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Ozone Protection (Licence Fees - Imports) Bill 1995



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House: House of Representatives

Portfolio: Environment, Sport and Territories

Commencement: 1 January 1996

Purpose

The purpose of the Bill is to impose licence fees for controlled substances licences for the import of HCFCs (hydrochlorofluorocarbons) and methyl bromide under the Ozone Protection Act 1989.

Background

See the background to the Ozone Protection Amendment Bill 1995, Bills Digest No. 11 1995/96.

Main Provisions

A person who has a controlled substances licence will be required to pay a fee each quarter for the duration of the licence. The calculation and rate of the fee will be specified in regulations (subclause 4(1) and clause 5).

Sarah O'Brien (Ph. 06 277 2433)

Bills Digest Service 10 August 1995

Parliamentary Research Service

This Digest does not have any legal status. Other sources should be consulted to determine whether the Bill has been enacted and, if so, whether the subsequent Act reflects further amendments.

Commonwealth of Australia 1995.

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Published by the Department of the Parliamentary Library, 1995.