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Wheat Export Marketing (Repeal and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

Schedule 2 Consequential amendments

   

Criminal Code Act 1995

1  Subparagraph 136.1(1)(c)(iii) of the Criminal Code

Omit “and”, substitute “or”.

2  At the end of paragraph 136.1(1)(c) of the Criminal Code

Add:

                            (iv)  an application for accreditation under the wheat export accreditation scheme; and

3  Subparagraph 136.1(4)(c)(iii) of the Criminal Code

Omit “and”, substitute “or”.

4  At the end of paragraph 136.1(4)(c) of the Criminal Code

Add:

                            (iv)  an application for accreditation under the wheat export accreditation scheme; and

5  Subsection 136.1(9) of the Criminal Code

Insert:

wheat export accreditation scheme has the same meaning as in the Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008 .

Note:       The heading to subsection 136.1(9) is replaced by the heading “ Definitions ”.

Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958

6  Subregulation 5(4) (including the note)

Repeal the subregulation.

7  After regulation 9

Insert:

9AAA   Exportation of bulk wheat

             (1)  The exportation from Australia of wheat is prohibited unless the wheat is exported by an accredited wheat exporter.

             (2)  Subregulation (1) does not apply to the export of wheat in:

                     (a)  a bag; or

                     (b)  a container;

that is capable of holding not more than 50 tonnes of wheat.

             (3)  Subregulation (1) does not apply to the export of wheat by AWB (International) Ltd before 1 October 2008.

             (4)  Subregulation (1) does not apply to the export of wheat before 1 October 2008 if:

                     (a)  before the transition time, the EWC had given consent under subsection 57(1) of the Wheat Marketing Act 1989 to the export of the wheat; and

                     (b)  the export of the wheat is in accordance with the terms of that consent.

             (5)  In this regulation:

accredited wheat exporter has the same meaning as in the Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008 .

AWB (International) Ltd means AWB (International) Limited (ACN 081 890 413).

EWC means the Export Wheat Commission.

transition time means the commencement of section 4 of the Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008 .

8  Schedule 3 (table item 31)

Repeal the item.

Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997

9  Part 1 of Schedule 1 (table item 122C)

Repeal the item.

10  Part 1 of Schedule 1 (after table item 145)

Insert:

145A

Wheat Exports Australia, comprising:

(a) the Chair and the other members of Wheat Exports Australia; and

(b) the staff mentioned in section 61 of the Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008 ; and

(c) the persons whose services are made available to Wheat Exports Australia under section 62 of that Act.

See Note B

Chair

Freedom of Information Act 1982

11  Part III of Schedule 2

Omit “ Wheat Marketing Act 1989 ”.

Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989

12  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of research component )

Before “ Wheat Marketing Act 1989 ”, insert “repealed”.

13  Subsection 5(5)

Before “ Wheat Marketing Act 1989 ”, insert “repealed”.

14  Subsection 5(6)

Before “ Wheat Marketing Act 1989 ”, insert “repealed”.

Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991

15  Subsection 27(2)

Before “ Wheat Marketing Act 1989 ”, insert “repealed”.