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Meat Agreement (Deficiency Payments) Act 1956

Authoritative Version
  • - C1956A00003
  • No longer in force
Act No. 3 of 1956 as made
An Act to amend the Meat Agreement (Deficiency Payments) Act 1955.
Date of Assent 27 Mar 1956
Date of repeal 09 Dec 1968
Repealed by Meat Legislation Repeal Act 1968

MEAT AGREEMENT (DEFICIENCY PAYMENTS).

 

No. 3 of 1956.

An Act to amend the Meat Agreement (Deficiency Payments) Act 1955.

[Assented to 27th March, 1956.]

BE it enacted by the Queen’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 Meat Agreement (Deficiency Payments) Act 1956.

(2.)  The Meat Agreement (Deficiency Payments) Act 1955 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Meat Agreement (Deficiency Payments) Act 1955–1956.

Commencement.

2.  Except as otherwise provided in this Act, this Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Meat Export (Deficiency Payments) Fund.

3.—(1.)  Section ten of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (c) of sub-section (2.) the words “Meat Export (Additional Charge) Act 1955” and inserting in their stead the words “Meat Export (Additional Charge) Act 1956”.

(2.)  The amendment made by this section shall be deemed to have come into operation on the first day of February, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-six.

Inspection of books and accounts.

4.  Section thirteen of the Principal Act is amended by inserting in sub-section (1.), after the word “Act”, the words “or of the Meat Export (Additional Charge) Act 1956”.

Returns and information.

5.  Section fourteen of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after the word “Act” the words “or of the Meat Export (Additional Charge) Act 1956”.

Offences.

6.  Section fifteen of the Principal Act is amended by inserting in paragraph (b) of sub-section (1.), after the word “Act”, the words “, the Meat Export (Additional Charge) Act 1956”.