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Excise Tariff 1906

Authoritative Version
Act No. 16 of 1906 as made
An Act relating to Duties of Excise.
Date of Assent 12 Oct 1906
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

 

EXCISE TARIFF.

 

No. 16 of 1906.

An Act relating to Duties of Excise.

[Assented to 12th October, 1906.]

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 Excise Tariff 1906.

Excise duties on agricultural machinery.

2.    Duties of Excise shall on and from the first day of January One thousand nine hundred and seven be imposed on the dutiable goods specified in the Schedule at the rates specified in the said Schedule.


 

Provided that this Act shall not apply to goods manufactured by any person in any part of the Commonwealth under conditions as to the remuneration of labour which—

(a) are declared by resolution of both Houses of the Parliament to be fair and reasonable; or

(b) are in accordance with an industrial award under the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904; or

(c) are in accordance with the terms of an industrial agreement filed under the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904; or

(d) are, on an application made for the purpose to the President of the Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration, declared to be fair and reasonable by him or by a Judge of the Supreme Court of a State or any person or persons who compose a State Industrial Authority to whom he may refer the matter.

 

THE SCHEDULE.

 

Excise Duties.

Dutiable Goods.

 

Duties

Fixed Rates.

 

Stripper Harvesters........................................................................................ each

£6

Strippers........................................................................................................ each

£3

Metal parts of Stripper Harvesters and Strippers......................................................per lb.

⅞d.

Ad Valorem Rates.

 

Stump Jump Ploughs...........................................................

ad valorem

12½ per cent.

Disc Cultivators...................................................................

Winnowers, Horse and other power.....................................

Combined Corn Sheller, Husker, and Bagger.......................

Combined Corn Sheller and Husker....................................

Drills—

 

Fertilizer..........................................................................

ad valorem

12½ per cent.

Seed................................................................................

Grain...............................................................................

and attachments thereto

Ploughs, Other.....................................................................

ad valorem

10 per cent.

Plough Shares......................................................................

Harrows...............................................................................

Chaffcutters and Horse Gear...............................................

Cultivators, other than Disc.................................................

Scarifiers.............................................................................

Plough Mould Boards..........................................................

Corn Shellers.......................................................................

Corn Huskers.......................................................................

Exemptions.

 

Hand-worked Rakes and Ploughs combined.

 

 

Hay Tedders.

 

 

Maize Harvesters.

 

 

Maize Binders.

 

 

Maize Planters.

 

 

Mould Board Plates in the rough and not cut into shape.

 

 

Potato Sorters.

 

 

Potato Raisers or Diggers.