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Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (Licence Charges) Bill 1998

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1998

 

 

                   THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

                                                HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUSTRALIAN RADIATION PROTECTION AND NUCLEAR SAFETY (LICENCE CHARGES) BILL 1998

 

 

 

 

                                              EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Circulated by authority of the Minister for Health and Aged Care,

the Hon. Michael Wooldridge, MP)



AUSTRALIAN RADIATION PROTECTION AND NUCLEAR SAFETY

 (LICENCE CHARGES) BILL 1998

 

 

GENERAL OUTLINE

 

 

The purpose of this Bill is to enable annual charges to be levied in respect of licences issued under the Australian Radiation  Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998. 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT STATEMENT

 

 

This Act will not have any significant financial impact for the Commonwealth.  There will be notional transfers of monies between Commonwealth Departments.

 



AUSTRALIAN RADIATION PROTECTION AND NUCLEAR SAFETY (LICENCE CHARGES) BILL 1998

 

 

 

NOTES ON CLAUSES

 

 

PART 1  - PRELIMINARY

 

Clause 1 - Short title

 

This is a formal provision that specifies the short title of the Act as the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (Licence Charges) Act 1998 .

 

Clause 2 - Commencement

 

This clause provides that the Act will commence on the same day as the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 commences.

 

Clause 3 - Definitions

 

This clause sets out the definitions for “facility licence” and “source licence”, which refer to licences issued under the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998.  

 

Clause 4 - Facility licence - annual charge

 

Subclause 4(1) provides that any person who is a holder of a facility licence at any time during a financial year is liable for a charge for the licence for that year.

 

Subclause 4(2 ) provides that the amount of the charge for a year is to be the amount prescribed in the regulations.

 

Clause 5 - Source licence - annual charge

 

Subclause 5(1) provides that any person who is a holder of a source licence at any time during a financial year is liable for a charge for the licence for that year.

 

Subclause 5(2 ) provides that the amount of the charge for a year is to be the amount prescribed in the regulations.

 

Clause 6 - Regulations

 

This clause enables the Governor-General to make regulations prescribing matters required or permitted to be prescribed, or necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.