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  • National Residue Survey Excise Levy Rate Correction (Lamb Transactions) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Validates levy already collected in respect of lambs with a sale price of more than $75, at the rate of 4 cents per head for the period 1 July 2000 to 16 November 2001 and for the period 16 November 2001 to 30 May 2003. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment (Wine Grapes) Bill 2004

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    Date
    26 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
    to increase the maximum allowable rate of the research and development component of the wine grapes levy from $3 to $10 per tonne, commencing on 1 July 2004. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2003

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    Date
    17 Sep 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    to: extend the closing date for applications for Farm Help Income Support to 30 June 2004 and the deadline for Farm Help Income Support payments to 30 June 2005; and make administrative changes to the Farm Help program;
    Farm Household Support Amendment Act 2003
    to make a minor technical correction; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make a consequential amendment. Also contains application, saving and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Export Control Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Control Act 1982
    to: replace a redundant cross-reference in relation to making a false or misleading statement in declarations made for the purposes of the regulations; and allow certificates issued in relation to goods exported from Christmas Island or the Cocos Islands to be certified as goods from those Territories rather than from Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2003

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    Date
    27 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Residue Survey (Customs) Levy Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2003, the bill amends the
    National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Act 1998
    to insert the current operative levy rate of 0.3 cent per kilogram and increase the maximum levy rate to 0.6 cent per kilogram for honey produced in Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Dairy Industry Service Reform Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Feb 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment (Dairy) Bill 2003, the bill provides for: the privatisation of the Australian Dairy Corporation (ADC) and its subsequent conversion into a company under the
    Corporations Act 2001
    , to be known as Dairy Australia Limited; and the transfer of assets, liabilities and staff of the Dairy Research and Development Corporation to the new company. Also: provides for an industry services body which will take over ADC’s role in relation to the Dairy Structural Adjustment Fund; simplifies the export control arrangements for dairy produce, retaining the function with the Commonwealth; makes consequential amendments to 6 Acts; repeals the Dairy Research and Development Corporation Regulations 1990 and contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment (Dairy) Bill 2003

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    Date
    12 Feb 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Dairy Industry Service Reform Bill 2003, the bill amends the
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
    to impose the dairy service levy which replaces the current dairy promotion, research and corporation levies. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
    ,
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
    and
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994
    to streamline the operation of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code and introduce an approval regime for agricultural and veterinary chemicals categorised as low regulatory activity; and correct minor typographical errors. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Makes technical amendments to the
    Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980
    ,
    Export Control Act 1982
    ,
    National Residue Survey Administration Act 1992
    ,
    Quarantine Act 1908
    and
    Dairy Industry Legislation Amendment Act 2002
    . Also makes contingent amendments to the
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2002
    and
    Quarantine Act 1908
    in the event that this proposed Act commences before the
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2002

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Residue Survey (Customs) Levy Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Amendment Bill 2002, the bill amends the
    National Residue Survey (Customs) Levy Act 1998
    to restate the operative and maximum rates of national residue survey customs levy on apples and pears from a per box rate to a per kilogram rate. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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