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Dried Fruits Export Charges Act 1924

Authoritative Version
Act No. 41 of 1924 as made
An Act to impose Charges upon the Export of Dried Fruits.
Date of Assent 20 Oct 1924
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1999
Repealed by Australian Horticultural Corporation Amendment Act 1991




No. 41 of 1924.

An Act to impose Charges upon the Export of Dried Fruits.

[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 Dried Fruits Export Charges Act 1924.


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

“dried fruits” means dried currants, dried sultanas and dried lexias.

Charge on export of dried fruits.

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

(2.)  Subject to a lower rate being prescribed by the regulations, the rate of the charge shall be one-eighth of a penny for each pound of dried fruits exported.

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


4.   The Governor-General may, after report to the Minister by the Dried Fruits Control Board constituted under the Dried Fruits Export Control Act 1924, make regulations prescribing a lower rate of the charge imposed on dried fruits 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.