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Honey Levy Act (No. 2) 1965

Authoritative Version
  • - C1965A00073
  • No longer in force
Act No. 73 of 1965 as made
An Act to amend the Honey Levy Act (No. 2) 1962.
Date of Assent 22 Nov 1965
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

Honey Levy (No. 2)

No. 73 of 1965

An Act to amend the Honey Levy Act (No. 2) 1962.

[Assented to 22 November, 1965]

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 Honey Levy Act (No. 2) 1965.

(2.)  The Honey Levy Act (No. 2) 1962 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Honey Levy Act (No. 2) 1962–1965.

Commencement.

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

3.  After section 3 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:—

Definitions.

“3a. In this Act—

‘month’ means a month of the year;

‘the Board’ means the Australian Honey Board established by the Honey Industry Act 1962.”.


 

Rate of levy.

4.  Section 5 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (3.) the words “the Australian Honey Board established by the Honey Industry Act 1962” and inserting in their stead the words “the Board”.

5.  After section 6 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:—

Exemptions.

“6a.—(1.)  Levy imposed by this Act is not payable in respect of honey used by a person in a month in the production of other goods if the honey so used by the person in that month, together with the honey, if any, sold by the person in that month, weighs not more than one hundred and twenty pounds.

“(2.)  Levy is not payable by a person included in a prescribed class of persons.

“(3.)  Before making regulations prescribing a class of persons for the purposes of the last preceding sub-section, the Governor-General shall take into consideration any recommendation with respect to the proposed regulations made to the Minister by the Board.”.