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States Grants (General Purposes) Amendment Act 1995

  • - C2004A04973
  • No longer in force
Act No. 123 of 1995 as made
An Act to amend the States Grants (General Purposes) Act 1994, and for related purposes
Date of Assent 02 Nov 1995
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

STATES GRANTS (GENERAL PURPOSES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 123 of 1995
- Assented to 2 November 1995

STATES GRANTS (GENERAL PURPOSES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 123 of 1995 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

CONTENTS
Section
1. Short title
2. Commencement
3. Schedule
SCHEDULE
AMENDMENTS OF THE STATES GRANTS (GENERAL PURPOSES) ACT 1994

STATES GRANTS (GENERAL PURPOSES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 123 of 1995 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the States Grants (General Purposes) Act
1994, and for related purposes

STATES GRANTS (GENERAL PURPOSES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 123 of 1995 - SECT 1
Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the States Grants (General Purposes) Amendment Act 1995.


(Minister's second reading speech made in -
House of Representatives on 23 August 1995
Senate on 24 August 1995)

STATES GRANTS (GENERAL PURPOSES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 123 of 1995 - SECT 2
Commencement

2. This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

STATES GRANTS (GENERAL PURPOSES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 123 of 1995 - SECT 3
Schedule

3. The States Grants (General Purposes) Act 1994 is amended in accordance with the applicable items in the Schedule, and the other item in the Schedule has effect according to its terms.

STATES GRANTS (GENERAL PURPOSES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 123 of 1995 - SCHEDULE 1

SCHEDULE Section 3
AMENDMENTS OF THE STATES GRANTS (GENERAL PURPOSES) ACT 1994
1. Section 3:
Repeal the section, substitute:
Application of Act to a grant year
"3.(1) This Act has effect in relation to a grant year commencing on
a 1 July as if references in this Act to the applicable Schedule were
references to the Schedule that is expressed to relate to the year
commencing on that 1 July.
"(2) The provisions set out in a Schedule apply in relation to the
grant year to which the Schedule relates.".
2. Section 10:
Repeal the section, substitute:
Arterial road grants
"10.(1) Subject to this Act, each State is to be paid, by way of
financial assistance, in relation to the grant year commencing on 1
July 1994, an amount set out in Schedule 1.
"(2) Subject to this Act, each State is to be paid, by way of
financial assistance, in relation to a grant year, other than the
grant year commencing on 1 July 1994, an amount worked out in
accordance with the applicable Schedule.".
3. Section 12:
Repeal the section, substitute:
Special revenue assistance grants
"12.(1) Subject to this Act, each State is to be paid, by way of
financial assistance, in relation to the grant year, an amount worked
out using the formula:
base amount X index factor X population factor
where:
base amount means the base amount set out in the applicable Schedule.
"(2) The application of the formula may result in a State not
receiving any amount under this section in relation to the grant
year.".
4. Transitional
Amounts paid to a State by way of special revenue assistance grants
under section 12 of the States Grants (General Purposes) Act 1994, as
in force immediately before the day on which this Act receives the
Royal Assent, in respect of the financial year commencing on 1 July
1994 are to be taken, on and after that day, to have been so paid
under that Act, as amended by this Act.
5. Schedule 1 (heading):
Omit "1994-95", substitute "commencing 1 July 1994".
6. Clause 4 of Schedule 1:
Omit the clause, substitute:
Special revenue assistance grants
"4. For the purposes of section 12:
base amount means the amount set out opposite to the name of the State
in the following table:
State Base amount
$
New South Wales 158,638,731
Victoria 207,806,948
Queensland 38,707,300
Western Australia 14,515,237
South Australia 4,838,412
Tasmania 7,741,460
Australian Capital Territory 39,965,287
Northern Territory 28,062,792".
7. Schedule 1:
Add at the end:
"SCHEDULE 2 Section 3
Grant year commencing 1 July 1995
Interpretation
"1. In this Schedule:
base assistance amount means $14,076,153,668.
grant year means the financial year that commenced on 1 July 1995.
previous year means the financial year that commenced on 1 July 1994.
Relativities factors
"2. The relativities factors for the States are as shown in the
following table:
State Relativities factors
New South Wales 0.8743
Victoria 0.8506
Queensland 1.0435
Western Australia 1.0521
South Australia 1.2047
Tasmania 1.5437
Australian Capital Territory 0.8916
Northern Territory 5.0332
Arterial road grants
"3. The amounts of arterial road grants payable to the States under
subsection 10(2) are to be worked out using the formula:
(BA X IF X PF X 1/3 X ASP) + (BA X IF X PF X 2/3 X HS)
( ATP) ( )
where:
BA (base amount) means $350,000,000.
IF (index factor) means the index factor for the grant year.
PF (population factor) means the population factor for the grant year.
ASP (adjusted state population) means the adjusted population of the
State.
ATP (adjusted total population) means the sum of the adjusted
populations of all the States.
HS (historic share) means the number set out opposite to the name of
the State in the following table:
State Historic share
New South Wales 0.296
Victoria 0.295
Queensland 0.180
Western Australia 0.124
South Australia 0.065
Tasmania 0.025
Australian Capital Territory 0.004
Northern Territory 0.011
Special revenue assistance grants
"4. For the purposes of section 12:
base amount means the amount set out opposite to the name of the State
in the following table:
State Base amount
$
New South Wales 171,714,655
Victoria 218,785,810
Queensland Nil
Western Australia Nil
South Australia Nil
Tasmania Nil
Australian Capital Territory 14,218,925
Northern Territory 9,479,283".