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Live-stock Slaughter Levy Amendment Act 1995

  • - C2004A04922
  • No longer in force
Act No. 72 of 1995 as made
An Act to amend the Live-stock Slaughter Levy Act 1964, 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Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016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 SLAUGHTER LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 72, 1995

Making Information
- Assented to 30 June 1995

LIVE-STOCK SLAUGHTER LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 72, 1995 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Live-stock Slaughter Levy Act 1964,
and for related purposes

LIVE-STOCK SLAUGHTER LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 72, 1995 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

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


(2) In this Act, "Principal Act" means the Live-stock Slaughter Levy Act 1964.


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

LIVE-STOCK SLAUGHTER LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 72, 1995 - SECT 2
Commencement

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

LIVE-STOCK SLAUGHTER LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 72, 1995 - SECT 3
Amendments

3. The Principal Act is amended in accordance with items 1 to 9 in the Schedule, and item 10 in the Schedule has effect according to its terms.

LIVE-STOCK SLAUGHTER LEVY AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 72, 1995 - SCHEDULE 1

SCHEDULE Section 3
AMENDMENTS OF THE PRINCIPAL ACT
1. Subsection 4(1) (definitions of "bobby calf", "bovine animal",
"calf", "cattle" and "Corporation"):
Omit.
2. Subsection 4(1) (definition of "live-stock"):
Omit "cattle, calves, bobby calves".
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. Subsection 4(2) (second occurring):
Renumber as subsection (3).
5. Section 6:
Repeal.
6. Sections 6A, 6B, 6C and 6D:
Repeal, substitute:
Rate of levy on slaughter of sheep
"6A. The rate of levy on the slaughter 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) 30.1 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 levy on slaughter of lambs
"6B. The rate of levy on the slaughter 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) 72.1 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 levy on slaughter of buffaloes
"6C. The rate of levy on the slaughter 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 to the National Cattle Disease Eradication Trust Account.
Rate of levy on slaughter of goats
"6D. The rate of levy on the slaughter 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.".
7. Sections 6E, 6F and 6G:
Repeal.
8. Subsections 8(2) to (5):
Omit, substitute:
"(2) The power of the Governor-General to make regulations
prescribing an amount for the purposes of section 6A, 6B or 6D 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 6A, 6B or 6D:
(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.".
9. Section 9:
Repeal.
10. Application
The amendments made by this Schedule apply in respect of the slaughter
of live-stock after the commencement of this Act and the Principal Act
continues to apply in respect of the slaughter of live-stock before
that commencement.