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Sales Tax Act (No. 5) 1964

Authoritative Version
  • - C1964A00080
  • No longer in force
Act No. 80 of 1964 as made
An Act to amend the Sales Tax Act (No. 5) 1930-1962.
Date of Assent 05 Nov 1964
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

SALES TAX (No. 5).

 

No. 80 of 1964.

An Act to amend the Sales Tax Act (No. 5) 1930–1962.

[Assented to 5th November, 1964.]

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. 5) 1964.

(2.)  The Sales Tax Act (No. 5) 1930–1962, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Sales Tax Act (No. 5) 1930–1964.

Commencement.

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

3.    Sections three and four of the Sales Tax Act (No. 5) 1930–1962 are repealed and the following sections inserted in their stead:—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 imported into Australia on or after the twelfth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-four, by a taxpayer.


 

Rates of tax.

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

(a) in respect of goods covered by the Second or Fifth Schedule to the Sales Tax (Exemptions and Classifications) Act 1935–1963—25 per centum;

(b) in respect of goods covered by the Third Schedule to the Sales Tax (Exemptions and Classifications) Act 1935–1963—2½ per centum; and

(c) in respect of goods not covered by the Second, Third or Fifth Schedule to the Sales Tax (Exemptions and Classifications) Act 1935–1963 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    The sales tax imposed by the provisions repealed by this Act upon the sale value of goods imported into Australia by a taxpayer on or after the seventh day of February, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-two, and before the date of commencement of this Act, continues to be imposed as if those provisions had not been repealed.