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Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 2) 1972

Authoritative Version
  • - C1972A00027
  • No longer in force
Act No. 27 of 1972 as made
An Act to amend the Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 2) 1957-1971 in relation to Metric Conversion.
Date of Assent 17 May 1972
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

Diesel Fuel Tax (No. 2)

No. 27 of 1972

An Act to amend the Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 2) 1957-1971 in relation to Metric Conversion.

[Assented to 17 May 1972]

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. 2) 1972.

(2.)  The Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 2) 1957-1971, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 2) 1957-1972.

Commencement.

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

Rate of tax.

3.  Section 6 of the Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 2) 1957-1971 is amended—

(a) by omitting from paragraph (c) the word “or” (last occurring); and


 

(b) by omitting paragraph (d) and inserting in its stead the following paragraphs:—

“(d) 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 seventy-one, and before the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and seventy-two—Seventeen and one-half cents per gallon; or

(e) in any other case—3.85 cents per litre.”.