A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999

Chapter 1 - Introduction  

Part 1-1 - Preliminary  

Division 1 - Preliminary  

1-3   Commonwealth-State financial relations  
The Parliament acknowledges that the Commonwealth:

(a) will introduce legislation to provide that the revenue from the GST will be granted to the States, the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory; and

(b) will maintain the rate and base of the GST in accordance with the Agreement on Principles for the Reform of Commonwealth-State Financial Relations endorsed at the Special Premiers' Conference in Canberra on 13 November 1998.

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