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A Bill for an Act to amend the Cattle Export Charges Act 1990, and for related purposes
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Introduced HR 26 Jun 1996

Cattle Export Charges Amendment (AAHC) Bill 1996
First Reading

1996

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Presented and read a first time

Cattle Export Charges Amendment (AAHC) Bill 1996

No. , 1996

(Primary Industries and Energy)

A Bill for an Act to amend the Cattle Export Charges Act 1990, and for related purposes

9607820--975/21.6.1996--(78/96) Cat. No. 96 4776 7 ISBN 0644 443065

Contents

1       Short title

2       Commencement

3       Schedule(s)

Schedule 1--Amendment of the Cattle Export Charges Act 1990       

A Bill for an Act to amend the Cattle Export Charges Act 1990, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title

        This Act may be cited as the Cattle Export Charges Amendment (AAHC) Act 1996.

2 Commencement

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

3 Schedule(s)

        Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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 the Cattle Export Charges Act 1990
1 Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

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

2 At the end of subsection 6A(1)

Add:

       ; (f) 5 cents or, if another amount (not more than 50 cents) is prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the purpose of payment to the AAHC.

3 At the end of subsection 6A(2)

Add:

       ; (f) 5 cents or, if another amount (not more than 50 cents) is prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the purpose of payment to the AAHC.

4 At the end of subsection 6A(3)

Add:

       ; (e) 5 cents or, if another amount (not more than 50 cents) is prescribed by the regulations, the other amount, for the purpose of payment to the AAHC.

5 Subsection 8(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

       (2) The power of the Governor-General to make regulations prescribing an amount for the purposes of section 6 or 6A (other than paragraphs 6A(1)(d) and (f), (2)(d) and (f) and (3)(d) and (e)) is exercisable only after the Governor-General has taken into consideration any recommendations about the amount made to the Minister by the Meat Industry Council.

6 At the end of section 8

Add:

       (5) If a declaration is in force under subsection (6), the power of the Governor-General to make regulations prescribing an amount for the purposes of paragraph 6A(1)(f), (2)(f) or (3)(e) is exercisable only after the Governor-General has taken into consideration any recommendations about the amount made to the Minister by the body specified in the declaration.

       (6) The Minister may, by notice published in the Gazette, declare that the body specified in the declaration is the body whose recommendations about the amount to be prescribed for the purposes of paragraph 6A(1)(f), (2)(f) or (3)(e) are to be taken into consideration under subsection (5).

7 Application

The amendments made by items 2, 3 and 4 of this Schedule apply in relation to each export of a head of cattle from Australia (other than dairy cattle) on or after 1 July 1996.