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Excise Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 3)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2012L01650
  • No longer in force
SLI 2012 No. 190 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Excise Regulations 1925 to expand the microbreweries excise refund scheme.
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 03 Aug 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Aug-2012
Tabled Senate14-Aug-2012
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Treasury (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

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Excise Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 3)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 190

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Excise Act 1901.

Dated 2 August 2012



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of regulation

                This regulation is the Excise Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 3).

2              Commencement

                This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Amendment of Excise Regulations 1925

                Schedule 1 amends the Excise Regulations 1925.

Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)


[1]           Subregulation 2 (1)



[2]           Subregulation 2 (1)


eligible brewery has the meaning given by regulation 3.

[3]           Subregulation 2 (1), definition of microbrewery


[4]           Regulation 2AB


[5]           After regulation 2


3              Eligible breweries

                An eligible brewery is a brewery that:

                (a)    is operated by an entity that is legally and economically independent of any other entity that operates a brewery; and

               (b)    sells beer (whether wholesale or retail), on which excise has been paid, directly from the manufacturing premises of the brewery.

[6]           Paragraph 50 (1) (zzd)


            (zzd)    excise duty has been paid on beer that is manufactured in an eligible brewery during a financial year starting on or after 1 July 2012, and the amount of refund paid during the financial year to the entity that operates the brewery does not exceed:

                          (i)    if the brewery is an eligible brewery at the start of the financial year—$30 000; or

                         (ii)    if the brewery first becomes an eligible brewery after the start of the financial year—an amount worked out by:

                                   (A)     multiplying $30 000 by the number of days in the period starting when the brewery first becomes an eligible brewery and ending at the end of the financial year; and

                                   (B)     dividing the result by 365.


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