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A Bill for an Act to impose charges on licences issued under the Gene Technology Act 2000, and for related purposes
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Introduced HR 22 Jun 2000

Gene Technology (Licence Charges) Bill 2000
First Reading

1998-1999-2000

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Presented and read a first time

Gene Technology (Licence Charges) Bill 2000

No. , 2000

(Health and Aged Care)

A Bill for an Act to impose charges on licences issued under the Gene Technology Act 2000, and for related purposes

ISBN: 0642 436657

Contents

A Bill for an Act to impose charges on licences issued under the Gene Technology Act 2000, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Gene Technology (Licence Charges) Act 2000.

2 Commencement This Act commences immediately after the commencement of section 55 of the Gene Technology Act 2000.

3 Definition In this Act:

GMO licence means a GMO licence issued under the Gene Technology Act 2000.

4 GMO licence--annual charge (1) A person who is the holder of a GMO licence at any time during a financial year is liable to pay a charge for the licence in respect of that year.

(2) The amount of the charge for a financial year is such amount as is prescribed by the regulations.

5 Regulations The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing 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.