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Dried Fruits Advance Regulations

Authoritative Version
SR 1924 No. 144 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Gazetted 18 Sep 1924
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

trade and commerce—

dried fruits advances regulations

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Statutory Rules 1924, No. 144(a)

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Short title.

1.      These Regulations may be cited as the Dried Fruits Advances Regulations.

Definitions.

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

“Advances” means advances under the Act;

“Agent” means an agent of the Commonwealth appointed under the Act;

“The Act” means the Dried Fruits Advances Act 1924;

(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.

Form of application.

3.  An application for advances shall be in accordance with Form 1 and shall be rendered in duplicate by a grower to an agent.

Terms and conditions of payment of advances.

4.  An agent shall pay advances to a grower in accordance with the following terms and conditions:—

(a) The agent shall receive from the grower an application for the advance, in duplicate, in accordance with Form 1 and shall forward one copy of the application to the Comptroller-General of Customs;

(b) On receipt of the application, and on being satisfied that the particulars contained therein are correct, and that the applicant has given the prescribed undertakings, the agent may, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and these Regulations, pay the advances payable to the grower.

Form of receipt.

5.  A grower shall give to the agent from whom he receives the advances a receipt, in accordance with Form 2, for each instalment of the advances.

Agent to report violation of undertaking by grower.

6.  An agent shall without delay report to the Minister any instance coming to the agent’s knowledge of a grower acting or being suspected of acting in violation of his undertaking as to the expenditure of the advances.

Agent to receive 1925 crop for sale.

7.  The agent shall receive for sale, from any grower to whom advances have been made, dried fruits produced in the year 1925.

Insurance of 1925 crop.

8. (1)    An agent shall fully insure and keep insured all dried fruits produced in the year 1925 which have been delivered to the agent by a grower in accordance with the provisions of the Act.

 

(a) Made under the Dried Fruits Advances Act 1924 on 17th September 1924.


 

Dried Fruits Advances Regulations.

 

(2) In the event of the loss by fire of the dried fruits, repayment of the advances made to the grower and the payment of interest thereon shall be a charge on the moneys payable under the policy to the same extent as they are a charge on the proceeds of the sale of the dried fruits.

Remuneration of agent.

9.  The Commonwealth shall from time to time pay to the agent for his services under the Act and these Regulations an amount equivalent to one-quarter of 1 per cent. of all moneys duly paid by the agent to growers in pursuance of the Act and of these Regulations.

Accounts to be kept by agent.

10. (1)   The agent shall keep proper and separate accounts—

(a) of each class and description of fruit in respect of which advances are paid by him to a grower; and

(b) of all moneys advanced pursuant to the Act and these Regulations and all matters relating thereto.

(2) All accounts kept by an agent in pursuance of these Regulations shall at all reasonable times be open to inspection by the Minister or an officer appointed by the Minister in that behalf, and shall be audited from time to time by the Auditor-General of the Commonwealth.

Prescribed quantity of dried fruits to be exported.

11.    The prescribed quantity of dried fruits which an agent shall undertake to export from the Commonwealth on or before the thirty-first day of December, 1924, shall be the quantity of dried fruits in respect of which he has paid advances.

Provided that the Minister may, in any particular case, if he thinks fit, reduce the quantity to be exported.

Service of notices, &c. on agents.

12.    Any notice, requirement, communication, direction, approval, or authority to be given or made by the Minister to the agent under the Act or these Regulations shall be deemed to have been fully given or made if signed by the Minister and addressed to the agent and posted by prepaid post or delivered at the agent’s office.

 


 

trade and commerce—

 

FORM 1.

Commonwealth of Australia,

Dried Fruits Advances Act 1924.

Application for Advance.

I.*                                     of                                             , hereby make application for advances at the rate of 30s. per ton in respect of the currants and £9 per ton in respect of the sultanas and lexias forwarded by me to                                                                           of                                 during the year 1924 in pursuance of an export arrangement approved by the Minister for Trade and Customs and relating to the export of currants, sultanas and lexias.‡

* Here insert full name and address of applicant.

Here insert name and address of packing organization or export merchant.

Cross out the names of the fruits for which no application is being made.

In connexion with this application the following particulars are furnished:—

(a) My orchard is situated at

(b) Its total area is                    acres.

(c) The area of each kind of fruit under cultivation by me is—

Currants—

acres.

Sultanas—

acres.

Lexias—

acres.

(d) The total quantity of dried currants, dried sultanas and dried lexias produced on my orchard during 1924 is—

 

Tons

cwt.

qrs.

lb.

Dried currants........................................................

 

 

 

 

Dried sultanas........................................................

 

 

 

 

Dried lexias...........................................................

 

 

 

 

(e) The quantity of each of the said fruits forwarded by me which is under the export arrangement to be exported is—

 

Tons

cwt.

qrs.

lb.

Dried currants........................................................

 

 

 

 

Dried sultanas........................................................

 

 

 

 

Dried lexias...........................................................

 

 

 

 

I, the person making this application, declare that the particulars shown therein are true and correct in every detail.

Signature of Grower                             

Dated this                                day of                                     1924.

Undertaking.

In consideration of the payment to me of the said advance by the Commonwealth, I hereby undertake—

(a) To expend the advance entirely on material and labour (including the maintenance of myself and my family) in connexion with cultural operations on my orchard;

(b) To repay the advance with interest at the rate of 6 per centum per annum out of the proceeds of the sale of the dried fruits produced by me in the year One thousand nine hundred and twenty-five after the costs of production and marketing (not exceeding such amount as the Minister determines) of those dried fruits have been provided for;

(c) To deliver the dried fruits produced by me in the year One thousand nine hundred and twenty-five to a packing organization or export merchant approved by the Minister;

(d) To permit any person, firm, or company, (authorized in writing by the Minister) to supervise the cultural operations on my orchard and to examine all books and documents in connexion therewith; and;

(e) To comply with such other conditions as the Minister determines.

Dated this                                day of                         1924.

Signature...............................................

Witness..................................................


 

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FORM 2.

Commonwealth of Australia.

Dried Fruits Advances Act 1924.

Receipts for Advances.

I*                                      of                                 hereby acknowledge receipt

from†                                      of                                            of the sum of                           pounds,                                    shillings and                                                     pence being instalments for the month of                                , 1924, of advances paid to me under the Dried Fruits Advances Act 1924.

* Here insert full name and address of grower who has received the advances.

Here insert name of packing organization or export merchant from which or from whom advances received.

Signature….......................................................

Witness.............................................................