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Act No. 108 of 1978 as made
An Act to amend the Agricultural Tractors Bounty Act 1966.
Date of Assent 19 Sep 1978
Date of repeal 11 May 1988
Repealed by Bounty and Subsidy Legislation Amendment Act 1988

BOUNTY (AGRICULTURAL TRACTORS) AMENDMENT ACT 1978

No. 108 of 1978

An Act to amend the Agricultural Tractors Bounty Act 1966.

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 Bounty (Agricultural Tractors) Amendment Act 1978.

 

(2) The Agricultural Tractors Bounty Act 1966 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Commencement

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

3. Section 1 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:

Short title

“1. This Act may be cited as the Bounty (Agricultural Tractors) Act 1966.”.

Rate of bounty

4. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting sub-section (1a) and substituting the following sub-sections:

“(1a) The regulations may prescribe a factor for the purpose of this sub-section and, where a factor is so prescribed, then, for the purpose of calculating the bounty payable in respect of a tractor manufactured at a time when the regulations prescribing that factor are in force, an amount ascertained in accordance with the Schedule shall be multiplied by that factor.

 

“(1ab) Regulations made for the purpose of varying the factor referred to in sub-section (1a) shall, as far as is practicable, so vary the factor that the variation adjusts the bounty in accordance with movements in prices of imported tractors.”.

Amendment of Schedule

5. The Schedule to the Principal Act is amended

(a) by inserting after the heading “AMOUNTS OF BOUNTY” the following heading:

“TABLE 1”; and

(b) by adding at the end thereof the following table:

“TABLE 2

Output of Engine

Tractor manufactured during period commencing on date of commencement of Bounty (Agricultural Tractors) Amendment Act 1978 and ending on terminating date

kW

$

106..............................................................................................................................................

2,465

107..............................................................................................................................................

2,488

108..............................................................................................................................................

2,511

109..............................................................................................................................................

2,534

110..............................................................................................................................................

2,557

111..............................................................................................................................................

2,580

112..............................................................................................................................................

2,603

113..............................................................................................................................................

2,627

114..............................................................................................................................................

2,650

115..............................................................................................................................................

2,673

116..............................................................................................................................................

2,696

117..............................................................................................................................................

2,719

118..............................................................................................................................................

2,742

119..............................................................................................................................................

2,765

120..............................................................................................................................................

2,788

121..............................................................................................................................................

2,811

122..............................................................................................................................................

2,834

123..............................................................................................................................................

2,857

124..............................................................................................................................................

2,880

125..............................................................................................................................................

2,903

126..............................................................................................................................................

2,926

127..............................................................................................................................................

2,949

128..............................................................................................................................................

2,973

129..............................................................................................................................................

2,996

130..............................................................................................................................................

3,019

131..............................................................................................................................................

3,042

132..............................................................................................................................................

3,065

133..............................................................................................................................................

3,088

134..............................................................................................................................................

3,111

135..............................................................................................................................................

3,134

136..............................................................................................................................................

3,157

137..............................................................................................................................................

3,180

138..............................................................................................................................................

3,203

139..............................................................................................................................................

3,226

140..............................................................................................................................................

3,249

141..............................................................................................................................................

3,272

142..............................................................................................................................................

3,296

143..............................................................................................................................................

3,319

144..............................................................................................................................................

3,342

145..............................................................................................................................................

3,365

146..............................................................................................................................................

3,388

147..............................................................................................................................................

3,411

148..............................................................................................................................................

3,434

149..............................................................................................................................................

3,457

150 and over...............................................................................................................................

3,480

Transitional

6. Until regulations are made for the purpose of sub-section 6(1a) of the Principal Act as amended by this Act, the factor prescribed by regulations made for the purposes of sub-section 6(1a) of the Principal Act and in force immediately before the commencement of this Act shall be deemed to be the factor prescribed for the purpose of sub-section 6(1a) of that Act as amended by this Act.