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A Bill for an Act to amend the Dairy Produce Act 1986, and for related purposes
Administered by: Agriculture and Water Resources
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Registered 11 Feb 2016
Introduced HR 11 Feb 2016
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The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Dairy Produce Amendment (Dairy Service Levy Poll) Bill 2016

 

No.      , 2016

 

(Agriculture and Water Resources)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Dairy Produce Act 1986, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Dairy Produce Act 1986                                                                                             3

 

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Dairy Produce Act 1986, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Dairy Produce Amendment (Dairy Service Levy Poll) Act 2016.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

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Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedules

                   Legislation 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 1Amendments

  

Dairy Produce Act 1986

1  Division 3 of Part II

Repeal the Division, substitute:

Division 3Polls and recommendations about amount of dairy service levy

9  Polls and recommendations about amount of dairy service levy

             (1)  The industry services body must conduct a poll (the levy poll) about the amount of the dairy service levy if a request for the levy poll is made in accordance with the legislative instrument made under this section.

             (2)  The industry services body must conduct the levy poll in accordance with the legislative instrument made under this section.

             (3)  If the industry services body conducts a levy poll, the body must make recommendations to the Minister about the amount of the dairy service levy within the period specified in the legislative instrument made under this section. The recommendations must be made in accordance with the results of the levy poll.

             (4)  The Minister may, by legislative instrument, make provision for, or in relation to, the following:

                     (a)  the making of a request for a levy poll;

                     (b)  the conduct of a levy poll;

                     (c)  the making of recommendations to the Minister about the amount of the dairy service levy.

             (5)  Without limiting paragraph (4)(a), the legislative instrument may make provision for, or in relation to, the following:

                     (a)  the persons or bodies who may request a levy poll;

                     (b)  the circumstances in which a request for a levy poll may or must be made;

                     (c)  the form of a request for a levy poll.

             (6)  Without limiting paragraph (4)(b), the legislative instrument must include provisions allocating votes to each dairy service levy payer.