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Petroleum Oil Search Act 1941

Authoritative Version
  • - C1941A00067
  • No longer in force
Act No. 67 of 1941 as made
An Act to amend the Petroleum Oil Search Act 1936-1940.
Date of Assent 03 Dec 1941
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

PETROLEUM OIL SEARCH.

 

No. 67 of 1941.

An Act to amend the Petroleum Oil Search Act 19361940.

[Assented to 3rd December, 1941.]

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 and citation.

1.—(1.)   This Act may be cited as the Petroleum Oil Search Act 1941.


 

(2.)   The Petroleum Oil Search Act 19361940 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)   The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Petroleum Oil Search Act 19361941.

Commencement.

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

Petroleum Oil Search Trust Account.

3.   Section five of the Principal Act is amended by omitting paragraph (a) of sub-section (5.) and inserting in its stead the following paragraph:—

“(a) in the name of the Commonwealth enter into such agreements relating to the advances, and take such securities for repayment of the advances, as he thinks fit; and”.

Maximum advance.

4.   Section six of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after the word “not” (wherever occurring) the words “(unless, in any particular case, the Minister, by notice published in the Gazette, otherwise directs)”.