Quarantine Service Fees (Australia Post) Determination 2010

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Quarantine Service Fees (Australia Post) Determination 20101
I, TONY BURKE, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, make this Determination under section 86E of the Quarantine Act 1908.
Dated        19.5                           2010
Tony Burke
Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Quarantine Service Fees (Australia Post) Determination 2010.
2              Commencement
                This Determination commences on 1 July 2010.
3              Revocation
                The Quarantine Service Fees (Australia Post) Determination 2005 is revoked.
4              Definitions
                In this Determination:
Act means the Quarantine Act 1908.
annual fee, for a relevant financial year, means the amount of the fee required by section 5 to be paid in respect of the financial year.
Australia Post means the Australian Postal Corporation.
postal article has the same meaning as in the Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989.
relevant financial year means the financial year commencing on 1 July 2010 and each subsequent financial year.
Note   Several other words and expressions used in this Determination have the meanings given by the Act, for example:
·      late payment fee
·      payment day
·      quarantine service.
5              Fee for quarantine services payable by Australia Post
         (1)   For section 86E of the Act, a fee is required to be paid by Australia Post for the provision of quarantine services for postal articles received by Australia Post from places outside Australia in a relevant financial year.
         (2)   The amount of the fee is $8,200,000 for a relevant financial year.
6              Due date for payment
         (1)   An annual fee is payable in 2 or more equal instalments.
         (2)   Each instalment is payable within 30 days after the date shown on the invoice for payment issued by the Commonwealth.
7              Late payment fee
         (1)   If an instalment of an annual fee is not paid on or before the payment day for the instalment, a late payment fee is required to be paid by Australia Post.
         (2)   The amount of the late payment fee is:
days overdue means the number of days after the payment day and before the day on which the instalment is paid.
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