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Whaling Industry Act Repeal Act 1956

Authoritative Version
Act No. 21 of 1956 as made
An Act to repeal the Whaling Industry Act 1949-1952, and for purposes connected therewith.
Date of Assent 16 May 1956
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1973
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1973

WHALING INDUSTRY ACT REPEAL.

 

No. 21 of 1956.

An Act to repeal the Whaling Industry Act 1949–1952, and for purposes connected therewith.

[Assented to 16th May, 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.

1.  This Act may be cited as the Whaling Industry Act Repeal Act 1956.


 

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on a date to be fixed by Proclamation.

Definitions.

3.  In this Act—

“property” includes money;

“the Commission” means the Australian Whaling Commission constituted under the Whaling Industry Act 1949–1952.

Repeal.

4.  The Whaling Industry Act 1949 and the Whaling Industry Act 1952 are repealed.

Property and liabilities of the Commission to vest in the Commonwealth

5.(1.)  All property and rights which, immediately before the date of commencement of this Act, were vested in the Commission are, by force of this section, vested in the Commonwealth.

(2.)  A reference to the Commission in a contract, agreement or other instrument to which the Commission was, immediately before the date of commencement of this Act, a party shall, after that date, be read as a reference to the Commonwealth.

(3.)  All liabilities to which the Commission was subject immediately before the date of commencement of this Act shall, upon that date, be deemed to become liabilities of the Commonwealth.

(4.)  The Consolidated Revenue Fund is appropriated to the extent necessary for the purpose of any payment made by the Commonwealth to discharge a liability referred to in the last preceding sub-section.