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EXPORT INSPECTION (QUANTITY CHARGE) REGULATIONS (AMENDMENT) 1994 NO. 456EXPLANATORY STATEMENT
STATUTORY RULES 1994 No. 456
Issued by the Authority of the Minister for Primary Industries and Energy
Export Inspection (Quantity Charge) Act 1985
Export Inspection (Quantity Charge) Regulations (Amendment)
Section 10 of the Export Inspection (Quantity Charge) Act 1985 (the Act) provides that the GovernorGeneral may make regulations, not inconsistent with the Act, prescribing matters required or permitted by the Act to be prescribed, or necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to the Act, and, in particular, exempting a class or classes of a prescribed commodity from charge, and prescribing different rates of charge in respect of different classes of prescribed commodity.
The Export Inspection (Quantity Charge) Regulations (the Regulations) prescribe quantity charges payable by persons in whose name an export permit is issued under the Export Control Act 1982 by the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service.
The purpose of the Export Inspection (Quantity Charge) Regulations (Amendment) is to lower the rate of quantity charge for dairy produce from $1.53 per tonne to $1.35 per tonne.
Details of the Regulations are as follows:
Regulation 1 - Commencement
Subregulation 1.1 provides for the Export Inspection (Quantity Charge) Regulations (Amendment) to commence on 1 January 1995.
Regulation 2 - Amendment
Subregulation 2.1 provides that the Regulations are amended as set out in the Export Inspection (Quantity Charge) Regulations (Amendment).
Regulation 3 - Schedule (Rates of Charge)
Subregulation 3.1 replaces the old charge of $1.53 per tonne with the new charge of $1.35.