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Air Travellers Security Charge Act

Version of section 39 from 2003-01-01 to 2010-12-14:

Marginal note:Assessment

  •  (1) The Minister may assess a person for any charge or other amount payable by the person under this Act and may, despite any previous assessment covering, in whole or in part, the same matter, vary the assessment, reassess the person assessed or make any additional assessments that the circumstances require.

  • Marginal note:Liability not affected

    (2) The liability of a person to pay an amount under this Act is not affected by an incorrect or incomplete assessment or by the fact that no assessment has been made.

  • Marginal note:Minister not bound

    (3) The Minister is not bound by any return, application or information provided by or on behalf of any person and may make an assessment despite any return, application or information provided or not provided.

  • Marginal note:Refund on reassessment

    (4) If a person has paid an amount assessed under this section in respect of a fiscal month and the amount paid exceeds the amount determined on reassessment to have been payable by the person in respect of that fiscal month, the Minister shall refund to the person the amount of the excess and, for the purpose of section 28, the refund is deemed to have been required to be paid on the day on which the amount was paid to the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Determination of refunds

    (5) In making an assessment, the Minister may take into account any refund payable to the person being assessed under this Act. If the Minister does so, the person is deemed to have applied for the refund under this Act on the day the notice of assessment is sent.

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