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Apple and Pear Levy Amendment Act 1981

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A02523
  • No longer in force
Act No. 146 of 1981 as made
An Act to amend the Apple and Pear Levy Act 1976
Date of Assent 21 Oct 1981
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015

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Apple and Pear Levy Amendment Act 1981

No. 146 of 1981

 

An Act to amend the Apple and Pear Levy Act 1976

[Assented to 21 October 1981]

[Date of commencement 18 November 1981]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen and the Senate and the 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 Levy Amendment Act 1981.

(2) The Apple and Pear Levy Act 19761 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Interpretation

2. (1) Section 4 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting sub-section (2) and substituting the following sub-section:

“(2) In the application of this Act to fruit that is not packed in boxes, a reference to a box of fruit shall be read as a reference to 18 kilograms of fruit or, if the fruit is of a variety in respect of which another weight is specified in the regulations for the purposes of this sub-section, that other weight of fruit.”.

(2) The amendment made by sub-section (1) does not apply in relation to fruit sold by the grower in a month commencing before 1 January 1982.

Rate of levy

3. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting from paragraph (2) (a) “60 cents” and substituting “$1.50”;

(b) by omitting from paragraph (2) (b) “$1.40” and substituting “$3.60”; and

(c) by omitting from paragraph (2) (c) “6 cents” and substituting “12 cents”.

 

NOTE

1. No. 195, 1976.