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Act No. 45 of 1996 as made
An Act to direct funds to the Australian Animal Health Council, and for related purposes
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Originating Bill: Australian Animal Health Council (Live-stock Industries) Funding Bill 1996
Date of Assent 25 Oct 1996

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Australian Animal Health Council (Live-stock Industries) Funding Act 1996

No. 45, 1996

 

An Act to direct funds to the Australian Animal Health Council, and for related purposes

[Assented to 25 October 1996]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title

This Act may be cited as the Australian Animal Health Council (Live-stock Industries) Funding Act 1996.

2 Commencement

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


 

3 Definitions

In this Act:

Australian Animal Health Council means the Australian Animal Health Council Limited, A.C.N. 071-890-956.

Australian Animal Health Council levy means a levy or charge the rate of which is set by or under a provision set out in the following table:

Australian Animal Health Council levy

Item

Act

Provision

1

Cattle Export Charges Act 1990

paragraphs 6A(1)(f), 6A(2)(F),6A(3)(e)

2

Cattle Transaction Levy Act 1995

paragraphs 5(1)(f), 5(2)(f)

3

Laying Chicken Levy Act 1988

paragraph 7(b)

4

Live-stock Export Charge Act 1977

paragraphs 8(d), 9(d)

5

Live-stock Slaughter Levy Act 1964

paragraphs 6A(d), 6B(d)

6

Meat Chicken Levy Act 1969

paragraph 7(1)(b)

7

Pig Slaughter Levy Act 1971

paragraph 6(1)(c)

4 Transfer of funds to Australian Animal Health Council

The Commonwealth is to pay to the Australian Animal Health Council amounts equal to the following amounts:

(a) amounts of Australian Animal Health Council levy collected or received by or on behalf of the Commonwealth on or after 1 July 1996;

(b) amounts paid by way of penalty for non-payment of Australian Animal Health Council levy.


 

5. Appropriation

Amounts payable to the Australian Animal Health Council under section 4 are payable out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly.

[Minister’s second reading speech made in

House of Representatives on 26 June 1996 Senate on 19 September 1996]