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Emergency Legislation Suspension Act 1932

Authoritative Version
Act No. 13 of 1932 as made
An Act relating to the temporary suspension of the Financial Agreements Enforcement Acts 1932 and the Financial Emergency (State Legislation) Act 1932, and for other purposes.
Date of Assent 17 May 1932
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

EMERGENCY LEGISLATION SUSPENSION.

 

No. 13 of 1932.

An Act relating to the temporary suspension of the Financial Agreements Enforcement Acts 1932 and the Financial Emergency (State Legislation) Act 1932, and for other purposes.

[Assented to 17th May, 1932.]

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 Emergency Legislation Suspension Act 1932.

Suspension of certain emergency legislation and instruments, &c., thereunder

2.—(1.)   The operation of—

(a) the provisions of the Financial Agreements Enforcement Acts 1932;

(b) all Proclamations, regulations, notices and directions, in force., immediately prior to the commencement of this Act, which have been issued, made or given under the Financial Agreements Enforcement Act 1932, or under that Act as amended by any subsequent Act; and

(c) the provisions of the Financial Emergency (State Legislation) Act 1932,

is by force of this Act suspended.

(2.)   The suspension effected by the last preceding sub-section shall take effect as from the commencement of this Act, and shall continue until the issue of a Proclamation under the next succeeding sub-section.

(3.)   The Governor-General may, at any time, by Proclamation, declare that it is in his opinion desirable that the suspension effected by sub-section (1.) of this section shall cease to have effect as on and from a date to be specified in the Proclamation.

(4.)   On and from the date specified in such Proclamation, the suspension effected by sub-section (1.) of this section shall cease to have effect, and on and from that date—

(a) the provisions of the Financial Agreements Enforcement Acts 1932;

(b) all Proclamations, regulations, notices and directions, in force immediately prior to the commencement of this Act, which have been issued, made or given under the Financial Agreements Enforcement Act 1932, or under that Act as amended by any subsequent Act; and


 

(c) the provisions of the Financial Emergency (State Legislation) Act 1932,

shall again come into operation.

Saving of rights liabilities, &c.

3.  The suspension, under the last preceding section, of any Act, Proclamation, regulation, notice or direction shall not affect—

(a) any right, privilege, obligation or liability acquired, accrued or incurred under or by reason of any such Act, Proclamation, regulation, notice or direction prior to its suspension;

(b) any penalty or punishment incurred in respect of any offence against any such Act, or any contravention of any such regulation, committed prior to its suspension; or

(c) any investigation, legal proceeding or remedy in respect of any such right, privilege, obligation, liability, penalty or punishment as aforesaid,

and any such investigation, legal proceeding or remedy may be instituted, continued or enforced, and any such penalty or punishment may be imposed, as if the operation of the provisions of that Act or the operation of that Proclamation, regulation, notice or direction had not been suspended.