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Christmas Island Act 1965

Authoritative Version
  • - C1965A00131
  • No longer in force
Act No. 131 of 1965 as made
An Act to amend the Christmas Island Act 1958-1963 in relation to Decimal Currency.
Date of Assent 18 Dec 1965
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

Christmas Island

No. 131 of 1965

An Act to amend the Christmas Island Act 1958–1963 in relation to Decimal Currency.

[Assented to 18 December, 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 Christmas Island Act 1965.

(2.)  The Christmas Island Act 1958–1963, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Christmas Island Act 1958–1965.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on the fourteenth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six.

Currency and legal tender.

3.  Section 19 of the Christmas Island Act 1958–1963 is amended by omitting from sub-section (2.) the words and figures “Coinage Act 1909–1947” and inserting in their stead the words and figures “Currency Act 1965”.