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Excise Amendment (Compliance Improvement) Bill 2000
Schedule 2 Transitional provisions

   

1  Definitions

In this Schedule:

new Act means the Excise Act 1901 as amended by this Act.

old Act means the Excise Act 1901 as in force immediately before the commencement of this Act.

2  Declarations under section 5A

(1)        A person who is a proprietor of an approved place under section 5A of the old Act immediately before the commencement of this item is taken, with respect from that time, to be the holder of a storage licence granted at that time under Part IV of the new Act.

(2)        The approved place of which the person is the proprietor is taken, with respect from that time, to be the approved place specified in the storage licence.

3  Regulations under section 14

Regulations made under section 14 of the old Act that are in force immediately before the commencement of this item are taken, with respect from that time, to have been made under paragraph 39(2)(f) of the new Act.

4  Registered producers

(1)        A person who is registered as a producer under Part III of the old Act immediately before the commencement of this item is taken, with respect from that time, to be the holder of a producer licence granted at that time under Part IV of the new Act.

(2)        The premises in respect of which the person was registered is taken, with respect from that time, to be the premises specified in the producer licence.

5  Registered dealers

(1)        A person who is registered as a dealer under Part III of the old Act immediately before the commencement of this item is taken, with respect from that time, to be the holder of a dealer licence granted at that time under Part IV of the new Act.

(2)        The premises in respect of which the person was registered is taken, with respect from that time, to be the premises specified in the dealer licence.

6  Permissions under section 29

A permission granted under section 29 of the old Act that is in force immediately before the commencement of this item is taken, with respect from that time, to be a permission granted under:

                     (a)  if the permission is in relation to a producer—section 30 of the new Act; and

                     (b)  if the permission is in relation to a dealer—section 35 of the new Act.

7  Regulations under section 33

Regulations made under section 33 of the old Act that are in force immediately before the commencement of this item are taken, with respect from that time, to have been made under:

                     (a)  to the extent that the regulations are in relation to a producer—section 32 of the new Act; and

                     (b)  to the extent that the regulations are in relation to a dealer—section 37 of the new Act.

8  Securities under section 39

A security given under section 39 of the old Act that is in force immediately before the commencement of this item is taken, with respect from that time, to have been given at that time under section 16 of the new Act.

9  Manufacturing licences

(1)        If:

                     (a)  an application for a licence was made under section 37 of the old Act; and

                     (b)  immediately before the commencement of this item, the Collector had not made a decision whether to grant or refuse the licence;

the application is taken, with respect from that time, to be an application for a manufacturing licence made at that time under section 39 of the new Act.

(2)        A manufacturing licence granted under Part IV of the old Act that is in force immediately before the commencement of this item is taken, with respect from that time, to be a manufacturer licence granted at that time under Part IV of the new Act.

(3)        The premises in respect of which the person was licensed is taken, with respect from that time, to be the premises specified in the manufacturer licence.

10  Information given under the regulations

If:

                     (a)  regulations made under section 4 of this Act require a person, being a person who is the holder of a manufacturer licence, storage licence, producer licence or dealer licence under Part IV of the new Act because of this Schedule, to provide information of the kind relevant to that Part; and

                     (b)  the person provides that information;

the information is taken to be information provided by the person in an application under section 39 of the new Act.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 21 June 2000

Senate on 22 June 2000