Bills Digest No. 120   1997-98 Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Charges Bill 1997


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CONTENTS

Passage History

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Charges Bill 1997

Date Introduced: 26 November 1997
House: House of Representatives
Portfolio: Attorney-General
Commencement: 1 July 1998

Purpose

To impose charges for applications for classification of publications, films and computer games and for related services provided under the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995.

Background

Refer to the Digest for the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment Bill 1997.

Main Provisions

Clauses 5-12 impose the charges payable for applications for classification of publications, films and computer games and for related services provided under the Principal Act. The amount of these charges is specified in Schedules 1-6.

From time to time, changes to the imposed charges will be required in order to adhere to the policy of full cost recovery. Clause 13 allows such changes to be made by regulation.

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4 December 1997
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ISSN 1328-8091
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