Privileges and Immunities Legislation Amendment Determination 2012 (No. 1)

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Privileges and Immunities Legislation Amendment Determination 2012 (No. 1)1
Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967 and Consular Privileges and Immunities Act 1972
I, Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs, make the following determination under section 10B of the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967 and section 10A of the Consular Privileges and Immunities Act 1972.
Dated 11 October 2012
Bob Carr
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Contents
                        1      Name of determination                                                                        3
                        2      Commencement                                                                                  3
                        3      Amendment of Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities (Indirect Tax Concession Scheme) Determination 2000                                                                              3
                        4      Amendment of Consular Privileges and Immunities (Indirect Tax Concessions Scheme) Determination 2000                                                                              3
Schedule 1                  Amendment of Diplomatic Determination taken to have commenced 21 August 2008        4
Schedule 2                  Amendment of Diplomatic Determination taken to have commenced 25 August 2008        5
Schedule 3                  Amendment of Diplomatic Determination taken to have commenced 20 April 2009            6
Schedule 4                  Amendment of Diplomatic Determination taken to have commenced 9 June 2010 7
Schedule 5                  Amendment of Diplomatic Determination taken to have commenced 6 November 2010     8
Schedule 6                  Amendment of Diplomatic Determination taken to have commenced 19 August 2011        9
Schedule 7                  Amendment of Consular Determination                                           10
 
 
1              Name of determination
                This determination is the Privileges and Immunities Legislation Amendment Determination 2012 (No. 1).
2              Commencement
                This determination is taken to have commenced as follows:
                (a)    on 21 August 2008—sections 1 to 4 and Schedule 1;
               (b)    on 25 August 2008—Schedule 2;
                (c)    on 20 April 2009—Schedules 3 and 7;
               (d)    on 9 June 2010—Schedule 4;
                (e)    on 6 November 2010—Schedule 5;
                (f)    on 19 August 2011—Schedule 6.
3              Amendment of Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities (Indirect Tax Concession Scheme) Determination 2000
                Schedules 1 to 6 amend the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities (Indirect Tax Concession Scheme) Determination 2000.
4              Amendment of Consular Privileges and Immunities (Indirect Tax Concessions Scheme) Determination 2000
                Schedule 7 amends the Consular Privileges and Immunities (Indirect Tax Concession Scheme) Determination 2000.
Schedule 1        Amendment of Diplomatic Determination taken to have commenced 21 August 2008
(section 3)
  
[1]           Schedule 1, after item 69.2
insert
69A
Tonga
 
 

69A.1
 
Any person, for the official use of the mission
The concession is limited to:
   (a)  electricity and gas services; and
  (b)  acquisitions covered by paragraph 6 (1) (c); and
   (c)  goods

69A.2
 
A member of the diplomatic staff, for personal use
 

Schedule 2        Amendment of Diplomatic Determination taken to have commenced 25 August 2008
(section 3)
  
[1]           Schedule 1, after item 44
insert
44AA
Mongolia
A member, or a family member of a member, of the administrative and technical staff, for personal use
As for diplomatic staff, except that acquisition of a motor vehicle for personal use is covered only if:
   (a)  the acquisition is made within 6 months of the staff member’s installation in Australia; and
  (b)  no family member has received:
         (i)   a concession under section 10B of the Act for the acquisition of another motor vehicle; or
        (ii)   an exemption from indirect tax under subsection 8 (1A) of the Act on the importation of another motor vehicle
Schedule 3        Amendment of Diplomatic Determination taken to have commenced 20 April 2009
(section 3)
  
[1]           Schedule 1, item 74
substitute
74
Uruguay
 
 

74.1
 
Any person, for the official use of the mission
The concession is limited to:
   (a)  diplomatic mail services; and
  (b)  imported motor vehicles; and
   (c)  Australian-manufactured motor vehicles; and
  (d)  goods covered by paragraph 6 (1) (b); and
   (e)  alcohol and tobacco covered by paragraph 6 (1) (ba); and
   (f)  acquisitions covered by paragraph 6 (1) (c)

74.2
 
A member of the diplomatic staff, for personal use
The concession is limited to imported motor vehicles, Australian-manufactured motor vehicles, goods covered by paragraph 6 (1) (b) and alcohol and tobacco covered by paragraph 6 (1) (ba)

Schedule 4        Amendment of Diplomatic Determination taken to have commenced 9 June 2010
(section 3)
  
[1]           Schedule 1, item 61
substitute
61
Slovakia
A member, or a family member of a member, of the administrative and technical staff, for personal use
As for diplomatic staff, except that acquisition of a motor vehicle for personal use is covered only if:
   (a)  the acquisition is made within 6 months of the staff member’s installation in Australia; and
  (b)  no family member has received:
         (i)   a concession under section 10B of the Act for the acquisition of another motor vehicle; or
        (ii)   an exemption from indirect tax under subsection 8 (1A) of the Act on the importation of another motor vehicle
Schedule 5        Amendment of Diplomatic Determination taken to have commenced 6 November 2010
(section 3)
  
[1]           Schedule 1, after item 69A.2
insert
69B
Tunisia
Note   There are no exceptions to the standard package of concessions for this country
Schedule 6        Amendment of Diplomatic Determination taken to have commenced 19 August 2011
(section 3)
  
[1]           Schedule 1, after item 22.2
insert
22A
Georgia
A member, or a family member of a member, of the administrative and technical staff, for personal use
As for diplomatic staff, except that acquisition of a motor vehicle for personal use is covered only if:
   (a)  the acquisition is made within 6 months of the staff member’s installation in Australia; and
  (b)  no family member has received:
         (i)   a concession under section 10B of the Act for the acquisition of another motor vehicle; or
        (ii)   an exemption from indirect tax under subsection 8 (1A) of the Act on the importation of another motor vehicle
Schedule 7        Amendment of Consular Determination
(section 4)
  
[1]           Schedule 1, item 98
substitute
98
Uruguay
 
 

98.1
 
Any person, for the official use of the post
The concession is limited to:
   (a)  consular mail services; and
  (b)  imported motor vehicles; and
   (c)  Australian-manufactured motor vehicles; and
  (d)  goods covered by paragraph 6 (1) (b); and
   (e)  alcohol and tobacco covered by paragraph 6 (1) (ba); and
   (f)  acquisitions covered by paragraph 6 (1) (c)

98.2
 
A consular officer, for personal use
The concession is limited to imported motor vehicles, Australian-manufactured motor vehicles, goods covered by paragraph 6 (1) (b) and alcohol and tobacco covered by paragraph 6 (1) (ba)

 
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