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Meat Research Act 1968

Authoritative Version
Act No. 142 of 1968 as made
An Act to amend the Meat Research Act 1960-1965.
Date of Assent 09 Dec 1968
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1985
Repealed by Australian Meat and Live-stock Legislation (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 1985

Meat Research

No. 142 of 1968

An Act to amend the Meat Research Act 1960–1965.

[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 Meat Research Act 1968.

(2.)    The Meat Research Act 1960–1965 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)    The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Meat Research Act 1960–1968.

Commencement.

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


Moneys to be paid into the Research Account.

3.  Section 5 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting from paragraph (a) of sub-section (1.) the words “Live-stock Slaughter Levy Act 1964–1965” and inserting in their stead the words “Live-stock Slaughter Levy Act 1964–1968”;

(b) by inserting after paragraph (a) of sub-section (1.) the following paragraph:—

(aa) amounts equal to the amounts of levy received by the Commonwealth by virtue of paragraph (c) of subsection (1.) of section six, paragraph (c) of sub-section (1.) of section six a, and paragraph (c) of sub-section (1.) of section six b, of the Live-stock Slaughter Levy Act 1964–1968;”;

(c) by omitting from sub-section (2.) the words “paragraph (a) of that sub-section” and inserting in their stead the words “paragraphs (a) and (aa) of that sub-section”;

(d) by omitting from sub-section (3.) the words “paragraph (a) or (b)” and inserting in their stead the words “paragraph (a), (aa) or (b)”; and

(e) by omitting sub-section (5.) and inserting in its stead the following sub-section:—

“(5.)          A reference in paragraph (a) or paragraph (aa) of subsection (1.) of this section to amounts of levy received by the Commonwealth shall be read as including a reference to amounts received from the proprietor of an abattoir in accordance with section seven of the Live-stock Slaughter Levy Collection Act 1964–1968, and amounts payable by way of penalty in accordance with section nine of that Act, in relation to amounts of levy referred to in that paragraph.”.

4.  After section 6 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:—

Separate account in respect of research into processing of meat.

“6a.—(1.) The Minister shall cause a separate account (in this section referred to as ‘the special account’) to be kept in respect of moneys paid into the Research Account by virtue of paragraph (aa) of sub-section (1.) of section five of this Act.

“(2.)     Where any amounts are paid into the Research Account by virtue of paragraph (b) of sub-section (1.) of section five of this Act in respect of the payment out of the Research Account of moneys standing to the credit of the special account, those amounts shall be credited to the special account.

“(3.)     Subject to the last preceding section, moneys standing to the credit of the special account shall not be expended otherwise than in making payments to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization for or in relation to scientific research in connexion with the processing of meat or of other products of the slaughter of cattle, sheep or lambs.”.