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A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997, and for related purposes
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Introduced HR 23 Aug 2001

Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Amendment Bill 2001
First Reading

1998-1999-2000-2001

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Presented and read a first time

Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Amendment Bill 2001

No. , 2001

(Immigration and Multicultural Affairs)

A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997, and for related purposes

Contents

1       Short title 1

2       Commencement 1

3       Schedule(s) 2

Schedule 1--Amendment of the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997       3

A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title
        This Act may be cited as the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Amendment Act 2001.

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        Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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 Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997

1 Subsection 7(1)

Omit "1998 is $1,100", substitute "2002 is $ 1,800".

2 Application--section 7 of the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997

Despite the amendment of section 7 of the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997 made by this Schedule, that section continues to apply, in relation to registration applications made in:

       (a) the financial year that began on 1 July 2000; or

       (b) an earlier financial year;

as if that amendment had not been made.

3 Transitional--section 7 of the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997

To avoid doubt, the amount of charge payable for the making of a registration application during the period:

       (a) beginning on 1 July 2001; and

       (b) ending immediately before the commencement of this item;

must not exceed the amount that would have been the charge limit for the financial year that began on 1 July 2001 if the amendment of section 7 of the Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Act 1997 made by this Schedule had not been made.