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Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Bill 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to reform the provision of marketing, research and development services to the horticultural industry, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Simplified outline................................................................................ 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

5............ Crown to be bound............................................................................. 9

6............ Application of this Act........................................................................ 9

7............ Application of the Criminal Code ....................................................... 9

Part 2—The industry services body and the industry export control body            10

Division 1—Simplified outline                                                                                 10

8............ Simplified outline.............................................................................. 10

Division 2—Declarations                                                                                           11

9............ Declaration of the industry services body and the industry export control body      11

10.......... Cessation of declaration of the industry services body or the industry export control body     12

11.......... Transfer of industry assets and liabilities after cessation of declaration 13

Division 3—Deeds of agreement                                                                           15

12.......... The Minister may enter into deeds of agreement............................... 15

13.......... The Minister may vary deeds of agreement....................................... 15

14.......... Public access to deeds of agreement.................................................. 16

Part 3—Expenditure and funding of the industry services body            17

Division 1—Simplified outline                                                                                 17

15.......... Simplified outline.............................................................................. 17

Division 2—Expenditure and funding of the industry services body 18

16.......... Commonwealth payments to the industry services body................... 18

17.......... Expenditure of Commonwealth payments by the industry services body 19

Part 4—Export control                                                                                                      22

Division 1—Simplified outline                                                                                 22

18.......... Simplified outline.............................................................................. 22

Division 2—Export control                                                                                      23

19.......... Regulated horticultural products and regulated horticultural markets 23

20.......... Revocation of orders......................................................................... 24

21.......... Prohibitions on certain exports of regulated horticultural products to regulated horticultural markets      24

22.......... Licences to export regulated horticultural products to regulated horticultural markets              25

23.......... Issue of certificates for Australian horticultural products by the industry export control body 26

24.......... Powers the Secretary may exercise if there is no industry export control body        26

25.......... Exemptions of the industry export control body and its officers from liability for damages     27

26.......... Operation of certain laws not affected............................................... 28

Part 5—Miscellaneous provisions                                                                                29

27.......... Injunctions for actionable conduct..................................................... 29

28.......... Commonwealth recovery of amounts payable under the deed of agreement             31

29.......... Ministerial directions......................................................................... 31

30.......... Commonwealth access to information etc......................................... 32

31.......... Application of the Archives Act 1983 ................................................ 33

32.......... Delegations....................................................................................... 33

33.......... Compensation for acquisition of property......................................... 34

34.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 34

35.......... Orders............................................................................................... 34

 



A Bill for an Act to reform the provision of marketing, research and development services to the horticultural industry, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: