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Excise Regulations (Amendment)

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  • - C1923L00150
  • No longer in force
SR 1923 No. 150 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Excise Regulations 1913.
Gazetted 22 Oct 1923
Date of repeal 31 Oct 1925
Repealed by Excise Regulations 1925


1923. No. 150.



I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, do hereby make the following Regulation under the Excise Act 1901-1918, to come into operation on the first day of December, 1923.

Dated this nineteenth day of October, 1923.



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.)

Regulation 84 of the Excise Regulations 1913 is repealed, and the following regulation inserted in its stead:—

84. The spirit must be approved by the analyst and be pure wine spirit of a strength not less than 50 degrees overproof. It shall contain not more than 4 grammes of higher alcohols (calculated in terms of isobutyl alcohol) nor more than 75 milligrammes of aldehydes (calculated as acetaldehyde) nor more than 5 milligrammes of furfural per litre of absolute alcohol.

The above standard shall not apply to wine spirit which has been matured in wood for a period of not less than two years.”


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