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These regulations amend the Wine Australia Regulations 2018 to ensure that Australia can give domestic effect to the Agreement on Trade in Wine between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and ensure that wine trade with the United Kingdom can continue uninterrupted, post-Brexit.
Administered by: Agriculture
Registered 28 Mar 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Apr-2019
Tabled Senate02-Apr-2019
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Wine Australia Amendment (Trade with United Kingdom) Regulations 2019

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 21 March 2019

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

David Littleproud

Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Wine Australia Regulations 2018                                                                                                      2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Wine Australia Amendment (Trade with United Kingdom) Regulations 2019.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument 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

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Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

At the same time as the Agreement on Trade in Wine Between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, done at London on 18 January 2019, enters into force for Australia.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the Agreement does not enter into force for Australia.

The Secretary of the Department must announce, by notifiable instrument, the time the Agreement enters into force for Australia.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Wine Australia Act 2013.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Wine Australia Regulations 2018

1  At the end of Part 2

Add:

6A  Prescribed wine‑trading agreement

                   For the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of prescribed wine‑trading agreement in subsection 4(1) of the Act, the Agreement on Trade in Wine Between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, done at London on 18 January 2019, is declared to be a prescribed wine‑trading agreement.

Note:          One effect of this section is that the United Kingdom will be an agreement country for the purposes of the Act while the Agreement referred to in this section is in force (see paragraph (b) of the definition of agreement country in subsection 4(1) of the Act).