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States' Grants Act 1935

Authoritative Version
Act No. 46 of 1935 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 New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.
Date of Assent 25 Oct 1935
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

 

STATES’ GRANTS.

 

No. 46 of 1935.

An Act to grant and apply out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund sums for the purposes of Financial Assistance to the States of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.

[Assented to 25th October, 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.

1. This Act may be cited as the States’ Grants Act 1935.


 

Payment of financial assistance to the States.

2.  There shall be payable, for the purpose of financial assistance to the States of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia, during the year commencing on the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-five, the sum of Five hundred thousand 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............................................................................

205,000

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

140,000

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

75,000

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

45,000

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

35,000

 

500,000

Payments to be made monthly.

4.  The amount payable to any State under this Act shall be paid to that State in equal monthly instalments.

Appropriation.

5.  Payments in accordance with this Act shall be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is hereby appropriated accordingly.