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States' Grants Act 1936

Authoritative Version
Act No. 54 of 1936 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 the Commonwealth.
Date of Assent 23 Nov 1936
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

 

STATES’ GRANTS.

 

No. 54 of 1936.

An Act to grant and apply out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund sums for the purposes of Financial Assistance to the States of the Commonwealth.

[Assented to 23rd November, 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.

1.  This Act may be cited as the States' Grants Act 1936.

Payment of financial assistance to the States.

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

Allocation of grants.

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........................................

197,000

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

137,000

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

72,000

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

44,000

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

33,000

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

17,000

 

500,000

Appropriation.

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