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States Grants Act 1967

Authoritative Version
  • - C1967A00012
  • No longer in force
Act No. 12 of 1967 as made
An Act to amend sections 5 and 6 of the States Grants Act 1965-1966 and to make provision for a further grant of Financial Assistance to the States.
Date of Assent 26 Apr 1967
Date of repeal 11 Nov 1970
Repealed by States Grants Act 1970

States Grants

No. 12 of 1967

An Act to amend sections 5 and 6 of the States Grants Act 1965–1966 and to make provision for a further grant of Financial Assistance to the States.

[Assented to 26 April 1967]

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 States Grants Act 1967.

(2.)  The States Grants Act 1965–1966 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the States Grants Act 1965–1967.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3.  Section 5 of the Principal Act is amended—

Grants to States.

(a) by omitting from sub-section (1.) the word “sixty-five” and inserting in its stead the word “sixty-six”;


 

(b) by omitting from paragraph (b) of sub-section (1.) the words “preceding the year concerned exceed the average wages per person employed in the year next before the year preceding the year concerned” and inserting in their stead the words “ending on the thirty-first day of March in the year concerned exceed the average wages per person employed in the year ending on the thirty-first day of March in the year preceding the year concerned”;

(c) by omitting sub-section (2.); and

(d) by omitting sub-section (4.).

Statistical calculations, &c.

4.  Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting paragraph (b) of sub-section (2.) and inserting in its stead the following paragraph:—

(b) the ascertainment of the average wages per person employed in the years ending on the thirty-first day of March in the year concerned and on the thirty-first day of March in the year preceding the year concerned shall be made after the thirty-first day of March in the year concerned and not later than the thirtieth day of June in the year concerned.”.

Further grant to States.

5.  There is payable to the States during the year that commenced on the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six, for the purpose of financial assistance, the sum of Five million dollars, which shall be apportioned between them in proportion to the amounts respectively payable to them during that year under section 5 of the Principal Act as amended by this Act.