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National Welfare Fund Repeal Act 1985

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Act No. 24 of 1985 as made
An Act to repeal the National Welfare Fund Act 1943, and for related purposes
Administered by: Health
Date of Assent 22 May 1985

National Welfare Fund Repeal Act 1985

No. 24 of 1985

 

An Act to repeal the National Welfare Fund Act 1943, and for related purposes

[Assented to 22 May 1985]

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

Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the National Welfare Fund Repeal Act 1985.

Commencement

2. (1) Sections 1, 2 and 5 shall come into operation on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

(2) The remaining provisions of this Act shall come into operation on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

Repeal

3. The following Acts are repealed:

National Welfare Fund Act 1943

National Welfare Fund Act 1945

National Welfare Fund Act 1950

National Welfare Fund Act 1952.


 

Consequential amendments

4. The Acts specified in the Schedule are amended as set out in the Schedule.

Transitional

5. For the purposes of the operation, on or after the day fixed under sub-section 2 (2), of the Acts specified in the Schedule—

(a) instruments may be made under sub-section 32 (1) of the Audit Act 1901;

(b) certificates may be given under sub-section 32 (2) of that Act; and

(c) warrants may be issued under sub-section 32 (3) of that Act,

on or after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent as if the amendments made by section 4 of this Act had come into operation on that last-mentioned day.

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SCHEDULE                        Sections 4 and 5

CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

Acts

Amendments

Aged or Disabled Persons Homes Act 1954

Section 10g—

Repeal the section, substitute the following section:

Appropriation

“10g. Payments under this Part to an approved organization shall be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly.”.

Commonwealth and State Housing Agreement Act 1945

Section 4—

Repeal the section.

Delivered Meals Subsidy Act 1970

Section 10—

Repeal the section, substitute the following section:

Appropriation

“10. Payments under this Act shall be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly.”.

Health Insurance Act 1973

Sub-section 125 (1)—

Omit all the words after “section 129a”, substitute “shall be paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly.”.

Homeless Persons Assistance Act 1974

Section 18—

Repeal the section, substitute the following section:

Appropriation for payments under section 9 or 10

“18. Payments under section 9 or 10, and advances on account of payments under section 9 or 10, shall be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly.”.

Home Nursing Subsidy Act 1956

Section 7—

Repeal the section, substitute the following section:

Appropriation

“7. Payments of subsidies shall be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly.”.

Homes Savings Grant Act 1964

Section 25—

Repeal the section, substitute the following section:

Appropriation

“25. Grants under this Act are payable out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly.”.


 

SCHEDULE—continued

Acts

Amendments

National Health Act 1953

Sub-section 137 (1) —

Omit all the words after “of this Act”, substitute “shall be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly.”.

Nursing Homes Assistance Act 1974

Section 36—

Omit all the words after “of this Act” (last occurring), substitute “shall be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly”.

Social Security Act 1947

Section 136—

Repeal the section, substitute the following section:

Appropriation

“136. Payments of pensions, benefits and allowances under this Act, and any payments made in pursuance of paragraph 135 (2) (b) or section 135c, 135k or 135l, shall be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly.”.

Tuberculosis Act 1948

Sub-section 11 (1)

Omit all the words after paragraph (l) (c), substitute “shall be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is appropriated accordingly”.

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 27 March 1985

Senate on 22 April 1985]