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Honey Levy Act (No. 1) 1962

Act No. 106 of 1962 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 147 of 1980
Registered 26 Nov 2009
Start Date 01 Dec 1980
End Date 31 Dec 1986
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1999
Repealed by Primary Industries Levies and Charges (Consequential Amendments) Act 1999

HONEY LEVY ACT (No. 1) 1962
- Reprinted as at 30 June 1981 (HISTACT CHAP 350 #DATE 30:06:1981)

*1* The Honey Levy Act (No. 1) 1962 (a) as shown in this reprint comprises Act
No. 106, 1962 as amended by the other Acts specified in the following table:
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Application,
saving
Number Date Date of or
transitional
Act and year of Assent commencement provisions
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Honey Levy Act (No.
1) 1962 106, 1962 14 Dec 1962 14 Dec 1962
Honey Levy Act (No.
1) 1965 72, 1965 22 Nov 1965 22 Nov 1965 -
Honey Levy Act (No.
1A) 1965 141, 1965 18 Dec 1965 14 Feb 1966 -
Honey Levy Act (No.
1) 1973 187, 1973 14 Dec 1973 11 Jan 1974 -
Honey Levy (No. 1)
Amendment Act 1980 147, 1980
19 Sept 1980
1 Dec 1980 (see s.
2 and Gazette
1980, No. G47, p.
3) S. 4 (2)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- (a) This citation is provided for by the Amendments Incorporation Act 1905
and the Acts Citation Act 1976.

HONEY LEVY ACT (No. 1) 1962 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

TABLE

TABLE OF PROVISIONS


Section

1. Short title

2. Commencement

3. Collection Act to be read as one with this Act

3A. Interpretation

4. Imposition of levy

5. Rates of levy

6. Levy payable by vendor

6A. Exemptions

7. Regulations


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HONEY LEVY ACT (No. 1) 1962 - LONG TITLE

SECT

An Act to impose a Levy on certain Honey produced in Australia and sold

HONEY LEVY ACT (No. 1) 1962 - SECT. 1.
Short title

SECT

1. This Act may be cited as the Honey Levy Act (No. 1) 1962.*1*


See notes to first article of this CHAPTER.

HONEY LEVY ACT (No. 1) 1962 - SECT. 2.
Commencement

SECT

2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.*1*


See notes to first article of this CHAPTER.

HONEY LEVY ACT (No. 1) 1962 - SECT. 3.
Collection Act to be read as one with this Act

SECT

3. The Honey Levy Collection Act 1962 shall be read as one with this Act.


HONEY LEVY ACT (No. 1) 1962 - SECT. 3A.
Interpretation

Substituted by No. 147, 1980, s. 3

SECT

3A. In this Act-

''Board'' means the Australian Honey Board established under the Honey Industry Act 1962;

''Committee'' means the Honey Research Committee established under the Honey Research Act 1980;

''month'' means a month of the year;

''producers' organization'' has the same meaning as in the Honey Research Act 1980.


HONEY LEVY ACT (No. 1) 1962 - SECT. 4.
Imposition of levy

Sub-section (1) amended by No. 147, 1980, s. 5

SECT

4. (1) Subject to sub-section (2), a levy is imposed on honey that is sold on or after a date to be fixed by the Minister by notice in the Gazette, *2* being honey-

(a) produced in Australia on or after that date; or

(b) produced in Australia before that date and remaining in the ownership of the producer immediately before that date.


Amended by No. 147, 1980, s. 5

SECT

(2) Levy is not imposed under sub-section (1) by reason of a sale of honey if-

(a) levy has been imposed by this Act on the honey by reason of a previous sale of the honey;

(b) the honey is, under the contract of sale-

(i) to be delivered to a place outside Australia; or (ii) to be placed on board a ship or aircraft for export from Australia;

(c) the vendor is the producer of the honey and the purchaser is a listed honey dealer; or

(d) the purchaser gives to the vendor a certificate in accordance with the prescribed form of the purchaser's intention to export the honey, and neither the vendor nor any other person has, with respect to a previous sale of the honey, given a certificate for the purposes of this paragraph.


*2* S. 4 (1)-The date fixed was 1 March 1963 (see Gazette 1963, No. 9, p. 446).

HONEY LEVY ACT (No. 1) 1962 - SECT. 5.
Rates of levy

Substituted by No. 147, 1980, s. 4

SECT

5. (1) The levy imposed on honey by this Act is the sum of-

(a) a levy at the rate of 1.80 cents per kilogram of honey or, if another rate, not exceeding 2.20 cents per kilogram of honey, is for the time being prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph, that other rate; and

(b) a levy at the rate of 0.25 cent per kilogram of honey or, if another rate, not exceeding 0.50 cent per kilogram of honey, is for the time being prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph, that other rate.


(2) Before making regulations prescribing a rate for the purposes of paragraph (1) (a) or making regulations that amend or repeal regulations made for those purposes, the Governor-General shall take into consideration any recommendation with respect to the rate made to the Minister by the Board.


(3) Before making regulations prescribing a rate for the purposes of paragraph (1) (b) or making regulations that amend or repeal regulations made for those purposes, the Governor-General shall take into consideration any recommendation with respect to the rate made to the Minister by the Committee or by the producers' organization.


HONEY LEVY ACT (No. 1) 1962 - SECT. 6.
Levy payable by vendor

SECT

6. Where, by reason of a sale of honey, levy is imposed on the honey by this Act, the levy is payable by the vendor.


HONEY LEVY ACT (No. 1) 1962 - SECT. 6A.
Exemptions

Inserted by No. 72, 1965, s. 5
Sub-section (1) amended by No. 187, 1973, s. 3; No. 147, 1980, s. 5

SECT

6A. (1) Levy imposed by this Act is not payable in respect of honey sold by a person in a month if the honey sold by the person in that month, together with the honey, if any, used by the person in that month in the production of other goods, weighs not more than 50 kilograms.


(2) Levy is not payable by a person included in a prescribed class of persons.


Amended by No. 147, 1980, s. 5

SECT

(3) Before making regulations prescribing a class of persons for the purposes of sub-section (2), the Governor-General shall take into consideration any recommendation with respect to the proposed regulations made to the Minister by the Board.


HONEY LEVY ACT (No. 1) 1962 - SECT. 7.
Regulations

SECT

7. The Governor-General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing all matters required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed or necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ --