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Fishing Levy Bill 1991



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House: House of Representatives Portfolio: Primary Industries and Energy Purpose To impose a levy on statutory fishing rights and fishing permits.

Background Refer to the Digest for the Fisheries Management Bill 1991.

Main Provisions A levy will be imposed on statutory fishing rights and fishing permits by clause 5.

The rate of levy will be as prescribed by the regulations (clause 6).

The levy will be payable by the holders of statutory fishing rights and fishing permits (clause 7).

The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing the rate of levy (clause 8).

Bills Digest Service 18 June 1991 Parliamentary Research Service For further information, if required, contact the Economics and Commerce Group on 06 2772460.

This Digest does not have any official legal status. Other sources should be consulted to determine the subsequent official status of the Bill.

Commonwealth of Australia 1991

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Published by the Department of the Parliamentary Library, 1991.