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Act No. 97 of 1980 as made
An Act relating to an agreement between the Commonwealth and Tasmania in connection with Tasmanian native forestry
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Date of Assent 06 Jun 1980
Date of repeal 03 Jul 2008
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 2008
 

TASMANIAN NATIVE FORESTRY AGREEMENT ACT 1980 No. 97, 1980

TASMANIAN NATIVE FORESTRY AGREEMENT ACT 1980 No. 97, 1980 - PREAMBLE


TASMANIAN NATIVE FORESTRY AGREEMENT
ACT 1980
No. 97, 1980

An Act relating to an agreement between the Commonwealth and Tasmania in connection with Tasmanian native forestry
WHEREAS the Tasmanian Native Forestry Agreement Act 1979 authorized the execution, on behalf of the Commonwealth, of an agreement between the Commonwealth and Tasmania to provide financial assistance to Tasmania in respect of a 5 year re-afforestation program in Tasmania, being an agreement substantially in accordance with the form of the agreement contained in the Schedule to that Act:

AND WHEREAS on 7 December 1979 the Commonwealth executed an agreement with Tasmania in accordance with that form:

AND WHEREAS it is desirable to authorize the execution, on behalf of the Commonwealth, of a further agreement between the Commonwealth and Tasmania varying that agreement to provide financial assistance to Tasmania for native forestry projects supplementary to that provided for by that agreement:

BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:

TASMANIAN NATIVE FORESTRY AGREEMENT ACT 1980 No. 97, 1980 - SECT. 1

Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Tasmanian Native Forestry Agreement Act
1980.*1*

TASMANIAN NATIVE FORESTRY AGREEMENT ACT 1980 No. 97, 1980 - SECT. 2.
Commencement

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

TASMANIAN NATIVE FORESTRY AGREEMENT ACT 1980 No. 97, 1980 - SECT. 3.
Execution of agreement authorized

3. The execution, on behalf of the Commonwealth, of an agreement between the Commonwealth and Tasmania substantially in accordance with the form of the agreement contained in the Schedule is authorized.

TASMANIAN NATIVE FORESTRY AGREEMENT ACT 1980 No. 97, 1980 - SECT. 4.
Appropriation

4. (1) The payments by the Commonwealth to Tasmania provided for in the revised agreement, including advances by the Minister for Finance, may be made to Tasmania by way of financial assistance on the terms and conditions contained in that agreement.

(2) Payments referred to in sub-section (1) shall be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly.

(3) In sub-section (1), "revised agreement" means the agreement executed by the Commonwealth on 7 December 1979 in pursuance of the Tasmanian Native Forestry Agreement Act 1979 as amended by the agreement executed in pursuance of this Act.
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TASMANIAN NATIVE FORESTRY AGREEMENT ACT 1980 No. 97, 1980 - SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE Section 3
AN AGREEMENT made the day of One thousand nine hundred and between-

THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA (in this agreement called "the Commonwealth")
of the one part; and

THE STATE OF TASMANIA (in this agreement called "the State") of the other
part.

WHEREAS-

(A) by the Tasmanian Native Forestry Agreement Act 1979 the Parliament of the
Commonwealth
authorized the execution, on behalf of the Commonwealth, of an agreement between
the
Commonwealth and the State substantially in accordance with the form of the
agreement
contained in the Schedule to that Act and the making of the payments by the
Commonwealth
to the State provided for in that agreement by way of financial assistance on
the terms and
conditions set out in the agreement;

(B) an agreement in accordance with the form contained in the Schedule to that Act (in this
agreement called "the Principal Agreement") was entered into between the
Commonwealth
and the State on the 7th December 1979;

(C) the Commonwealth and the State are agreed that financial assistance for
forestry projects
supplementary to that provided for by the Principal Agreement should be provided by the
Commonwealth to the State and that the Principal Agreement should be amended
accordingly;
and

(D) the Parliament of the Commonwealth has authorized the execution, on behalf of the
Commonwealth, of this supplemental agreement between the Commonwealth and the
State:

NOW IT IS HEREBY AGREED as follows:

1. Paragraph (a) of clause 2 of the Principal Agreement is amended by deleting the number
"2,750" and inserting the number "3,750".

2. Clause 2 of the Principal Agreement is amended by adding the following
paragraph-

"(d) the acquisition of land for the purpose of establishing eucalypt
plantations.".

3. Paragraph (b) of sub-clause 3 (2) of the Principal Agreement is amended by
deleting the
amount "One
hundred and thirty six thousand dollars ($136,000)" and inserting
the amount "Two hundred and thirty six thousand dollars ($236,000)".

4. Paragraph 1 of the Schedule to the Agreement is amended by inserting after
the definition of
"former farmland" the following-

"'land' means former farmland or land dominated by scrub or waste species;".

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, &c.

TASMANIAN NATIVE FORESTRY AGREEMENT ACT 1980 No. 97, 1980 - NOTES


NOTES

1. Act No. 97, 1980; assented to 6 June 1980.