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Canned Fruits Export Control Act 1956

Authoritative Version
  • - C1956A00064
  • No longer in force
Act No. 64 of 1956 as made
An Act to amend the Canned Fruits Export Control Act 1926-1953.
Date of Assent 26 Sep 1956
Date of repeal 30 Jan 1964
Repealed by Canned Fruits Export Marketing Act 1963

CANNED FRUITS EXPORT CONTROL.

 

No. 64 of 1956.

An Act to amend the Canned Fruits Export Control Act 1926–1953.

[Assented to 26th September, 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 Canned Fruits Export Control Act 1956.


 

(2.)  The Canned Fruits Export Control Act 1926–1953 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Canned Fruits Export Control Act 1926–1956.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Australian Canned Fruits Board.

3.  Section four of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting paragraph (e) of sub-section (2.) and inserting in its stead the following paragraph :—

(d) one member elected to represent canneries engaged in the production of canned pineapples or canned pineapple juice.”; and

(b) by omitting sub-sections (3.), (4.), (5.) and (6.) and inserting in their stead the following sub-sections:—

“(3.) The Governor-General shall not appoint, as the Government representative, a person who has submitted himself for, and failed to secure, election as a member of the Board.

“(4.) The Government representative holds office during the pleasure of the Governor-General.

“(5.) The election of members in pursuance of paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) of sub-section (2.) of this section shall be carried out in such manner as is prescribed.

“(6.) An elected member of the Board holds office for a period of three years and is eligible for re-election.”.

Transitional provisions.

4.—(1.)  Notwithstanding the amendments of the Principal Act effected by the last preceding section—

(a) the person holding office, immediately before the commencement of this Act, as a member of the Australian Canned Fruits Board by virtue of paragraph (e) of sub-section (2.) of section four of the Principal Act shall, subject to the pleasure of the Governor-General, continue to hold office as a member of that Board until and including the seventh day of December, One thousand Dine hundred and fifty-six; and

(b) the period of office of an elected member of that Board holding office immediately before the commencement of this Act expires on the date on which it would have expired if this Act had not been enacted.

(2.)  The period of office of a person elected as a member of the Australian Canned Fruits Board by virtue of paragraph (d) of sub-section (2.) of section four of the Principal Act as amended by this Act shall not commence before the eighth day of December, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-six.