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SR 1927 No. 69 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Gazetted 12 Jul 1927
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

STATUTORY RULES.

1927. No. 69.

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REGULATIONS UNDER THE FRESH FRUITS OVERSEAS MARKETING ACT 1927.

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Fresh Fruits Overseas Marketing Act 1927, to come into operation forthwith.

Dated this 6th day of July 1927.

STONEHAVEN

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

Title: Signature - Description: Signed by the Minister of State for Markets and Migration

Minister of State for Markets and Migration.

 

FRESH FRUITS OVERSEAS MARKETING (PREPARATION OF ROLLS) REGULATIONS.

Short title.

1. These Regulations may be cited at the Fresh Fruits Overseas Marketing (Preparation of Rolls) Regulations.

Definitions.

2. In these Regulations unless the contrary intention appears—

“the Act” means the Fresh Fruits Overseas Marketing Act 1927;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Markets and Migration;

“the Secretary” means the Secretary to the Department of Markets and Migration;

“the poll” means the poll of growers under section two of the Act and includes any poll under section three of the Act;

“the election” means the election of members of the Board in pursuance of sub-section (2) of section five of the Act.

List of voters to be prepared.

3. (1) Pursuant to claims made under these Regulations, the Secretary shall prepare a roll for each State of growers entitled to vote at the poll and the election.

(2) The rolls shall be certified by the Secretary by writing under his hand to be correct and shall be the rolls of growers to be used for the purposes of the poll and the election.

(3) The rolls shall be conclusive evidence of the rights of the growers named therein to vote at the poll and the election.

Claims for enrolment.

4. (1) A grower shall only be entitled to vote at the poll and the election if his name is placed on the roll pursuant to a claim for enrolment made by him in accordance with the Form in the Schedule to these Regulations.

C.9341.—Price 3d.


(2) Claims for enrolment shall be made on or before a date notified in the Gazette by the Minister, and any claims received after that date shall not be accepted for enrolment.

Witnessing of claims for enrolment.

5. A claim for enrolment shall be witnessed by an elector, or a person qualified to be an elector, of the Commonwealth or of a State.

Witness to see grower sign claim.

6. The person witnessing a claim for enrolment shall not sign his name as witness unless he has seen the grower whose signature he purports to witness sign the claim for enrolment.

Offences.

7. Any person witnessing a claim for enrolment shall, before he affixes his signature thereto—

(a) satisfy himself as to the identity of the grower; and

(b) by inquiry from the grower or otherwise, satisfy himself that the statements contained in the claim are true and correct unless he knows that such statements are true and correct.

Penalties.

8. Any person who is convicted of an offence against these Regulations shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding Fifty pounds.

 

THE SCHEDULE.

Commonwealth of Australia.

Fresh Fruits Overseas Marketing Act 1927.

CLAIM FOR ENROLMENT UNDER THE FRESH FRUITS OVERSEAS MARKETING (PREPARATION OF ROLLS) REGULATION.

Note.—Any grower who occupies an orchard from which not less than one hundred bushel cases of apples and/or pears (on an average of forty pounds to the bushel) were exported from Australia during either of the years ended 30th June, 192    or 30th June, 192 , may claim to have his name enrolled under these Regulations for the purposes of—

(a) the poll as to whether the Act is to be brought into operation (or to continue in operation, as the case requires); and

(b) the election of a representative or representatives on the Fresh Fruits Overseas Marketing Board.

The closing date for lodgment of this claim with the Secretary, Department of Markets and Migration, Flinders-street, Melbourne, is the...................................................................... 192…, and any claims received after that date shall not be accepted for enrolment.

Surname of Grower (in block letters)...............................................................

Full Christian names of Grower (in block letters).............................................

.........................................................................................................................

Postal address of Grower...................................................................................

I hereby claim to have my name placed on the roll of apple and pear growers for the State of    and I declare:—

(1) That the area of each kind of fruit at present cultivated by me is:—

Apples ............................................... acres. Pears ….......................................acres.


 

(2) That I am *the occupier/ one of the occupiers of an orchard situated at.............. from which the following quantities of apples and/or pears were exported to countries outside the Commonwealth during the years ended 30th June, 192  , and 30th June, 192  , respectively:—

Kind of Fruit.

Quantity Exported (Bushel Cases).

Year ended 30th June, 192  .

Year ended 30th June, 192  .

Apples

 

 

Pears

 

 

Total

 

 

(3) That the statements made in this claim are true and correct in every particular.

Signature of Grower                          

(in own handwriting)

Dated the........................................... day of……………………192……

 

I, the undersigned, being an elector, or person qualified to be an elector, of the Commonwealth or of a State, hereby certify—

(a) That I have satisfied myself as to the identity of the grower;

(b) That I have seen the grower sign the declaration in his, the grower’s, own handwriting; and

(c) That I either know the statements contained in the declaration to be true and correct, or have satisfied myself, by inquiry from the grower or otherwise, that the statements contained in the declaration are true and correct.

(Penalty on witness for failure to fully comply with these requirements—£50.)

Personal signature of witness...............................................................

(in own handwriting)

Occupation................................................ ,

Place of living............................................

Dated the............................................ day of…………………192……

*Strike out the words which are inapplicable.

 

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