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Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Bill 1998

Part 3 Rate of charge

   

5   Rate of charge

                   The rate of a charge is ascertained in accordance with the regulations.

6   Composite rate of charge

             (1)  The rate of a charge may be expressed to be equal to the sum of such components as are prescribed.

             (2)  Subclause (1) does not, by implication, limit the generality of clause 5.

7   Flexibility in relation to rates of charge

             (1)  Different rates of the same charge may be prescribed for different kinds of products.

             (2)  Subclause (1) does not, by implication, limit the generality of any other provision of this Part.

             (3)  Subclause (1) does not, by implication, limit the application of subsection 33(3A) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 .

8   Maximum rate of charge for animal products

             (1)  The total rate of charge, or the total rates of charges, that may be imposed on an animal product must not exceed whichever is the greatest of the following:

                     (a)  $5 per unit of the animal product;

                     (b)  35 cents per kilogram of the animal product;

                     (c)  7% of the value of the animal product.

             (2)  Subclause (1) applies to animal products, whether or not any operations have been performed in relation to the products.

9   Maximum rate of charge for plant products

             (1)  The total rate of charge, or the total rates of charges, that may be imposed on a plant product must not exceed whichever is the greater of the following:

                     (a)  $5 per unit of the plant product;

                     (b)  5% of the value of the plant product.

             (2)  Subclause (1) applies to plant products, whether or not any operations have been performed in relation to the products.