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Wheat Export Charge Amendment Act 1976

Authoritative Version
Act No. 29 of 1976 as made
An Act to amend the Wheat Export Charge Act 1974.
Date of Assent 03 May 1976
Date of repeal 29 Nov 1979
Repealed by Wheat Marketing Act 1979

WHEAT EXPORT CHARGE AMENDMENT ACT 1976

No. 29 of 1976

An Act to amend the Wheat Export Charge Act 1974.

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

Short title and citation.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Wheat Export Charge Amendment Act 1976.

(2) The Wheat Export Charge Act 1974, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Wheat Export Charge Act 1974-1976.

Commencement.

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

Interpretation.

3.   Section 4 of the Wheat Export Charge Act 1974 is amended by omitting sub-section (1) and substituting the following sub-sections:—

“(1) In this Act, ‘wheat products’ means a substance (other than bran or pollard) produced by the gristing, crushing, grinding, milling or other processing of wheat, and includes—

(a) any of the following products made from wheat, namely, flour, semolina, sharps, wheatmeal, starch, gluten, rice substitutes and breakfast foods; and

(b) any other commodity—

(i) that is produced mainly from other wheat products or from wheat; or

(ii) that is produced partly from other wheat products or from wheat and is declared by the regulations to be a wheat product for the purposes of this Act.

“(1a) Subject to sub-section (1), expressions used in this Act that are defined in the Wheat Industry Stabilization Act 1974-1976 have the same meanings as they have in that Act.”.

Payment of charge.

4.     Section 7 of the Wheat Export Charge Act 1974 is amended by omitting the word “Australia” and substituting the words “the Commonwealth”

5.   The Wheat Export Charge Act 1974 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following section:—

Regulations.

“8. The Governor-General may make regulations for the purposes of the definition of ‘wheat products’ in section 4.”.