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Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Bill 1998

Part 4 Miscellaneous

   

10   Person liable to pay charge

                   A charge is payable by the person ascertained in accordance with the regulations.

11   Exemptions from charge

                   The regulations may provide for exemptions from a charge.

12   Designated bodies

             (1)  The Minister may, by writing, declare that, for the purposes of this Part, a specified body is to be a designated body in relation to one or more specified products.

Note:          Products may be specified by name, by inclusion in a specified class, or in any other way.

             (2)  The declaration has effect accordingly.

             (3)  A declaration under this clause comes into force at a time specified in the declaration. The specified time must not be later than the 28th day after the day on which the declaration was made.

             (4)  A declaration under this clause is a disallowable instrument for the purposes of section 46A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 .

13   Regulations

             (1)  This clause applies to regulations made for the purposes of this Schedule.

             (2)  If there is a single body that is a designated body in relation to a particular product, then, before the Governor-General makes a regulation in relation to the product, the Minister must take into consideration any relevant recommendation made to the Minister by the body.

             (3)  If there are 2 or more bodies that are designated bodies in relation to a particular product, then, before the Governor-General makes a regulation in relation to the product (other than a regulation that has the effect of reducing the rate of a charge), the Minister must take into consideration any relevant recommendations made to the Minister by those bodies, so long as:

                     (a)  each body that is a designated body in relation to the product has made a relevant recommendation to the Minister; and

                     (b)  all of the relevant recommendations are the same.

             (4)  Before making a recommendation under this clause, a designated body must consult such other bodies (if any) as are specified in the regulations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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