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States Grants Act 1934

Authoritative Version
Act No. 38 of 1934 as made
An Act to grant and apply out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund sums for the purposes of Financial Assistance to the States of the Commonwealth.
Date of Assent 04 Aug 1934
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

 

STATES-GRANTS.

 

No. 38 of 1934.

An Act to grant and apply out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund sums for the purposes of Financial Assistance to the States of the Commonwealth.

[Assented to 4th August, 1934.]

Preamble.

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, for the purpose of appropriating the grant originated in the House of Representatives, as follows:—

Short title.

1.    This Act may be cited as the States Grants Act 1934.

Appropriation of £2,000,000 for financial assistance to the States.

2.    There shall be payable out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is hereby appropriated accordingly, for the purpose of financial assistance to the States during the year ending the thirtieth day of June, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-five, the sum of Two million pounds.

Allocation of grant.

3.    The amount payable to each State under this Act shall be the amount shown in the following table opposite the name of that State.

 

£

New South Wales..............................................................

786,000

Victoria..............................................................................

550,000

Queensland........................................................................

286,000

South Australia..................................................................

176,000

Western Australia..............................................................

133,000

Tasmania...........................................................................

69,000

 

2,000,000

Time and manner of payment.

4.    The amount payable to any State under this Act shall be paid to that State at such times and in such manner as the Treasurer approves.