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Stevedoring Levy (Imposition) Bill 1998

1996-97-98

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

(As read a third time)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stevedoring Levy (Imposition) Bill 1998

 

No.      , 1998

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to impose a stevedoring levy, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

4............ Definitions..........................................................................................

5............ Imposition of levy..............................................................................

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

 



This Bill originated in the House of Representatives; and, having this day passed, is now ready for presentation to the Senate for its concurrence.

                         I.C. HARRIS

           Clerk of the House of Representatives

House of Representatives

14 May 1998

 

A Bill for an Act to impose a stevedoring levy, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Stevedoring Levy (Imposition) Act 1998 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences at the same time as the Stevedoring Levy (Collection) Act 1998 .

3   Crown to be bound

                   This Act binds the Crown in each of its capacities, but does not make the Crown liable to be prosecuted for an offence.

4   Definitions

                   In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:

stevedoring levy means levy payable under the Stevedoring Levy (Collection) Act 1998 .

5   Imposition of levy

             (1)  Stevedoring levy is hereby imposed.

             (2)  The rate of levy on the loading or unloading of a container is $20 per container, or a lower rate prescribed by the regulations.

             (3)  The rate of levy on the loading or unloading of a vehicle is $10 per vehicle, or a lower rate prescribed by the regulations.

             (4)  Regulations for the purposes of this section:

                     (a)  may prescribe different rates for different classes of containers or vehicles; and

                     (b)  may prescribe a zero rate or rates.

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.

 

 

 

(66/98)