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Canned Fruits Export Charges Act 1926

Authoritative Version
Act No. 41 of 1926 as made
An Act to impose Charges upon the Export of Canned Fruits.
Date of Assent 16 Aug 1926
Date of repeal 01 Jan 1980
Repealed by Canned Fruits Marketing Act 1979




No. 41 of 1926.

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

[Assented to 16th August, 1926.]

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 Canned Fruits Export Charges Act 1926.


2.  In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears, “canned fruits” means canned apricots, canned peaches, canned pears, and such other canned fruits as are prescribed.

Charge on export of canned fruits.

3.—(1.)  A charge is imposed and shall be levied and paid on all canned fruits which are 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-fourth of a penny for each thirty ounces of canned fruits exported.


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


4.  The Governor-General may, after report to the Minister by the Canned Fruits Control Board constituted under the Canned Fruits Export Control Act 1926, make regulations prescribing lower rates of the charge imposed on canned fruits exported from the Commonwealth.

Duration of Act.

5.  This Act shall continue in force until a date to be fixed by Proclamation as the date upon which the Act shall expire.