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Sales Tax Act (No. 4) 1962

Authoritative Version
  • - C1962A00008
  • No longer in force
Act No. 8 of 1962 as made
An Act to amend the Sales Tax Act (No. 4) 1930-1961.
Date of Assent 23 Mar 1962
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

SALES TAX (No. 4).

 

No. 8 of 1962.

An Act to amend the Sales Tax Act (No. 4) 1930–1961.

[Assented to 23rd March, 1962.]

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 Sales Tax Act (No. 4) 1962.

(2.)  The Sales Tax Act (No. 4) 1930–1961, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Sales Tax Act (No. 4) 1930–1962.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall be deemed to have come into operation on the seventh day of February, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-two.

3.  Sections three and four of the Sales Tax Act (No. 4) 1930–1961 are repealed and the following sections inserted in their stead:—

Imposition of tax.

“3.   Sales tax is imposed, at the rates specified in the next succeeding section, upon the sale value of goods manufactured in Australia and sold to a taxpayer who has, on or after the seventh day of February, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-two, applied those goods to his own use.


 

Rates of tax.

“4.   The rates of the sales tax imposed by this Act are—

(a) in respect of goods covered by the Second Schedule to the Sales Tax (Exemptions and Classifications) Act 1935–1962—25 per centum;

(b) in respect of goods covered by the Third Schedule to the Sales Tax (Exemptions and Classifications) Act 1935–1962—2½ per centum;

(c) in respect of goods covered by the Fifth Schedule to the Sales Tax (Exemptions and Classifications) Act 1935–1962—22½ per centum; and

(d) in respect of goods not covered by the Second, Third or Fifth Schedule to the Sales Tax (Exemptions and Classifications) Act 1935–1962 and on the sale value of which it is not provided by that Act that the sales tax imposed by this Act shall not be payable—12½ per centum.”.

Saving.

4.  The sales tax imposed by the provisions repealed by this Act upon the sale value of goods manufactured in Australia and sold to a taxpayer who has, on or after the sixteenth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-one, and before the date of commencement of this Act, applied those goods to his own use continues to be imposed as if those provisions had not been repealed.