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Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003
Schedule 7 Transitional extension of Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme

   

1  Transitional extension of Energy Grants (Credits) Schemeto certain fuel purchased or imported into Australia before 1 July 2003

(1)       This item applies if, during the period from the beginning of 1 July 2000 until the end of 30 June 2003, a person purchased or imported into Australia on-road diesel fuel, on-road alternative fuel or off-road diesel fuel, within the meaning of the Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Act 2003.

(2)       The Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Act 2003 applies to such fuel in the same way as it applies to on-road diesel fuel, on-road alternative fuel or off-road diesel fuel purchased or imported into Australia on or after 1 July 2003.

(3)       If, as a result of subitem (2), a person becomes entitled to an energy grant under the Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Act 2003 , the person is not entitled to make a claim for payment of the grant under section 15 of the Product Grants and Benefits Administration Act 2000 if:

                     (a)  the person has made a claim (other than one that has been withdrawn) in respect of the same fuel under section 15 of the Diesel and Alternative Fuels Grants Scheme Act 1999 , including in its operation in accordance with item 2 of Schedule 2 to this Act; or

                     (b)  the person has made an application (other than one that has been withdrawn) in respect of the same fuel under section 164 of the Customs Act 1901 , including in its operation in accordance with item 25 of Schedule 3 to this Act; or

                     (c)  the person has made an application (other than one that has been withdrawn) in respect of the same fuel under section 78A of the Excise Act 1901 , including in its operation in accordance with item 18 of Schedule 4 to this Act.