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Spirits Act 1947

Authoritative Version
  • - C1947A00087
  • No longer in force
Act No. 87 of 1947 as made
An Act to amend the Spirits Act 1906-1935.
Date of Assent 11 Dec 1947
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014



No. 87 of 1947.

An Act to amend the Spirits Act 1906–1935.

[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 and citation.

1.—(1.)   This Act may be cited as the Spirits Act 1947.

(2.)  The Spirits Act 1906–1935, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Spirits Act 1906–1947.


2.  Section three of the Spirits Act 1906–1935 is amended by omitting from the definition of “Medicines” the words “and such liniments” and inserting in their stead the words “,liniments and medicines for external application”.