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A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to duties of customs in respect of sheep and lamb, and for related purposes
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
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Registered 18 Jun 2020
Introduced HR 17 Jun 2020
Table of contents.

2019‑2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Customs Charges and Levies Legislation Amendment (Sheep and Lamb) Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

(Agriculture, Water and the Environment)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to duties of customs in respect of sheep and lamb, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

National Residue Survey (Customs) Levy Act 1998                                              3

Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Act 1999                                                  3

 

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to duties of customs in respect of sheep and lamb, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Customs Charges and Levies Legislation Amendment (Sheep and Lamb) Act 2020.

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

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

1 January 2021.

1 January 2021

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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

  

National Residue Survey (Customs) Levy Act 1998

1  Clause 1 of Schedule 5

Repeal the clause, substitute:

1  Definitions

                   In this Schedule:

lamb means an ovine animal that:

                     (a)  is under 12 months of age; or

                     (b)  does not have any permanent incisor teeth in wear.

sheep does not include lambs.

Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Act 1999

2  Clause 1 of Schedule 11 (definition of lamb)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

lamb means an ovine animal that:

                     (a)  is under 12 months of age; or

                     (b)  does not have any permanent incisor teeth in wear.

3  Clause 1 of Schedule 12 (definition of lamb)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

lamb means an ovine animal that:

                     (a)  is under 12 months of age; or

                     (b)  does not have any permanent incisor teeth in wear.

4  Application provision

            The amendments made by this Schedule apply in relation to the export of sheep or lambs from Australia on or after 1 January 2021.