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Act No. 219 of 1997 as made
An Act to impose National Residue Survey Levy on certain transactions and other dealings involving cattle, and for purposes dealing with the imposition of the levy
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Date of Assent 17 Dec 1997
Date of repeal 01 Aug 1998
Repealed by National Residue Survey Administration Amendment Act 1998

 

 

 

 

National Residue Survey (Cattle Transactions) Levy Act 1997

 

No. 219, 1997

 

 

 

 

  

  

  


 

 

 

 

National Residue Survey (Cattle Transactions) Levy Act 1997

 

No. 219, 1997

 

 

 

 

An Act to impose National Residue Survey Levy on certain transactions and other dealings involving cattle, and for purposes dealing with the imposition of the levy

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................

2............ Commencement..................................................................................

3............ Definitions..........................................................................................

4............ Acts binds Crown...............................................................................

5............ Imposition of levy..............................................................................

6............ Rates of levy.......................................................................................

7............ Who pays the levy.............................................................................

8............ Regulations.........................................................................................


National Residue Survey (Cattle Transactions) Levy Act 1997

No. 219, 1997

 

 

 

An Act to impose National Residue Survey Levy on certain transactions and other dealings involving cattle, and for purposes dealing with the imposition of the levy

[Assented to 17 December 1997]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the National Residue Survey (Cattle Transactions) Levy Act 1997.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences at the commencement of Part 3 of the Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997.

3  Definitions

             (1)  In this Act:

cattle and leviable bobby calf have the same respective meanings as in the Cattle Transactions Levy Act 1997.

transaction or other dealing, in relation to cattle, means:

                     (a)  a transaction under which the ownership of the cattle is transferred; or

                     (b)  the delivery of the cattle to a processor; or

                     (c)  the slaughter of the cattle.

             (2)  Unless the contrary intention appears, a word or expression has the same meaning in this Act as it has in the Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991.

4  Acts binds Crown

                   This Act binds the Crown in right of each of the States, of the Australian Capital Territory, of the Northern Territory and of Norfolk Island. However, it does not bind the Crown in right of the Commonwealth.

5  Imposition of levy

                   National Residue Survey Levy is imposed on a transaction or other dealing with cattle entered into or occurring after the commencement of this Act if levy is payable on that transaction or dealing with the cattle under the Cattle Transactions Levy Act 1997.

6  Rates of levy

             (1)  The rate of National Residue Survey Levy imposed by this Act on a transaction or other dealing with each head of cattle (other than a leviable bobby calf) is 32 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding 35 cents) is prescribed by the regulations, the other amount.

             (2)  The rate of National Residue Survey Levy imposed by this Act on a transaction or other dealing with each head of cattle that is a leviable bobby calf is 26 cents or, if another amount (not exceeding 35 cents) is prescribed by the regulations, the other amount.

7  Who pays the levy

                   The National Residue Survey Levy imposed by this Act on a transaction or other dealing with cattle is payable by the person who is liable to pay levy under the Cattle Transactions Levy Act 1997 on that transaction or other dealing with the cattle.

8  Regulations

                   The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing any matters:

                     (a)  required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

                     (b)  necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.

 

[Minister's second reading speech made in

House of Representatives on 1 October 1997

Senate on 29 October 1997]

 

 

(153/97)