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Wheat Growers Relief Act 1935

Authoritative Version
Act No. 11 of 1935 as made
An Act to amend the Wheat Growers Relief Act (No. 2) 1934.
Date of Assent 10 Apr 1935
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

 

WHEAT GROWERS RELIEF.

 

No. 11 of 1935.

An Act to amend the Wheat Growers Relief Act (No. 2) 1934.

[Assented to 10th April, 1935.]

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 and citation.

1.—(1.)     This Act may be cited as the Wheat Growers Relief Act 1935.

(2.)    The Wheat Growers Relief Act (No. 2) 1934, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Wheat Growers Relief Act 1934–1935.


2.  After section six of the Wheat Growers Relief Act (No. 2) 1934 the following section is inserted:—

Additional assistance to States for cases of adversity.

“6a.—(1.)  In addition to the amounts granted under section four of this Act there shall, subject to this section, be granted to the States specified in this section, by way of financial assistance to those States, the amounts respectively specified opposite the names of those States:—

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

£100,000

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

£192,000

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

£12,000

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

£127,000

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

£137,000

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

£5,250

“(2.)     Any amount granted to a State under this section shall be paid upon condition that it is applied by the State in providing relief to wheat growers in that State who satisfy the prescribed authority of that State that they are in adverse financial circumstances and that, in the production of crops from wheat sown by them during the year One thousand nine hundred and thirty-four, they have suffered serious loss by reason of—

(a) specially adverse seasonal conditions; or

(b) extensive damage to those crops arising from the prevalence of pests or disease.

“(3.)    Any amount applied under this section by a State in providing relief to a wheat grower, shall be paid directly to that wheat grower.”.

Executors and trustees.

3.  Section seven of the Wheat Growers Relief Act (No. 2) 1934 is amended by inserting at the end thereof the following proviso:—

“Provided that nothing in this section shall affect the right of a wheat grower to receive payment direct of any amount payable to him by way of relief under section six a of this Act.”.