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GENE TECHNOLOGY AMENDMENT BILL 2001

                      Western Australia



     Gene Technology Amendment Bill 2001



                        CONTENTS




1.     Short title                          1
2.     Commencement                         2
3.     Section 72A amended                  2




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                      LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY



      Gene Technology Amendment Bill 2001


                               A Bill for


An Act to amend the Gene Technology Act 2001 to impose certain
charges referred to in section 72A of that Act to the extent that any
such charge may be a tax.



The Parliament of Western Australia enacts as follows:

1.      Short title
        This Act may be cited as the Gene Technology Amendment
        Act 2001.




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     Gene Technology Amendment Bill 2001



     s. 2




     2.             Commencement
          (1)       If this Act receives the Royal Assent before the Gene
                    Technology Act 2001 receives the Royal Assent, this Act comes
                    into operation immediately after the Gene Technology Act 2001
5                   receives the Royal Assent.
          (2)       If this Act receives the Royal Assent after the Gene Technology
                    Act 2001 receives the Royal Assent, this Act is deemed to have
                    come into operation immediately after the Gene Technology
                    Act 2001 received the Royal Assent.

10   3.             Section 72A amended
                    After section 72A(2) of the Gene Technology Act 2001 the
                    following subsections are inserted --
                "
                    (3)   The amount of the charge prescribed for a financial
15                        year may be in the nature of a tax and not be related to
                          the cost of providing any service.
                    (4)   To the extent that a charge referred to in subsection (3)
                          may be a tax, this section imposes the tax.
                                                                                      ".




 


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