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Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 1) 1970

Authoritative Version
  • - C1970A00079
  • No longer in force
Act No. 79 of 1970 as made
An Act to amend the Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 1) 1957-1966.
Date of Assent 26 Oct 1970
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

Diesel Fuel Tax (No. 1)

No. 79 of 1970

An Act to amend the Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 1) 1957–1966.

[Assented to 26 October 1970]

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 Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 1) 1970.

(2.) The Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 1) 1957–1966 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.) The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 1) 1957–1970.

Commencement.

2.   This Act shall be deemed to have come into operation on the nineteenth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and seventy.

Definitions.

3.   Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following definitions:—

“‘the Customs Act’ means the Customs Act 1901 as amended and in force from time to time;

‘the Excise Act’ means the Excise Act 1901 as amended and in force from time to time.”.

4.   Section 6 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section inserted in its stead:—

Rate of tax.

“6. The rate of the tax imposed by this Act is—

(a) in the case of diesel fuel that was entered for home consumption under the Customs Act or under the Excise Act before the eighteenth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-five—Ten cents per gallon;

(b) in the case of diesel fuel that was entered for home consumption under the Customs Act or under the Excise Act on or after the eighteenth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-five, and before the nineteenth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and seventy—Twelve and one-half cents per gallon; or

(c) in any other case—Fifteen and one-half cents per gallon.”.