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Act No. 19 of 2012 as made
An Act to impose a tax in respect of the profits of certain petroleum projects, so far as that tax is a duty of customs
Administered by: Treasury
Originating Bill: Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Customs) Bill 2011
Registered 02 Apr 2012
Date of Assent 29 Mar 2012
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Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Customs) Act 2012

 

No. 19, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to impose a tax in respect of the profits of certain petroleum projects, so far as that tax is a duty of customs

  

  

  


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1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Incorporation....................................................................................... 2

4............ Imposition of tax................................................................................. 2

5............ Rate of tax........................................................................................... 2

6............ Act does not impose a tax on property of a State................................ 2

 


 

 

Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Customs) Act 2012

No. 19, 2012

 

 

 

An Act to impose a tax in respect of the profits of certain petroleum projects, so far as that tax is a duty of customs

[Assented to 29 March 2012]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Customs) Act 2012.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on 1 July 2012.

3  Incorporation

                   The Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987 is incorporated and is to be read as one with this Act.

4  Imposition of tax

             (1)  Tax is imposed in respect of the taxable profit of a person of a year of tax in relation to a petroleum project.

             (2)  However, this section imposes that tax only so far as it is a duty of customs within the meaning of section 55 of the Constitution.

             (3)  This section applies in relation to the year of tax beginning on 1 July 1986 and later years of tax.

5  Rate of tax

                   The rate of tax in respect of the taxable profit of a person of a year of tax in relation to a petroleum project is 40%.

6  Act does not impose a tax on property of a State

             (1)  This Act does not impose a tax on property of any kind belonging to a State.

             (2)  In this section, property of any kind belonging to a State has the same meaning as in section 114 of the Constitution.


[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 2 November 2011

Senate on 7 February 2012]

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