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Excise Act 1965

Authoritative Version
  • - C1965A00139
  • No longer in force
Act No. 139 of 1965 as made
An Act to amend the Excise Act 1901-1963 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Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

Excise

No. 139 of 1965

An Act to amend the Excise Act 1901-1963 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 Excise Act 1965.

(2.)  The Excise Act 1901-1963 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Excise Act 1901-1965.

Commencement.

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


 

3.  Section 132 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section inserted in its stead:—

Minimum penalty.

“132.  The minimum pecuniary penalty for an offence against this Act shall be one-twentieth of the maximum pecuniary penalty specified in this Act, other than in section one hundred and twenty-nine, in respect of that offence.”.

Deposit of duty.

4.  Section 154 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (2) the word “pounds”.