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Act No. 6 of 1978 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 109 of 1988
An Act relating to moneys appropriated for the purposes of certain authorities of the Territories, the borrowing of moneys by such authorities and the liability of such authorities to taxation
Administered by: Finance
Start Date 11 May 1989
End Date 18 Apr 2011
Date of repeal 22 Sep 2012
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 2012

TERRITORY AUTHORITIES (FINANCIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978



Compilation Information

Territory Authorities (Financial Provisions) Act 1978 Act No. 6 of 1978 as amended

This compilation was prepared on 17 October 2000
taking into account amendments up to Act No. 109 of 1988
The text of any of those amendments not in force
on that date is appended in the Notes section
Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting,
Attorney-General's Department, Canberra



Long Title

An Act relating to moneys appropriated for the purposes of certain authorities of the Territories, the borrowing of moneys by such authorities and the liability of such authorities to taxation

TERRITORY AUTHORITIES (FINANCIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978
- SECT 1
Short title [see Note 1]

This Act may be cited as the Territory Authorities (Financial Provisions) Act 1978.

TERRITORY AUTHORITIES (FINANCIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978
- SECT 2
Commencement [see Note 1]

This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

TERRITORY AUTHORITIES (FINANCIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978
- SECT 3
Repeal

The Territory Authorities (Financial Provisions) Act 1973 is repealed.

TERRITORY AUTHORITIES (FINANCIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978
- SECT 4
Interpretation

(1)
In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:

authority means:

(a)
except in sections 6 and 7—a body corporate established for a public purpose by or under a law of a Territory; and
(b)
in sections 6 and 7—a body corporate established for a public purpose by or under a law of a Territory, other than an enactment within the meaning of the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988.
(2)
A reference in a section of this Act to an authority to which that section applies shall be read as a reference to an authority declared by the regulations to be an authority to which that section applies.

TERRITORY AUTHORITIES (FINANCIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978
- SECT 5
Extension of Act to Territories

This Act extends to every external Territory.

TERRITORY AUTHORITIES (FINANCIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978
- SECT 6
Payment of moneys appropriated for the purposes of certain
authorities

(1)
Moneys appropriated by the Parliament for the purposes of an authority to which this section applies (not being moneys appropriated for the purpose of being lent to the authority) are, subject to subsection (2), payable to the authority.

(2)
The Minister of State for Finance may give directions as to the amounts in which, and the times at which, the moneys are to be paid to the authority.


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TERRITORY AUTHORITIES (FINANCIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978
- SECT 7
Borrowing by certain authorities

(1)
The Minister of State for Finance may, on behalf of the Commonwealth, out of moneys appropriated by the Parliament for the purpose, lend to an authority to which this section applies, at such rate of interest and on such other terms and conditions as he determines, moneys that the authority may lawfully borrow.

(2)
The Treasurer may, on behalf of the Commonwealth, guarantee the repayment by an authority to which this section applies of amounts lawfully borrowed by the authority, other than moneys lent under this section, and the payment of interest on amounts so borrowed.

TERRITORY AUTHORITIES (FINANCIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978
- SECT 8
Exemption from taxation of certain authorities

(1)
Subject to subsection (2), the authorities set out in Part I of the Schedule are not subject to taxation under any law of the Commonwealth or of a State.

(2)
The regulations may provide that subsection (1) does not apply to a specified authority in relation to a specified law.

TERRITORY AUTHORITIES (FINANCIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978
- SECT 9
Liability to taxation of certain authorities

(1)
The authorities set out in Part II of the Schedule are subject to taxation under the laws of the Commonwealth.

(2)
Subject to subsection (3), the authorities referred to in subsection (1) are not subject to taxation under any law of a State.

(3)
The regulations may provide that subsection (2) does not apply to a specified authority in relation to a specified law.

TERRITORY AUTHORITIES (FINANCIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978
- SECT 10
Regulations

The Governor-General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing all matters required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed or necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.

TERRITORY AUTHORITIES (FINANCIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978
Schedule

Sections 8 and 9
Part I—Authorities Exempt from Taxation

Australian Capital Territory Schools Authority
Capital Territory Health Commission
Darwin Community College
Legal Aid Commission (A.C.T.)

Part II—Authorities Liable to Taxation

National Exhibition Centre Trust
Poker Machine Licensing Board of the Capital Territory

TERRITORY AUTHORITIES (FINANCIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978
Notes to the Territory Authorities (Financial Provisions) Act 1978

Note 1

The Territory Authorities (Financial Provisions) Act 1978 as shown in this compilation comprises Act No. 6, 1978 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Acts


Act


Number
and year


Date
of Assent


Date of commencement


Application, saving or transitional provisions



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Territory Authorities (Financial Provisions) Act 1978


6, 1978


28 Mar 1978


28 Mar 1978



Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act (No. 2) 1982


80, 1982


22 Sept 1982


Part LXXIV (ss. 268, 269): 1 July 1982 (a)



A.C.T. Self-Government (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988


109, 1988


6 Dec 1988


S. 32: 11 May 1989 (see Gazette 1989, No. S164) (b)



(a) The Territory Authorities (Financial Provisions) Act 1978 was amended by Part LXXIV (sections 268 and 269) only of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act (No. 2) 1982, subsection 2(8) of which provides as follows:

(8) Parts XX and LXXIV shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 July 1982.

(b) The Territory Authorities (Financial Provisions) Act 1978 was amended by section 32 only of the A.C.T. Self-Government (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988, subsection 2(3) of which provides as follows:

(3) The remaining provisions of this Act (including the amendments made by Schedule 5) commence on a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted am. = amended rep. = repealed rs. = repealed and substituted


Provision affected


How affected


S. 4


am. No. 109, 1988


S. 9


am. No. 109, 1988


Schedule


am. No. 80, 1982; No. 109, 1988