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Schedule 1—Amendments

Schedule 1 Amendments

   

Export Charges (Imposition—Excise) Act 2015

1  Section 4

Repeal the section, substitute:

4   Extension of this Act to external Territories and other areas

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), this Act does not extend to the external Territories.

             (2)  If rules made for the purposes of paragraph 8(2)(a) of the Export Control Act 2019 extend that Act, or any provisions of that Act, to an external Territory, then this Act extends to that external Territory.

             (3)  If rules made for the purposes of paragraph 8(2)(b) of the Export Control Act 2019 extend that Act, or any provisions of that Act, to an area adjacent to an external Territory, then this Act extends to that area.

             (4)  If rules made for the purposes of paragraph 8(2)(c) of the Export Control Act 2019 extend that Act, or any provisions of that Act, to an area outside the Australian fishing zone in relation to which the Fisheries Management Act 1991 applies, under regulations made for the purposes of section 8 of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 , then this Act extends to that area.

2  Section 5

Repeal the section.

3  Part 2 (heading)

Omit “ regulated goods ”, substitute “ certain goods ”.

4  Subsection 7(1)

Omit “regulated goods”, substitute “a kind of goods covered by the Export Control Act 2019 ”.

5  Subsection 7(3)

Omit “regulated goods, and a single charge may be prescribed in relation to 2 or more kinds of regulated goods”, substitute “kind of goods, and a single charge may be prescribed in relation to 2 or more kinds of goods”.

6  Subsection 8(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  Before the Governor-General makes regulations for the purposes of subsection 7(1) prescribing a charge in relation to the export of a kind of goods, the Minister must be satisfied that the amount of the charge is set at a level that is designed to recover no more than the Commonwealth’s likely costs in connection with the export of the goods.

7  Section 9

Repeal the section.

8  Part 3 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 3 Charges in relation to certain matters relating to the export of certain goods

9  Subsection 11(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  The regulations may prescribe a charge in relation to a matter relating to the export of a kind of goods if:

                     (a)  the export of goods of that kind is covered by the Export Control Act 2019 ; or

                     (b)  provision in relation to the matter is made under the Export Control Act 2019 .

10  Subsection 11(3)

Omit “regulated matter, and a single charge may be prescribed in relation to 2 or more regulated matters”, substitute “matter, and a single charge may be prescribed in relation to 2 or more matters”.

11  Subsection 12(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  Before the Governor-General makes regulations for the purposes of subsection 11(1) prescribing a charge in relation to a matter, the Minister must be satisfied that the amount of the charge is set at a level that is designed to recover no more than the Commonwealth’s likely costs in connection with the matter.

12  Section 13

Repeal the section.