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Act No. 24 of 1927 as made
An Act to provide for the Erection of a Memorial in connexion with the Occupation by the Commonwealth Parliament of the Parliament House of the State of Victoria.
Date of Assent 08 Apr 1927
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

 

VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT HOUSE MEMORIAL.

 

No. 24 of 1927.

An Act to provide for the Erection of a Memorial in connexion with the Occupation by the Commonwealth Parliament of the Parliament House of the State of Victoria.

[Assented to 8th April, 1927.]

Preamble.

Whereas the State of Victoria has since the establishment of the Commonwealth allowed the Parliament of the Commonwealth to use and occupy the Parliament House of the State of Victoria:

And whereas the Parliament of the Commonwealth desires to express its appreciation of the action of the State of Victoria by providing a sum of money to be expended for the purpose of commemorating the occupation of the said Parliament House by the Parliament of the Commonwealth:

Be it therefore 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.

1.  This Act may be cited as the Victorian Parliament House Memorial Act 1927.

Appropriation.

2.  There shall be payable out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is hereby appropriated accordingly, an amount not exceeding Fifty thousand pounds, for the purposes of this Act.

Purpose of Appropriation.

3.  The sum appropriated by this Act shall be applied towards the provision of a permanent memorial associated with the Parliament House of the State of Victoria in commemoration of the occupation by the Commonwealth Parliament of the Parliament House of the State of Victoria for the period from the establishment of the Commonwealth until the transfer of the Commonwealth Parliament to the Seat of Government.