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1998-99

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

ACIS Administration Bill 1999

 

 

Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Page 103 (after line 25), after clause 116, insert:

Part 14—Independent inquiry

117  Independent inquiry concerning automotive industry

             (1)  Before 1 July 2003 the Minister must cause to be established an independent inquiry into the future of Australia’s automotive industry. The inquiry must address, in particular, the most appropriate rates of customs duty to apply from 1 January 2005 on passenger motor vehicles and the categories of related componentry and products specified in this Act.

             (2)  After the Minister receives the report of the inquiry established under subsection (1), the Minister may issue a written certificate stating that the Minister has received the report and is satisfied rates of customs should be amended from the inquiry certificate day as provided in this Act.

             (3)  The Minister must arrange for a copy of a certificate issued under subsection (2) to be published in the Gazette.

             (4)  Subject to subsection (5), the day on which a certificate issued under subsection (2) is published in the Gazette is the inquiry certificate day .

             (5)  If the copy of the certificate issued under subsection (2) is published in the Gazette before 1 January 2005, the inquiry certificate day is taken to be 1 January 2005.

             (6)  The Minister must cause a copy of the report of the inquiry established under subsection (1) to be laid before each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of that House after receiving the report.

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY EVANS

Clerk of the Senate

The Senate

12 October 1999