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Apple and Pear Bounty Act (No. 2) 1936

Authoritative Version
  • - C1936A00046
  • No longer in force
Act No. 46 of 1936 as made
An Act to amend the Apple and Pear Bounty Act 1936.
Date of Assent 12 Oct 1936
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

 

APPLE AND PEAR BOUNTY (No. 2).

 

No. 46 of 1936.

An Act to amend the Apple and Pear Bounty Act 1936.

[Assented to 12th October, 1936.]

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 Apple and Pear Bounty Act (No. 2) 1936.

(2.)  The Apple and Pear Bounty Act 1936 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Apple and Pear Bounty Acts 1936.

Specification of bounty.

2.  Section four of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by inserting, after the word “shall”, the words “, subject to this Act,”;


 

(b) by omitting the words “the year ended” and inserting in their stead the words “the period of two years ending on” and

(c) by omitting the word “thirty-five” and inserting in its stead the word “thirty-six”.

3.  Section five of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section inserted in its stead:—

Rate of bounty.

“5. The rate of bounty payable under this Act shall be—

(a) in respect of apples and pears exported during the year ended on the thirty-first day of December, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-five—Fourpence per bushel case of apples or pears : and

(b) in respect of apples and pears exported during the year ending on the thirty-first day of December, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-six—Fourpence half-penny per bushel case of apples or pears”.

To whom bounty payable.

4.—(1.)  Section six of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (2.) the words “have been exported by or on behalf of the grower” and inserting in their stead the words “be the quantity in respect of which the grower is entitled to bounty”.

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

Condition of bounty.

5.  Section seven of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting the words “, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-six” and inserting in their stead the words “in the year next following that in which the apples or pears were exported”;

(b) by omitting the words “Secretary of the Department of Commerce” and inserting in their stead the words “prescribed officer”; and

(c) by adding at the end thereof the following proviso:—

“Provided that where the Minister is satisfied that the circumstances of any case justify the payment of bounty where the claimant has lodged an application after that date, payment of bounty may be made in respect of that application.”.

6.  Section ten of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section inserted in its stead:—

Return to be laid before Parliament.

“10. A report upon the working of this Act and a return setting forth—

(a) the amount of bounty paid under this Act; and

(b) such other particulars as are prescribed.

shall be prepared during the month of November next following any financial year in which bounty is paid under this Act, and shall be laid before each House of the Parliament within fifteen sitting days of that House after the thirtieth day of that month.”.