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Part 1—Preliminary

Part 1 Preliminary


1   Short title

                   This Act is the Road Vehicle Standards Charges (Imposition—General) Act 2018 .

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




1.  Sections 1 and 2 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.


2.  Sections 3 to 9

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.


Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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

                   This Act extends to acts, omissions, matters and things outside Australia (within the meaning of the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 ).

5   Act does not impose tax on property of a State

             (1)  This Act does not impose a tax on property of any kind belonging to a State.

             (2)  In this section, property of any kind belonging to a State has the same meaning as in section 114 of the Constitution.