Bills Digest 134 1996-97 Australian Animal Health Council (Live-stock Industries) Funding Amendment Bill 1997


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Passage History

Australian Animal Health Council (Live-stock Industries) Funding Amendment Bill 1997

Date Introduced: 5 March 1997
House: House of Representatives
Portfolio: Primary Industries and Energy
Commencement: Royal Assent

Purpose

To require the Commonwealth to pay specified amounts of levy it has collected on behalf of the dairy industry to Australian Animal Health Council Ltd.

Background

The reader is referred to the Digest for the Dairy Produce Levy (No. 1) Amendment Bill 1997

Main Provisions

The effect of the expansion of the definition of Australian Animal Health Council levy proposed by item 1 of Schedule 1 of the Bill to include the Australian Animal Health Council levy specified in the Dairy Produce Levy (No. 1) Act 1986. This will require the Commonwealth to pay the Australian Animal Health Council Ltd amounts from the Consolidated Revenue Fund equal to what it has collected from the levy or as penalty for non-payment of levy.

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5 May 1997
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ISSN 1328-8091
Commonwealth of Australia 1997

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Last updated: 9 May 1997



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