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Horse Disease Response Levy Collection Bill 2008

Part 1 Preliminary

   

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Horse Disease Response Levy Collection Act 2008 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day after it receives the Royal Assent.

3   Definitions

                   In this Act:

Australian Animal Health Council means the Australian Animal Health Council Limited (ACN 071 890 956).

authorised person means a person appointed under subsection 18(1).

horse has the same meaning as in the Horse Disease Response Levy Act 2008 .

horse disease response levy means levy of that name imposed by the Horse Disease Response Levy Act 2008 .

horse industry body has the same meaning as in the Horse Disease Response Levy Act 2008 .

horse registration body has the same meaning as in the Horse Disease Response Levy Act 2008 .

owner has the same meaning as in the Horse Disease Response Levy Act 2008 .

Secretary means the Secretary of the Department.

4   Act to bind the Crown

             (1)  This Act binds the Crown in right of the Commonwealth, of each of the States, of the Australian Capital Territory, of the Northern Territory and of Norfolk Island.

             (2)  However, nothing in this Act renders the Crown liable to be prosecuted for an offence.

5   Application of the Criminal Code

                   Chapter 2 (other than Part 2.5) of the Criminal Code applies to all offences against this Act.

Note:          Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.