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Excise Act 1968

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  • - C1968A00015
  • No longer in force
Act No. 15 of 1968 as made
An Act to amend the Excise Act 1901-1966 in relation to the establishment of a Collectorate of Customs in the Northern Territory.
Date of Assent 16 May 1968
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

Excise

 

No. 15 of 1968

An Act to amend the Excise Act 1901-1966 in relation to the establishment of a Collectorate of Customs in the Northern Territory.

[Assented to 16 May 1968]

[Date of commencement, 13 June 1968]

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 tills and citation.

1.—(1.)     This Act may be cited as the Excise Act 1968.

(2.)     The Excise Act 1901-1966 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)     The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Excise Act 1901-1968.

Definitions.

2.  Section 4 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from the definition of “Collector” the words “the State” and inserting in their stead the words “a State or Territory of the Commonwealth”.

General Power of Collector.

3.  Section 12 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting subsection (2.).

4.  After section 12 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:—

Attachment of part of a State or Territory to adjoining State or Territory for administrative purposes.

“12a.      Where there is in force for the time being a Proclamation under section eight a of the Customs Act 1901-1968 declaring that, for the purposes of the administration of the Customs, a part of a State or a part of a Territory of the Commonwealth specified in the Proclamation is attached to an adjoining State or an adjoining Territory of the Commonwealth so specified, the part of the State or Territory so specified shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to be part of the adjoining State or Territory.”.

Schedule II.

5.  Schedule II. to the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words—

“To the Collector of Customs,          State of        ”          and inserting in their stead the words—

“To the Collector of Customs for ”.

Schedule III.

6.  Schedule III. to the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words “the State of”.

Schedule V.

7.  Schedule V. to the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words “the State of”.

Schedule VII.

8.  Schedule VII. to the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words “the State of”.