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A Bill for an Act to impose charge on registered introducers of industrial chemicals, so far as that charge is a duty of customs, and for related purposes
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Registered 08 Dec 2020
Introduced HR 03 Dec 2020

2019‑2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Industrial Chemicals Environmental Management (Register) Charge (Customs) Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

(Environment)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to impose charge on registered introducers of industrial chemicals, so far as that charge is a duty of customs, and for related purposes

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                             1

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

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

3............ Crown to be bound............................................................................. 2

4............ Extension to external Territories.......................................................... 2

5............ Act does not impose tax on property of a State................................... 3

6............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

Part 2—Charge                                                                                                                       4

7............ Imposition of charge........................................................................... 4

8............ Amount of charge............................................................................... 4

9............ Exemptions from charge..................................................................... 4

Part 3—Miscellaneous                                                                                                         5

10.......... Regulations......................................................................................... 5

 


A Bill for an Act to impose charge on registered introducers of industrial chemicals, so far as that charge is a duty of customs, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Industrial Chemicals Environmental Management (Register) Charge (Customs) 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

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of the Industrial Chemicals Environmental Management (Register) Act 2020.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

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  Crown to be bound

                   This Act binds the Crown in right of each of the States, of the Australian Capital Territory and of the Northern Territory. However, it does not bind the Crown in right of the Commonwealth.

4  Extension to external Territories

                   This Act extends to the external Territories.

5  Act does not impose tax on property of a State

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

6  Definitions

                   In this Act:

amount includes a nil amount.

charge means charge imposed by section 7.

property of any kind belonging to a State has the same meaning as in section 114 of the Constitution.

registered introducer for a registration year has the same meaning as in the Industrial Chemicals Environmental Management (Register) Act 2020.

registration year has the same meaning as in the Industrial Chemicals Environmental Management (Register) Act 2020.

Part 2Charge

  

7  Imposition of charge

             (1)  Charge payable by a registered introducer for a registration year under section 67 of the Industrial Chemicals Environmental Management (Register) Act 2020 is imposed.

             (2)  This section imposes charge only so far as that charge is a duty of customs within the meaning of section 55 of the Constitution.

8  Amount of charge

             (1)  The amount of charge payable by a registered introducer for a registration year is:

                     (a)  the amount prescribed by the regulations; or

                     (b)  the amount worked out in accordance with the method prescribed by the regulations.

             (2)  Without limiting subsection (1), the regulations may specify different amounts or methods for different classes of registered introducers.

9  Exemptions from charge

                   The regulations may provide for exemptions from charge.

Part 3Miscellaneous

  

10  Regulations

                   The Governor‑General may make regulations prescribing matters:

                     (a)  required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed by the regulations; or

                     (b)  necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.