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Fishing Levy Act 1991

Authoritative Version
Act No. 156 of 1991 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 137 of 2010
An Act to impose a levy in respect of fishing concessions
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Registered 10 Jan 2011
Start Date 04 Jan 2011
Table of contents.

Fishing Levy Act 1991

Act No. 156 of 1991 as amended

This compilation was prepared on 4 January 2011
taking into account amendments up to Act No. 137 of 2010

The text of any of those amendments not in force
on that date is appended in the Notes section

The operation of amendments that have been incorporated may be
affected by application provisions that are set out in the Notes section

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
Attorney‑General’s Department, Canberra

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title [see Note 1]........................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement [see Note 1].............................................................. 1

3............ Interpretation....................................................................................... 1

4............ Application of Act............................................................................... 1

5............ Imposition of levy............................................................................... 1

6............ Amount of levy................................................................................... 1

7............ By whom is levy payable?.................................................................. 2

8............ Regulations......................................................................................... 2

Notes                                                                                                                                               3


An Act to impose a levy in respect of fishing concessions

1  Short title [see Note 1]

                   This Act may be cited as the Fishing Levy Act 1991.

2  Commencement [see Note 1]

             (1)  Sections 1 and 2 commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Subject to subsection (3), the remaining provisions of this Act commence on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (3)  If a provision mentioned in subsection (2) does not commence under that subsection within the period of 6 months commencing on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

3  Interpretation

                   In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:

fishing concession means a fishing concession within the meaning of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 other than a foreign fishing licence granted under Part 3 of that Act.

4  Application of Act

                   This Act extends to every external Territory and applies both within and outside Australia.

5  Imposition of levy

                   Levy is imposed in respect of a fishing concession.

6  Amount of levy

                   The amount of levy is such amount as is prescribed.

7  By whom is levy payable?

             (1)  Levy is payable by the person who, at the time at which the levy is due and payable, is the holder of the fishing concession.

             (2)  In this section, holder of a fishing concession means:

                     (a)  the person to whom the fishing concession was granted; or

                     (b)  if the fishing concession has been transferred—the person to whom the fishing concession was last transferred.

8  Regulations

                   The Governor‑General may make regulations for the purposes of section 6.


Notes to the Fishing Levy Act 1991

Note 1

The Fishing Levy Act 1991 as shown in this compilation comprises Act No. 156, 1991 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Acts

Act

Number
and year

Date
of Assent

Date of commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions

Fishing Levy Act 1991

156, 1991

21 Oct 1991

Ss. 3–8: 3 Feb 1992 (see Gazette 1992, No. GN1)
Remainder: Royal Assent

 

Fisheries Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 2010

137, 2010

7 Dec 2010

Schedule 2: 4 Jan 2011


Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted     am. = amended     rep. = repealed     rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

S. 7......................................

am. No. 137, 2010