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These regulations amend the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Regulations 1995 to restore the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) cost recovery arrangements to sustainable levels.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 15 May 2020
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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Amendment (Cost Recovery) Regulations 2020

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 14 May 2020

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

David Littleproud

Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Regulations 1995                                                2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Amendment (Cost Recovery) Regulations 2020.

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 2020.

1 July 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994.

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

  

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Regulations 1995

1  Subregulation 47(2)

Omit “$305”, substitute “$429”.

2  Subregulation 71A(1)

Repeal the subregulation, substitute:

             (1)  For the purposes of section 164 of the Code, the fee payable for an application for the renewal, or further renewal, of the registration of a chemical product that is made in a financial year specified in an item of column 1 of the table is:

                     (a)  if the application is for the renewal, or further renewal, of the product for a period of 12 months—the amount specified in column 2 of the item; or

                     (b)  if the application is for the renewal, or further renewal, of the product for a period for 5 years—the amount specified in column 3 of the item.

 

Item

Column 1

Financial year

Column 2

12 month renewal

Column 3

5 year renewal

1

Financial year beginning on 1 July 2020

$550

$3,350

2

Financial year beginning on 1 July 2021 and later financial years

$600

$3,650

 

3  In the appropriate position in Part 10

Insert:

Division 10.5Amendments made by the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Amendment (Cost Recovery) Regulations 2020

91  Notices of intention to supply hormonal growth promotant

                   The amendment of subregulation 47(2) of these Regulations made by the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Amendment (Cost Recovery) Regulations 2020 applies in relation to a notice given on or after 1 July 2020.

92  Applications

                   The amendments of Schedules 6 and 7 to these Regulations made by the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Amendment (Cost Recovery) Regulations 2020 apply in relation to applications made on or after 1 July 2020.

4  Amendments of listed provisions—clause 2.1 of Schedule 6

The items of the table in clause 2.1 of Schedule 6 listed in the following table are amended as set out in the table.

 

Amendments relating to fees

Item

Table item

Omit

Substitute

1

Item 1

96,135

116,501

2

Item 3

64,620

83,511

3

Item 4

36,675

44,644

4

Item 5

4,870

7,566

5

Item 6

4,290

6,406

6

Item 7

1,755

2,632

7

Item 8

1,655

2,632

8

Item 9

1,595

2,632

9

Item 11

28,610

36,205

10

Item 12

1,170

2,018

11

Item 15

30,550

38,776

12

Item 16

18,805

27,031

13

Item 17

3,155

5,442

14

Item 18

2,465

4,252

 

5  Amendments of listed provisions—Schedule 7

The items of the table in Schedule 7 listed in the following table are amended as set out in the table.

 

Amendments relating to fees

Item

Table item

Omit

Substitute

1

Item 1

710

902

2

Item 2.1

220

11,074

3

Item 2.3

580

1,954

4

Item 5.1

18 170

25,650

5

Item 5.2

10 525

11,149

6

Item 5.3

200

16,400

7

Item 5.5

000

4,000

8

Item 6.1

410

8,820

9

Item 6.3

910

3,913

10

Item 7.2

315

7,659

11

Item 7.3

720

2,979

12

Item 8.1

370

4,740

13

Item 8.2

975

1,950

14

Item 8.3

580

1,160

15

Item 11.1

055

8,110

16

Item 11.2

545

3,090

17

Item 11.3

865

1,730