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Tractor Bounty Act 1958

Authoritative Version
  • - C1958A00065
  • No longer in force
Act No. 65 of 1958 as made
An Act to amend the Tractor Bounty Act 1939-1956.
Date of Assent 08 Oct 1958
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1973
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1973



No. 65 of 1958.

An Act to amend the Tractor Bounty Act 1939-1956.

[Assented to 8th October, 1958.]

BE it enacted by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, for the purpose of appropriating the grant originated in the House of Representatives, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1.—(1.)  This Act may be cited as the Tractor Bounty Act 1958.

(2.)  The Tractor Bounty Act 1939-1956 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Tractor Bounty Act 1939-1958.


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

Specification of bounty.

3.   Section six of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by inserting in sub-section (2.), after the word “fifty-five,”, the words “or during such further period as is declared by Proclamation under this section to be a period to which this Act applies,”; and

(b) by adding at the end thereof the following sub-sections:—

“(3.) The Governor-General may, by Proclamation, declare that a period, commencing on the twenty-fourth day of October, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight, and terminating on such date as- is specified in the Proclamation (being a date not later than the thirtieth day of June, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-nine), is a period to which this Act applies.

“(4.) At any time before the terminating date specified in a Proclamation made in pursuance of the last preceding sub-section, the Governor-General may, by further Proclamation, amend that first-mentioned Proclamation by substituting for that terminating date a date earlier than that terminating date, but not earlier than the date on which the further Proclamation is published in the Gazette, and, upon the publication of the further Proclamation in the Gazette, that first-mentioned Proclamation shall have effect, and be deemed at all times to have had effect, as so amended.”.