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Excise Regulations (Amendment)

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  • - C1922L00183
  • No longer in force
SR 1922 No. 183 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Excise Regulations 1913.
Gazetted 21 Dec 1922
Date of repeal 31 Oct 1925
Repealed by Excise Regulations 1925


1922. No. 183.



I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Excise Act 1901-1918 and the Excise Tariff 1921, to come into operation forthwith.

Dated this twentieth day of December, 1922.



By His Excellency’s Command,


Minister of State for Trade and Customs.


Amendment of Excise Regulations 1913.

(Statutory Rules 1913, No. 345, as amended to this date).

After Regulation 125J of the Excise Regulations 1913, the following heading and regulations are inserted:—

Absolute Alcohol for Use in Universities for Scientific Purposes.

“125K. Undenatured absolute alcohol for use in Universities for scientific purposes may be delivered under Excise Tariff Item 2 (P) subject to the provisions of these Regulations.

“125L. For the purpose of these Regulations “absolute alcohol” means commercial absolute alcohol of a strength not less than 99 per cent. by weight of ethyl alcohol.

“125M. The quantity of absolute alcohol to be delivered to any one University shall not exceed 50 liquid gallons per annum.

“125N. Before delivery of absolute alcohol is permitted, the Registrar or other Principal Officer of the University shall make application in writing to the Collector and furnish a personal bond, with one surety, to the satisfaction of the Collector, for compliance with these Regulations.

“125O. Upon approval of the application an entry shall be made, and upon the passing of the entry the absolute alcohol shall forthwith be delivered to the University.

“125P. Upon receipt of the absolute alcohol the Registrar or other Principal Officer of the University shall forward to the Collector a receipt stating the quantity received.

“125Q. The absolute alcohol shall be in charge of a responsible officer of the University, who shall keep a book, in which shall be entered particulars of all absolute alcohol received in pursuance of these Regulations and the manner in which such alcohol has been dealt with.


“125R. The responsible officer shall furnish a return immediately after the 30th June and 31st December in each year, setting forth the quantities of absolute alcohol received during the preceding six months, the quantity used, the purposes for which it has been used, and the stock on hand.

“125S. An officer shall at all times have access to the premises where absolute alcohol received in pursuance of these Regulations is stored or used, and may at any time inspect, examine or take extracts from any books or documents kept in relation thereto.”


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