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Papua and New Guinea Bounties Regulations

Authoritative Version
SR 1938 No. 5 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Gazetted 27 Jan 1938
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1973
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Statute Law Revision Act 1973

STATUTORY RULES.

1938. No. 5.

 

REGULATIONS UNDER THE PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA BOUNTIES ACT 1937.*

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1937.

Dated this nineteenth day of January, 1938.

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

                                                Signature of the Minister of State for Trade and Customs.

Minister of State for Trade and Customs.

 

Papua and New Guinea Bounties Regulations.

Citation.

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Papua and New Guinea Bounties Regulations.

Definitions.

2.—(1.) In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears—

“bounty” means bounty under the Act;

“Collector” means Collector of Customs and includes a Sub-Collector of Customs;

“the Act” means the Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1937, and if that Act is at any time amended, includes that Act as so amended.

(2.) In these Regulations, any reference to a Form shall be read as a reference to a Form contained in the Schedule to these Regulations.

Notice of intention to claim bounty.

3. Every person who intends to claim bounty shall, not later than the time at which the goods on which the bounty is to be claimed are entered for home consumption in the Commonwealth, give to the Collector at the port at which the goods are so entered a notice of intention to claim bounty in accordance with Form A.

Claims for bounty.

4. Claims for bounty shall be in accordance with Form B and shall be lodged, not later than three months after the goods on which the bounty is claimed were entered for home consumption, at the office of the Collector at which the goods were so entered.

Appointment of authorized agent.

5. An exporter may, in accordance with Form C, appoint an agent—

(a) to give any notice or to make any claim on his behalf for the purposes of the Act or of these Regulations; and

(b) to receive payment of bounty on his behalf and to give an effectual receipt therefor.

 

* Notified in the Commonwealth Gazette on                                                                         , 1938.

7269.—8/6.1.1938.—Price 3d.


Authority of agent.

6. An agent so authorized—

(a) may give any notice or make any claim on behalf of his principal for the purposes of the Act and of these Regulations; or

(b) may be paid bounty on behalf of his principal and may give a receipt therefor,

as the case may be, and any notice or receipt so given and any claim or payment so made shall be as valid and effectual as if it had been given or made by or to the principal.

Certificate of principal officer of Customs.

7. The certificate of a principal officer of Customs under paragraph (a) of section 6 of the Act may be in accordance with Form D.

 

THE SCHEDULE.                                   Reg. 2(2.)

Form A.                                                                                                                  Reg. 3.

Commonwealth of Australia.

Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1937.

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CLAIM BOUNTY.

To the Collector of Customs,

Port of........................

1. I hereby give notice that I intend to claim bounty on the goods particulars of which are set out hereunder:—

Description of Goods.

Name of Ship.

Marks.

Numbers of Packages.

 

 

 

 

2. The goods are the produce or manufacture of the Territory of .............................. and are being imported into the Commonwealth for home consumption therein direct from that Territory.

3. * The exporter of the goods is.....................................................................................

Dated at................this................day of...............19....

†..................................

 

* This paragraph should be struck out if the notice is given by the exporter personally.

† Signature of exporter. If the notice is signed by the agent of the exporter duly authorized in that behalf, the name of the exporter should be inserted and the words “per......authorized agent” should be added.


Form B                                                                                                                        Reg. 4.

Commonwealth of Australia.

Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1937.

CLAIM FOR BOUNTY.

No.........

Note.—If any statement made in this claim is false or misleading in any particular the person signing the claim is guilty of an offence punishable by a fine not exceeding £100 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding twelve months.

Dr. to *............................

Financial year 19....                                                                             State of.........................

1. Pursuant to notice dated the................................................... day of...............................

19............. , I hereby claim bounty in respect of the goods particulars of which are set out hereunder:—

No. and Date of Import Entry.

Marks and Nos of Packages.

Goods.

Quantity on which Bounty is Claimed.

Rate of Bounty.

Amount of Bounty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total......

 

2. I am (the authorized agent of......................... ) the exporter of the goods referred to above.

3. The description of the goods and the particulars relating thereto set out in this claim are true and correct in every particular.

4. The goods—

(a) are the produce or manufacture of the Territory of....................................

(b) are of good and merchantable quality; and

(c) were imported into the Commonwealth for home consumption therein direct from that Territory.

5. Nothing on my part has been done or omitted to be done, and, to the best of my knowledge and belief, nothing on the part of any other person has been done or omitted to be done, whereby my right to the bounty has been forfeited or taken away.

6. No other claim for bounty has been made nor has any bounty been paid in respect of the goods specified in this claim.

Dated at..................................... this.............................. day of................... 19.......

†                                               

Witness..................................................

 

* Insert name and address of exporter.

† Signature of exporter. If the claim is signed by the agent of the exporter duly authorized in that behalf, the name of the exporter should be inserted and the words “per.........authorized agent” should be added.


Form C.                                                                                                                        Reg. 5.

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

(Signature of Agent).

Commonwealth of Australia.

Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1937.

APPOINTMENT OF AUTHORIZED AGENT.

I,.................................................................. of...................................... do hereby appoint         whose signature appears in the margin, to act as my authorized agent for the purposes of the Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1937 and of the Regulations thereunder and in particular—

(a) to give any notice to to make any claim on my behalf for the purposes of that Act and of those Regulations; and

(b) to receive payment of bounty under that Act on my behalf and to give an effectual receipt therefor.

Dated this................................ day of................................ 19.......

                                               

(Signature of Exporter).

 

Form D.                                                                                                                       Reg. 7.

Commonwealth of Australia

Papua and New Guinea Bounties Act 1937.

CERTIFICATE OF PRINCIPAL OFFICER OF CUSTOMS AT THE PORT OF SHIPMENT IN THE COUNTRY OF EXPORT.

Port of...............................................

Territory of.......................................

I hereby certify that the undermentioned goods shipped on the........ day of....... 19….. from the port of…………in the Territory of....................to the Commonwealth per*....................are the produce or manufacture of the Territory of......................:—

Number of Packages.

Marks and Nos. of Packages.

Description of Goods.

Quantity.

 

 

 

 

Dated at.................................. this..................................... day of........... 19..........

                                               

(Signature or Principal Officer of Customs).

 

* Insert name of vessel.

 

By Authority: L. F. Johnston, Commonwealth Government Printer, Canberra.