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Sulphate of Ammonia Bounty Act 1966

Authoritative Version
  • - C1966A00005
  • No longer in force
Act No. 5 of 1966 as made
An Act to amend the Sulphate of Ammonia Bounty Act 1962-1964.
Date of Assent 05 Apr 1966
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1973
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1973

Sulphate of Ammonia Bounty

No. 5 of 1966

An Act to amend the Sulphate of Ammonia Bounty Act 1962–1964.

[Assented to 5 April, 1966]

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 Sulphate of Ammonia Bounty Act 1966.

(2.)  The Sulphate of Ammonia Bounty Act 1962–1964 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Sulphate of Ammonia Bounty Act 1962–1966.

Commencement.

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

Interpretation.

3.  Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting from paragraph (a) of sub-section (2.) the word “and”;

(b) by adding at the end of that sub-section the following word and paragraph:—

“and

(c) the period of six months commencing on the first day of April, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six and ending on the thirtieth day of September, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six.”; and

(c) by omitting sub-sections (3.) and (4.) and inserting in their stead the following sub-sections:—

“(3.)  The Governor-General may, by Proclamation, specify a date, being a date before the thirtieth day of September, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six, but not before the date on which the Proclamation is published in the Gazette, as the date on which bounty shall cease to be payable.

“(4.)  Where a Proclamation has been made under the last preceding sub-section, then, for the purposes of this Act, the period commencing on the first day of April, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six, and ending on the date specified in the Proclamation shall


 

be deemed to be, and at all times from the first day of April, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six, to have been, a period to which this Act applies in lieu of the period specified in paragraph (c) of sub-section (2.) of this section.”.

Rate of bounty.

4.  Section 7 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting from paragraph (a) the word “and”; and

(b) by omitting paragraph (b) and inserting in its stead the following paragraphs:—

“(b) in respect of sulphate of ammonia sold on or after the twenty-first day of May, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-four and before the fourteenth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six, is Four pounds per ton; and

“(c) in respect of sulphate of ammonia sold on or after the fourteenth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six, is Eight dollars per ton.”.

Limit of available bounty.

5.  Section 8 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting from paragraph (b) of sub-section (1.) the word “and”; and

(b) by omitting paragraph (c) and inserting in its stead the following paragraphs:—

“(c) in respect of sulphate of ammonia sold in the fourth period to which this Act applies is Nine hundred thousand dollars; and

“(d) in respect of sulphate of ammonia sold in the fifth period to which this Act applies—

(i) if that period ends on the thirtieth day of September, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six—is Four hundred and fifty thousand dollars; or

(ii) where a Proclamation has been made under sub-section (3.) of section three of this Act—is an amount that bears to Nine hundred thousand dollars the same proportion as the number of days in the period from and including the first day of April, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six, to the date specified in the Proclamation bears to three hundred and sixty-five.”.


 

Amendments in relation to decimal currency.

6.  The Principal Act is amended as set out in the Schedule to this Act.

 

THE SCHEDULE                                           Section 6.

Amendments in Relation to Decimal Currency

Provisions amended

Omit—

Insert—

Section 14 (2.)...........................

Fifty pounds

One hundred dollars

Section 17.................................

Fifty pounds

One hundred dollars

Section 22 (1.)...........................

Five hundred pounds

One thousand dollars

Section 24 (c)............................

Fifty pounds

One hundred dollars