AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 33, 1993 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

(Assented to 20 September 1993)
1.(1) This Act may be cited as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Amendment Act 1993.

(2) In this Act, "Principal Act" means the Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987.*1*

(Minister's second reading speech made in -
House of Representatives on 26 May 1993
Senate on 1 September 1993)
*1* No. 8, 1987, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 99, 1988; and Nos. 83 and 134, 1990.

NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION (SAFEGUARDS) AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 33, 1993 - SECT 2
Commencement

2. This Act commences on 1 November 1993.

NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION (SAFEGUARDS) AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 33, 1993 - SECT 3
Insertion of new Part

3. After Part IV of the Principal Act, the following Part is inserted:
"PART IVA-CHARGES
Charge-producers of uranium ore concentrates
"69A.(1) The charge imposed by section 3 of the Nuclear Safeguards (Producers of Uranium Ore Concentrates) Charge Act 1993 on a person who on 1 November in a financial year holds a permit granted under paragraph 13(1)(a) is payable by the person on 1 December in the financial year.

"(2) The amount of charge payable is:
(a) $500,000; or
(b) if the regulations provide for the payment of a lesser amount prescribed by, or ascertained under, the regulations-that lesser amount.

Extension of time to pay
"69B.(1) If a charge is payable by a person under section 69A, the Director may, if he or she thinks it reasonable in the circumstances, determine in writing that the charge may be paid on a day later than 1 December.

"(2) If the Director makes a determination under subsection (1), the charge is payable on that later day.

Payment by instalments
"69C.(1) If a charge is payable by a person under section 69A, the Director may, if he or she thinks it reasonable in the circumstances, determine in writing that the charge may be paid by instalments.

"(2) Instalments are payable on the days, and in the amounts, specified in, or ascertained under, the determination.

"(3) If an instalment has not been paid on the day on which it is payable, the amount of charge outstanding becomes payable immediately.".