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Apple and Pear Stabilization Amendment Act 1978

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  • - C2004A01919
  • No longer in force
Act No. 120 of 1978 as made
An Act to amend the Apple and Pear Stabilization Act 1971.
Date of Assent 04 Oct 1978
Date of repeal 01 Aug 1988
Repealed by Australian Horticultural Corporation (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1987

APPLE AND PEAR STABILIZATION AMENDMENT ACT 1978

No. 120 of 1978

An Act to amend the Apple and Pear Stabilization Act 1971.

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 Apple and Pear Stabilization Amendment Act 1978.

(2) The Apple and Pear Stabilization Act 1971 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.

Seasons to which Act applies

3. Section 5 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (1) “7” and substituting “9”.

Stabilization payment

4. Section 10 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (4) “either of the next 2” and substituting “any of the next 4”.

Rate of stabilization payment

5. Section 11 of the Principal Act is amended

(a) by omitting from sub-section (2) “or (2c)” and substituting “(2c), (2d) or (2e)”;and

(b) by inserting after sub-section (2c) the following sub-sections:

“(2d) The rate of a stabilization payment in respect of apples picked during the season that commenced on 1 October 1978 or during the next succeeding season shall not exceed an amount per reputed box, or part of a reputed box, in each container of apples equal to

(a) $2.20; or

(b) a number of cents equal to the product of 220 and 1,500,000 divided by a number equal to the number of reputed boxes of apples picked during the season concerned and

(i) exported on consignment to a country in Europe (including the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) during that season; and

(ii) sold after exportation and before the end of that season,

whichever is the lesser amount.

“(2e) The rate of a stabilization payment in respect of pears picked during the season that commenced on 1 October 1978 or during the next succeeding season shall not exceed an amount per reputed box, or part of a reputed box, in each container of pears equal to

(a) 80 cents; or

(b) a number of cents equal to the product of 80 and 1,000,000 divided by a number equal to the number of reputed boxes of pears picked during the season concerned and

(i) exported on consignment to a country in Europe (including the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), the United States of America or Canada during that season; and

(ii) sold after exportation and before the end of that season,

whichever is the lesser amount.”.