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Wine Grapes Levy Amendment Act 1994

  • - C2004A04804
  • No longer in force
Act No. 131 of 1994 as made
An Act to amend the Wine Grapes Levy Act 1979
Date of Assent 21 Oct 1994
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

WINE GRAPES LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 131 of 1994
- Assented to 21 October 1994

WINE GRAPES LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 131 of 1994 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Wine Grapes Levy Act 1979

WINE GRAPES LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 131 of 1994 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

1.(1) This Act may be cited as the Wine Grapes Levy Amendment Act 1994.


(2) In this Act, "Principal Act" means the Wine Grapes Levy Act 1979*1*.


(Minister's second reading speech made in-
House of Representatives on 21 September 1994
Senate on 10 October 1994)
*1* No. 65, 1979, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 162, 1980; No. 61, 1986; No. 141, 1989; and No. 26, 1991.

WINE GRAPES LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 131 of 1994 - SECT 2
Commencement

2. This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

WINE GRAPES LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 131 of 1994 - SECT 3
Rate of levy

3. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting subsection (1) and substituting the following subsection:
"(1) The levy imposed on prescribed goods used at a winery in a year is the sum of:
(a) an amount calculated in accordance with the regulations in respect of that year; and
(b) an amount at the rate of the research amount per tonne of the goods.";
(b) by omitting from the definition of "research amount" in subsection (2) "$2" and substituting "$3";
(c) by adding at the end the following subsections:


"(3) The total of the amounts calculated under paragraph (1)(a) in respect of prescribed goods used at wineries in a year is not to exceed an amount equal to 0.5% of the amount that the Minister determines to be the gross value of production of prescribed goods for that year.


"(4) The regulations may provide for the manner in which the Minister is to determine the amount of the gross value of production of prescribed goods for a year.".

WINE GRAPES LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 131 of 1994 - SECT 4
Exemptions from levy

4. Section 8 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting subsection (1).

WINE GRAPES LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1994 No. 131 of 1994 - SECT 5
Regulations

5. Section 9 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting from subsection (2) "paragraph 6(1)(b), (c), (d), (e) or (f)" and substituting "paragraph 6(1)(a)";
(b) by omitting from subsection (4) "subsection 6(1)" and substituting "paragraph 6(1)(a)".