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Spirits Act 1968

Authoritative Version
  • - C1968A00110
  • No longer in force
Act No. 110 of 1968 as made
An Act to amend the Spirits Act 1906-1966 in relation to the use of Methylated Spirits in Scents, and in relation to the establishment of a Collectorate of Customs in the Northern Territory.
Date of Assent 02 Dec 1968
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

Spirits

No. 110 of 1968

An Act to amend the Spirits Act 1906–1966 in relation to the use of Methylated Spirits in Scents, and in relation to the establishment of a Collectorate of Customs in the Northern Territory.

[Assented to 2 December 1968]

[Date of commencement, 30 December 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 title and citation.

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

(2.)     The Spirits Act 1906–1966 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)     The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Spirits Act 1906–1968.

Interpretation.

2.  Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the definition of “Scents”.

Methylated spirits and their use.

3.  Section 14 of the Principal Act is amended—

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

(b) by omitting from sub-section (6.) the word “scents,”.

Penalty for selling illicit methylated spirits.

4.  Section 16 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (b) the word “scent”.

Forfeiture of illicit methylated spirits.

5.  Section 17 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the word “scents”.

Spirits containing methylating substances.

6.  Section 18 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the word “scents”.

Licences to make and sell methylated spirits.

7.  Section 20 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after the word “State” the words “or Territory of the Commonwealth”.

Power to enter and take samples.

8.  Section 22 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (1.) the word “scent,”.

Penalty for refusing to supply samples.

9.  Section 23 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the word “scent,”.

Power to seize.

10.   Section 25 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the word “scents,”.