26 Jun 2002
House of Representatives
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
The bill: enables monies up to the amounts received through certain levies and charges to be appropriated out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund and paid to Plant Health Australia Limited (PHA) to fulfil PHA plant industry members’ yearly contribution obligations; and provides a mechanism for monies collected in excess of a plant industry’s liability to PHA to be appropriated for research and development activities. Also includes a regulation-making power and makes consequential amendments to the
Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000 and
Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989.