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These regulations repeal the sunsetting A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Transition) Regulations 2000 and move the remaining operative provisions into the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Regulations 2019.
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 23 Sep 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Oct-2019
Tabled Senate14-Oct-2019
To be repealed 06 Dec 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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

 

A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Amendment (Transition) Regulations 2019

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 19 September 2019

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Michael Sukkar

Assistant Treasurer

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Regulations 2019                                                  2

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                                                       6

A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Transition) Regulations 2000                              6

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Amendment (Transition) 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 October 2019.

1 October 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 A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Transition) Act 1999.

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

  

A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Regulations 2019

1  Section 3

Repeal the section, substitute:

3  Authority

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), this instrument is made under the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999.

             (2)  Part 7‑2 is made under the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Transition) Act 1999.

2  At the end of Chapter 7

Add:

Part 7‑2Matters relating to the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Transition) Act 1999

Division 220Agreements spanning 1 July 2000

Subdivision 220‑AMeaning of arbitrator

220‑1.01  Specified bodies and persons for definition of arbitrator

                   For the purposes of the definition of arbitrator in section 15B of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Transition) Act 1999, each of the following bodies, and each person who is a member of one of the following bodies, is specified:

                     (a)  the Resolution Institute;

                     (b)  the Australian Disputes Centre;

                     (c)  the CIArb Australia.

Subdivision 220‑BMeaning of New Tax System changes

220‑5.01  Purpose of this Subdivision

                   This Subdivision prescribes changes for the purposes of paragraph (d) of the definition of New Tax System changes in subsection 15L(3) of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Transition) Act 1999.

220‑5.02  Tobacco excise duty and tobacco customs duty

                   The following changes are prescribed:

                     (a)  the change in the tobacco excise duty, as provided for in Excise Tariff Proposal No. 2 (1999);

                     (b)  the change in the tobacco customs duty, as provided for in Customs Tariff Proposal No. 6 (1999).

220‑5.03  Luxury car tax

             (1)  The introduction of the luxury car tax under the A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax) Act 1999 is a prescribed change.

             (2)  The imposition of the luxury car tax under the following Acts is a prescribed change:

                     (a)  the A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax Imposition—Customs) Act 1999;

                     (b)  the A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax Imposition—Excise) Act 1999;

                     (c)  the A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax Imposition—General) Act 1999.

220‑5.04  Wine equalisation tax

             (1)  The introduction of the wine equalisation tax under the A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax) Act 1999 is a prescribed change.

             (2)  The imposition of the wine equalisation tax under the following Acts is a prescribed change:

                     (a)  the A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax Imposition—Customs) Act 1999;

                     (b)  the A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax Imposition—Excise) Act 1999;

                     (c)  the A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax Imposition—General) Act 1999.

220‑5.05  Abolition of accommodation levy in NSW

                   The abolition of the accommodation levy in New South Wales on or after 1 July 2000 by section 5A of the Accommodation Levy Act 1997 (NSW) is a prescribed change.

Note:          The Accommodation Levy Act 1997 (NSW) has been repealed. Historical versions of this Act could in 2019 be viewed on the New South Wales legislation website (https://legislation.nsw.gov.au).

220‑5.06  Alcohol excise, alcohol customs duty and alcohol excise duty

                   The following changes are prescribed:

                     (a)  the change in the alcohol excise under the Customs Tariff Proposal No. 2 (2000);

                     (b)  the change in the alcohol excise under the Excise Tariff Proposal No. 2 (2000);

                     (c)  the change in the alcohol customs duty under the Customs Tariff Proposal No. 3 (2001);

                     (d)  the change in the alcohol excise duty under the Excise Tariff Proposal No. 4 (2001).

Note:          The Customs Tariff Proposal No. 3 (2001) and the Excise Tariff Proposal No. 4 (2001) could in 2019 be viewed on the Australian Parliament House website (http://www.aph.gov.au).

220‑5.07  Petroleum products excise and petroleum excise duty

                   The following changes are prescribed:

                     (a)  the change in the petroleum products excise under the Customs Tariff Proposal No. 4 (2000);

                     (b)  the change in the petroleum products excise under the Excise Tariff Proposal No. 3 (2000);

                     (c)  the change in the rate of petroleum products excise duty under the Customs Tariff Proposal No. 2 (2001);

                     (d)  the change in the rate of petroleum products excise duty under the Excise Tariff Proposal No. 3 (2001).

Note:          The Customs Tariff Proposal No. 2 (2001) and the Excise Tariff Proposal No. 3 (2001) could in 2019 be viewed on the Australian Parliament House website (http://www.aph.gov.au).

220‑5.08  Diesel fuel rebate—change in declared rate

                   The following changes are prescribed:

                     (a)  the change in the rate of the diesel fuel rebate declared by the Minister under subsection 164(5A) of the Customs Act 1901 in the Notice of Declared Rate in respect of Diesel Fuel Rebate, Notice No. 2 (2000);

                     (b)  the change in the rate of the diesel fuel rebate declared by the Minister under subsection 78A(5A) of the Excise Act 1901 in the Notice of Declared Rate in respect of Diesel Fuel Rebate, Notice No. 2 (2000);

                     (c)  the change in the rate of the diesel fuel rebate declared by the Minister under subsection 164(5AAC) of the Customs Act 1901 in the Notice of Declared Rate in respect of Diesel Fuel Rebate, Notice No. 1 (2000);

                     (d)  the change in the rate of the diesel fuel rebate declared by the Minister under subsection 78A(5AAC) of the Excise Act 1901 in the Notice of Declared Rate in respect of Diesel Fuel Rebate, Notice No. 1 (2000).

Note:          These notices were published in Special Gazettes No. S 368 Friday 30 June 2000, No. S 376 Monday 3 July 2000 and No. S 378 Tuesday 4 July 2000. These Special Gazettes could in 2019 be viewed on the Federal Register of Legislation (http://www.legislation.gov.au).

220‑5.09  Diesel and alternative fuels grants scheme

                   The introduction of the diesel and alternative fuels grants scheme under the Diesel and Alternative Fuels Grants Scheme Act 1999 is a prescribed change.

220‑5.10  Fuel sales grants

                   The introduction of fuel sales grants under the Fuel Sales Grants Act 2000 is a prescribed change.

220‑5.11  Wholesale sales tax equivalency payments—liability to pay abolished for certain government business enterprises

                   The abolition of the liability of State and Territory government business enterprises to pay wholesale sales tax equivalency payments is a prescribed change.

220‑5.12  Tourism marketing duty—abolition in Northern Territory

                   The abolition of the tourism marketing duty in the Northern Territory, as provided for by Part 2 of the Financial Relations Agreement (Consequential Provisions) Act 2000 (NT), is a prescribed change.

Note:          The Financial Relations Agreement (Consequential Provisions) Act 2000 (NT) could in 2019 be viewed on the Northern Territory legislation website (https://legislation.nt.gov.au).

220‑5.13  Abolition of liability to pay financial institutions duty

                   The abolition of the liability to pay financial institutions duty, as provided for by the following laws, is a prescribed change:

                     (a)  Schedule 10 to the Intergovernmental Agreement Implementation (GST) Act 2000 (NSW);

                     (b)  Part 5 of the National Taxation Reform (Consequential Provisions) Act 2000 (Vic.);

                     (c)  Part 2 of the Financial Relations Agreement (Consequential Provisions) Act 1999 (WA);

                     (d)  Part 5 of the National Tax Reform (State Provisions) Act 2000 (SA);

                     (e)  Part 5 of the National Taxation Reform (Commonwealth‑State Relations) Act 1999 (Tas.);

                      (f)  Part 3 of the Financial Relations Agreement Consequential Amendments Act 2000 (ACT);

                     (g)  Part 5 of the Financial Relations Agreement (Consequential Provisions) Act 2000 (NT).

Note:          Some of this legislation has been amended or repealed. Current and historical versions of State or Territory legislation could in 2019 be viewed on the legislation website of the State or Territory.

220‑5.14  Abolition of liability to pay stamp duty on quoted marketable securities

                   The abolition of the liability to pay stamp duty on quoted marketable securities, as provided for by the following laws, is a prescribed change:

                     (a)  Schedule 2 to the Intergovernmental Agreement Implementation (GST) Act 2000 (NSW);

                     (b)  Part 7 of the National Taxation Reform (Consequential Provisions) Act 2000 (Vic.);

                     (c)  Part 5 of the GST and Related Matters Act 2000 (Qld);

                     (d)  Part 5 of the Financial Relations Agreement (Consequential Provisions) Act 1999 (WA);

                     (e)  Part 8 of the National Tax Reform (State Provisions) Act 2000 (SA);

                      (f)  Part 2 of the Financial Relations Agreement Consequential Amendments Act 2000 (ACT);

                     (g)  Part 6 of the Financial Relations Agreement (Consequential Provisions) Act 2000 (NT).

Note:          Some of this legislation has been amended or repealed. Current and historical versions of State or Territory legislation could in 2019 be viewed on the legislation website of the State or Territory.

Schedule 2Repeals

  

A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Transition) Regulations 2000

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.