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A Bill for an Act to impose charges in relation to the registration of trustees under the Bankruptcy Act 1966
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Introduced HR 09 Oct 1996

Bankruptcy (Registration Charges) Bill 1996
First Reading

1996

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Presented and read a first time

Bankruptcy (Registration Charges) Bill 1996

No. , 1996

(Attorney-General)

A Bill for an Act to impose charges in relation to the registration of trustees under the Bankruptcy Act 1966

9613220--975/8.10.1996--(132/96) Cat. No. 96 5232 9 ISBN 0644 477717

Contents

1       Short title

2       Commencement

3       Interpretation

4       Charge on applying to be registered trustee

5       Charge on registration of trustee

6       Charge on extension of registration

7       Charge on change of trustee's conditions

A Bill for an Act to impose charges in relation to the registration of trustees under the Bankruptcy Act 1966

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title

        This Act may be cited as the Bankruptcy (Registration Charges) Act 1996.

2 Commencement

        This Act commences on the commencement of the Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act 1996.

3 Interpretation

        Unless the contrary intention appears, expressions used in this Act have the same meanings as in the Bankruptcy Act 1966.

4 Charge on applying to be registered trustee

       (1) A charge of $1,500 is imposed for making an application to be registered as a trustee under section 154A of the Bankruptcy Act 1966.

       (2) The charge is payable by the applicant to the Commonwealth.

5 Charge on registration of trustee

       (1) A charge of $1,000 is imposed for registering a person as a trustee under section 155C of the Bankruptcy Act 1966.

       (2) The charge is payable by the person to the Commonwealth.

6 Charge on extension of registration

       (1) A charge of $1,000 is imposed for extending the term of a trustee's registration under section 155D of the Bankruptcy Act 1966.

       (2) The charge is payable by the trustee to the Commonwealth.

7 Charge on change of trustee's conditions

       (1) A charge of $500 is imposed for making an application under section 155E of the Bankruptcy Act 1966 for conditions applying to a registered trustee to be changed or removed.

       (2) The charge is payable by the trustee to the Commonwealth.