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Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Bill 1998

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1998-99

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Bill 1998

 

 

(Amendments to be moved on behalf of the Government)

 

(1)     Schedule 4, page 17 (lines 11 to 22), omit the definition of growers’ organisation , substitute:

growers’ organisation means:

                     (a)  in relation to grain harvested from triticale—the organisation known as the Triticale Grain Association of Australia or such other organisation as is prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph; and

                     (b)  in relation to any grain other than grain harvested from triticale—the organisation known as the Grains Council of Australia or such other organisation as is prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph.

[Clause 1 of Schedule 4 (coarse grains)—definition of growers’ organisation]

(2)     Schedule 4, page 17 (line 24), omit “$50”, substitute “$25”.

[Clause 1 of Schedule 4 (coarse grains)—definition of leviable amount]

(3)     Schedule 4, page 20 (line 26), omit “5%”, substitute “3%”.

[Clause 6 of Schedule 4 (coarse grains)—maximum rate of levy]

(4)     Schedule 4, page 20 (line 30), omit “5%”, substitute “3%”.

[Clause 6 of Schedule 4 (coarse grains)—maximum rate of levy]

(5)     Schedule 9, page 44 (lines 10 and 11), omit “dried currant grapes, dried sultana grapes or dried raisin grapes”, substitute “dried grapes”.

[Clause 1 of Schedule 9 (dried fruits)—definition of dried vine fruits]

(6)     Schedule 9, page 44 (lines 13 to 18), omit paragraph (a) of the definition of R&D authority .

[Clause 1 of Schedule 9 (dried fruits)—definition of R&D authority]

(7)     Schedule 9, page 45 (line 21), omit “$10.00”, substitute “$15.00”.

[Clause 4 of Schedule 9 (dried fruits)—maximum rate of levy on dried vine fruits]

(8)     Schedule 9, page 45 (line 22), omit “$30.00”, substitute “$50.00”.

[Clause 4 of Schedule 9 (dried fruits)—maximum rate of levy on dried tree fruits]

(9)     Schedule 12, page 53 (line 11), omit “$50”, substitute “$25”.

[Clause 1 of Schedule 12 (grain legumes)—definition of leviable amount]

(10)   Schedule 13, page 58 (lines 17 to 22), omit paragraph (a) of the definition of representative organisation .

[Clause 1 of Schedule 13 (grapes)—definition of representative organisation]

(11)   Schedule 14, page 62 (lines 9 and 10), omit “Federal Council of Australian Apiarists’ Associations”, substitute “Australian Honey Bee Industry Council”.

[Clause 1 of Schedule 14 (honey)—definition of producers’ organisation]

(12)   Schedule 14, page 62 (lines 14 to 19), omit paragraph (a) of the definition of R&D authority .

[Clause 1 of Schedule 14 (honey)—definition of R&D authority]

(13)   Schedule 14, page 64 (line 23), omit “1.80 cents”, substitute “0.00 cent”.

[Clause 4 of Schedule 14 (honey)—operative rate of levy]

(14)   Schedule 14, page 64 (line 27), omit “0.25 cent”, substitute “0.75 cent”.

[Clause 4 of Schedule 14 (honey)—operative rate of levy]

(15)   Schedule 14, page 64 (line 28), omit “0.75 cent”, substitute “1.50 cents”.

[Clause 4 of Schedule 14 (honey)—maximum rate of levy]

(16)   Schedule 14, page 65 (line 1), omit “1.80 cents”, substitute “0.00 cent”.

[Clause 4 of Schedule 14 (honey)—operative rate of levy]

(17)   Schedule 14, page 65 (line 5), omit “0.25 cent”, substitute “0.75 cent”.

[Clause 4 of Schedule 14 (honey)—operative rate of levy]

(18)   Schedule 14, page 65 (line 6), omit “0.75 cent”, substitute “1.50 cents”.

[Clause 4 of Schedule 14 (honey)—maximum rate of levy]

(19)   Schedule 16, page 75 (line 14), omit “producer of the chickens”, substitute “proprietor of the hatchery where the chickens are hatched”.

[Clause 5 of Schedule 16 (laying chickens)—payer of levy]

(20)   Schedule 19, page 87 (lines 14 to 19), omit paragraph (a) of the definition of R&D authority .

[Clause 1 of Schedule 19 (meat chickens)—definition of R&D authority]

(21)   Schedule 19, page 88 (lines 3 to 10), omit clause 2.

[Clause 2 of Schedule 19 (meat chickens)—meaning of meat chicken]

(22)   Schedule 19, page 89 (line 17), after “Federation”, insert “Incorporated”.

[Clause 6 of Schedule 19 (meat chickens)—regulations]

(23)   Schedule 19, page 89 (line 22), after “Federation”, insert “Incorporated”.

[Clause 6 of Schedule 19 (meat chickens)—regulations]

(24)   Schedule 20, page 91 (line 11), omit “$50”, substitute “$25”.

[Clause 1 of Schedule 20 (oilseeds)—definition of leviable amount]

(25)   Schedule 21, page 96 (before line 7), before the definition of leviable seed , insert:

growers’ organisation means the organisation known as the Grains Council of Australia or such other organisation as is prescribed for the purposes of this definition.

[Clause 1 of Schedule 21 (pasture seeds)—definition]

(26)   Schedule 21, page 96 (line 7), omit “specified cultivar”, substitute “species specified in the table in subclause 5(1)”.

[Clause 1 of Schedule 21 (pasture seeds)—definition of leviable seed]

(27)   Schedule 21, page 96 (lines 8 to 11), omit the definition of specified cultivar .

[Clause 1 of Schedule 21 (pasture seeds)—definition]

(28)   Schedule 21, page 96 (line 20), omit “of a cultivar”, substitute “species”.

[Clause 3 of Schedule 21 (pasture seeds)—rate of levy]

(29)   Schedule 21, page 97 (line 2), omit “cultivars”, substitute “species”.

Note:       The heading to clause 5 of Schedule 21 (page 97, line 1) is altered by omitting “ cultivars ” and substituting “ species ”.

[Clause 5 of Schedule 21 (pasture seeds)—table of pasture seeds]

(30)   Schedule 21, pages 97 to 102 (table), omit the table, substitute:

 

Kind of plant and rate of levy

Item

Species

Common name

Rate of levy

1

Medicago littoralis

Strand medic

$10.00/tonne

 

2

Medicago murex

Murex medic

$10.00/tonne

3

Medicago polymorpha

Burr medic

$10.00/tonne

 

4

Medicago rugosa

Gama medic

$10.00/tonne

 

5

Medicago sativa

Lucerne

$14.00/tonne

 

6

Medicago scutellata

Snail medic

$10.00/tonne

 

7

Medicago sphaerocarpos

Sphere medic

$10.00/tonne

8

Medicago tornata

Disc medic

$10.00/tonne

 

9

Medicago truncatula

Barrel medic

$10.00/tonne

 

10

Ornithopus compressus

Yellow serradella

$10.00/tonne

 

11

Trifolium alexandrium

Berseem clover

$12.50/tonne

 

12

Trifolium balansae

Balansa clover

$12.50/tonne

13

Trifolium fragiferum

Strawberry clover

$12.50/tonne

 

14

Trifolium hirtum

Rose clover

$12.50/tonne

 

15

Trifolium pratense

Red clover

$12.50/tonne

 

16

Trifolium repens

White clover

$12.50/tonne

 

17

Trifolium resupinatum

Persian clover

$12.50/tonne

 

18

Trifolium semipilosum

Kenya white clover

$12.50/tonne

19

Trifolium subterraneum

Subterranean clover

$11.00/tonne

 

20

Trifolium vesiculosum

Arrow leaf clover

$12.50/tonne

[Clause 5 of Schedule 21 (pasture seeds)—table of pasture seeds]

(31)   Schedule 22, page 104 (lines 11 to 16), omit paragraph (a) of the definition of R&D authority .

[Clause 1 of Schedule 22 (pig slaughter)—definition of R&D authority]

(32)   Schedule 25, page 116 (before line 7), before the definition of value , insert:

growers’ organisation means the organisation known as the Grains Council of Australia or such other organisation as is prescribed for the purposes of this definition.

[Clause 1 of Schedule 25 (wheat)—definition]

(33)   Schedule 25, page 117 (line 19), omit “5%”, substitute “3%”.

[Clause 5 of Schedule 25 (wheat)—rate of levy]

(34)   Schedule 25, page 117 (lines 28 and 29), omit “Grains Council of Australia”, substitute “growers’ organisation”.

[Clause 7 of Schedule 25 (wheat)—regulations]