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International Wheat Agreement Act 1971

Authoritative Version
Act No. 39 of 1971 as made
An Act to approve the Ratification by Australia of the Wheat Trade Convention, 1971 and the Food Aid Convention, 1971 and to repeal certain Acts.
Date of Assent 18 May 1971
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1973
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1973

International Wheat Agreement

No. 39 of 1971

An Act to approve the Ratification by Australia of the Wheat Trade Convention, 1971 and the Food Aid Convention, 1971 and to repeal certain Acts.

[Assented to 18 May 1971]

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.

1.  This Act may be cited as the International Wheat Agreement Act 1971.

Commencement

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

Repeal

3.     The following Acts are repealed:—

International Wheat Agreement Act 1962;

International Wheat Agreement (Extension) Act 1965;

International Wheat Agreement (Extension) Act 1966;

International Wheat Agreement (Extension) Act 1967;

International Grains Arrangement Act 1967.

Approval of ratification of Conventions.

4.  Approval is given to the ratification by Australia of the Wheat Trade Convention, 1971 and the Food Aid Convention, 1971, that is to say, the Conventions of those names of which the International Wheat Agreement, 1971, that is to say, the Agreement adopted by the United Nations Wheat Conference, 1971 at Geneva on the twentieth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and seventy-one, consists.