Part of a package of four bills in relation to certain export services, the bill amends the:
Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997 to enable the recovery of costs relating to certain services, such as issuing quota certificates, for export quota administered by other countries;
Export Control Act 1982 to expedite warrants granted by telephone or other electronic means;
Export Inspection and Meat Charges Collection Act 1985 to: remove the definitions of all prescribed commodities and to replace the definition of “prescribed commodity” with “prescribed good” to provide for consistency with the
Export Control Act 1982; require returns to be made for each month in which permits are granted or export inspection services are conducted; and remove references to the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service; and
Imported Food Control Act 1992 to remove references to the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service.