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Domestic Meat Premises Charge Regulations

Authoritative Version
SR 1993 No. 375 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to SR 1996 No. 16
Administered by: Agriculture and Water Resources
Start Date 01 Feb 1996
End Date 06 May 2016
Date of repeal 06 May 2016
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Omnibus Repeal Day (Autumn 2015) Act 2016

DOMESTIC MEAT PREMISES CHARGE REGULATIONS



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Domestic Meat Premises Charge Regulations

Statutory Rules 1993 No. 375 as amended
made under the
Domestic Meat Premises Charge Act 1993
This compilation was prepared on 25 January 2001
taking into account amendments up to SR 1996 No. 16
Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting,
Attorney-General's Department, Canberra


DOMESTIC MEAT PREMISES CHARGE REGULATIONS
- REG 1
Citation [see Note 1]

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

DOMESTIC MEAT PREMISES CHARGE REGULATIONS
- REG 2
Commencement

These Regulations commence on 1 January 1994.

DOMESTIC MEAT PREMISES CHARGE REGULATIONS
- REG 3
Interpretation

(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.

DOMESTIC MEAT PREMISES CHARGE REGULATIONS
- REG 4
Accredited killing or processing plant — Australian Capital
Territory

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.

DOMESTIC MEAT PREMISES CHARGE REGULATIONS
- REG 5
Charge for a financial year

For the purposes of subsection 7 (1) of the Act, in relation to a financial year, 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.

DOMESTIC MEAT PREMISES CHARGE REGULATIONS
- REG 7
Calculation of inspection hours

(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:


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(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.

DOMESTIC MEAT PREMISES CHARGE REGULATIONS
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

DOMESTIC MEAT PREMISES CHARGE REGULATIONS
Schedule 2    

(regulation 5)


Column 1
Item
Column 2
Kind of killing or processing plant
Column 3
Amount of charge
1
Knackery
$310
2
Animal food processing plant
$310
3
Meat processing plant
$1,240
4
Slaughterhouse
$1,325
5
Abattoir (except an abattoir to which item 6 applies) that receives inspection services in the financial year:


(a) if the number of inspection hours received in the previous financial year is 1,000 or fewer
$1,325

(b) if the number of inspection hours received in the previous financial year is more than 1,000 and not more than 5,000
$6,190

(c) if the number of inspection hours received in the previous financial year is more than 5,000
$22,284
6
Abattoir having a Quality Assurance Agreement approved under Part 7 of the Meat Inspection (General) Orders for all operations at the abattoir:


(a) if the number of inspection hours received in the previous financial year is 5,000 or fewer
$1,325

(b) if the number of inspection hours received in the previous financial year is more than 5,000
$6,190


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DOMESTIC MEAT PREMISES CHARGE REGULATIONS
Schedule 3    

(regulation 6)


Column 1
Item
Column 2
Kind of killing or processing plant
Column 3
Amount of charge
1
Knackery
$155
2
Animal food processing plant
$155
3
Meat processing plant
$620
4
Slaughterhouse
$663
5
Abattoir that receives inspection services in the financial year, if the number of inspection hours in the previous financial year is 1,000 or fewer
$663
6
Abattoir that receives inspection services in the financial year, if the number of inspection hours in the previous financial year is more than 1,000 and not greater than 5,000
$3,095
6A
Abattoir that receives inspection services in the financial year, if the number of inspection hours in the previous financial year is greater than 5,000
$11,142
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

DOMESTIC MEAT PREMISES CHARGE REGULATIONS
- Note 1

Notes to the Domestic Meat Premises Charge Regulations

Note 1


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The Domestic Meat Premises Charge Regulations (in force under the Domestic Meat Premises Charge Act 1993) as shown in this compilation comprise Statutory Rules 1993 No. 375 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Statutory Rules

Year and
number
Date of notification
in Gazette
Date of
commencement
Application, saving or
transitional provisions
1993 No. 375
24 Dec 1993
1 Jan 1994

1994 No. 66
22 Mar 1994
Rr. 3 and 4: 1 Jan 1994
Remainder: 22 Mar 1994

1996 No. 16
31 Jan 1996
1 Feb 1996

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted am. = amended rep. = repealed rs. = repealed and substituted
Provision affected
How affected
R. 5
am. 1996 No. 16
R. 6
rep. 1996 No. 16
Schedule 2
am. 1994 No. 66

rs. 1996 No. 16
Schedule 3
am. 1994 No. 66