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Post Office Works Act 1937

Authoritative Version
Act No. 17 of 1937 as made
An Act to grant and apply out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund the sum of One million pounds for the purpose of Post Office Works.
Date of Assent 11 Sep 1937
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

POST OFFICE WORKS.

 

No. 17 of 1937.

An Act to grant and apply out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund the sum of One million pounds for the purpose of Post Office Works.

[Assented to 11th 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 Post Office Works Act 1937.

Post Office Works Trust Account.

2.—(1.)   For the purposes of this Act, there shall be a Trust Account which shall be known as the Post Office Works Trust Account.

(2.)   The Account established in pursuance of this section shall be a Trust Account for the purposes of section sixty-two a of the Audit Act 1901–1934.

Payment to Trust Account.

3.   There shall be payable out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is hereby appropriated accordingly, to the credit of the Post Office Works Trust Account, the sum of One million pounds.

Payments from Trust Account.

4.   The moneys standing to the credit of the Post Office Works Trust Account may be applied for—

(a) telephone exchange services;

(b) trunk line services;

(c) telegraph and miscellaneous services;

(d) national broadcasting services; and

(e) buildings and works for the Postmaster-General’s Department and the acquisition of sites therefor.