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Wool Industry Amendment Act (No. 2) 1977

Act No. 92 of 1977 as made
An Act to amend the Wool Industry Act 1972.
Date of Assent 12 Sep 1977
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1987
Repealed by Wool Marketing Act 1987
 

WOOL INDUSTRY AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1977 No. 92 of 1977

WOOL INDUSTRY AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1977 No. 92 of 1977 - SECT. 1.
Short title.

WOOL INDUSTRY AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1977

No. 92 of 1977

An Act to amend the Wool Industry Act 1972.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:
Short title, &c.
1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Wool Industry Amendment Act (No. 2) 1977.*1*

(2) The Wool Industry Act 1972*2* is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

WOOL INDUSTRY AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1977 No. 92 of 1977 - SECT. 2.
Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.*1*

WOOL INDUSTRY AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1977 No. 92 of 1977 - SECT. 3.
Payments to Corporation of amounts calculated by reference to proceeds of wool taxes

3. Section 30 of the Principal Act is repealed.

WOOL INDUSTRY AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1977 No. 92 of 1977 - SECT. 4.

4. After section 40 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:
Contracts for shipment of wool
''40A. (1) A contract for the carriage of wool, by sea, to a place beyond Australia shall not be made except-

(a) by the Corporation or by the Corporation acting as the agent of the owner of the wool or of another person having authority to export the wool; or

(b) in conformity with such conditions (if any) as are, from time to time, approved by the Corporation, by writing under its common seal.

''(2) A condition approved under paragraph (b) of sub-section (1)-

(a) may be a condition in respect of any matter relating to or incidental to the carriage of wool by sea, including the handling or carriage of wool before or after it is carried by sea; and

(b) may be of general application or may relate only to the carriage of wool to a particular place or particular places or to places other than a particular place or particular places.

''(3) The Minister may, from time to time, inform the Corporation in writing of the policies and principles that the Government of the Commonwealth considers should be followed and applied by the Corporation in relation to contracts referred to in sub-section (1).

''(4) The Minister may, on behalf of the Government of the Commonwealth, if he thinks it necessary to do so, give a direction in writing to the Corporation with respect to the powers of the Corporation under sub-section (1) to make contracts or to approve conditions, and the Corporation shall comply with the direction.

''(5) A contract referred to in sub-section (1) that is made otherwise than in accordance with this section is void.''.

WOOL INDUSTRY AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1977 No. 92 of 1977 - SECT. 5.
Payments to Fund

5. Section 68 of the Principal Act is amended-

(a) by omitting from paragraph (a) of sub-section (1) '', section 84''; and

(b) by omitting from sub-section (2) ''the last preceding sub- section'' and substituting ''sub-section (1), other than payments of amounts referred to in paragraph (a) of that sub-section''.

WOOL INDUSTRY AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1977 No. 92 of 1977 - SECT. 6.

6. Sections 84 and 84A of the Principal Act are repealed and the following sections substituted:
Additional payments to Corporation
''84. In addition to moneys payable to the Corporation under section 83, there are payable to the Corporation such moneys as are appropriated by the Parliament for payment to the Corporation for the purpose of meeting expenditure of the Corporation in pursuance of this Act (other than expenditure under section 31 or in respect of the purchase of wool).
Additional payments to Fund
''84A. In addition to moneys payable to the Fund under section 83, there are payable to the Fund such moneys as are appropriated by the Parliament for payment to the Fund for the purpose of meeting expenditure of the Fund in pursuance of this Act.''.

WOOL INDUSTRY AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1977 No. 92 of 1977 - SECT. 7.
Appropriation

7. Section 84C of the Principal Act is amended by omitting ''this Part'' and substituting ''section 83 or section 84B''.
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WOOL INDUSTRY AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2) 1977 No. 92 of 1977 - NOTES


NOTES
1. Act No. 92, 1977; assented to 12 September 1977.
2. Act No. 111, 1972, as amended. For previous amendments see Act No. 63, 1973; No. 216, 1973 (as amended by No. 20, 1974); Nos. 65 and 152, 1974; No. 71, 1976; and No. 43, 1977.