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Papua and New Guinea Bounties Regulations

Authoritative Version
SR 1926 No. 183 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Gazetted 21 Dec 1926
Date of repeal 27 Jan 1938
Repealed by Repealed by Papua and New Guinea Bounties Regulations (SR 1938 No. 6)

STATUTORY RULES.

1926. No. 183.

 

REGULATIONS UNDER THE PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA BOUNTIES ACT 1926.

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, do hereby make the following Regulations under the Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1926, to come into operation forthwith.

Dated this seventeenth day of December, 1926.

STONEHAVEN,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

H. E. PRATTEN,

Minister of State for Trade and Customs.

PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA BOUNTIES REGULATIONS.

Short title.

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Papua and New Guinea Bounties Regulations.

Definitions.

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

“Authorized Agent” means an Agent appointed by the exporter, in accordance with Form D, for the purposes of the Act and of these Regulations;

“Bounty” means bounty under the Act;

“Collector” means Collector of Customs for a State;

“Exporter” means the owner of the goods at the time when the goods were exported from the Territory of Papua or the Territory of New Guinea, as the case may be;

“Goods” means goods specified in the Schedule to the Act;

“Officer” means Officer of Customs;

“Principal Officer of Customs” means the principal officer of Customs doing duty at the port of the Territory of Papua or of the Territory of New Guinea whence the goods were exported to the Commonwealth;

“The Act” means the Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1926.

(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.

Notice of intention to claim bounty.

3. Notice of intention to claim bounty shall be given to the Collector in accordance with Form A not later than the time at which the goods are entered for home consumption in the Commonwealth.

C.18010.—Price 3d.


Claim for bounty.

4.—The claim for bounty shall be in accordance with Form B and shall be lodged at the office of the Collector not later than three months after the goods have been entered for home consumption in the Commonwealth.

(2) All claims for bounty shall be supported by—

(a) A certificate, in accordance with Form C, signed by the Principal Officer of Customs that the goods are wholly the produce of the Territory of Papua or the Territory of New Guinea, as the case may be; and

(b) A certificate by the exporter or his authorized agent in the terms set out in Form B.

Authorized agents.

5. An authorized agent may, on behalf of the exporter, give any notice or make any certificate required by these Regulations, make claims for bounty, receive any moneys due in respect of those claims and give effectual receipts for those moneys.

Goods to be of good and marketable quality.

6. Bounty shall be payable only on goods of good and marketable quality.

Proportion of bounty, when payable.

7. If at any time during any year the Minister considers that the amount available for bounty for such year as determined by the Act may be insufficient to pay in full all valid claims for bounty expected to be received during that year, the Minister may approve of progress payments being made on each claim at such proportion of the full rate of bounty as he determines:

Provided that—

(a) The rate of bounty at which the progress payments shall be made in any such year in respect of any description of goods shall be the same to each applicant for bounty on that description of goods;

(b) Additional payments shall subsequently be made in the manner prescribed in the last preceding paragraph to each applicant in respect of all shortpaid claims for any such year to the extent, if any, of the amount of bounty available for that year together with any unpaid balance, or any part thereof, remaining available from any previous year; and

(c) the respective total rates of bounty paid in any such year in pursuance of paragraphs (a) and (b) of this regulation on the various descriptions of goods subject to bounty shall each be at the same percentage of the full rates of bounty as prescribed by the Act.


THE SCHEDULE.

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Form A.

Commonwealth Of Australia.

Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1926.

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CLAIM BOUNTY.

To the Collector of Customs,

State of

I hereby give notice that I intend to claim bounty in respect of the following goods, viz.:—

(a) Insert full description of goods including marks and numbers of packages.

(b) If signed by authorized agent name of exporter to be inserted.

(a)

produced wholly in the Territory of                                             and exported direct therefrom to Australia by the s.s.

(b)

Exporter.

Per

Authorized Agent.

Date

Form B.

No.

Commonwealth of Australia.

Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1926.

(a) Insert name and address of exporter.

Dr. to (a)

Financial Year 19    ,                                         State of                                

Pursuant to notice, I hereby claim bounty in respect of the undermentioned goods exported from the Territory of                                                                       and imported into Australia at the port of

The particulars of the goods are as follow:—

No. and Date of Import Entry.

Marks and Nos. of Packages.

Goods.

Quantity on which Bounty is claimed.

Rate of Bounty.

Amount of Bounty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total—

pounds                                     shillings                                         pence

(b) If signed by authorized agent name of exporter to be inserted.

(b)

Exporter.

Per

Authorized Agent.

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Officer’s Certificate.

I certify that to the best of my knowledge and belief, after due inquiry, the particulars and statements contained in the above claim for bounty are true and correct for the purposes of the Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1926 and that the claimant is entitled to bounty on the goods specified in the claim.

Officer of Customs.

——

I certify that this account is correct within the meaning of Section 34 of the Audit Act 1901-1926.

Certifying Officer.

Received on the                                              19  , from

the sum of                                                pounds                               shillings

pence in full payment of the above account.

Signature.

Witness to Payment.


Certificate by Exporter.

To be endorsed on Claim for Bounty.

I,                                                                              of                                                hereby certify as follows:—

(1) I am (the authorized agent of                                                                        ) the exporter of the goods specified in this claim;

(2) The description of the goods and the particulars relating thereto stated in the claim are true and correct in every respect;

(3) The goods specified in the claim—

(a) Are wholly the produce of the Territory of

(b) Are of good and marketable quality;

(c) Were imported direct into the Commonwealth from the said Territory; and

(d) Are imported for home consumption in the Commonwealth.

(4) Nothing on my part has been done or omitted to be done and, to the best of my knowledge and belief, nothing on the part of any other person has been done or omitted to be done whereby my right to the bounty has been forfeited or taken away; and

(5) No other claim for bounty has been made nor has any bounty been paid in respect of the goods specified in this claim for bounty.

Signature.

Witness                                                                                                         Date.

form C.

Commonwealth of Australia.

Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1926.

CERTIFICATE OF PRINCIPAL OFFICER OF CUSTOMS.

Port

Territory

I hereby certify that the undermentioned goods exported on the                 from the port of        in the Territory of                                                                                                                                    to the Commonwealth per s.s.

are wholly the produce of the Territory of

Number of Packages.

Marks and Nos. of Packages.

Description of Goods.

Quantity.

 

 

 

 

Signature of Principal Officer.

Date

Note.—This Certificate, when completed, should be forwarded by the Principal Officer direct to the Collector of Customs at the Australian port to which the goods are consigned.

Form D.

Specimen Signature.

Commonwealth of Australia.

Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1926.

APPOINTMENT OF AUTHORIZED AGENT.

I,                                          of                                                                   do hereby appoint      whose signature appears in the margin, to act as my authorized agent for the purposes of the Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1926 and of the Regulations made thereunder and, on my behalf, to give any notice and to make any certificate required from the exporter by the Regulations, to make claims for bounty, to receive moneys payable in respect of those claims and to give effectual receipts for those moneys

Signature.

Date.

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