Bills Digest No. 158  1999-2000Fuel Sales Grants Bill 2000

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Passage History
Main Provisions
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Passage History

Fuel Sales Grants Bill 2000

Date Introduced: 12 April 2000

House: House Of Representatives

Portfolio: Treasury

Commencement: Royal Assent


To establish the grounds for entitlement under the proposed fuel grants scheme.


Refer to the Digest for the Product Grants and Benefits Administration Bill 2000.(1)

Main Provisions

The Commissioner of Taxation will administer the proposed Act (clause 5).

A person must be registered under the Product Grants and Benefits Administration Bill 2000 to be eligible to make a claim for payment (clause 6).

A person will be entitled to be paid a grant where they sell fuel from an eligible location (to be defined by regulation), sell to the end user of the fuel and the sale is after 30 June 2000 (clause 7).

The amount of grant is to be determined by regulation (clause 8).


1 See Bills Digest no. 157 1999-2000.

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8 May 2000
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