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States Grants Act 1968

Authoritative Version
  • - C1968A00127
  • No longer in force
Act No. 127 of 1968 as made
An Act to amend section 5 of the States Grants Act 1965-1967.
Date of Assent 09 Dec 1968
Date of repeal 11 Nov 1970
Repealed by States Grants Act 1970

States Grants

No. 127 of 1968

An Act to amend section 5 of the States Grants Act 1965–1967.

[Assented to 9 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 States Grants Act 1968.

(2.)   The States Grants Act 1965–1967, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the States Grants Act 1965–1968.


 

Commencement.

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

Grants to States.

3.  Section 5 of the States Grants Act 1965–1967 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following sub-sections:—

“(4.)     Subject to the next succeeding sub-section, the amount of the grant under this section that would, but for this sub-section, be payable to the State of Western Australia during the year that commenced on the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-eight, and during the year commencing on the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-nine, shall, by virtue of this sub-section, be increased, during each of those years, by Fifteen million five hundred thousand dollars.

“(5.)     The amount payable to the State of Western Australia under the last preceding sub-section during the year that commenced on the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-eight, shall be reduced by the sum of any amounts paid to that State under section 4 of the States Grants (Special Assistance) Act 1967.”.