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Domestic Meat Premises Charge Regulations

Authoritative Version
SR 1993 No. 375 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Administered by: Agriculture and Water Resources
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR01-Feb-1994
Tabled Senate23-Feb-1994
Gazetted 24 Dec 1993
Date of repeal 06 May 2016
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Omnibus Repeal Day (Autumn 2015) Act 2016

Statutory Rules 1993   No. 3751

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Domestic Meat Premises Charge Regulations

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council and under section 4 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, make the following Regulations under the Domestic Meat Premises Charge Act 1993.

Dated 22 December 1993.

 

                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN

                                                                                   Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

 

NICK SHERRY

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Primary Industries and Energy for the Minister for Primary Industries and Energy

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Citation

               1.   These Regulations may be cited as the Domestic Meat Premises Charge Regulations.

Commencement

               2.   These Regulations commence on 1 January 1994.

Interpretation

               3.   (1)    In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears:

“Act” means the Domestic Meat Premises Charge Act 1993;

“inspection hour”, in relation to a killing or processing plant, means an hour spent by an authorised officer within the meaning of the Meat Inspection Act 1983 in providing inspection services to the plant;

“slaughterhouse” means an abattoir that is registered, licensed or approved as a slaughterhouse under a law of the State or Territory in which it is located.

Accredited killing or processing plant—Australian Capital Territory

               4.   For the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of “accredited killing or processing plant” in section 3 of the Act, a plant specified in Schedule 1 is an accredited killing or processing plant.

Charge for a financial year beginning on or after 1 July 1994

               5.   For the purposes of subsection 7 (1) of the Act, in relation to a financial year that begins on or after 1 July 1994, the amount of the charge for an accredited killing or processing plant specified in an item in column 2 of Schedule 2 is the amount specified for the item in column 3 of the Schedule.

Charge for 1993/1994  financial year

               6.   For the purposes of subsection 8 (1) of the Act, in relation to the financial year ending on 30 June 1994, the amount of the charge for an accredited killing or processing plant specified in an item in column 2 of Schedule 3 is the amount specified for the item in column 3 of the Schedule.

Calculation of inspection hours

         7. (1)   If inspection services are allocated or provided to a killing or processing plant under Part 1A or order 6U.1 of the Meat Inspection (General) Orders, then for the purposes of calculating the number of inspection hours in relation to the plant for the purposes of an item in Schedule 2 or 3, the number of inspection hours for those services is taken to be the number worked out in accordance with subregulation (2).

             (2)   The number of inspection hours is:

             (a)   if the inspection services are provided on a daily basis—8 inspection hours for each day or part of a day on which the services are allocated or provided; or

             (b)   if the inspection services are provided on a weekly basis—40 inspection hours for each week or part of a week in which the services are allocated or provided; or

             (c)   if the inspection services are provided on a monthly basis—167 inspection hours for each month or part of a month in which the services are allocated or provided; or

             (d)   if the inspection services are provided on an annual basis—2,000 inspection hours for each year or part of a year in which the services are allocated or provided.

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                                              SCHEDULE 1                           Regulation 4

PD Mulligan Pty Ltd trading as "Canberra Abattoir"

Canberra Avenue, Oaks Estate ACT

Super Meats Pty Ltd trading as "Super Meats Fyshwick"

83-85 Gladstone Street, Fyshwick  ACT

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                                              SCHEDULE 2                            Regulation 5

 

 

Column 1

Item

 

Column 2

Kinds of killing or processing plant

Column 3

Amount of charge

1

 

Knackery

$ 310

2

 

Animal food processing plant

 

$ 310

3

 

Meat processing plant

$ 2,480

4

 

Slaughterhouse

 

$ 2,650

5

 

Abattoir that receives inspection services in the financial year, if the number of inspection hours in the previous financial year is 4,000 or fewer

 

$ 6,190

6

 

Abattoir that receives inspection services in the financial year, if the number of inspection hours in the previous financial year is more than 4,000

 

$ 24,760

7

 

Abattoir with a Quality Assurance Agreement approved under Part 7 of the Meat Inspection (General) Orders for all operations at the abattoir

 

$ 6,190

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                                               SCHEDULE 3                          Regulation 6

 

 

Column 1

Item

 

Column 2

Kinds of killing or processing plant

Column 3

Amount of charge

1

 

Knackery

$ 155

2

 

Animal food processing plant

 

$ 155

3

 

Meat processing plant

$ 1,240

4

 

Slaughterhouse

 

$ 1,325

5

 

Abattoir that receives inspection services in the financial year, if the number of inspection hours in the previous financial year is 4,000 or fewer

 

$ 3,095

6

 

Abattoir that receives inspection services in the financial year, if the number of inspection hours in the previous financial year is more than 4,000

 

$ 12,380

7

 

Abattoir with a Quality Assurance Agreement approved under Part 7 of the Meat Inspection (General) Orders for all operations at the abattoir

 

$ 3,095

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NOTE

1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 24 December 1993.