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Queensland Flood Relief Act 1974

Act No. 13 of 1974 as made
An Act to provide Assistance in relation to the Alleviation of the effects of certain Floods in the State of Queensland.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Date of Assent 11 Apr 1974
Date of repeal 03 Jul 2008
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 2008
 

QUEENSLAND FLOOD RELIEF ACT 1974
No. 13, 1974

QUEENSLAND FLOOD RELIEF ACT 1974
No. 13, 1974 - SECT. 1.
Short title.

QUEENSLAND FLOOD RELIEF ACT 1974
No. 13, 1974

An Act to provide Assistance in relation to the Alleviation of the effects of certain Floods in the State of Queensland.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, the Senate and the House of Representatives of Australia, as follows:-
1. This Act may be cited as the Queensland Flood Relief Act 1974.*

QUEENSLAND FLOOD RELIEF ACT 1974
No. 13, 1974 - SECT. 2.
Commencement.

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

QUEENSLAND FLOOD RELIEF ACT 1974
No. 13, 1974 - SECT. 3.
Interpretation.

3. (1) In this Act-

"floods" means the floods that occurred in the State during the months of January, February and March 1974;

"State" means the State of Queensland.

(2) A reference in this Act to the cost to the State of measures taken for the purpose of alleviating the effects of the floods includes a reference to the amount of loans made for that purpose by the State or out of moneys provided by the State.

QUEENSLAND FLOOD RELIEF ACT 1974
No. 13, 1974 - SECT. 4.
Financial assistance.

4. The Treasurer may, at any time before 1 July 1976, authorize the payment to the State, by way of financial assistance, of amounts not exceeding in the aggregate so much of the cost to the State of measures taken for the purpose of alleviating the effects of the floods as does not exceed the moneys appropriated by this Act and any other Act for the purpose of payments under this Act.

QUEENSLAND FLOOD RELIEF ACT 1974
No. 13, 1974 - SECT. 5.
Appropriation.

5. The Consolidated Revenue Fund is appropriated, to the extent of $66,000,000, for the purpose of payments, including advances, under this Act.

QUEENSLAND FLOOD RELIEF ACT 1974
No. 13, 1974 - SECT. 6.
Conditions.

6. (1) Payment of an amount (including an advance) to the State under this Act is subject to such conditions, if any, as the Treasurer determines.

(2) The conditions that may be determined by the Treasurer under sub-section (1) may include a condition as to repayment of the whole or part of the amount.

QUEENSLAND FLOOD RELIEF ACT 1974
No. 13, 1974 - SECT. 7.
Advances.

7. The Treasurer may, at such times as he thinks fit, out of moneys lawfully available, make advances to the State of such amounts as he thinks fit on account of an amount that may become payable under this Act.
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QUEENSLAND FLOOD RELIEF ACT 1974
No. 13, 1974 - NOTE


NOTE
1. Act No. 13, 1974; assented to 11 April 1974.