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Dried Fruits Act 1933

Authoritative Version
Act No. 59 of 1933 as made
An Act to amend the Dried Fruits Act 1928.
Date of Assent 14 Dec 1933
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

DRIED FRUITS

 

No. 59 of 1933.

An Act to amend the Dried Fruits Act 1928.

[Assented to 14th December, 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 and citation.

1.—(1.)  This Act may be cited as the Dried Fruits Act 1933.

(2.)  The Dried Fruits Act 1928 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Dried Fruits Act 1928–1933.

Definition.

2.  Section two of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the definition of “dried fruits” and inserting in its stead the following definition:—

“‘dried fruits’ means any of the following dried fruits, whether completely dried or in the process of being dried, namely currants, sultanas, lexias, prunes, apricots, peaches, pears and nectarines.

Duration of section two in relation to prunes, etc.

3.—(1.)  If at a poll of growers of the following kinds of dried fruits, namely prunes, apricots, peaches, pears and nectarines, taken in the prescribed manner throughout the Commonwealth within six months after the commencement of this Act, less than a majority of the votes are given in favour of the continuance of section two of this Act, so far as it relates to those kinds of dried fruits, that section shall cease to have effect in relation to those kinds of dried fruits upon a date to be fixed by proclamation not being later than one month after the expiration of the period of six months from the commencement of this Act.

(2.)  For the purposes of this section “growers” means persons who, during the twelve months ended on the thirtieth day of June immediately preceding the taking of a poll under the last preceding sub-section, produced from fruit grown by them not less than ten hundredweight of any one or more of the following kinds of dried fruits, namely, prunes, apricots, peaches, pears or nectarines.