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Nitrogenous Fertilizers Subsidy Amendment Act 1977

  • - C2004A01752
  • No longer in force
Act No. 114 of 1977 as made
An Act relating to subsidy in respect of certain nitrogenous fertilizers.
Date of Assent 03 Nov 1977
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015
 

NITROGENOUS FERTILIZERS SUBSIDY AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 114, 1977

NITROGENOUS FERTILIZERS SUBSIDY AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 114, 1977 - SECT. 1.
Short title.

NITROGENOUS FERTILIZERS SUBSIDY AMENDMENT ACT 1977
No. 114 of 1977

An Act relating to subsidy in respect of certain nitrogenous fertilizers.

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 Nitrogenous Fertilizers Subsidy Amendment Act 1977.*1*

(2) The Nitrogenous Fertilizers Subsidy Act 1966*2* is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

NITROGENOUS FERTILIZERS SUBSIDY AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 114, 1977 - SECT. 2.
Commencement

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

NITROGENOUS FERTILIZERS SUBSIDY AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 114, 1977 - SECT. 3.
Interpretation

3. Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (2) ''1977'' and substituting ''1978''.

NITROGENOUS FERTILIZERS SUBSIDY AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 114, 1977 - SECT. 4.

4. Section 14 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section substituted:
Approval of payment of subsidy
''14. (1) Where an application for subsidy in respect of subsidized goods is made in accordance with the regulations, the Minister shall-
(a) if he is satisfied that subsidy is payable in respect of those goods -approve the payment of the subsidy; or

(b) if he is not so satisfied-refuse to approve payment of the subsidy.

''(2) In sub-section (1), 'subsidy' does not include an advance on account of subsidy under section 15.''.

NITROGENOUS FERTILIZERS SUBSIDY AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 114, 1977 - SECT. 5.
Security for compliance with Act

5. Section 22 of the Principal Act is amended-

(a) by inserting '', in an amount determined by the Minister,'' after ''security'' (first occurring); and

(b) by inserting ''or importer, as the case may be,'' after ''producer'' (last occurring).

NITROGENOUS FERTILIZERS SUBSIDY AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 114, 1977 - SECT. 6.

6. After section 23 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:
Applications for review of decisions
''23A. Applications may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of-

(a) a decision of the Minister made for the purposes of sub-section 5 (2) or (2A);

(b) a determination, direction or specification by the Minister under section 6 or any other decision of the Minister made for the purposes of that section;

(c) a direction by the Minister under section 11;

(d) a decision of the Comptroller-General made for the purposes of section 13;

(e) an approval of the Minister given under sub-section 14 (1) or a refusal of the Minister to give an approval under that sub- section;

(f) a determination made by the Minister for the purposes of sub-section 16 (6) or a refusal of the Minister to make a determination for the purposes of that sub-section;

(g) a decision of the Minister made for the purposes of sub-section 16 (7); or

(h) a determination made by the Minister of an amount of security made for the purposes of section 22.''.

NITROGENOUS FERTILIZERS SUBSIDY AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 114, 1977 - SECT. 7.
Amendment of Nitrogenous Fertilizers Subsidy Amendment Act (No. 2) 1976

7. Section 5 of the Nitrogenous Fertilizers Subsidy Amendment Act (No. 2) 1976*3* is amended by omitting ''1978'' (wherever occurring) and substituting ''1979''. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ --

NITROGENOUS FERTILIZERS SUBSIDY AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 114, 1977 - NOTES


NOTES
1. Act No. 114, 1977; assented to 3 November 1977.
2. Act No. 78, 1966, as amended. For previous amendments see Act No. 79, 1969; No. 107, 1972; No. 216, 1973 (as amended by No. 20, 1974); No. 78, 1974; and Nos. 20 and 152, 1976.
3. Act No. 152, 1976.