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A Bill for an Act to amend the Bounty (Books) Act 1986, the Bounty (Computers) Act 1984, the Bounty (Machine Tools and Robots) Act 1985 and the Bounty (Ships) Act 1989
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Introduced HR 19 Sep 1996

Bounty Legislation Amendment Bill 1996
First Reading

1996

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Presented and read a first time

Bounty Legislation Amendment Bill 1996

No. , 1996

(Industry, Science and Tourism)

A Bill for an Act to amend the Bounty (Books) Act 1986, the Bounty (Computers) Act 1984, the Bounty (Machine Tools and Robots) Act 1985 and the Bounty (Ships) Act 1989

9611820--975/16.9.1996--(118/96) Cat. No. 5156 X ISBN 0644 477415

Contents

1       Short title

2       Commencement

3       Schedule(s)

Schedule 1--Amendment of Bounty Acts       

Bounty (Books) Act 1986       

Bounty (Computers) Act 1984       

Bounty (Machine Tools and Robots) Act 1985       

Bounty (Ships) Act 1989       

A Bill for an Act to amend the Bounty (Books) Act 1986, the Bounty (Computers) Act 1984, the Bounty (Machine Tools and Robots) Act 1985 and the Bounty (Ships) Act 1989

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title

        This Act may be cited as the Bounty Legislation Amendment Act 1996.

2 Commencement

       (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

       (2) Schedule 1 is taken to have commenced at 7.30 pm by standard time in the Australian Capital Territory on 20 August 1996.

3 Schedule(s)

        Subject to section 2, each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1--Amendment of Bounty Acts
Bounty (Books) Act 1986

1 Subsection 4(1) (definition of bounty period)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

bounty period means the period starting on 1 January 1987 and ending on:

       (a) in relation to the production of a book to which paragraph (b) does not apply--20 August 1996; or

       (b) in relation to the production of a book in respect of which:

       (i) a production process had commenced in Australia before 7.30 pm by standard time in the Australian Capital Territory on 20 August 1996; or

       (ii) a contract for its production, specifying its title, had been entered into before that time by a person who claims to be entitled to be paid bounty on it;

        20 February 1997.

2 Paragraph 14(4)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

       (d) be lodged with a Collector for a State, or with the CEO before:

       (i) the end of the period of 12 months beginning after the completion of the production of those books; or

       (ii) 21 May 1997;

        whichever first occurs.

3 Paragraph 15(2)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

       (d) be lodged with a Collector for a State, or with the CEO before:

       (i) the end of the period of 12 months beginning after the completion of the production of those books; or

       (ii) 21 May 1997;

        whichever first occurs.

Bounty (Computers) Act 1984

4 Subsection 3(1) (definition of bounty period)

Omit "31 December 2000", substitute "30 June 1997".

5 Paragraph 10(h)

Omit "1 January 2001", substitute "1 July 1997".

Bounty (Machine Tools and Robots) Act 1985

6 Subsection 4(1) (definition of bounty period)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

bounty period means the period starting on 1 July 1985 and ending on:

       (a) in relation to the manufacture or modification of bountiable equipment to which paragraph (b) does not apply--20 August 1996; or

       (b) in relation to the manufacture or modification of bountiable equipment:

       (i) that had commenced before 7.30 pm by standard time in the Australian Capital Territory on 20 August 1996; or

       (ii) for which a contract had been entered into before that time by a person who claims to be entitled to be paid bounty;

        20 February 1997.

7 Subsection 4(1) (definition of terminating day)

Repeal the definition.

8 Paragraph 21(2)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

       (d) be lodged with a Collector for a State or Territory, or with the CEO:

       (i) in the case of bountiable equipment AA--before the end of the period of 12 months beginning after the day on which the condition specified in subsection 16(5) was complied with in respect of that equipment, or before 21 May 1997, whichever first occurs; or

       (ii) in the case of a claim in respect of bountiable equipment AB--before the end of the period of 12 months beginning after the day on which the condition specified in subsection 16(5) or (6) was complied with in respect of that equipment, or before 21 May 1997, whichever first occurs; or

       (iii) in the case of a claim in respect of bountiable equipment B--before the end of the period of 12 months beginning after the day on which the condition specified in paragraph 16(8)(e) or (f) was complied with in respect of that equipment, or before 21 May 1997, whichever first occurs.

9 Paragraph 22(2)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

       (d) be lodged with a Collector for a State or Territory, or with the CEO, before:

       (i) the end of the period of 12 months beginning after the day on which the condition specified in subsection 16(5) or (6) or paragraph 16(8)(e) or (f) (as the case requires) was complied with in respect of the bountiable equipment; or

       (ii) 21 May 1997;

        whichever first occurs.

Bounty (Ships) Act 1989

10 Paragraph 8(3)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

       (aa) the construction or modification:

       (i) was commenced before 7.30 pm by standard time in the Australian Capital Territory on 20 August 1996; or

       (ii) commenced after that time under a contract for that construction or modification that was entered into before that time and that specifically provided for the construction or modification to be completed during the period to which this Act applies; and

       (a) the construction or modification is completed during the period to which this Act applies; and