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Wheat Commission Act 1935

Authoritative Version
Act No. 15 of 1935 as made
An Act to facilitate the proceedings of the Royal Commission appointed to hold an Inquiry respecting certain matters in relation to the economic position of the industries of growing, handling and marketing wheat, manufacturing flour and other commodities from wheat, and manufacturing, distributing and selling bread.
Date of Assent 12 Apr 1935
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

WHEAT COMMISSION.

 

No. 15 of 1935.

An Act to facilitate the proceedings of the Royal Commission appointed to hold an Inquiry respecting certain matters in relation to the economic position of the industries of growing, handling and marketing wheat, manufacturing flour and other commodities from wheat, and manufacturing, distributing and selling bread.

[Assented to 12th April, 1935.]

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 Wheat Commission Act 1935.

Powers, &c., of Commission.

2.    The Commission appointed by the Governor-General on the twenty-fifth day of January, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-four, by Letters Patent, in the name of the King, directed to Sir Herbert William Gepp, Knight, Thomas Stanley Cheadle, Esquire, Charles Walter Harper, Esquire, Edward Patrick Michael Sheedy, Esquire, and Professor Samuel MacMahon Wadham, to inquire into and report upon the economic position of the industries of growing, handling and marketing wheat, manufacturing flour and other commodities from wheat, and manufacturing, distributing and selling bread, 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 any two members of the Commission referred to in the last preceding section shall, notwithstanding anything contained in the Letters Patent referred to in that section, be sufficient to constitute a quorum.