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Act No. 8 of 1939 as made
An Act to annul certain Proclamations made under the National Health and Pensions Insurance Act 1938, and under certain Acts with which that Act is incorporated.
Date of Assent 20 Jun 1939
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1947
Repealed by Social Services Consolidation Act 1947

NATIONAL HEALTH AND PENSIONS INSURANCE.

 

No. 8 of 1939.

An Act to annul certain Proclamations made under the National Health and Pensions Insurance Act 1938, and under certain Acts with which that Act is incorporated.

[Assented to 20th June, 1939.]

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 National Health and Pensions Insurance Act 1939.

Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Definition.

3. In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears—

“the Act” means the National Health and Pensions Insurance Act 1938.

Annulment of certain Proclamations.

4.—(1.)   The Proclamation issued prior to the commencement of this Act fixing the date of commencement of the provisions of the Act, other than the provisions of Parts I. and II., Division 1 of Part VII. and section one hundred and ninety-two, is hereby annulled.

(2.)  The Proclamations issued prior to the commencement of this Act fixing the date of commencement of the National Health and Pensions Insurance (Employers’ Contributions) Act 1938 and the National Health and Pensions Insurance (Employees’ Contributions) Act 1938 are hereby annulled.


 

(3.)  The power conferred by section two of the Act shall, in respect of the provisions of the Act which have not come into operation, and the power conferred by section two of each of the Acts specified in sub-section (2.) of this section shall, be exercisable as fully and effectually as if the powers had not been exercised prior to the commencement of this Act:

Provided that the powers shall not be exercised unless and until a resolution approving the exercise of the powers has been passed by both Houses of the Parliament.