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Goods and Services Tax Regulations 2007 (NI)

Reg No. 4 of 2007
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This is a regulation of the previous Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly that was continued in force under s16 and 16A of the Norfolk Island Act 1979.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Registered 16 Dec 2015
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2016
Repealed by Norfolk Island Continued Laws Amendment Ordinance 2015

 

 

NORFOLK                            ISLAND

 

 

GOODS AND SERVICES TAX REGULATIONS 2007

 

[Consolidated as at 31 December 2012

on the authority of the Administrator

and in accordance with

the Enactments Reprinting Act 1980]

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TABLE OF PROVISIONS

 

PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

 

      1.         Citation

      2.         Commencement

      3.         Interpretation

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      5.         Record Keeping

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      7.         GST free supplies

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10.       Prescribed offences and penalties

11.       Prescribed penalty notice

 

Schedule 1

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Schedule 3

Schedule 4

 

 


 

NORFOLK                            ISLAND

 

 

Goods and Services Tax Regulations 2007

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Citation

      1.         These Regulations may be cited as the Goods and Services Tax Regulations 2007.

Commencement

      2.         These Regulations commence on the day notification of their being made is published in the Gazette.

Interpretation

      3.         In these Regulations

      (a)        reference to “the Act” is a reference to the Goods and Services Tax Act 2007; and

      (b)        reference to a section, subsection or paragraph is to a section, subsection or paragraph of the Act.

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Record Keeping

      5.         For the purposes of subsection 9(4) a registered person must ensure that a copy of the records maintained under subsection 9(1) of the Act are maintained in a written form and with respect to such records that are kept primarily in an electronic form must ensure that a copy of the electronic form is made at least once every month and retained as required by subsection 9(3) and every electronic copy of the records so made forms part of the records of the business that must be available for inspection as provided by paragraph 9(1)(a).

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GST free supplies

      7.         Supplies that are GST free for the purpose of the definition in section 4 are those described in Schedule 1.

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Prescribed offences and penalties

      10.       (1)        For the purposes of section 22 of the Act, a prescribed offence is an offence committed under or in relation to a provision of the Act, being a provision that is specified in Column 2 of Schedule 3.

                  (2)        For the purposes of section 22 of the Act, the prescribed penalty in respect of a prescribed offence is the penalty specified in Column 3 of Schedule 3 opposite the provision specified in Column 2 under or in relation to which the offence has been committed.

Prescribed penalty notice

            11.       For the purposes of section 22 of the Act, the notice specified in Schedule 4 is prescribed.

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SCHEDULE 1

GST free supplies

(Section 4)

(Regulation 7)

 

      Item                                              Description                                                    

1.      Goods and services sold in the course of activities where the Chief Revenue Officer has issued prior written notice confirming that the Chief Revenue Officer is satisfied―

         (a)        the proceeds will be applied other than for the purpose of securing pecuniary benefit to the persons or its members for:

                     (i)         charitable purposes, being religious, educational, benevolent or charitable purposes; or

                     (ii)        community purposes, being principally the provision of community service, or forms of assistance, to persons living or working on Norfolk Island, including the provision of sporting or cultural facilities; and

         (b)        the activities are not conducted on a regular commercial basis.

2.      Goods exported from Norfolk Island that are―

         (a)        wholly produced in, or manufactured from materials that originate in, Norfolk Island; and

         (b)        are exported as freight (not baggage) for purposes of resale.

3.      Goods that are, within the meaning of the Customs Act 1913

(a)    imported for home consumption but not for re-sale; or

(b)   tobacco products imported for special warehousing or as low duty cigarettes and tobacco.

4.      Postage stamps issued by the Norfolk Island Post office and sold at face value.

5.      Bona fide gifts.

6.      Goods and services ordinarily provided in carrying on banking business as defined in the Banking Act 1959 (Commonwealth).

7.      Life and general insurance policies (excluding policies issued in relation to the hire of motor vehicles that are “private hire vehicles” under the Road Traffic Act 1982) and related agent services remunerated by commission.

8.      Gaming and like transactions upon which duty, levy or commission has been paid under the Gaming Act 1998 or the Bookmakers and Betting Exchange Act 1998, or the Lotteries and Fundraising Act 1987.

9.      Aviation gasoline and aviation turbine fuel.

10.        Butane gas.

11.        Cigarettes and tobacco not imported for home consumption as defined in the Customs Act 1913.

12.        Funeral services, coffins and wreaths.

13.        Travel to or from Norfolk Island where the journey is unbroken and commission earned by travel agents with respect to the sale of such travel.

14.        Air sea and freight services to or from Norfolk Island and related agent services remunerated by commission.

15.        Health Services within the meaning of the Norfolk Island Hospital Act 1985.

16.        Optical and aural services including the supply of prescription spectacles prescription lenses and hearing aids (but not any other goods or appliances unless falling within Item 19).

17.        All items sold over the counter listed on the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Schedule under the Veteran Entitlements Act 1986 (Commonwealth) when prescribed for a Department of Veteran Affairs benefit recipient.

18.        All prescription only medications (that is requiring a prescription form from an approved prescriber before supply can lawfully be made) and any non-prescription items listed in the “Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits for Approved Pharmacists and Medical Practitioners” under the National Health Act 1953 (Commonwealth).

19.        Medical aids and appliances being specifically designed for people with an illness or disability but which are not widely used by people without an illness or disability and which are listed in Schedule 3 of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (Commonwealth) or Schedule 3 of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Regulations 1999 (Commonwealth).

20.        Child care services provided by a child care facility approved in writing by the Minister for the purposes of this Item.

21.        Sale of motor vehicles where the vendor paid duty under the Customs Act 1913 on the importation of the vehicle.

22.        Sale of real property.

23.        The sale of a business upon which levy has been paid in accordance with the Business Transactions (Administration) Act 2006.

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SCHEDULE 3

Regulation 10

(Section 22)

PRESCRIBED OFFENCES — PROVISIONS AND PENALTIES

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Item

Provision of the Act

Penalty Units

 

1

 

Subsection 6(9)

 

0.25

2

Subsection 6(10)

1.25

3

Subsection 6(11)

4.00

4

Paragraph 9(2)(a)

0.50

5

Paragraph 10(2)

6.25

6

Subsection 12(5)

1.25

7

Subsection 21(2)

5.00

 

 

 

 

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SCHEDULE 4

GOODS AND SERVICES TAX ACT 2007

GOODS AND SERVICES TAX REGULATIONS 2007

PENALTY NOTICE

Regulation 11
(Section 22)

To1 ............................................................……………………....

1.   It is alleged that at 2 …………………..........................…………………...... on or about 3………………………..............................20.... you committed an offence in relation to 4..............................……………………………............................................ in that you 5  .......................…………………………………………………..................

      Such an offence is a prescribed offence.

 

2.   The prescribed penalty is .............penalty units ($..........) and is payable to the Administration of Norfolk Island.

3.   Take notice that —

      (a)        the obligation to5………...…….............................…………………  continues, notwithstanding the service of this notice or the payment of a prescribed penalty;

      (b)        but if, within 21 days of the service of this notice, you —

                  (i)         pay the prescribed penalty to the Administration of Norfolk Island; and;

                  (ii) 5      ..........................................………………………...

      no further action will be taken against you in relation to the offence particulars of which are set out in paragraph 1; and

            (c)        if, at the expiration of 21 days after the date of service of this notice, you —

                              (i)   have not paid the prescribed penalty to the Administration of Norfolk Island, or;

                  (ii)        have not 5 …................................………………….......................... proceedings may be instituted against you.

Given by .........……………..................…………………….. Chief Revenue Officer at Norfolk Island on this ....………... day of …………….....................20……...

Notes:

1.     Name of person

2.     Place of business or where the offence is alleged to have taken place

3.     Date of alleged offence

4.     State the provision of the Act alleged to have been breached

5.     Provide details of the alleged breach and what should have been done that was not done and, as appropriate, what is to be done.

(for example “failed to display your NBN in your letterheads/invoices/ receipts/orders/statements of account, or display or displayed your NBN in your letterheads/invoices/ receipts/orders/statements of account as the case may be)..

 

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NOTES

The Regulations as shown in this consolidation comprises Goods and Services Tax Regulations 2007 and amendments as indicated in the Tables below.

Enactment

Number and year

Date of commencement

Application saving or transitional provision

Goods and Services Tax Regulations 2007

4, 2007

16.3.07

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Regulations 2007

8, 2007

29 .6.07

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[previously consolidated as at 3 July 2007]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Regulations 2008

1, 2008

6.6.08

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[previously consolidated as at 10 June 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goods and Services Tax (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2008

3, 2008

27.6.08

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[previously consolidated as at 28 June 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Regulations 2009

6, 2009

30.6.09

 

 

[previously consolidated as at 2 July 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Regulations 2011

3, 2011

30.6.11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[previously consolidated as at 6 July 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interpretation (Amendment) Act 2012

[to substitute throughout —Commonwealth Minister for Minister; and to substitute Minister for executive member]

14, 2012

28.12.12

 

 

 


Table of Amendments

 

ad =    added or inserted

am = amended

rep = repealed

rs =      repealed and substituted

Provisions affected

     How affected

4

rep

6, 2009

6

rep

6, 2009

7

am

6, 2009

8

rep

6, 2009

9

rep

6, 2009

10

ad

8, 2007

11

ad

8, 2007

Schedule 1, item 10

 item 13

rs

rep

3, 2008

1, 2008

Schedule 1

rs

6, 2009

 

am

3, 2011

Schedule 2

rep

6, 2009

Schedule 3

ad

8, 2007

Schedule 4

ad

8, 2007

 

 

 

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