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Wheat Export Charge Act 1973

Authoritative Version
Act No. 160 of 1973 as made
An Act To amend the Wheat Export Charge Act 1968.
Registered 16 Sep 2010
Date of Assent 03 Dec 1973
Date of repeal 01 Jan 1975
Repealed by Wheat Export Charge Act 1974

Wheat Export Charge Act 1973

No. 160 of 1973

 

AN ACT

To amend the Wheat Export Charge Act 1968.

[Assented to 3 December 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 Wheat Export Charge Act 1973.

(2) The Wheat Export Charge Act 1968 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3) The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Wheat Export Charge Act 1968-1973.

Commencement

2.  This Act shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 October 1973.

Rate of the charge.

3.  Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting the word “bushel” (wherever occurring) and substituting the word “tonne”;

(b) by omitting the words “Five cents” (wherever occurring) and substituting the words “One dollar eighty-four cents”; and

(c) by omitting the words “Fifteen cents” (wherever occurring) and substituting the words “Five dollars fifty-one cents”.


 

4.  After section 7 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:—

Wheat in 1973-1974 pool

“7a. (1) This section applies to wheat of the season that commenced on 1 October 1972 delivered to a licensed receiver (within the meaning of the Wheat Industry Stabilization Act 1968-1973) after 30 September 1973.

“(2) In relation to the season that commenced on 1 October 1973, in ascertaining the average price for the purposes of sub-section (1) of section 6, the wheat of that season shall be deemed to include the wheat to which this section applies.

“(3) Notwithstanding the operation of sub-section (1) of section 6 in relation to wheat of the season that commenced on 1 October 1972, if the charge is payable in respect of wheat of the season that commenced on 1 October 1973, the charge is payable in respect of wheat to which this section applies as if it were wheat of the last-mentioned season.

“(4) Sub-section (4) of section 7 has effect as if wheat to which this section applies were wheat of the season that commenced on 1 October 1973.”