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Bounty (Bed Sheeting) Amendment Act 1979

Authoritative Version
Act No. 79 of 1979 as made
An Act to amend the Bed Sheeting Bounty Act 1977.
Date of Assent 25 Jun 1979
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

Bounty (Bed Sheeting) Amendment Act 1979

No. 79 of 1979

An Act to amend the Bed Sheeting Bounty Act 1977.

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 (Bed Sheeting) Amendment Act 1979.

(2) The Bed Sheeting Bounty Act 1977 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Commencement

2. (1) Subject to sub-sections (2) and (3), this Act shall come into operation on the date on which it receives the Royal Assent.

(2) Sections 4 and 6 shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 September 1977.

(3) Section 5 shall be deemed to have come into operation on 27 September 1978.

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 Section 1 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section substituted:

Short title

“1. This Act may be cited as the Bounty (Bed Sheeting) Act 1977.”.

Periods during which bounty payable

4. Section 4 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting sub-section (1) and substituting the following sub-sections:

“(1) The period of 12 months that commenced on 1 September 1976 is a period to which this Act applies.

“(1a) The period of 2 months commencing on 1 September 1977 is a period to which this Act applies.

“(1b) Subject to sub-section (3), the period of 12 months commencing on 1 November 1977 and each subsequent period of 12 months are periods to which this Act applies.

(b) by omitting from sub-section (3) “sub-section (1)” (wherever occurring) and substituting “sub-section (1b)”; and

(c) by omitting from sub-section (3) “31 August” and substituting “31 October”.

Specification of bounty

5. Section 5 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting paragraph (c) of sub-section (3) and substituting the following paragraph:

“(c) during that period or a later period to which this Act applies, the bed sheeting has been used in the making-up in Australia of bed linen by—

(i) in. the case of bed sheeting the manufacture of which was completed before 27 September 1978—the manufacturer; or

(ii) in the case of other bed sheeting—the manufacturer or another person.”.

Limit of available bounty

6. Section 8 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting sub-section (1) and substituting the following sub-section:

“(1) The amount available for payment of bounty in respect of bountiable bed sheeting in respect of which bounty becomes payable in a period to which this Act applies is—

(a) in the case of the period that, commenced on 1 September 1976—$500,000;

(b) in the case of the period commencing on. i September 1977 $83,300; and

(c) in the case of a period other than a period referred to in paragraph (a) or (b)—$600,000.”.