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Gene Technology (Licence Charges) Bill 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gene Technology (Licence Charges) Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Health and Aged Care)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to impose charges on licences issued under the Gene Technology Act 2000 , and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

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

3............ Definition............................................................................................ 2

4............ GMO licence—annual charge............................................................. 2

5............ Regulations......................................................................................... 2

 



A Bill for an Act to impose charges on licences issued under the Gene Technology Act 2000, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Gene Technology (Licence Charges) Act 2000 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences immediately after the commencement of section 55 of the Gene Technology Act 2000 .

3   Definition

                   In this Act:

GMO licence means a GMO licence issued under the Gene Technology Act 2000 .

4   GMO licence—annual charge

             (1)  A person who is the holder of a GMO licence at any time during a financial year is liable to pay a charge for the licence in respect of that year.

             (2)  The amount of the charge for a financial year is such amount as is prescribed by the regulations.

5   Regulations

                   The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing matters:

                     (a)  required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

                     (b)  necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.