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Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 2) 1973

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  • - C1973A00144
  • No longer in force
Act No. 144 of 1973 as made
An Act To amend the Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 2) 1957-1972.
Registered 15 Sep 2010
Date of Assent 22 Nov 1973
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 2) 1973

No. 144 of 1973

 

AN ACT

To amend the Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 2) 1957-1972.

[Assented to 22 November 1973]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, the Senate and the House of Representatives of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1. (1)    This Act may be cited as the Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 2) 1973.

(2) The Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 2) 1957-1972 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. 2) 1957-1973.

Commencement.

2.   This Act shall be deemed to have come into operation on 22nd August, 1973.

Rate of tax.

3.   Section 6 of the Diesel Fuel Tax Act (No. 2) 1957-1972 is amended—

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

(b) by omitting paragraph (e) and substituting the following paragraphs:—

“(e) in the case of diesel fuel that was entered for home consumption under the Customs Act or under the Excise Act on or after 1st July, 1972, and before 22nd August, 1973—3.85 cents per litre; or

(f) in any other case—4.905 cents per litre”.

Formal amendments.

4.   The Principal Act is amended as set out in the Schedule.


 

SCHEDULE                                                    Section 4

 

FORMAL AMENDMENTS

1. The Principal Act is amended as set out in the following table;—

Provision

Amendment

Section 6(a)..................

Omit “the eighteenth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-five”, substitute “18th August, 1965”.

Section 6(b)..................

Omit “the eighteenth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-five”, substitute “18th August, 1965”.

Omit “the nineteenth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and seventy”, substitute “19th August, 1970”.

Section 6(c)..................

Omit “the nineteenth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and seventy”, substitute “19th August, 1970”.

Omit “the eighteenth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and seventy-one”, substitute “18th August, 1971”.

Section 6(d)..................

Omit “the eighteenth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and seventy-one”, substitute “18th August, 1971”.

Omit “the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and seventy-two”, substitute “1st July, 1972”.