This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 15 January 1998, amend the Transport Services Licensing Regulations 1989 by introducing new fees in relation to rail services.
Regulation 2 revokes regulation 7A of the principal regulations, and substitutes new regulations 7A and 7B.
New regulation 7A provides that the holder of a rail service licence must pay to the Director the appropriate annual licence monitoring fee. These fees are set out in Schedule 2. The annual licence monitoring fees are due and payable on 31 March each year in respect of the following 12-month period.
New regulation 7B replaces the regulation 7A revoked by these regulations and provides that the fees prescribed by these regulations are inclusive of goods and services tax.
Regulation 3 revokes the Schedule of fees in the principal regulations, and substitutes new schedules.
New Schedule 1 contains the fees in the revoked schedule of fees as well as several new fees relating to rail services.
(c) A fee of $117 per hour, up to a maximum of $10,000, for consideration of an application for variation of an approved safety system where the consideration takes 3 hours or longer: