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Industrial Chemicals Charges (Customs) Bill 2017

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Industrial Chemicals Charges (Customs) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Health)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to impose charge on the registration of introducers of industrial chemicals, so far as that charge is a duty of customs

   

   

   



Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Extension to external Territories.......................................................... 2

4............ Act binds the Crown........................................................................... 2

5............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

6............ Imposition of charge........................................................................... 3

7............ Amount of charge............................................................................... 3

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

9............ Regulations......................................................................................... 4

 



A Bill for an Act to impose charge on the registration of introducers of industrial chemicals, so far as that charge is a duty of customs

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Industrial Chemicals Charges (Customs) Act 2017 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 and 2 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Sections 3 to 9

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Industrial Chemicals Act 2017 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Extension to external Territories

                   This Act extends to every external Territory.

4   Act binds the Crown

                   This Act binds the Crown in each of its capacities. However, it does not bind the Crown in right of the Commonwealth.

5   Definitions

                   In this Act:

amount includes a nil amount.

charge means charge imposed by this Act.

industrial chemical has the same meaning as in the Industrial Chemicals Act 2017 .

introduce an industrial chemical has the same meaning as in the Industrial Chemicals Act 2017 .

property of any kind belonging to a State has the same meaning as in section 114 of the Constitution.

registration year has the same meaning as in the Industrial Chemicals Act 2017 .

6   Imposition of charge

             (1)  Charge is imposed in relation to the registration of a person under section 17 of the Industrial Chemicals Act 2017 for a registration year.

             (2)  This section imposes charge only so far as that charge is a duty of customs within the meaning of section 55 of the Constitution.

7   Amount of charge

             (1)  The amount of charge payable by a person is the amount:

                     (a)  prescribed by the regulations; or

                     (b)  worked out in accordance with a method prescribed by the regulations.

             (2)  Without limiting subsection (1), the regulations may prescribe different charges or methods depending on the value of industrial chemicals introduced by the person during a registration year.

8   Act does not impose tax on property of a State

                   This Act does not impose a tax on property of any kind belonging to a State.

9   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.