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Wheat Industry Assistance Act 1946

Authoritative Version
  • - C1946A00071
  • No longer in force
Act No. 71 of 1946 as made
An Act to amend the Wheat Industry Assistance Act 1938.
Date of Assent 14 Dec 1946
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

WHEAT INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE.

 

No. 71 of 1946.

An Act to amend the Wheat Industry Assistance Act 1938.

[Assented to 14th December, 1946.]

[Date of commencement, 11th January, 1947.]

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 Wheat Industry Assistance Act 1946.

(2.)   The Wheat Industry Assistance Act 1938 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)   The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Wheat Industry Assistance Act 1938-1946.

Application of Fund.

2.  Section six of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after sub-section (3.) the following sub-section:—

“(3a.)  There shall be credited to the Special Account out of the receipts of the Fund such amount, not exceeding Eight hundred and forty-three thousand pounds, as the Minister determines.”.

Allocation from Wheat Industry Special Account.

3.  Section seven of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by inserting, after sub-section (2.), the following sub-section:—

“(2a.) Out of the amount which is credited to the Special Account in pursuance of sub-section (3a.) of section six of this Act, there may be paid to any State, by way of financial assistance, such amount (if any) as the Minister, after advice from the State Minister, determines.”; and

(b) by omitting from sub-section (5.) the words “under subsection (2.)” and inserting in their stead the words “under sub-section (2.) or (2a.)”.