Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

Apple and Pear Tax Act 1938

Authoritative Version
Act No. 63 of 1938 as made
An Act to impose a Tax upon Apples and Pears grown in Australia and sold by or on behalf of the Grower.
Date of Assent 10 Dec 1938
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1949
Repealed by Apple and Pear Organization Act 1947

APPLE AND PEAR TAX.

 

No. 63 of 1938.

An Act to impose a Tax upon Apples and Pears grown in Australia and sold by or on behalf of the Grower.

[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 Tax Act 1938.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on the first day of January, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-nine.

Incorporation

3.  The Apple and Pear Tax Assessment Act 1938 is incorporated and shall be read as one with this Act.

Imposition of tax.

4.  A tax is imposed upon apples and pears grown in Australia and, on or after a date to be fixed by Proclamation, sold by or on behalf of the grower.

Rate of tax.

5.  Subject to a lower rate being prescribed by regulations the rate of tax shall be three farthings per case.

Regulations.

6.  The Governor-General may, after report to the Minister by the Board make regulations prescribing a lower rate of tax on apples and pears than that imposed by this Act.