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Dairy Produce Export Charges Act 1924

Authoritative Version
Act No. 39 of 1924 as made
An Act to impose Charges upon the Export of Dairy Produce.
Date of Assent 20 Oct 1924
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1962
Repealed by Dairy Produce Export Charge Act 1962

 

DAIRY PRODUCE EXPORT CHARGES.

 

No. 39 of 1924.

An Act to impose Charges upon the Export of Dairy Produce.

[Assented to 20th October, 1924.]

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 Dairy Produce Export Charges Act 1924.

Definition.

2.   In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears—

“dairy produce” means butter and cheese.

Charge on export of dairy produce.

3.—(1.)   A charge is imposed and shall be levied and paid on all dairy produce exported from the Commonwealth after a date to be fixed by Proclamation.

(2.)  Subject to a lower rate being prescribed by the regulations—

(a) the rate of the charge in respect of butter shall be one-eighth of a penny for each pound of butter exported; and

(b) the rate of the charge in respect of cheese shall be one-sixteenth of a penny for each pound of cheese exported.


(3.)  All moneys payable under this section in respect of any dairy produce shall be paid to the Collector of Customs on or before the entry of that dairy produce for export.

Regulations.

4.   The Governor-General may, after report to the Minister by the Dairy Produce Control Board constituted under the Dairy Produce Export Control Act 1924, make regulations prescribing lower rates of the charges imposed on butter and cheese exported from the Commonwealth.

Duration of Act.

5.   This Act shall continue in force until a date which the Governor-General may fix by Proclamation.