Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment (Forest Growers and Bees) Regulation 2014

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Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment (Forest Growers and Bees) Regulation 2014
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 105, 2014
I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.
Dated 26 June 2014
Peter Cosgrove
Governor‑General
By His Excellency’s Command
Barnaby Joyce
Minister for Agriculture
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Regulations 1999                                          2
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment (Forest Growers and Bees) Regulation 2014.
2  Commencement
                   Each provision of this regulation specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.
 
Commencement information

Column 1
Column 2

Provision(s)
Commencement

1.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this regulation not elsewhere covered by this table
The day after this regulation is registered.

2.  Schedule 1, item 1
1 August 2014

3.  Schedule 1, items 2 to 6
1 July 2014

 
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1—Amendments
  
Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Regulations 1999
1  Clause 5.3 of Schedule 27
Repeal the clause, substitute:
5.3  Rate of levy—research and development component
                   For clause 6 of Schedule 27 to the Excise Levies Act, the rate of levy on queen bees is nil.
2  Before clause 8.1 of Schedule 27
Insert:
Division 8.1—Product levy
3  Clause 8.1 of Schedule 27
Insert:
plantation means an intensively managed stand of trees of either native or exotic species that is created by the regular placement of seedlings or seeds.
4  Subclauses 8.2(2) and (3) of Schedule 27
Omit “this Part” (wherever occurring), substitute “this Division”.
5  Clauses 8.3 and 8.4 of Schedule 27
Omit “this Part” (wherever occurring), substitute “this Division”.
6  At the end of Part 8 of Schedule 27
Add:
Division 8.2—Special purpose levies
8.5  PHA levy
             (1)  For clause 2 of Schedule 27 to the Excise Levies Act, PHA levy is imposed on logs that are produced from trees felled in a plantation and on which levy is imposed by Division 8.1 of this Schedule.
             (2)  For clause 6 of Schedule 27 to the Excise Levies Act, the rate of PHA levy on a log is 0.5 cents per cubic metre of the log.
             (3)  For clause 11 of Schedule 27 to the Excise Levies Act, PHA levy on logs is payable by the producer of the logs.
Note:          In relation to PHA levy, see the Plant Health Australia (Plant Industries) Funding Act 2002.
8.6  EPPR levy
             (1)  For clause 2 of Schedule 27 of the Excise Levies Act, EPPR levy is imposed on logs that are produced from trees felled in a plantation and on which levy is imposed by Division 8.1 of this Schedule.
             (2)  For clause 6 of Schedule 27 to the Excise Levies Act, the rate of EPPR levy on a log is nil.
             (3)  For clause 11 of Schedule 27 to the Excise Levies Act, EPPR levy on logs is payable by the producer of the logs.
Note:          In relation to EPPR levy, see the Plant Health Australia (Plant Industries) Funding Act 2002.
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