CUSTOMS TARIFF (SPECIAL WAR DUTY) VALIDATION.

 

No. 57 of 1940.

An Act to provide for the Validation of Collections of Duties of Customs under Customs Tariff (Special War Duty) Proposals.

[Assented to 22nd August, 1940.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title.

1. This Act may be cited as the Customs Tariff (Special War Duty) Validation Act 1940.

Commencement.

2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Validation of collections under Customs Tariff (Special War Duty) Proposals.

3. Any special war duty of Customs demanded or collected (whether before the dissolution or expiry of the present House of Representatives or at or after that dissolution or expiry and on or before the twenty-first day of February, One thousand nine hundred and forty-one) pursuant to the Customs Tariff (Special War Duty) proposals introduced into the House of Representatives on the second day of May, One thousand nine hundred and forty, shall be deemed to have been lawfully imposed and lawfully demanded or collected.