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Apple and Pear Export Charges Act 1938

Authoritative Version
Act No. 59 of 1938 as made
An Act to impose Charges upon the Export of Apples and Pears.
Date of Assent 10 Dec 1938
Date of repeal 01 Jan 1977
Repealed by Apple and Pear Export Charge Act 1976

APPLE AND PEAR EXPORT CHARGES.

 

No. 59 of 1938.

An Act to impose Charges upon the Export of Apples and Pears.

[Assented to 10th December, 1938.]

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.

1.  This Act may be cited as the Apple and Pear Export Charges Act 1938.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall commence on a date to be fixed by Proclamation.

Definition.

3.  In this Act, “the Board” means the Australian Apple and Pear Board constituted under the Apple and Pear Organization Act 1938.

Charges on the export of apples and pears.

4.—(1.)     Charges are imposed and shall be levied and paid on all apples and pears exported from the Commonwealth after the commencement of this Act.

(2.)     Subject to a lower rate being prescribed by the regulations, the rate of the charges so imposed shall be Three farthings for each case, two half cases or three trays of apples or pears exported.

(3.)     All amounts payable under this section in respect of any apples or pears shall be paid on or before the entry of the apples or pears for export to such officers as are prescribed.

Exemption from charges.

5.—(1.)     The Governor-General may, from time to time, by order published in the Gazette, after report to the Minister by the Board, exempt any apples or pears from the charges imposed by or under this Act.

(2.)     An exemption under this section may be unconditional or subject to such conditions as are specified in the order of exemption, and shall apply in respect of such period (if any) as is so specified.

(3.)     The Governor-General may, by order published in the Gazette, cancel any exemption made under this section of any apples or pears from the charges imposed by or under this Act, and thereupon those charges shall, from the date fixed by the order, become payable in respect of those apples or pears.

Regulations.

6.   The Governor-General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing all matters which by this Act are required or permitted to be prescribed, or which are necessary or convenient to be prescribed, for carrying out or giving effect to this Act, and, in particular, after report to the Minister by the Board, for prescribing lower rates of the charges imposed on any apples or pears exported from the Commonwealth.