Apple and Pear Export Charge Bill 1976


Bills Digest no. 59 1976

Apple and Pear Export Charge Bill 1976

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Passage History
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Passage History

Apple and Pear Export Charge Bill 1976

Date introduced: 18 November 1976

House: House of Representatives

Portfolio: Primary Industry


To impose a charge on exports of apples and pears.

Related Legislation

See Digest for Apple and Pear Levy Bill.


This Bill provides for the imposition of a charge on apple and pears exported after 1 January, 1977. (clause 6 and 2). The Apple and Pear Export Charges Act 1938 imposing the present levy is repealed from that date. (clause 3)

The rate of the charge will be prescribed by the Government, taking into account any recommendations of the Growers Association; but will not exceed 6 cents per box of fruit (clause 7).

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