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Wheat Export Marketing Bill 2008

Part 9 Miscellaneous

   

87   Sharing information

AQIS

             (1)  APS employees in the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service may provide WEA with information that is relevant to the functions or powers of WEA.

Customs

             (2)  Customs officers may provide WEA with information that is relevant to the functions or powers of WEA.

88   Compensation for acquisition of property

             (1)  If the operation of:

                     (a)  this Act; or

                     (b)  the wheat export accreditation scheme;

would result in an acquisition of property from a person otherwise than on just terms, the Commonwealth is liable to pay a reasonable amount of compensation to the person.

             (2)  If the Commonwealth and the person do not agree on the amount of the compensation, the person may institute proceedings in a court of competent jurisdiction for the recovery from the Commonwealth of such reasonable amount of compensation as the court determines.

             (3)  In this section:

acquisition of property has the same meaning as in paragraph 51(xxxi) of the Constitution.

just terms has the same meaning as in paragraph 51(xxxi) of the Constitution.

89   Review of Act etc.

             (1)  Before 1 January 2011, the Productivity Commission must begin to conduct a review of such matters relating to:

                     (a)  this Act; or

                     (b)  the wheat export accreditation scheme;

as are set out in a written notice given to the Productivity Commission by the Minister.

             (2)  The Minister must ensure that a notice under subsection (1) sets out the following matter, namely, the costs and benefits of the operation of:

                     (a)  this Act; and

                     (b)  the wheat export accreditation scheme.

             (3)  A notice under subsection (1) is not a legislative instrument.

Report

             (4)  The Productivity Commission must:

                     (a)  prepare a report of a review under subsection (1); and

                     (b)  give the report to the Minister.

             (5)  The Minister must cause copies of the report to be tabled in each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of that House after receiving the report.

90   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.