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Wine Overseas Marketing Act 1930

Authoritative Version
Act No. 48 of 1930 as made
An Act to amend the Wine Overseas Marketing Act 1929.
Date of Assent 18 Aug 1930
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1981
Repealed by Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980

WINE OVERSEAS MARKETING.

 

No. 48 of 1930.

An Act to amend the Wine Overseas Marketing Act 1929.

[Assented to 18th August, 1930.]

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 and citation.

1.—(1.)   This Act may be cited as the Wine Overseas Marketing Act 1930.

(2.)  The Wine Overseas Marketing Act 1929 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Wine Overseas Marketing Act 1929-1930.

2.   After section eleven of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:—

Executive Committee of Board.

“11A.—(1.)   There shall be an Executive Committee of the Board consisting of the Chairman of the Board and three members of the Board to be elected annually by the Board.

(2.)  The Executive Committee shall have such powers and functions of the Board as the Board thinks fit, but the Board may at any time exercise any of its powers and functions notwithstanding the appointment of the Committee.

(3.)  At any meeting of the Executive Committee, three members shall form a quorum.

(4.)  In the event of the absence of the Chairman of the Board from any meeting of the Executive Committee, the members present at the meeting may elect one of their number to be the Chairman of the meeting.

(5.)  At any meeting of the Executive Committee, the Chairman shall have a deliberative vote and, in the case of an equality of votes, shall also have a casting vote.

(6.)  All questions before a meeting of the Executive Committee shall be decided by a majority of votes.


 

(7.)  In the event of a vacancy occurring in the Executive Committee, the Board may elect one of its members to hold the vacant office for the residue of the term for which the member whose office is vacant was elected”.

Application of money paid into Fund.

3.  Section twenty-two of the Principal Act is amended—

(a)by omitting from paragraph (c) the word “and”; and

(b) by inserting, after paragraph (d),the following paragraph:—

“; and

(e) In doing or undertaking any experiment, act, matter or thing which, in the opinion of the Board, is likely to improve the quality or to promote the sale of Australian wine, and in particular in carrying out any arrangement which the Board may enter into with any other Board or Authority constituted to control the sale of products of Australia”.