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States' Grants Act 1937

Authoritative Version
Act No. 13 of 1937 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 South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania.
Date of Assent 03 Sep 1937
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

 

STATES’ GRANTS.

 

No. 13 of 1937.

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

[Assented to 3rd September, 1937.]

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 1937.

Payment for financial assistance to States.

2.  There shall be payable, for the purposes of financial assistance to the States of South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania, during the year commencing on the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-seven, the sum of Two million three hundred and fifty 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:—

 

£

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

1,200,000

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

575,000

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

575,000

 

2,350,000

Method of payment.

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.