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SR 2002 No. 152 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to SR 2003 No. 147
Administered by: DEWR
Registered 27 Sep 2006
Start Date 01 Jul 2003
End Date 13 Jan 2007
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2018
Repealed by Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Regulations 2018

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Regulations 2002

Statutory Rules 2002 No. 152 as amended

made under the

This compilation was prepared on 1 July 2003
taking into account amendments up to SR 2003 No. 147

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting,
Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra


Contents

                        1     Name of Regulations [see Note 1]                                     2

                        2     Commencement                                                              2

                        3     Definitions                                                                       2

                        4     Returns                                                                           2

                        5     Manner of payment of levy                                                3

                        6     Levy registers                                                                  4

                        7     Refund of overpayments                                                   4

                        8     Warrant to enter premises                                                4

Schedule 1             Warrant to enter premises                                             5

Notes                                                                                                            6

 

 


  

  

1              Name of Regulations [see Note 1]

                These Regulations are the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Regulations 2002.

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 1 July 2002.

3              Definitions

                In these Regulations:

Act means the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992.

levy collector means Australian Maritime Industry Compensation Agency Limited ACN 057 079 151.

4              Returns

         (1)   For section 6 of the Act, the levy collector is prescribed.

         (2)   A return mentioned in section 6 of the Act must be given to the levy collector:

                (a)    by post at:

                                 Level 1

                                 4 Princes Street

                                 Port Melbourne

                                 Victoria 3207; or

               (b)    by fax at 03 9646 2256; or

                (c)    by e-mail at amica@asa.com.au.

         (3)   The employer must give with the return the following information:

                (a)    the amount of levy paid for the quarter;

               (b)    the manner of payment of levy;

                (c)    the date when the payment was made;

               (d)    the employer’s Australian Business Number.

Penalty:   5 penalty units.

5              Manner of payment of levy

         (1)   An employer must pay levy payable under the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Act 1992 (the Levy Act) by:

                (a)    cheque payable to the Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority and sent to the levy collector at the address mentioned in paragraph 4 (2) (a); or

               (b)    direct credit to the Comcare Official Administered Receipts Account – Seacare Authority (BSB 062987, account number 10003681).

Note 1   The rate of levy is prescribed by the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Regulations 2002.

Note 2   The Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority is also known as the Seacare Authority.

         (2)   The levy collector may recover levy payable under the Levy Act for the Commonwealth.

6              Levy registers

         (1)   An employer must    keep a register that records, for the first day of each quarter:

                (a)    the name of each prescribed ship for which the employer employed or engaged seafarers; and

               (b)    the number of seafarer berths on each of those prescribed ships.

Penalty:   5 penalty units.

         (2)   An employer must keep an entry in the register for 5 years after the employer became liable for levy in relation to the entry.

Penalty:   5 penalty units.

         (3)   An employer must, if asked in writing by the Authority or by the levy collector, give a copy of the register to the Authority or to the levy collector within 7 days after the request is made.

Penalty:   5 penalty units.

         (4)   An employer is not excused from giving a copy of the register on the ground that the register might tend to incriminate the employer.

         (5)   However, the register, and any information or thing (including any document) obtained as a direct or indirect consequence of the giving of a copy of the register, is not admissible in evidence against the employer in criminal proceedings other than proceedings for an offence against subregulation (1), (2) or (3) or section 137.1 or 137.2 of the Criminal Code in relation to giving a copy of the register.

7              Refund of overpayments

                The Authority may authorise a refund of an overpayment of levy to an employer if the employer asks the Authority in writing within the quarter in which the levy was paid.

8              Warrant to enter premises

                For subsection 13 (2) of the Act, a warrant must be in the form set out in Schedule 1.



 

Schedule 1        Warrant to enter premises

(regulation 8)

  

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992

Commonwealth of Australia

Search warrant under subsection 13 (2)

TO [name and address of authorised person], an authorised person within the meaning of section 11 of the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992 (the Act):

1.       This warrant is issued on the basis that I am satisfied, by information on oath or affirmation:

        (a)     that there is reasonable ground for believing that there is a [description of a book, document or thing] relating to a berth on a prescribed ship on which levy is, or may be, payable at [address] (the premises); and

        (b)     that the issue of this warrant is reasonably required for the purposes of the Act.

2.       This warrant authorises you, with any assistance you think necessary and, if necessary, by reasonable force, *at any time of the day or night/*during the following hours [state the hours]:

        (a)    to enter the premises; and

        (b)    to search for, examine, take extracts from and make copies of any document, and to search for and examine a thing, relating to a berth on a prescribed ship on which levy is, or may be, payable.

THIS WARRANT CEASES TO HAVE EFFECT ON [state a date 7 days or less after the day of issue of the warrant].

Issued by me, [full name of Magistrate],

on [date]                              .

[signature of Magistrate]

Magistrate

*  Omit if inapplicable


Notes to the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Regulations 2002

Note 1

The Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Regulations 2002 (in force under the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992) as shown in this compilation comprise Statutory Rules 2002 No. 152 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

2002 No. 152

27 June 2002

1 July 2002

 

2003 No. 147

26 June 2003

1 July 2003

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

R. 5.........................................

rs. 2003 No. 147