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Live-stock Export Charge Amendment Act 1995

  • - C2004A04921
  • No longer in force
Act No. 71 of 1995 as made
An Act to amend the Live-stock Export Charge Act 1977, 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Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

LIVE-STOCK EXPORT CHARGE AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 71, 1995

Making Information
- Assented to 30 June 1995

LIVE-STOCK EXPORT CHARGE AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 71, 1995 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Live-stock Export Charge Act 1977,
and for related purposes

LIVE-STOCK EXPORT CHARGE AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 71, 1995 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

1.(1) This Act may be cited as the Live-stock Export Charge Amendment Act 1995.


(2) In this Act, "Principal Act" means the Live-stock Export Charge Act 1977.


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

LIVE-STOCK EXPORT CHARGE AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 71, 1995 - SECT 2
Commencement

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

LIVE-STOCK EXPORT CHARGE AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 71, 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.

LIVE-STOCK EXPORT CHARGE AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 71, 1995 - SCHEDULE 1

SCHEDULE Section 3
AMENDMENTS OF THE PRINCIPAL ACT
1. Subsection 4(1) (definitions of "cattle" and "Corporation"):
Omit.
2. Subsection 4(1) (definition of "live-stock"):
Omit "cattle".
3. 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;".
4. Sections 7 to 11:
Repeal, substitute:
Rate of charge on export of sheep
"8. The rate of charge on the export of each head of sheep
consists of the sum of the amounts referred to in the following
paragraphs:
(a) 2 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding 10 cents) is
prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the purpose
of payment to the Meat Industry Council;
(b) 24.2 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding $1.00) is
prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the purpose
of payment to the Australian Meat and Live-stock Corporation;
(c) 12.5 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding 50 cents)
is prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the
purpose of payment to the Meat Research Corporation.
Rate of charge on export of lambs
"9. The rate of charge on the export of each head of lambs
consists of the sum of the amounts referred to in the following
paragraphs:
(a) 2 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding 10 cents) is
prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the purpose
of payment to the Meat Industry Council;
(b) 24.2 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding $1.30) is
prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the purpose
of payment to the Australian Meat and Live-stock Corporation;
(c) 12.5 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding 50 cents)
is prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the
purpose of payment to the Meat Research Corporation.
Rate of charge on export of buffaloes
"10. The rate of charge on the export of each head of
buffaloes consists of the sum of the amounts referred to in the
following paragraphs:
(a) $4.60 or, if another amount (not exceeding $18.00) is
prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the purpose
of payment to the Rural Industries Research and Development
Corporation;
(b) 73 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding $4.00) is
prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the purpose
of payment into the National Cattle Disease Eradication Trust
Account.
Rate of charge on export of goats
"11. The rate of charge on the export of each head of goats
consists of the sum of the amounts referred to in the following
paragraphs:
(a) 2 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding 10 cents) is
prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the purpose
of payment to the Meat Industry Council;
(b) 21.7 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding $1.00) is
prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the purpose
of payment to the Australian Meat and Live-stock Corporation;
(c) 12.5 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding 50 cents)
is prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the
purpose of payment to the Meat Research Corporation.".
5. Subsections 13(2) to (5):
Omit, substitute:
"(2) The power of the Governor-General to make regulations
prescribing an amount for the purposes of section 8, 9 or 11 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 section 8, 9 or 11:
(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
export of live-stock after the commencement of this Act and the
Principal Act continues to apply in respect of the export of
live-stock before that commencement.