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This instrument amends the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities (Indirect Tax Concession Scheme) Determination 2000 to create a new Indirect Tax Concession Scheme (ITCS) package for Bhutan for the benefit of diplomatic missions and accredited staff.
Administered by: Foreign Affairs and Trade
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 01
Registered 17 Nov 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-Nov-2022
Tabled Senate21-Nov-2022
To be repealed 08 Mar 2023
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities (Indirect Tax Concession Scheme) Amendment (Bhutan) Determination 2022

I, Penny Wong, Minister for Foreign Affairs, make the following determination.

Dated 9th November 2022

Penny Wong

Minister for Foreign Affairs


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

 

Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities (Indirect Tax Concession Scheme) Determination 2000        2

Part 1—Amendments taken to have commenced on 8 September 2021                                        2

 

                             


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities (Indirect Tax Concession Scheme) Amendment (Bhutan) Determination 2022.

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.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

8 September 2021

8 September 2021

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 section 10B of the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

 

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 taken to have commenced on                  8 September 2021

 

Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities (Indirect Tax Concession

Scheme) Determination 2000

1  Schedule 1 (after table item 4)

Insert:

4A

Bhutan

A member, or a family member of a member, of the administrative and technical staff, for personal use

As for diplomatic staff, except that acquisition of a motor vehicle for personal use is covered only if:

(a) the acquisition is made within 6 months of the staff member’s installation in Australia; and

(b) no family member has received:

(i) a concession under section 10B of the Act for the acquisition of another motor vehicle; or

(ii) an exemption from indirect tax under subsection 8(1A) of the Act on the importation of another motor vehicle