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This instrument amends the Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Regulations 1999 to impose a Plant Health Australia levy on dried vine fruits at $1.00 per tonne, decrease the Emergency Plant Pest Response (EPPR) levy on plantation logs – Pinus sp. from 0.5 cents per cubic metre of the log to nil, decrease the EPPR levy on macadamia nuts from 0.2 cents per kilogram of dried kernels of macadamia nut to nil, and decrease, for one year, the white spot disease repayment levy on farmed prawns from 3.01 cents per kilogram of farmed prawns, weighed before any part of the prawns is removed, before reverting to 3.01 cents per kilogram on 1 January 2022.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 07 Dec 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Dec-2020
Tabled Senate09-Dec-2020
To be repealed 02 Jan 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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

 

Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment (Dried Fruits, Farmed Prawns, Forest Growers and Macadamias) 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 26 November 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

Part 1—Amendments commencing 1 January 2021                                                                2

Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Regulations 1999                                                                    2

Part 2—Amendments commencing 1 January 2022                                                                3

Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Regulations 1999                                                                    3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment (Dried Fruits, Farmed Prawns, Forest Growers and Macadamias) 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.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

8 December 2020

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

1 January 2021.

1 January 2021

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

1 January 2022.

1 January 2022

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 Primary Industries (Excise) Levies 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

Part 1Amendments commencing 1 January 2021

Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Regulations 1999

1  Before clause 9.5 of Schedule 15

Insert:

9.4B  PHA levy

             (1)  For the purposes of clause 2 of Schedule 27 to the Excise Levies Act, PHA levy is imposed on dried vine fruits on which levy is imposed by Schedule 15 to the Excise Levies Act.

             (2)  For the purposes of clause 6 of Schedule 27 to the Excise Levies Act, the rate of PHA levy on dried vine fruits is $1.00 per tonne of dried vine fruits.

             (3)  For the purposes of clause 11 of Schedule 27 to the Excise Levies Act, PHA levy on dried vine fruits is payable by the producer of the dried vine fruits.

Note:          In relation to PHA levy, see the Plant Health Australia (Plant Industries) Funding Act 2002.

2  Subclause 10.6(2) of Schedule 15

Omit “0.2 cents per kilogram of dried kernels of macadamia nut”, substitute “nil”.

3  Subclause 3.5(2) of Schedule 27

Omit “3.01 cents per kilogram of farmed prawns, weighed before any part of the prawns is removed”, substitute “nil”.

4  Subclause 8.6(2) of Schedule 27

Repeal the subclause, substitute:

             (2)  For the purposes of clause 6 of Schedule 27 to the Excise Levies Act, the rate of EPPR levy on a log is nil.

Part 2Amendments commencing 1 January 2022

Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Regulations 1999

5  Subclause 3.5(2) of Schedule 27

Omit “nil”, substitute “3.01 cents per kilogram of farmed prawns, weighed before any part of the prawns is removed”.