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Product Emissions Standards (Excise) Charges Bill 2017

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Product Emissions Standards (Excise) Charges Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Environment and Energy)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to impose charges on the manufacture of emissions-controlled products, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

5............ Imposition of charge........................................................................... 2

6............ Amount of charge............................................................................... 3

7............ Liability for charge.............................................................................. 3

8............ Regulations......................................................................................... 3

 



A Bill for an Act to impose charges on the manufacture of emissions-controlled products, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Product Emissions Standards (Excise) Charges 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.  The whole of this Act

At the same time as the Product Emissions Standards Act 2017 commences.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if that Act does not commence.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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   Act binds the Crown

                   This Act binds the Crown in each of its capacities.

4   Definitions

                   In this Act:

amount includes a nil amount.

emissions-controlled product has the same meaning as in the Product Emissions Standards Act 2017 .

manufacture , for a product prescribed for the purposes of the definition of product in the Product Emissions Standards Act 2017 , means produce by any method.

5   Imposition of charge

                   Charge is imposed on the manufacture of emissions-controlled products.

6   Amount of charge

                   The amount of the charge imposed on the manufacture of an emissions-controlled product is the amount:

                     (a)  prescribed by the regulations; or

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

7   Liability for charge

                   Charge imposed on the manufacture of an emissions-controlled product is payable by the person who manufactures the product.

8   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.