(1) The Minister, after calling for and considering recommendations from the Institute, may, by Order, fix any fee that is required or permitted to be fixed under this Part.
S. 2.6.77(1A) inserted by No. 42/2016 s. 9.
(1A) Despite subsection (1), the Minister is not required to call for and consider recommendations from the Institute in fixing a fee for an application under section 2.6.60B.
(2) In the case of any fee which the Minister is empowered to fix—
(a) the Minister must fix the fee for a period of 12 months and may amend or vary the fee at the end of that period; and
(b) the Minister may fix a different fee for a different case and may allow for the reduction, waiver or refund, in whole or in part, of any fee; and
(c) the Minister must ensure that any fee fixed under this section is published in a newspaper circulating generally throughout Victoria and in the Government Gazette.
S. 2.6.77(3) inserted by No. 28/2010 s. 13.
(3) Despite subsection (2)(a), if the period for which the fee is payable is less than 12 months, it must be calculated on a pro rata basis to the nearest month.
S. 2.6.77A inserted by No. 19/2014 s. 83.