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Lighthouses Act 1961

Authoritative Version
  • - C1961A00063
  • No longer in force
Act No. 63 of 1961 as made
An Act to amend the Lighthouses Act 1911-1957.
Date of Assent 24 Oct 1961
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014



No. 63 of 1961.

An Act to amend the Lighthouses Act 1911–1957.

[Assented to 24th October, 1961.]

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 Lighthouses Act 1961.

(2.)   The Lighthouses Act 1911–1957, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Lighthouses Act 1911–1961.


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

Notice of damage to given.

3.  Section nineteen b of the Lighthouses Act 1911–1957 is repealed and the following section inserted in its stead:—

“19b.  A person who, or the master of a ship which, damages a lighthouse or marine mark the property of the Commonwealth shall, as soon as practicable having regard to the means of communication available to him, report the damage to a prescribed officer.

Penalty: One hundred pounds.”.