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Meat Export Control Act 1936

Authoritative Version
  • - C1936A00007
  • No longer in force
Act No. 7 of 1936 as made
An Act to amend the Meat Export Control Act 1935.
Date of Assent 20 Mar 1936
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1964
Repealed by Meat Industry Act 1964

MEAT EXPORT CONTROL.

 

No. 7 of 1936.

An Act to amend the Meat Export Control Act 1935.

[Assented to 20th March, 1936.]

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 Meat Export Control Act 1936.

(2.)  The Meat Export Control Act 1935* is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Meat Export Control Act 1935–1936.

Deputies of members.

2.  Section seven of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end of sub-section (1.) the words “, and, if the member is a member of any Committee of the Board, the powers and functions of a member of that Committee.”.

Executive Committee of Board.

3.—(1.)  Section eleven of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting from sub-section (1.) the words “to be elected annually by the Board” and inserting in their stead the words “, who shall be elected by the Board in the month of July of each year, and shall hold office for a period of twelve months from the date of their election”; and

(b) by adding at the end thereof the following sub-sections:—

“(9.) The Executive Committee may co-opt any member of the Board to attend such meetings of the Executive Committee as the Committee determines.

“(10.) Any member who is co opted in pursuance of the last preceding sub-section shall act in an advisory capacity only, but shall be entitled to receive such fees and expenses as are payable under this Act to a member of a Committee.”.

(2.)  Until the election of an Executive Committee in the month of July in the Year One thousand nine hundred and thirty-six, the Executive Committee elected by the Board in the month of January in that year shall be the Executive Committee of the Australian Meat Board for the purposes of the Principal Act as amended by this Act.


4.—(1.)  Section thirteen of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section inserted in its stead:—

Fees and expenses.

13.—(1.) Members of the Board and of any Committee of the Board, and the deputies of any such members while acting as such, shall be entitled to receive fees and expenses as provided in this section in respect of attendance at meetings or whilst engaged (whether in Australia or overseas) on such business of the Board as the Board determines.

(2.)  If a member or his deputy is also a member of the Parliament of the Commonwealth or of any State, he shall not be entitled to receive any fees but shall be entitled to be reimbursed such expenses as he actually incurs by reason of such attendance or whilst engaged on such business.

(3.)  If a member or his deputy is not a member of the Parliament of the Commonwealth or of any State, he shall be entitled to receive such fees and expenses as are prescribed.”.

(2.)  This section shall be deemed to have commenced on the date of the commencement of the Principal Act.

Appointment of officers.

5.  Section fifteen of the Principal Act is amended by inserting in sub-section (4.), after the word “Board” (first occurring), the words “or as an officer of the Board stationed in London”.

Power to control export of meat.

6.  Section seventeen of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (1.) the words “subject to” and inserting in their stead the words “in accordance with”.