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Main Roads Development Act 1925

Authoritative Version
Act No. 17 of 1925 as made
An Act relating to Main Roads Development.
Date of Assent 14 Sep 1925
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

MAIN ROADS DEVELOPMENT.

 

No. 17 of 1925.

An Act relating to Main Roads Development.

[Assented to 14th September, 1925.]

Preamble.

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, for the purpose of appropriating the grant originated in the House of Representatives, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1.—(1.)   This Act may be cited as the Main Roads Development Act 1925.

(2.)    Section one of the Main Roads Development Act 1924-1925 is amended by omitting from sub-section (3.) thereof the figures “1925” and inserting in their stead the figures “1924”.

(3.)    The Main Roads Development Act 1923-1924 is, in this Act, referred to as the Principal Act.

(4.)    The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Main Roads Development Act 1923-1925.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall be deemed to have commenced on the thirtieth day of June One thousand nine hundred and twenty-five.

Appropriation.

3.  Section three of the Principal Act is amended by omitting therefrom the words “One million pounds” and inserting in their stead the words “One million seven hundred and fifty thousand pounds”.

Payment of appropriation to Trust Account.

4.  Section four of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (3.) thereof the words “Upon the commencement of this Act”.

Grants to States.

5.  Section five of the Principal Act is amended by inserting therein before the word “Schedule” the word “First”.

6.  After section six of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:—

Additional payments for reconditioning or strengthening.

“6a.—(1.)    In addition to the amounts payable under section five of this Act, the Minister may, subject to this Act, pay from the Trust Account established in pursuance of this Act, to the Government of each State of the Commonwealth, amounts not exceeding those respectively specified in the Second Schedule to this Act.

“(2.)  Any payment made under this section shall be for the purpose of reconditioning or strengthening existing main roads to which this Act applies.”.


 

Details of proposals.

7.  Section eight of the Principal Act is amended by inserting in paragraph (a) thereof, after the words “proposed roads”, the words “(or, as the case may be, of the proposed reconditioning”, or strengthening of existing main roads)”.

Schedule.

8.  The Principal Act is amended by omitting the Schedule thereto and inserting in its stead the following Schedules:—

“SCHEDULES.

 

First Schedule.

“The First Schedule.

Maximum amount which may be paid to each State:—

£

New South Wales.....................................................................................

414,000

Victoria.....................................................................................................

270,000

Queensland...............................................................................................

282,000

South Australia.........................................................................................

171,000

Western Australia.....................................................................................

288,000

Tasmania..................................................................................................

75,000

Second Schedule.

“The Second Schedule.

Maximum amount which may be paid to each State:—

£

New South Wales.....................................................................................

69,000

Victoria.....................................................................................................

45,000

Queensland...............................................................................................

47,000

South Australia.........................................................................................

28,500

Western Australia.....................................................................................

48,000

Tasmania..................................................................................................

12,500.”