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Sulphur Bounty Act 1944

Authoritative Version
  • - C1944A00038
  • No longer in force
Act No. 38 of 1944 as made
An Act to amend the Sulphur Bounty Acts 1939.
Date of Assent 06 Oct 1944
Date of repeal 18 Nov 1954
Repealed by Sulphuric Acid Bounty Act 1954

SULPHUR BOUNTY.

 

No. 38 of 1944.

An Act to amend the Sulphur Bounty Acts 1939.

[Assented to 6th October, 1944.]

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 and citation.

1.—(1.)   This Act may be cited as the Sulphur Bounty Act 1944.

(2.)  The Sulphur Bounty Acts 1939 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Sulphur Bounty Act. 1939-1944.

Commencement.

2.   This Act shall come into operation on the twenty-fourth day of October, One thousand nine hundred and forty-four.

Definitions.

3.   Section three of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from the definition of “imported cost” in sub-section (1.) the word “sulphur” (last occurring) and inserting in its stead the words “crude brimstone”.

Limit of annual bounty.

4.   Section five of the Principal Act is amended by omitting sub-section (1.) and inserting in its stead the following sub-section:—

“(1.)   The total amount of bounty paid under this Act in respect of sulphur or sulphuric acid produced during any one financial year, commencing with the financial year which commenced on the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and forty-four, shall not exceed One hundred and eighty thousand pounds, and the total amount of bounty so paid in respect of sulphur or sulphuric acid produced during that part of the financial year succeeding the last complete financial year of the period during which this Act is in operation shall not exceed a sum which bears the same proportion to One hundred and eighty thousand pounds as that part bears to a complete financial year.”.

Specification of bounty.

5.   Section seven of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting from paragraph (b) the words “zinc concentrates, iron pyrites and spent oxide” and inserting in their stead the words “any material”; and

(b) by omitting the words “,during a period of five years, commencing on the date of the commencement of this Act,”.


 

Separate accounts.

6.   Section twelve of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (2.) the words “half-year ending on the thirty-first day of December and each financial year ending on the thirtieth day of June respectively” and inserting in their stead the words “financial year”.