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Canned Fruits Export Charges Act 1966

Authoritative Version
  • - C1966A00073
  • No longer in force
Act No. 73 of 1966 as made
An Act to amend the Canned Fruits Export Charges Act 1926-1965.
Date of Assent 29 Oct 1966
Date of repeal 01 Jan 1980
Repealed by Canned Fruits Marketing Act 1979

Canned Fruits Export Charges

No. 73 of 1966

An Act to amend the Canned Fruits Export Charges Act 1926–1965.

[Assented to 29 October 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 Canned Fruits Export Charges Act 1966.

(2.)   The Canned Fruits Export Charges Act 1926–1965 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)   The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Canned Fruits Export Charges Act 1926–1966.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on the first day of January, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-seven.

Interpretation.

3.  Section 2 of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following sub-section:—

“(2.) A reference in the Schedule to this Act to the weight of the pack shall, in relation to any canned fruits, be read as a reference to the weight of the contents of the container in which the canned fruits are enclosed.”.

Charge on export of canned fruits.

4.  Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting sub-section (2.) and inserting in its stead the following sub-section:—

“(2.) The rate of the charge in respect of any canned fruits is the rate set out in the Schedule to this Act that applies to the canned fruits or such lower prescribed rate, if any, as applies to the canned fruits.”; and

(b) by omitting from sub-section (3.) the words “on or before the entry of those canned fruits for export” and inserting in their stead the words “within thirty days after the expiration of the month of the year in which the canned fruits are exported”.

The Schedule.

5.  The Principal Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the Schedule set out in the Schedule to this Act.


 

THE SCHEDULE                                         Section 5.

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“THE SCHEDULE                                        Section 3.

Rate of Charge

Weight of Pack

Rate of Charge

Where the weight of the pack does not exceed 5 ounces

.375 cents per dozen containers

Where the weight of the pack exceeds 5 ounces but does not exceed 11 ounces

.75 cents per dozen containers

Where the weight of the pack exceeds 11 ounces but does not exceed 17 ounces

1.5 cents per dozen containers

Where the weight of the pack exceeds 17 ounces but does not exceed 24 ounces

2 cents per dozen containers

Where the weight of the pack exceeds 24 ounces...........

3 cents per dozen containers and, in addition, 1.5 cents per dozen containers for each 16 ounces, or part of 16 ounces, by which the weight of the pack exceeds 31 ounces”