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States Grants Act 1942

Authoritative Version
Act No. 46 of 1942 as made
An Act to grant and apply out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund sums for the purposes of Financial Assistance to the States of South Australia, Western Australia and. Tasmania.
Date of Assent 06 Oct 1942
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

STATES GRANTS.

 

No. 46 of 1942.

An Act to grant and apply out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund sums for the purposes of Financial Assistance to the States of South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania.

[Assented to 6th October, 1942.]

Preamble.

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, for the purpose of appropriating the grant originated in the House of Representatives, as follows:—

Short title.

1.  This Act may be cited as the States Grants Act 1942.

Commencement.

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

Payment for financial assistance to States.

3.  There shall be payable to the States of South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania, during the year which commenced on the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and forty-two, for the purposes of financial assistance, the sum of Two million, one hundred and seventy-five thousand pounds.

Allocation of grant.

4.  The amount payable to each State under this Act shall be the amount shown in the following table opposite the name of that State:—

 

£

South Australia.............................................................................

800,000

Western Australia.........................................................................

800,000

Tasmania......................................................................................

575,000

 

2,175,000

Method of payment.

5.  The amount payable to any State under this Act shall be paid to that State in equal monthly instalments.

Appropriation.

6.  Payments in accordance with this Act shall be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is hereby appropriated accordingly.