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Egg Export Charges Act 1947

Authoritative Version
Act No. 77 of 1947 as made
An Act to impose Charges upon the Export of Eggs.
Date of Assent 11 Dec 1947
Date of repeal 01 Jan 1985
Repealed by Egg Export Legislation Repeal Act 1984

EGG EXPORT CHARGES.

 

No. 77 of 1947.

An Act to impose Charges upon the Export of Eggs.

[Assented to 11th December, 1947.]

[Date of commencement, 8th January, 1948.]

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 Egg Export Charges Act 1947.

Definition.

2.  In this Act “eggs” means hen eggs in shell and includes the following products of hen eggs, namely, liquid whole egg, liquid egg white, liquid egg yolk, dried whole egg, sugared dried egg and dried egg white.

Charge on export of eggs.

3.—(1.)   Charges are imposed and shall be levied and paid on all eggs exported from the Commonwealth after a date to be fixed by Proclamation.

(2.)  Subject to a lower rate being prescribed by the regulations, the rates of those charges shall be as specified in the Schedule to this Act.

(3.)  All moneys payable under this section in respect of any eggs shall be paid, on or before the entry of the eggs for export, to such officers in the respective States, or in the Northern Territory, as are prescribed.

Exemption from charges.

4.—(1.)   The Governor-General may, from time to time, by order published in the Gazette, after report to the Minister by the Australian Egg Board constituted in pursuance of the Egg Export Control Act 1947, exempt any eggs from the charges imposed by or under this Act.

(2.)  Any exemption under this section may be unconditional or subject to such conditions as are specified in the order of exemption, and shall apply in respect of such period (if any) as is so specified.

(3.)  The Governor-General may, by order published in the Gazette, cancel any exemption made under this section of any eggs from the charges imposed by or under this Act, and thereupon those charges shall, from the date fixed by the order, become payable in respect of those eggs.

Regulations.

5.  The Governor-General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing all matters which are by this Act required or permitted to be prescribed, or which are necessary or convenient


 

to be prescribed, for carrying out or giving effect to this Act, and, in particular, after report to the Minister by the Australian Egg Board constituted in pursuance of the Egg Export Control Act 1947, for prescribing lower rates of the charges imposed on any eggs exported from the Commonwealth.

Duration of Act.

6.  This Act shall continue in force until a date to be fixed by Proclamation as the date upon which the Act shall cease to be in force.

 

Sec. 3.                                                     THE SCHEDULE.

Kind of Eggs.

Rate of Charge.

 

s.

d.

Eggs in shell.............................................................................

1

3 per 30 dozen eggs

Liquid whole egg......................................................................

 

.6 per pound

Liquid egg white.......................................................................

 

.6 per pound

Liquid egg yolk........................................................................

 

.6 per pound

Dried whole egg.......................................................................

 

1.8 per pound

Sugared dried egg.....................................................................

 

1.2 per pound

Dried egg white........................................................................

 

3.5 per pound