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Air Passenger Ticket Levy (Collection) Bill 2001

1998-1999-2000-2001

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Air Passenger Ticket Levy (Collection) Bill 2001

 

No.      , 2001

 

(Transport and Regional Services)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to provide for a levy on certain air passenger tickets, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Crown to be bound............................................................................. 2

4............ Application of Criminal Code ............................................................. 2

5............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

6............ What constitutes one air passenger ticket for the purposes of this Act 3

7............ Purpose of the levy............................................................................. 4

8............ Extension of Act to the external Territories......................................... 4

Part 2—Liability for levy                                                                                                    5

9............ Air passenger ticket levy..................................................................... 5

10.......... Passenger liable to pay levy................................................................ 6

11.......... Flight operator responsible for collection of levy payable by passengers 6

12.......... Final levy month................................................................................. 7

Part 3—Collection of levy                                                                                                  8

13.......... Returns................................................................................................ 8

14.......... Due date for payment.......................................................................... 8

15.......... Recovery of levy................................................................................. 8

16.......... Refund of overpayment of levy........................................................... 8

Part 4—Miscellaneous                                                                                                          9

17.......... Authorised officers’ powers to seek information................................ 9

18.......... Access to premises etc........................................................................ 9

19.......... Appointment of inspectors................................................................ 11

20.......... Offences............................................................................................ 11

21.......... Delegation......................................................................................... 12

22.......... Special Employee Entitlements Scheme for Ansett group employees 12

23.......... Distribution of surplus levy.............................................................. 13

24.......... Ministerial reports............................................................................. 14

25.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 14

 



A Bill for an Act to provide for a levy on certain air passenger tickets, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: