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Beef Production Levy Amendment Act 1995

  • - C2004A04920
  • No longer in force
Act No. 70 of 1995 as made
An Act to amend the Beef Production Levy Act 1990, and for related purposes
Date of Assent 30 Jun 1995
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

BEEF PRODUCTION LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 70, 1995

Making Information - Assented to 30 June 1995

BEEF PRODUCTION LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 70 of 1995 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Beef Production Levy Act 1990,
and for related purposes

BEEF PRODUCTION LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 70 of 1995 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

1.(1) This Act may be cited as the Beef Production Levy Amendment Act 1995.


(2) In this Act, "Principal Act" means the Beef Production Levy Act 1990.


(Minister's second reading speech made in-
House of Representatives on 7 June 1995
Senate on 20 June 1995)

BEEF PRODUCTION LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 70 of 1995 - SECT 2
Commencement

2. This Act commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 1 July 1995.

BEEF PRODUCTION LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 70 of 1995 - SECT 3
Amendments

3. The Principal Act is amended in accordance with items 1 to 5 in the Schedule, and item 6 in the Schedule has effect according to its terms.

BEEF PRODUCTION LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 70 of 1995 - SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE Section 3
AMENDMENTS OF THE PRINCIPAL ACT
1. Subsection 4(1) (definition of "Corporation"):
Omit.
2. Subsection 4(1):
Insert:
" 'Australian Meat and Live-stock Corporation' means the
Australian Meat and Live-stock Corporation continued in
existence by section 53 of the Meat and Live-stock Industry Act
1995;
'Meat Industry Council' means the Meat Industry Council
established by section 8 of the Meat and Live-stock Industry Act
1995;
'Meat Research Corporation' means the Meat Research
Corporation continued in existence by section 166 of the Meat
and Live-stock Industry Act 1995;".
3. Paragraphs 6(1)(a) and (b):
Omit, substitute:
"(a) 0.05 cent or, if another amount (not exceeding 2 cents)
is prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the
purpose of payment to the Meat Industry Council;
(b) 1.44 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding 4 cents)
is prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the
purpose of payment to the Australian Meat and Live-stock
Corporation;
(c) 0.495 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding 1 cent)
is prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the
purpose of payment to the Meat Research Corporation.".
4. Subsection 6(4):
Omit.
5. Subsections 8(2) to (7):
Omit, substitute:
"(2) The power of the Governor-General to make regulations
prescribing an amount for the purposes of subsection 6(1) is
exercisable only on the advice of the Executive Council given
after the Council has taken into consideration the
recommendations with respect to the amount made to the Minister
by the Meat Industry Council.
"(3) The Meat Industry Council must not make a recommendation
to the Minister for the purposes of subsection 6(1):
(a) if a motion that the terms of the recommendation be
endorsed has not been put before the last general meeting of the
Australian meat and live-stock industry convened under section
22 of the Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1995 before the
making of that recommendation; or
(b) if such a motion is so put and defeated.
"(4) The Meat Industry Council must, at the time of making a
recommendation of the kind referred to in subsection (3) to the
Minister, give the Minister written particulars of the voting in
respect of the motion that the terms of the recommendation be
endorsed.".
6. Application
The amendments made by this Schedule apply in respect of the
slaughter of cattle after the commencement of this Act and the
Principal Act continues to apply in respect of the slaughter of
cattle before that commencement.