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Act No. 76 of 1983 as made
An Act to amend the Bounty (Agricultural Tractors) Act 1966
Date of Assent 03 Nov 1983
Date of repeal 11 May 1988
Repealed by Bounty and Subsidy Legislation Amendment Act 1988

Bounty (Agricultural Tractors) Amendment Act 1983

No. 76 of l983

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Bounty (Agricultural Tractors) Act 1966

[Assented to 3 November 1983]

[Date of commencement 1 December 1983]

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 Bounty (Agricultural Tractors) Amendment Act 1983.

(2) The Bounty (Agricultural Tractors) Act 19661 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Rate of bounty

2. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by inserting in sub-section (1) “and to section 7” after “this section”; and

(b) by inserting in sub-section (1ab) “under this section” after “bounty”.


 

3. After section 6 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:

Bounty payable in respect of certain tractors

“7. The bounty payable in respect of a tractor that during the period commencing on 10 June 1983 and ending on 9 June 1984, was sold by the manufacturer for use in Australia or an external Territory, is the amount equal to twice the amount of bounty that, but for this section, would be payable in respect of that tractor under section 6.”.

4. After section 18a of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:

Statements to accompany notification of decisions

“18b. (1) Where the Minister or the Comptroller-General makes a decision of a kind referred to in section 18a and gives to the person or persons whose interests are affected by the decision notice in writing of the making of the decision, that notice shall include a statement to the effect that, subject to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975. application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of the decision to which the notice relates by or on behalf of the person or persons whose interests are affected by the decision.

“(2) Any failure to comply with the requirements of sub-section (1) in relation to a decision does not affect the validity of the decision.”.

Power to require person to answer questions and produce documents

5. Section 15 of the Principal Act is amended

(a) by omitting from sub-section (1) “The” and substituting “Subject to sub-section (1a), the”; and

(b) by inserting after sub-section (1) the following sub-section:

“(la) A notice under sub-section (1) in relation to a tractor shall not be given to a person who purchased the tractor for use by him in agriculture.”.

Formal amendments

6. The Principal Act is amended as set out in the Schedule.


 

SCHEDULE                                         Section 6

FORMAL AMENDMENTS OF THE BOUNTY (AGRICULTURAL TRACTORS) ACT 1966

Provision

Amendment

Sub-section 6 (3)....................

(a) Omit “1 per centum” (wherever occurring), substitute “l%”.

 

(b) Omit “100 per centum”, substitute “100%”.

Sub-section 6 (4)....................

Omit “fifty-five per centum”, substitute “55%;”.

Suh-section 6 (5)....................

Omit “the last two preceding sub-sections”, substitute “sub-sections (3) and (4)”.

Sub-section 11 (1).................

Omit “connexion”, substitute “connection”.

Sub-section 11 (9).................

(a) Omit “190l-1964”, substitute “1901”.

 

(b) Omit “the last preceding sub-section”, substitute “sub-section (8)”.

Sub-section 14 (2).................

Omit “paragraph (b) of the last preceding sub-section”, substitute “paragraph (1) (b)”.

 

Section 14...............................

Omit “One hundred dollars”, substitute “$100”.

Sub-section 15 (3).................

Omit “paragraph (c) of sub-section (1), or paragraph (c) of sub-section (2) of section 18”, substitute “paragraph 18 (1) (c) or (2) (c)”.

 

Sub-section 16 (1).................

Omit “the last preceding section”, substitute “section 15”.

Sub-section 18 (1).................

Omit “One hundred dollars”, substitute “$100”.

Sub-section 18 (2).................

(a) Omit “One thousand dollars”, substitute “$1,000”.

 

(b) Omit “twelve”, substitute “12”.

Sub-section 18 (3).................

Omit “the last preceding sub-section”, substitute “sub-section (2)”.

Sub-section 18 (4).................

Omit “the last preceding sub-section”, substitute “sub-section (3)”.

Sub-section 19 (2).................

Omit “fifteen”, substitute “15”.

Section 22...............................

(a) Omit “connexion”, substitute “connection”.

 

(b) Omit “One hundred dollars”, substitute “$100”.

 

NOTE

1. No. 82, 1966. as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 86, 1970; No. 71, 1972; No. 57, 1973; No. 216, 1973 (as amended by No. 20, 1974); No. 30, 1977; No. 108, 1978; and No. 26, 1982.