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Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Grants) Amendment Act 1985

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A03174
  • No longer in force
Act No. 135 of 1985 as made
An Act to end financial assistance under the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Grants) Act 1980, and for related purposes
Date of Assent 28 Nov 1985
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015

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Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Grants) Amendment Act 1985

No. 135 of 1985

 

An Act to end financial assistance under the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Grants) Act 1980, and for related purposes

[Assented to 28 November 1985]

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 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Grants) Amendment Act 1985.

(2) The Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Grants) Act 19801 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation, or shall be deemed to have come into operation, as the case requires, on 1 October 1985.

Interpretation

3. Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting “31 March 1987” from the definition of “period to which this Act applies” and substituting “30 September 1985”.


 

Consequential amendments

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

Termination of schemes, &c.

5. (1) The schemes in operation immediately before the commencement of this Act shall be deemed to be revoked, or to have been revoked, as the case requires, on that commencement.

(2) The Principal Act or a scheme shall not be taken to require, or to have required at any time (whether before or after the commencement of this Act), payments by a State to a person in respect of—

(a) liquefied petroleum gas sold by the person after the commencement of this Act; or

(b) liquefied petroleum gas or naphtha delivered to the person after the commencement of this Act.

(3) The Principal Act shall not be taken to require, or to have required at any time (whether before or after the commencement of this Act), the payment to a State, by way of financial assistance, of amounts equal to amounts expended by the State in making payments to a person in respect of—

(a) liquefied petroleum gas sold by the person after the commencement of this Act; or

(b) liquefied petroleum gas or naphtha delivered to the person after the commencement of this Act.

(4) Without limiting the generality of the preceding sub-sections, those sub-sections apply in relation to the operation of section 13 of the Principal Act.

(5) In this section, “scheme” and “State” have the same respective meanings as in the Principal Act.

 

SCHEDULE                                      Section 4

CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

Sub-section 6 (9)—

Omit the sub-section, substitute the following sub-section:

“(9) For the purposes of sub-section (8), 1 October 1984 and 1 April 1985 are prescribed days.”.

Sub-paragraph 6a (1) (c) (ii)—

Omit the sub-paragraph, substitute the following sub-paragraph:

“(ii) the period of 6 months commencing on 1 April 1985,”.

Sub-paragraph 7 (8) (a) (iv)—

Omit the sub-paragraph, substitute the following sub-paragraph:

“(iv) the period of 6 months commencing on 1 April 1985;”.


SCHEDULE—continued

Paragraph 7a (1a) (e)—

Omit the paragraph.

Paragraph 7a (1a) (f)—

Omit the paragraph.

Sub-paragraph 7a (5) (a) (i)—

Omit “, the fourth consumption period and the fifth consumption period”, substitute “and the fourth consumption period”.

Sub-paragraph 7a (5) (a) (ii)—

Omit “, the third consumption period and the sixth consumption period”, substitute “and the third consumption period”.

Sub-section 7a (8a)—

Omit “and in relation to the fifth consumption period”.

Sub-section 7a (8b)—

Omit the sub-section.

 

NOTE

1. No. 37, 1980, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 173, 1980; No. 97, 1982: and No. 54, 1984.

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

Senate on 22 August 1985

House of Representatives on 18 November 1985]