Fee must not amount to taxation?

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Danman132

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Would somebody with good interpretative skills be able to decider this statement for me. It's part of the Biosecurity Act 2015.

A fee prescribed under subsection (1) must not be such as to amount to taxation.

What does this mean?
Thanks
 

Docupedia

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What they're basically saying is that the fee should be a cost recovery exercise only.
 
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Tim W

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Let's talk about what we are really talking about.

Is your iso bill from a state government (which one...?)
or from the Commonwealth ?