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States Grants Act 1958

Authoritative Version
Act No. 66 of 1958 as made
An Act to grant Financial Assistance to the States of South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania.
Date of Assent 08 Oct 1958
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1973
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1973

STATES GRANTS.

 

No. 66 of 1958.

An Act to grant Financial Assistance to the States of South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania.

[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.

1.  This Act may be cited as the States Grants Act 1958.

Commencement.

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

Payment of financial assistance to States.

3.  There is payable, during the year which commenced on the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight, to a State specified in the Schedule to this Act, for the purpose of financial assistance, the amount specified in that Schedule opposite to the name of that State less any amounts paid to that State in pursuance of section four of the States Grants Act 1957.

Advances for year 1959-60.

4.  The Treasurer may, during the period of six months commencing on the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-nine, make advances to a State specified in the Schedule to this Act, for the purpose of financial assistance, of amounts not exceeding in the whole a sum equal to one-half of the amount specified in that Schedule opposite to the name of that State.

Appropriation.

5.  Payments in accordance with this Act shall be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly.

 

THE SCHEDULE.                                  Sections 3 and 4.

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£

South Australia...............................................

5,250,000

Western Australia...........................................

11,100,000

Tasmania........................................................

4,400,000

 

20,750,000