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Meat Export Bounties Regulations 1923

Authoritative Version
SR 1923 No. 125 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Gazetted 13 Sep 1923
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

STATUTORY RULES

1923. No. 125.

 

REGULATIONS UNDER THE MEAT EXPORT BOUNTIES ACT 1923.

I, THE DEPUTY OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, do hereby make the following Regulations under the Meat Export Bounties Act 1923, to come into operation forthwith.

Dated this thirteenth day of September, 1923.

W. H. IRVINE,

Deputy of the Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

LITTLETON E. GROOM,

for the Minister of State for Trade and Customs.

 

Meat export bounties regulations.

Short title

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Meat Export Bounties Regulations 1923.

Definitions

2. (1) In these Regulations unless the contrary intention appears—

Bounty” means bounty under the Act;

“Collector” means Collector of Customs for a State;

“Exporter” means any person engaged either directly or indirectly in the exportation from the Commonwealth of beef, or cattle for slaughter and includes any firm or company established in Australia which is so engaged;

“Meatworks” means premises which have been approved by the Comptroller-General of Customs for the slaughter of cattle or the treatment of beef for export;

“Minister” means the Minister of State for Trade and Customs;

Officer” means an Officer of Customs;

“Prescribed Port” means Batavia, Soerabaya, Manila, Singapore, Hong Kong, Honolulu, or any other port approved for the purposes of these Regulations by the Comptroller- General;

Subsidy” means bounty under the Act;

“The Act” means the Meat Export Bounties Act 1923.

(2) Any reference in these Regulations to a Form shall unless the contrary intention appears be read as a reference to a Form in the Schedule to these Regulations.

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Beef not to be withdrawn from shipment.

3. Standard beef or canned beef when placed in store for shipment and on which Bounty has been paid shall not be withdrawn from store for any other purpose.

Penalty: Fifty pounds or imprisonment for three months.

Claims for bounty.

4. (1) Claims for Bounty shall be rendered to the Collector on the Form No. 12 prescribed by the Treasury Regulations 1919, and shall be accompanied by certificates in accordance with Forms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

(2) Meat exporters shall issue certificates in accordance with Forms 1, 3, 5 and 6 in sequence of treatment.

(3) When in the opinion of the Comptroller-General it is not necessary or practicable to furnish certificates strictly in accordance with the Forms in the Schedule to these Regulations in order to secure payment of the Bounty, the Comptroller-General may authorize such suspension or variation of any of the conditions, not being conditions prescribed by the Act, as he considers necessary.

Payment of bounty on canned beef.

5. Forty pounds weight of processed beef in the cans shall be regarded as equivalent to one hundred pounds weight of fresh beef, and the Bounty payable on canned beef shall be calculated on that basis.

Power of officer.

6. An officer may at all reasonable times enter upon any meat works or establishment of any person, firm, or company, who or which has lodged a claim for Bounty, and may inspect the accounts, books and documents for the purpose of examination and audit, and the person, firm or company shall provide all facilities for such examination and audit, otherwise the claim for Bounty shall not be entertained.

Amount of penalty.

7. The penalty set out at the foot of any regulation or sub-regulation indicates that any person who commits—

(a) the offence created by that regulation or sub-regulation; or

(b) a breach of that regulation whether by act or omission shall be punishable upon conviction by a penalty not exceeding the penalty set out.

 

THE SCHEDULE.

 

FORMS OF CERTIFICATES.

Form 1.                                                                                                                                  No.

Beef Subsidy.

Purchases by Weight (i.e., per 100 lbs.) or per head (other than at Auction Sales) or Cattle Treated on Owners’ Account.

This is to certify that                                          head of cattle from                                      

Station, owned by                                 , were treated at                                                   Works

on the                                                    , 1923, from which the frozen weight of export beef was      lbs.

*The cattle referred to in this Certificate are identical with those referred to in Certificate (Form 2) attached No.

For                                                                   Company,

Works Manager.

Witness.

I hereby certify that the above particulars agree with the information set out in the books and records of the above company as produced to me.

Commonwealth Government Inspector.

*This paragraph to be struck out in cases where the claim for subsidy is made by the pastoralist.


 

Form 2.                                                                                                                                    No.

Beef Subsidy.

Certificate from Vendor (Grower or Fattener) as to Satisfaction of Price for Cattle Sold (other than at Auction Sales) for Slaughter in Australia for Export Purposes.

In connexion with the sale on                                       of                  bullocks, or cowsunder contract

dated                                            between                                            , and I acknowledge that

I am, or we aresatisfied that an allowance for the Commonwealth Subsidy and relative concessions has been made in the price mentioned in such contract.

                                               

Witness.

 

Form 3.                                                                                                                                    No.

Beef Subsidy.

Cattle Purchased at Auction.

This is to certify that                                        head of cattle were purchased at auction

at                              on                           by                                                   and were treated

at                                             Works on the                           1923, from which the frozen weight of export beef was                                                lbs.

It is further certified that the price paid for the cattle referred to above included the subsidy payable by the Commonwealth Government in respect of beef exported.

For                                                                     Company,

Works Manager.

Witness.

I hereby certify that the above particulars agree with the information set out in the books and records of the above company as produced to me.

Commonwealth Government Inspector.

 

Form 4.                                                                                                                                    No.

Beef Subsidy.

Cattle Exported for Slaughter Outside the Commonwealth.

This is to certify that                                    head of cattle from                                   Station,

sold by                                  on                       were shipped at                                     Port to

Port on the                                    day of                                      , 1923.

Exporter.

Witness.

The cattle referred to in the above Certificate, were shipped per s.s.

to                             on                          , 1923.

Officer of Customs.


 

Form 5.                                                                                                                                    No.

Canned Beef Subsidy.

Purchases by Weight (i.e., per 100 lbs.), or per Head (other than at Auction Sales) or Cattle Treated on Owners’ Account.

This is to certify that                                             head of cattle from                           Station,

owned by                              were treated at                                    Works on the                 1923, from which the fresh weight of beef canned for export was                                             lbs.

*The cattle referred to in this Certificate are identical with those referred to in Certificate (Form 2) attached No.

For                                                                   Company,

Works Manager.

Witness.

I hereby certify that the above particulars agree with the information set out in the books and records of the above company as produced to me.

Commonwealth Government Inspector.

*This paragraph to be struck out in cases where the claim tor subsidy is made by the pastoralist.

 

Form 6.                                                                                                                                    No

Canned Beef Subsidy.

Cattle Purchased at Auction.

This is to certify that

lbs. of canned beef obtained from cattle purchased

at auction at

 

on

 

by

 

were treated at

 

Works on the

 

, 1923.

 

 

It is further certified that the price paid for the cattle referred to above included the subsidy payable by the Commonwealth Government in respect of beef exported.

For                                                                  Company,

Works Manager.

Witness.

I hereby certify that the above particulars agree with the information set out in the books and records of the above company as produced to me.

Commonwealth Government Inspector.

 

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