Explanatory Memorandum(Circulated by authority of the Treasurer, the Hon Ralph Willis, MP)
Chapter 11 - Non-compulsory uniforms or wardrobes
11.1 Part 3 of Schedule 4 of the Bill makes a minor amendment to the taxation law.
11.2 The amendment gives effect to the Government's 1995-96 Budget announcement that it will transfer responsibility for the maintenance of the Register of Approved Occupational Clothing from the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Development Authority to the Secretary of the Department of Industry, Science and Technology. Included in the amendment are transitional arrangements to ensure taxpayers' rights and the smooth transfer of responsibility.
11.3 The amendment will apply from 1 March 1996.