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Petrol Commission Act 1933

Authoritative Version
Act No. 2 of 1933 as made
An Act to facilitate the proceedings of the Royal Commission appointed to hold an Inquiry respecting certain matters in relation to Mineral Oils, and Petrol and other products of Mineral Oils.
Date of Assent 29 May 1933
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

 

PETROL COMMISSION.

 

No. 2 of 1933.

An Act to facilitate the proceedings of the Royal Commission appointed to hold an Inquiry respecting certain matters in relation to Mineral Oils, and Petrol and other products of Mineral Oils.

[Assented to 29th May, 1933.]

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 Petrol Commission Act 1933.


 

Powers, &c., of Commission.

2.   The Commission appointed by the Governor-General on the sixth day of April, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-three, by Letters Patent, in the name of the King, directed to Sydney Ernest Lamb, Esquire, the Honorable John Gunn and Arthur Justin Hancock, Esquire, to make inquiry and report into and upon certain matters specified in the Letters Patent in relation to the operations of the importation into Australia, and the refining, treatment, distribution and sale in Australia of mineral oils, and petrol and other products of mineral oils, shall have all the powers, rights and privileges which are specified in the Royal Commissions Act 1902-1933 as appertaining to a Royal Commission, and the provisions contained in that Act shall have effect as if they were herein enacted and in terms made applicable to the Commission so appointed.

Quorum

3.   For the purpose of taking evidence, two members of the Commission referred to in the last preceding section shall be sufficient to constitute a quorum.