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Regulations as made
These regulations amend the National Measurement Regulations 1999 and the National Trade Measurement Regulations 2009 to amend the prescribed fees.
Administered by: Industry, Innovation and Science
Registered 28 Jun 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
Date of repeal 17 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

National Measurement Legislation Amendment (Fees) 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 27 June 2019

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Karen Andrews

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

National Measurement Regulations 1999                                                                                        2

National Trade Measurement Regulations 2009                                                                          11

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the National Measurement Legislation Amendment (Fees) 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

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 July 2019.

1 July 2019

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 National Measurement Act 1960.

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

  

National Measurement Regulations 1999

1  Regulation 90B

Repeal the regulation, substitute:

90B  Fees for activities undertaken in respect of examination and certification of patterns of measuring instruments

                   For the purposes of subsection 19A(8) of the Act, and subject to regulations 90C and 90D, the fees for activities undertaken by the Chief Metrologist (or a delegate of the Chief Metrologist) in respect of the examination and certification of patterns of measuring instruments are the fees set out in Schedule 13.

2  Subregulation 90C(1)

Omit “At the start of each financial year (an indexation year) after the financial year beginning on 1 July 2014,”, substitute “At the start of each financial year (an indexation year) beginning on or after 1 July 2020,”.

3  At the end of Part 10

Add:

90D  Additional increase to fees in 2020, 2021 and 2022 financial years

             (1)  At the start of a financial year (an indexation year) beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 or 1 July 2022, an amount worked out under regulation 90C (the base amount) is replaced by the amount worked out using the formula:

                  

             (2)  In subregulation (1), the fee increase factor for an indexation year is as follows:

                     (a)  for the indexation year beginning on 1 July 2020—1.158;

                     (b)  for the indexation year beginning on 1 July 2021—1.136;

                     (c)  for the indexation year beginning on 1 July 2022—1.12.

             (3)  Amounts worked out under subregulation (1) are to be rounded to the nearest whole dollar (rounding 50 cents upwards).

4  Schedule 13

Repeal the Schedule, substitute:

Schedule 13Fees

Note:       See regulation 90B.

Part 1Volume measuring instruments

  

1  Fees for activities undertaken in respect of examination and certification of patterns of volume measuring instruments

             (1)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the examination of patterns of volume measuring instruments.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Examination of patterns of volume measuring instruments

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Level 1 fee

Column 3
Level 2 fee

Column 4
Level 3 fee

1

Instrument performance test

$287/hour

$287/hour

$287/hour

2

Temperature test

$1,723

$2,727

$2,977

3

Humidity test

$1,969

$2,167

$2,310

4

Voltage test

$848

$1,161

$1,279

5

Line‑borne interference test

$2,048

$2,076

$2,102

6

Static discharge test

$1,382

$2,557

$2,831

7

Electromagnetic susceptibility test

$4,593

$4,997

$5,416

8

Endurance test

$836

$1,670

$2,048

9

Consultations, performance and other tests

$287/hour

$287/hour

$287/hour

             (2)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the certification of patterns of volume measuring instruments.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Certification of patterns of volume measuring instruments

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Level 1 fee

Column 3
Level 2 fee

Column 4
Level 3 fee

1

Application processing

$430

$430

$430

2

Application assessment

$287/hour

$287/hour

$287/hour

3

Checklist completion

$287/hour

$287/hour

$287/hour

4

Summary report preparation

$287/hour

$287/hour

$287/hour

5

Certificate preparation

$287/hour

$287/hour

$287/hour

             (3)  This Part does not apply to the separate examination and certification of patterns of point of sale systems.

             (4)  Additional fees set out in Part 8 of this Schedule are payable for the use of equipment mentioned in that Part during the activities.

2  Application of Level 1 fees

                   The fees in column 2 of the tables in subclauses 1(1) and (2) apply in relation to volume measuring instruments of the following kinds:

                     (a)  simple mechanical liquor measures or dispensers;

                     (b)  simple mechanical indicators or counters for flow;

                     (c)  fuel dispenser consoles (excluding computer‑based systems);

                     (d)  pulse counters and pulse generators.

3  Application of Level 2 fees

             (1)  The fees in column 3 of the tables in subclauses 1(1) and (2) apply in relation to volume measuring instruments of the following kinds:

                     (a)  simple electronic and multi‑liquor measuring systems;

                     (b)  single product fuel dispensers (except for use with gaseous products);

                     (c)  tank level gauges (excluding volume conversion and correction devices);

                     (d)  electronic flowmeter indicators or calculators;

                     (e)  computer‑operated consoles for fuel dispensers;

                      (f)  mass flowmetering systems (excluding liquefied petroleum gas).

             (2)  However, for the kinds of instruments mentioned in paragraphs (1)(b) and (f):

                     (a)  the fee prescribed in item 8 of the table in subclause 1(1) does not apply; and

                     (b)  the fee for the activity mentioned in item 8 of the table in subclause 1(1) is $287 per hour.

4  Application of Level 3 fees

             (1)  The fees in column 4 of the tables in subclauses 1(1) and (2) apply in relation to volume measuring instruments of the following kinds:

                     (a)  milk metering systems;

                     (b)  flowmetering systems other than those mentioned in subclause 3(1);

                     (c)  controllers and calculator‑indicators with conversion, linearisation or correction functions for flow;

                     (d)  multi‑product dispensers;

                     (e)  single product dispensers for use with gaseous products;

                      (f)  any other kind of volume measuring instrument not referred to in clauses 2 and 3.

             (2)  However, for the kinds of instruments mentioned in paragraphs (1)(b), (d) and (e):

                     (a)  the fee prescribed in item 8 of the table in subclause 1(1) does not apply; and

                     (b)  the fee for the activity mentioned in item 8 of the table in subclause 1(1) is $287 per hour.

Part 2Weighing and dimensional measuring instruments

  

5  Fees for activities undertaken in respect of examination and certification of patterns of weighing and dimensional measuring instruments

             (1)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the examination of patterns of weighing and dimensional measuring instruments.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Examination of patterns of weighing and dimensional measuring instruments

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Level 1 fee

Column 3
Level 2 fee

Column 4
Level 3 fee

1

Instrument performance test

$287/hour

$287/hour

$287/hour

2

Temperature test

$2,532

$3,289

$3,420

3

Humidity test

$1,395

$1,736

$2,191

4

Cyclic humidity test

$4,241

$4,568

$4,959

5

Voltage test

$1,044

$1,199

$1,291

6

Line‑borne interference test

$952

$1,109

$1,356

7

Surge test

$952

$1,109

$1,356

8

Static discharge test

$1,044

$1,150

$1,266

9

Electromagnetic susceptibility test

$4,659

$5,416

$6,094

10

High frequency electromagnetic susceptibility test

$2,322

$2,885

$3,472

11

Endurance test

$1,096

$1,382

$1,710

12

Consultations, performance and other tests

$287/hour

$287/hour

$287/hour

             (2)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the certification of patterns of weighing and dimensional measuring instruments.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Certification of patterns of weighing and dimensional measuring instruments

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Level 1 fee

Column 3
Level 2 fee

Column 4
Level 3 fee

1

Application processing

$430

$430

$430

2

Application assessment

$287/hour

$287/hour

$287/hour

3

Checklist completion

$287/hour

$287/hour

$287/hour

4

Summary report preparation

$287/hour

$287/hour

$287/hour

5

Certificate preparation

$287/hour

$287/hour

$287/hour

             (3)  This Part does not apply to the separate examination and certification of patterns of point of sale systems.

             (4)  Additional fees set out in Part 8 of this Schedule are payable for the use of equipment mentioned in that Part during the activities.

6  Application of Level 1 fees

                   The fees in column 2 of the tables in subclauses 5(1) and (2) apply in relation to weighing and dimensional measuring instruments of the following kinds:

                     (a)  class 3 and 4 weighing instruments with a capacity of up to 100 kg;

                     (b)  simple instruments for weighing or dimensional measurement.

7  Application of Level 2 fees

                   The fees in column 3 of the tables in subclauses 5(1) and (2) apply in relation to weighing and dimensional measuring instruments of the following kinds:

                     (a)  class 2 non‑automatic weighing instruments;

                     (b)  class 3 and 4 non‑automatic weighing instruments with a capacity of more than 100 kg and less than 600 kg;

                     (c)  baseworks for non‑automatic weighing instruments with a capacity of 600 kg or more;

                     (d)  load cells;

                     (e)  simple indicators with no linearisation;

                      (f)  overhead‑track weighing instruments;

                     (g)  semi‑automatic multi‑dimensional measuring instruments;

                     (h)  static wheel weighers;

                      (i)  length measuring instruments;

                      (j)  area measuring instruments.

8  Application of Level 3 fees

                   The fees in column 4 of the tables in subclauses 5(1) and (2) apply in relation to weighing and dimensional measuring instruments of the following kinds:

                     (a)  belt weighers;

                     (b)  weighing‑in‑motion systems for trains and road vehicles;

                     (c)  catchweighers;

                     (d)  totalising hopper weighers;

                     (e)  class 1 weighing instruments;

                      (f)  controllers and indicators with conversion or linearisation functions for weighing;

                     (g)  automatic multi‑dimensional measuring instruments;

                     (h)  any other kind of weighing or dimensional measuring instrument not referred to in clauses 6 and 7.

Part 3Evidential breath analysers

  

9  Fees for activities undertaken in respect of examination and certification of patterns of evidential breath analysers

             (1)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the examination of patterns of evidential breath analysers.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Examination of patterns of evidential breath analysers

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Fee

1

Instrument performance test

$287/hour

2

Temperature test

$679

3

Humidity test

$704

4

Voltage test

$1,410

5

Line‑borne interference test

$3,172

6

Static discharge test

$2,896

7

Electromagnetic susceptibility test

$30,315

8

Mechanical shock test

the sum of the third party provider cost and $287/hour

9

Magnetic effect test

the sum of the third party provider cost and $287/hour

10

Hydrocarbons test

the sum of the third party provider cost and $287/hour

11

Supply frequency test

the sum of the third party provider cost and $287/hour

12

High temperature storage test

$430

13

Damp heat cyclic test

$430

14

DC power supply test

the sum of the third party provider cost and $287/hour

15

Ripple on DC test

the sum of the third party provider cost and $287/hour

16

Vibration test

the sum of the third party provider cost and $287/hour

17

Durability test

the sum of the third party provider cost and $287/hour

18

Consultations, performance and other tests

$287/hour

             (2)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the certification of patterns of evidential breath analysers.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Certification of patterns of evidential breath analysers

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Fee

1

Application processing

$430

2

Application assessment

$287/hour

3

Checklist completion

$287/hour

4

Summary report preparation

$287/hour

5

Certificate preparation

$287/hour

             (3)  Additional fees set out in Part 8 of this Schedule are payable for the use of equipment mentioned in that Part during the activities.

Part 4Grain protein measuring instruments

  

10  Fees for activities undertaken in respect of examination and certification of patterns of grain protein measuring instruments

             (1)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the examination of patterns of grain protein measuring instruments.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Examination of patterns of grain protein measuring instruments

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Fee

1

Instrument performance test

$287/hour

2

Temperature test

$5,860

3

Humidity test

$1,996

4

Voltage test

$1,070

5

Line‑borne interference test

$992

6

Static discharge test

$1,058

7

Electromagnetic susceptibility test

$4,789

8

Consultations, performance and other tests

$287/hour

             (2)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the certification of patterns of grain protein measuring instruments.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Certification of patterns of grain protein measuring instruments

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Fee

1

Application processing

$430

2

Application assessment

$287/hour

3

Checklist completion

$287/hour

4

Summary report preparation

$287/hour

5

Certificate preparation

$287/hour

             (3)  Additional fees set out in Part 8 of this Schedule are payable for the use of equipment mentioned in that Part during the activities.

Part 5Utility meters

  

11  Fees for activities undertaken in respect of examination and certification of patterns of utility meters

             (1)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the examination of patterns of utility meters.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Examination of patterns of utility meters

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Fee

1

Consultations, performance and other tests

$287/hour

             (2)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the certification of patterns of utility meters.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Certification of patterns of utility meters

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Fee

1

Application processing

$430

2

Application assessment

$287/hour

3

Summary report preparation

$287/hour

4

Certificate preparation

$287/hour

             (3)  Additional fees set out in Part 8 of this Schedule are payable for the use of equipment mentioned in that Part during the activities.

Part 6Point of sale systems

  

12  Fees for activities undertaken in respect of examination and certification of patterns of point of sale systems

             (1)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the examination of patterns of point of sale systems.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Examination of patterns of point of sale systems

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Fee

1

Consultations, performance and other tests

$287/hour

             (2)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the certification of patterns of point of sale systems.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Certification of patterns of point of sale systems

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Fee

1

Application processing

$430

2

Application assessment

$287/hour

3

Summary report preparation

$287/hour

4

Certificate preparation

$287/hour

             (3)  This Part does not apply to the examination and certification of a pattern of a point of sale system as a component of another measuring instrument.

Part 7Other measuring instruments

  

13  Fees for activities undertaken in respect of examination and certification of patterns of other measuring instruments

             (1)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the examination of patterns of measuring instruments other than the kinds of measuring instruments referred to in Parts 1 to 6 of this Schedule.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Examination of patterns of other measuring instruments

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Fee

1

Consultations, performance and other tests

$287/hour

             (2)  The following table sets out prescribed fees for activities undertaken in respect of the certification of patterns of measuring instruments other than the kinds of measuring instruments referred to in Parts 1 to 6 of this Schedule.

Note:          The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Certification of patterns of other measuring instruments

Item

Column 1
Activity

Column 2
Fee

1

Application processing

$430

2

Application assessment

$287/hour

3

Summary report preparation

$287/hour

4

Certificate preparation

$287/hour

             (3)  Additional fees set out in Part 8 of this Schedule are payable for the use of equipment mentioned in that Part during the activities.

Part 8Fees for use of particular equipment in examination and certification of patterns of instruments

  

14  Fees for use of equipment

                   The following table sets out prescribed fees for the use of particular equipment in activities undertaken in respect of the examination and certification of patterns of measuring instruments.

Note 1:       These fees are in addition to the fees for the activities set out in the other Parts of this Schedule.

Note 2:       The fees set out below are for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019. In later financial years, the fees are indexed under regulation 90C. An additional increase is also applied to fees for the financial years beginning on 1 July 2020, 1 July 2021 and 1 July 2022 under regulation 90D.

 

Fees for use of equipment in examination and certification of patterns of instruments

Item

Column 1
Equipment used

Column 2
Fee

1

Large load cell facility (capacity 600 kg to 50,000 kg)

$151/hour

2

Small load cell facility (capacity 50 kg to 500 kg)

$114/hour

3

Liquid hydrocarbons test facility

$268/hour

4

Liquefied petroleum gas test facility

$268/hour

5

Compressed natural gas test facility

$268/hour

6

Temperature controlled chamber

$121/hour

7

Humidity test chamber

$141/hour

8

Reliability test equipment

$114/hour

9

Line‑borne interference test equipment

$121/hour

10

Electromagnetic susceptibility test chamber

$340/hour

11

Electrostatic discharge test equipment

$124/hour

National Trade Measurement Regulations 2009

5  Regulation 1.4 (heading)

Omit “Interpretation”, substitute “Definitions”.

6  Regulation 1.4

Omit “In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears:”, substitute:

Note:          A number of expressions used in these Regulations are defined in the Act.

                   In these Regulations:

7  Regulation 1.4

Insert:

class, of servicing licence, means a class of servicing licence mentioned in Schedule 2.

class amount has the meaning given by regulation 2.41.

licence year, for an application for a servicing licence or public weighbridge licence, or for an application for the renewal of a servicing licence or public weighbridge licence, means each year, or part of a year, for which the applicant seeks to have the licence granted or renewed.

new applicant amount has the meaning given by regulation 2.41A.

8  Regulation 1.4 (note following the definition of registered number)

Repeal the note.

9  Regulation 1.4

Insert:

verifier amount has the meaning given by regulation 2.41B.

10  Regulation 2.41

Repeal the regulation, substitute:

2.41  Definition of class amount

                   The class amount, for an application for a servicing licence or for an application for the renewal of a servicing licence made in a financial year, is:

                     (a)  for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019—$143; and

                     (b)  for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2020—$161; and

                     (c)  for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2021—$178; and

                     (d)  for a financial year beginning on or after 1 July 2022—$196.

2.41A  Definition of new applicant amount

                   The new applicant amount, for an application for a servicing licence made in a financial year, is:

                     (a)  for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019—$571; and

                     (b)  for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2020—$643; and

                     (c)  for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2021—$714; and

                     (d)  for a financial year beginning on or after 1 July 2022—$785.

2.41B  Definition of verifier amount

                   The verifier amount, for an application for a servicing licence or for the renewal of a servicing licence made in a financial year mentioned in the following table, is the amount mentioned for that financial year for the number of verifiers nominated in the application.

 

Verifier amounts

Item

Column 1
Number of verifiers nominated in application

Column 2
Amount for financial year beginning on 1 July 2019

Column 3
Amount for financial year beginning on 1 July 2020

Column 4
Amount for financial year beginning on 1 July 2021

Column 5
Amount for financial year beginning on or after 1 July 2022

1

1

$628

$707

$785

$864

2

More than 1 but not more than 10

$971

$1,092

$1,213

$1,335

3

More than 10 but not more than 50

$2,342

$2,634

$2,926

$3,219

4

More than 50 but not more than 100

$4,056

$4,562

$5,068

$5,574

5

More than 100

$6,627

$7,453

$8,280

$9,106

2.41C  Prescribed fee—application for servicing licence (Act s 18NA(3)(b))

                   For the purposes of paragraph 18NA(3)(b) of the Act, the fee for an application for a servicing licence is the sum of the following amounts:

                     (a)  if the applicant does not hold a servicing licence—the new applicant amount for the application;

                     (b)  the amount worked out by multiplying the class amount for the application by the number of classes of servicing licence to which the application relates;

                     (c)  the amount worked out by multiplying the verifier amount for the application by the number of licence years for the application.

11  Regulations 2.44, 2.45 and 2.46

Repeal the regulations, substitute:

2.44  Prescribed fee—application to amend condition of servicing licence (Act s 18NI(2)(b))

                   For the purposes of paragraph 18NI(2)(b) of the Act, the fee for an application to amend a condition of a servicing licence made in a financial year, is:

                     (a)  for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019—$143; and

                     (b)  for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2020—$161; and

                     (c)  for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2021—$178; and

                     (d)  for a financial year beginning on or after 1 July 2022—$196.

2.45  Prescribed fee—application to amend servicing licence due to change of partnership (Act s 18NJ(3)(d))

                   For the purposes of paragraph 18NJ(3)(d) of the Act, the fee for an application to amend a servicing licence to state the people who are or will be the partners made in a financial year is:

                     (a)  for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019—$571; and

                     (b)  for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2020—$643; and

                     (c)  for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2021—$714; and

                     (d)  for a financial year beginning on or after 1 July 2022—$785.

2.46  Prescribed fee—application for renewal of servicing licence (Act s 18NK(2)(b))

                   For the purposes of paragraph 18NK(2)(b) of the Act, the fee for an application for the renewal of a servicing licence is the sum of the following:

                     (a)  the amount worked out by multiplying the class amount for the application by the number of classes of servicing licence to which the application relates;

                     (b)  the amount worked out by multiplying the verifier amount for the application by the number of licence years for the application.

12  Regulation 2.47A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

2.47A  Indexation of fee prescribed by regulation 2.47

13  Regulations 3.12 to 3.16

Repeal the regulations, substitute:

3.12  Prescribed fee—application for public weighbridge licence (Act s 18PA(3)(b))

                   For the purposes of paragraph 18PA(3)(b) of the Act, the fee for an application for a public weighbridge licence is the sum of:

                     (a)  $785; and

                     (b)  $550 multiplied by the number of licence years for the application.

Note:          The amount of $1,335 is the component of the total fee covering the first licence year.

3.13  Prescribed fee—application to amend condition of public weighbridge licence (Act s 18PI(2)(b))

                   For the purposes of paragraph 18PI(2)(b) of the Act, the fee for an application to amend a condition of a public weighbridge licence is $196.

3.14  Prescribed fee—application to amend public weighbridge licence due to change of partnership (Act s 18PJ(3)(d))

                   For the purposes of paragraph 18PJ(3)(d) of the Act, the fee for an application to amend a public weighbridge licence to state the people who are or will be the partners is $785.

3.15  Prescribed fee—application to contract out public weighbridge operation (Act s 18PK(3)(d))

                   For the purposes of paragraph 18PK(3)(d) of the Act, the fee for an application to amend a public weighbridge licence to state the person who will operate the public weighbridge is $550 multiplied by each year, or part of a year, of the licence remaining after the application is made.

3.16  Prescribed fee—application for renewal of public weighbridge licence (Act s 18PL(2)(b))

                   For the purposes of paragraph 18PL(2)(b) of the Act, the fee for an application for the renewal of a public weighbridge licence is $550 multiplied by the number of licence years for the application.

14  Regulation 5.5

Repeal the regulation, substitute:

5.5  Prescribed fees—applications

                   For the purposes of paragraph 20(1)(k) of the Act, the fee for an application of a kind mentioned in an item of the following table is the fee specified in the item.

 

Prescribed fees—applications

Item

Column 1
Application

Column 2
Fee

1

Application to amend a licence to change the name of the licensee or the licensee’s business (not being an application to which section 18NI or 18NJ of the Act applies)

$196

2

Application to amend a licence to change the name of a director of the licensee

$196

3

Application for supply of a duplicate copy of a licence

$79

4

Application for supply of a verification book or a non verification book

$79 for each book of 50 forms

5

Application to have a criminal history check conducted for the purposes of an application for a licence

$79