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Queensland Beef Cattle Roads Agreement Act 1966

Authoritative Version
  • - C1966A00038
  • No longer in force
Act No. 38 of 1966 as made
An Act to amend the Queensland Beef Cattle Roads Agreement Act 1962.
Date of Assent 12 Sep 1966
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

Queensland Beef Cattle Roads Agreement

No. 38 of 1966

An Act to amend the Queensland Beef Cattle Roads Agreement Act 1962.

[Assented to 12 September, 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 Queensland Beef Cattle Roads Agreement Act 1966.

(2.)  The Queensland Beef Cattle Roads Agreement Act 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 Queensland Beef Cattle Roads Agreement Act 1962–1966.

Commencement.

2.   This Act shall come into operation on a date to be fixed by Proclamation.

Definitions.

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

“3a.  In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears—

‘the Agreement’ means the agreement a copy of which is set out in the First Schedule to this Act;

‘the Amending Agreement’ means the agreement a copy of which is set out in the Second Schedule to this Act.”.

Approval of Agreement.

4.   Section 4 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words “agreement a copy of which is set out in the Schedule to this Act” and inserting in their stead the word “Agreement”.

5.   After section 4 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:—

Approval of Amending Agreement.

“4a.   The Amending Agreement is approved.”.

Financial Assistance.

6.   Section 5 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting the words “the agreement referred to in the last preceding section “and inserting in their stead the words “the Agreement as amended by the Amending Agreement”; and


 

(b) by omitting the words “that agreement” and inserting in their stead the words “the Agreement as so amended”.

Certain expenditure not to be taken into account for the purposes of the Commonwealth Aid Roads Acts.

7.   Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end of sub-section (1.) the words “or for the purposes of section four of the Commonwealth Aid Roads Act 1964”.

First Schedule.

8.   The heading to the Schedule to the Principal Act is omitted and the following headings are inserted in its stead:—

“THE SCHEDULES

FIRST SCHEDULE                                        Section 3a.”.

Second Schedule.

9.   The Principal Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following Schedule:—

SECOND SCHEDULE                                        Section 3a.

AN AGREEMENT made the 29th day of April One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six.

Between THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA (in this agreement called “the Commonwealth”) of the one part and THE STATE OF QUEENSLAND (in this agreement called “the State”) of the other part and intended to be supplemental to an agreement made on the thirtieth day of November, 1962, between the Commonwealth and the State (in this agreement called “the principal agreement”).

WHEREAS—

(a) by the principal agreement provision was made in relation to the grant by the Parliament of the Commonwealth of financial assistance to the State to enable the State to carry out works in connexion with roads to be used for the transport of beef cattle;

(b) the principal agreement was approved and the financial assistance to the State on the terms and conditions contained in the principal agreement was authorized by the Parliament of the Commonwealth by the Queensland Beef Cattle Roads Agreement Act 1962;

(c) the Commonwealth and the State have agreed, subject to the approval of the respective Parliaments of the Commonwealth and of the State, that further financial assistance should be granted to the State in connexion with roads to be used as aforesaid:

NOW IT IS HEREBY AGREED as follows:—

1.   This agreement shall have no force or effect and shall not be binding upon either party until it is approved by the Parliament of the Commonwealth and the Parliament of the State.

2.   When this agreement has been approved by the Parliament of the Commonwealth and the Parliament of the State, the principal agreement shall be construed and take effect as amended by this agreement.

3.   Clause 4 of the principal agreement is amended—

(a) by deleting from sub-clause (1.) the words and figures “Eight million three hundred thousand pounds (£8,300,000)” and inserting in their place the words and figures “Twenty million five hundred thousand dollars ($20,500,000)”;

(b) by deleting from sub-clause (3.) the words and figures “after the thirtieth day of June, 1961, “and inserting in their place the words and figures “during the period commencing on the first day of July, 1961, and ending on the thirtieth day of June, 1967.”.

4.   Clause 11 of the principal agreement is amended by inserting immediately after the citation “Commonwealth Aid Roads Act 1959”, wherever it appears, the following words and citation “or of section 4 of the Commonwealth Aid Roads Act 1964”.


 

5.   The First Schedule to the principal agreement is amended by inserting at the end thereof—

“7. Dingo and Mt. Flora....................................................................

149 miles.

8. The Battery and Townsville........................................................

72 miles.

9. Mareeba and Laura.....................................................................

160 miles.

10. The Lynd and Charters Towers..................................................

160 miles.”.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF this agreement has been executed by the parties the day and year first above written

SIGNED for and on behalf of THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA by the Right Honourable JOHN McEWEN, the Acting Prime Minister of the Common wealth, in the presence of—

FIONA O’CONNOR

J. McEWEN

SIGNED for and on behalf of THE STATE OF QUEENSLAND by the Honourable GEORGE FRANCIS REUBEN NICKLIN, the Premier and Chief Secretary of the State, in the presence of

J. A. SEWELL

FRANK NICKLIN