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CUSTOMS TARIFF AMENDMENT (2009 MEASURES NO. 1) BILL 2009E EXCISE TARIFF AMENDMENT (2009 MEASURES NO. 1) BILL 2009

Order of the day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Ageing (Senator McLucas)—That these bills be now read a second time—and on the amendment moved by Senator Cormann (see entry no. 4).

Debate resumed.

Declaration of interest: Senator Xenophon declared an interest in relation to the bills.

Debate continued.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES,41


Senators—
AbetzColbeckJohnstonRonaldson
BackCoonanKrogerRyan
BarnettCormannLudlamScullion
BernardiEgglestonMacdonaldSiewert
BirminghamFieldingMasonTroeth
BoswellFierravanti-WellsMcGauranTrood
BoyceFifieldMilneWilliams
BrandisFisherMinchinXenophon
Brown, BobHanson-YoungNash
BushbyHeffernanParry (Teller)
CashHumphriesPayne

NOES, 28


Senators—
ArbibCrossinHoggMoore
BilykEvansHurleyO'Brien (Teller)
BishopFarrellHutchinsPolley
Brown, CarolFaulknerLundyPratt
CameronFeeneyMarshallSherry
CollinsForshawMcEwenStephens
ConroyFurnerMcLucasWortley


Question agreed to.

Main question, as amended, put and passed.

Bills read a second time.

The Senate resolved itself into committee for the consideration of the bills.

In the committee

Bills taken together and as a whole by leave.

Senator Cormann moved the following requests for amendments together by leave:

—In respect of the Customs Tariff Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Bill 2009:

 That the House of Representatives be requested to make the following amendments:

 Clause 2, page 2 (after table item 2), insert:

2A. Schedule 1AThe later of:

(a) the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) the day after the Excise Tariff Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Act 2009 receives the Royal Assent.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

Page 8 (after line 20), after Schedule 1, insert:

 

Schedule 1A—Ready-to-drink beverages

 

Customs Tariff Act 1995

 1 Schedule 3 (subheading 2203.00.31, the rates of duty in column 3)

  Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohole NZ/PG/FI/DC/LDC/SG:e $40.82/L of alcohol

2 Schedule 3 (subheading 2204.10.23, the rates of duty in column 3)

  Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%, and $40.82/L of alcohole NZ/PG/FI/DC/LDC/SG:e $40.82/L of alcohole DCS:4%, and
$40.82/L of alcohole DCT:5%, and $40.82/L of alcohol

3 Schedule 3 (subheading 2204.10.83, the rates of duty in column 3)

  Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%, and $40.82/L of alcohole NZ/PG/FI/DC/LDC/SG:e $40.82/L of alcohol

4 Schedule 3 (subheading 2204.21.30, the rates of duty in column 3)

  Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%, and $40.82/L of alcohole NZ/PG/FI/DC/LDC/SG:e $40.82/L of alcohol

5 Schedule 3 (subheading 2204.29.30, the rates of duty in column 3)

  Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%, and $40.82/L of alcohole NZ/PG/FI/DC/LDC/SG:e $40.82/L of alcohol

6 Schedule 3 (subheading 2205.10.30, the rates of duty in column 3)

  Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%, and $40.82/L of alcohole NZ/PG/FI/DC/LDC/SG:e $40.82/L of alcohol


7 Schedule 3 (subheading 2205.90.30, the rates of duty in column 3)

  Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%, and $40.82/L of alcohole NZ/PG/FI/DC/LDC/SG:e $40.82/L of alcohol

8 Schedule 3 (subheading 2206.00.52, the rates of duty in column 3)

  Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%, and $40.82/L of alcohole NZ/PG/FI/DC/LDC/SG:e $40.82/L of alcohole DCS:4%, and $40.82/L of alcohole DCT:5%, and $40.82/L of alcohol

9 Schedule 3 (subheading 2206.00.62, the rates of duty in column 3)

  Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%, and $40.82/L of alcohole NZ/PG/FI/DC/LDC/SG:e $40.82/L of alcohole DCS:3%, and $40.82/L of alcohol

10 Schedule 3 (subheading 2206.00.92, the rates of duty in column 3)

  Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohole NZ/PG/FI/DC/LDC/SG:e $40.82/L of alcohol


11 Schedule 3 (subheading 2208.90.20, the rates of duty in column 3)

  Repeal the rates of duty, substitute:

5%, and $40.82/L of alcohole NZ/PG/FI/DC/LDC/SG:e $40.82/L of alcohol e DCS:3%, and $40.82/L of alcohol

12 Schedule 5 (cell at table item 1, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

13 Schedule 5 (cell at table item 9, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

14 Schedule 5 (cell at table item 11, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

15 Schedule 5 (cell at table item 13, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

16 Schedule 5 (cell at table item 15, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

17 Schedule 5 (cell at table item 17, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

18 Schedule 5 (cell at table item 19, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

19 Schedule 5 (cell at table item 21, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

20 Schedule 5 (cell at table item 23, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol


21 Schedule 5 (cell at table item 31, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

22 Schedule 5 (cell at table item 42, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

23 Schedule 6 (cell at table item 4, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

24 Schedule 6 (cell at table item 12, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

25 Schedule 6 (cell at table item 14, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

26 Schedule 6 (cell at table item 16, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

27 Schedule 6 (cell at table item 18, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

28 Schedule 6 (cell at table item 20, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

29 Schedule 6 (cell at table item 22, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

30 Schedule 6 (cell at table item 24, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

31 Schedule 6 (cell at table item 26, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

32 Schedule 6 (cell at table item 34, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol

33 Schedule 6 (cell at table item 45, column 3)

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82/L of alcohol


34 Application

  The amendments made by this Schedule apply in relation to:

 (a) goods imported into Australia on or after the commencement of this Schedule; or

 (b) goods imported into Australia before the commencement of this Schedule, where the time for working out the rate of import duty on the goods had not occurred before that commencement.

 Schedule 2, item 7, page 10 (subheading 2203.00.91, the rates of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16" (twice occurring), substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 2, item 11, page 11 (table item 8A, the rate of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16", substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 2, item 13, page 11 (table item 11A, the rate of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16", substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 2, item 15, page 11 (table item 10A, the rate of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16", substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 3, item 3, page 14 (subheading 2206.00.13, the rates of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16" (twice occurring), substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 3, item 3, page 15 (subheading 2206.00.21, the rates of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16" (four times occurring), substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 3, item 3, pages 15 and 16 (subheading 2206.00.23, the rates of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16" (three times occurring), substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 3, item 4, page 16 (table item 20A, the rate of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16", substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 3, item 4, page 16 (table item 20C, the rate of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16", substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 3, item 4, page 16 (table item 20E, the rate of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16", substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 3, item 5, page 16 (table item 23A, the rate of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16", substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 3, item 5, page 16 (table item 23C, the rate of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16", substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 3, item 5, page 16 (table item 23E, the rate of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16", substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 3, item 6, page 16 (table item 22A, the rate of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16", substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 3, item 6, page 17 (table item 22C, the rate of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16", substitute "$40.82".

 Schedule 3, item 6, page 17 (table item 22E, the rate of duty in column 3), omit "$69.16", substitute "$40.82".


—In respect of the Excise Tariff Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Bill 2009:

 That the House of Representatives be requested to make the following amendments:

 Clause 2, page 2 (after table item 2), insert:

2A. Schedule 1AAt the same time as Schedule 1A to the Customs Tariff Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Act 2009 commences.

Page 3 (after line 9), after Schedule 1, insert:

 

Schedule 1A—Ready-to-drink beverages

 

Excise Tariff Act 1921

 1 Schedule (cell at table item 2, column headed "Rate of Duty")

  Repeal the cell, substitute:

$40.82 per litre of alcohol

Debate ensued.

Question—That the requests be agreed to—put.

The committee divided—

AYES, 40

Senators—

Abetz

Back

Barnett

Bernardi

Birmingham

Boyce

Brandis

Brown, Bob

Bushby (Teller)

Cash

Colbeck

Coonan

Cormann

Eggleston

Fielding

Fierravanti-Wells

Fifield

Fisher

Hanson-Young

Heffernan

Humphries

Johnston

Kroger

Ludlam

Macdonald

Mason

McGauran

Milne

Minchin

Nash

Parry

Payne

Ronaldson

Ryan

Scullion

Siewert

Troeth

Trood

Williams

Xenophon

NOES, 28

Senators—

Arbib

Bilyk

Bishop

Brown, Carol

Cameron

Collins

Conroy

Crossin

Evans

Farrell

Faulkner

Forshaw

Furner

Hogg

Hurley

Hutchins

Ludwig

Lundy

Marshall

McEwen

McLucas

Moore

O'Brien (Teller)

Polley

Pratt

Sherry

Stephens

Wortley

Question agreed to.

After 10.50 pm: The President resumed the chair and the Temporary Chair of Committees (Senator Moore) reported progress.