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Lands Acquisition Act 1957

Authoritative Version
Act No. 4 of 1957 as made
An Act to amend the Lands Acquisition Act 1955.
Date of Assent 15 Apr 1957
Date of repeal 09 Jun 1989
Repealed by Lands Acquisition (Repeal and Consequential Provisions) Act 1989

LANDS ACQUISITION.

 

No. 4 of 1957.

An Act to amend the Lands Acquisition Act 1955.

[Assented to 15th April, 1957.]

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 Lands Acquisition Act 1957.

(2.) The Lands Acquisition 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 Lands Acquisition Act 1955–1957.

Commencement.

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

Repeal and saving.

3. Section three of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by inserting in sub-section (2.), after the words “other than” (first occurring), the words “sub-section (2.) of section fifty-seven and”; and

(b) by omitting from sub-section (2.) the words “section fifty-seven” and inserting in their stead the words “sections fifty-seven, sixty, sixty-four and sixty-five”.

Registration of notification.

4. Section fifteen of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (1.) the words “a copy, certified under the hand of the Crown Solicitor, of the notice of acquisition of the


 

land” and inserting in their stead the words “a copy of the notice of acquisition of the land, certified under the hand of the Crown Solicitor or of an officer of the Attorney-General’s Department authorized by the Crown Solicitor to certify such copies”.

Execution of documents for and on behalf of the Commonwealth.

5. Section sixty of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words “acquired or disposed of by” and inserting in their stead the words “vested, or which has been vested, in”.

Existing delegations.

6. All delegations under section sixty-four of the Principal Act in force immediately before the commencement of this Act shall be construed and have effect as if the amendments of the Principal Act made by this Act had come into operation on the date of commencement of the Principal Act.