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

1996-97-98

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

No.      , 1998

 

(Health and Family Services)

 

 

A Bill for an Act to impose charges on licences issued under the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 , and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Definitions..........................................................................................

4............ Facility licence—annual charge..........................................................

5............ Source licence—annual charge............................................................

6............ Regulations.........................................................................................

 



A Bill for an Act to impose charges on licences issued under the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (Licence Charges) Act 1998 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the same day as the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998.

3   Definitions

facility licence means a facility licence issued under the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 .

source licence means a source licence issued under the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 .

4   Facility licence—annual charge

             (1)  A person who is the holder of a facility licence at any time during a financial year is liable to pay a charge for the licence for that year.

             (2)  The amount of the charge for a year is such amount as is prescribed by the regulations.

5   Source licence—annual charge

             (1)  A person who is the holder of a source licence at any time during a financial year is liable to pay a charge for the licence for that year.

             (2)  The amount of the charge for a year is such amount as is prescribed by the regulations.

6   Regulations

                   The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing matters:

                     (a)  required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

                     (b)  necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.