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Deer Export Charge Bill 1992

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House: House of Representatives Portfolio: Primary Industries and Energy

Purpose To impose a charge on deer exported from Australia to support research into the industry.

Background Refer to the Digest for the Deer Slaughter Levy Bill 1992.

Main Provisions This Bill will have effect from 1 July 1992 (clause 2).

The main object of this Bill will be to raise funds for research and development into the deer industry (clause 3).

A charge will be imposed on live deer produced in Australia that are exported from Australia by clause 6.

Clause 7 deals with the rate of charge. The rate of charge will be a prescribed amount up to a maximum of $20 per head, or where no amount is prescribed, $10 per head.

The charge will be payable by the person who exports the live deer from Australia (clause 8).

Bills Digest Service 27 February 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 1992.

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Published by the Department of the Parliamentary Library, 1992.