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Quarantine Charges (Imposition—General) Bill 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Quarantine Charges (Imposition—General) Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Agriculture)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to impose, as taxes, charges in relation to matters connected with the administration of the Quarantine Act 1908 , so far as those charges are neither duties of customs nor duties of excise, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

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

3............ Act binds the Crown........................................................................... 2

4............ Extension to external Territories.......................................................... 3

5............ Extraterritorial application................................................................... 3

6............ Act does not impose tax on property of a State................................... 3

Part 2—Charges                                                                                                                      4

7............ Imposition of charges.......................................................................... 4

8............ Matters relating to amount of charges................................................. 4

9............ Who is liable to pay charges................................................................ 4

10.......... Exemptions from charges.................................................................... 5

Part 3—Validation                                                                                                                  6

11.......... Validation of fees charged under the Quarantine Act 1908 ................. 6

Part 4—Miscellaneous                                                                                                          8

12.......... Regulations......................................................................................... 8

 



A Bill for an Act to impose, as taxes, charges in relation to matters connected with the administration of the Quarantine Act 1908 , so far as those charges are neither duties of customs nor duties of excise, and for related purposes

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