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Quarantine Amendment Act 1994

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Act No. 169 of 1994 as made
An Act to amend the Quarantine Act 1908
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Date of Assent 16 Dec 1994

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

Quarantine Amendment Act 1994

No. 169 of 1994

 

An Act to amend the Quarantine Act 1908

[Assented to 16 December 1994]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

Short title etc.

1.(1) This Act may be cited as the Quarantine Amendment Act 1994.

(2) In this Act, "Principal Act" means the Quarantine Act 19081.

Commencement

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


 

Fees and deposits

3. Section 86E of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after subsection (2):

"(2AA) The Minister may remit the whole or a part of a fee payable by a person in respect of a quarantine service if he or she is satisfied that it is 5 appropriate to do so having regard to:

(a)  the total amount of fees collected in the financial year that immediately precedes the financial year in which the quarantine service is provided; and

(b)  the total cost of providing quarantine services in the financial year 1(that immediately precedes the financial year in which the quarantine service is provided; and

(c)  the total amount of fees that the Minister estimates will be collected in the financial year in which the quarantine service is provided; and

(d)  the amount that the Minister estimates will be the total cost of providing quarantine services in the year referred to in paragraph (c); and

(e)  the total amount of fees that the Minister estimates will be paid by the person in the year referred to in paragraph (c).".

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NOTE

Quarantine Act 1908

1.     No. 3, 1908, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 15, 1912; No. 42, 1915; No. 47, 1920; No. 30, 1924; Nos. 19 and 92, 1947; No. 80, 1950; No. 61, 1961; No. 12, 1966; No. 1, 1969; No. 216, 1973 (as amended by No. 20, 1974); Nos. 1, 105 and 155, 1979; No. 70, 1980; No. 54, 1981; No. 51, 1982; No. 84, 1983; No. 19, 1984 (as amended by No. 165, 1984); No. 22, 1984; No. 2, 1985; No. 104, 1987 (as amended by No. 155, 1988); No. 141, 1987: No. 99, 1988: No. 37, 1990: No. 134, 1991; No. 104, 1992; and Nos. 20 and 94, 1994.

[Minister's second reading speech made in—

Senate on 12 October 1994

House of Representatives on 17 November 1994]