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Canning-Fruit Charge Act 1959

Act No. 81 of 1959 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 198 of 1973
Registered 23 Nov 2009
Start Date 01 Dec 1973
End Date 28 Apr 1982
Date of repeal 28 Apr 1982
Repealed by Canned Fruits Marketing Act 1979

CANNING-FRUIT CHARGE ACT 1959 [Note: This Act is "repealed" by Act No. 160 of 1979]
(#DATE 30:06:1980)

Compilation Information

- Incorporating all amendments by legislation made to 30 June 1980
- Reprinted as at 30 June 1980
*1* The Canning-Fruit Charge Act 1959 (a) as shown in this reprint comprises Act No. 81, 1959 as amended by the other Acts specified in the following table:
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Number Date of
Act and year Date of Assent commencement

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Canning-Fruit Charge Act
1959 No. 81, 1959 2 Dec 1959 2 Dec 1959
Statute Law Revision
(Decimal Currency) Act 1966 No. 93, 1966 29 Oct 1966 1 Dec 1966
Canning-Fruit Charge Act
1973 No. 198, 1973 18 Dec 1973 1 Dec 1973
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(a) This citation is provided for by the Amendments Incorporation Act 1905
and the Acts Citation Act 1976.

CANNING-FRUIT CHARGE ACT 1959 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

TABLE

TABLE OF PROVISIONS


Section

1. Short title

2. Commencement

3. Administration Act to be read as one with this Act

4. Interpretation

5. Imposition of charge

6. Fruit deemed to have been delivered by a person to a cannery

7. Rate of charge

8. Charge payable by supplier

9. Regulations


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CANNING-FRUIT CHARGE ACT 1959 - LONG TITLE

SECT

An Act to impose a charge upon Canning Fruit

CANNING-FRUIT CHARGE ACT 1959 - SECT. 1.
Short title.

SECT

1. This Act may be cited as the Canning-Fruit Charge Act 1959.*1*


See notes to first article of this Chapter.

CANNING-FRUIT CHARGE ACT 1959 - SECT. 2.
Commencement.

SECT

2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.*1*


See notes to first article of this Chapter.

CANNING-FRUIT CHARGE ACT 1959 - SECT. 3.
Administration Act to be read as one with this Act.

SECT

3. The Canning-Fruit Charge (Administration) Act 1959 shall, for the purposes of interpretation, be read as one with this Act.


CANNING-FRUIT CHARGE ACT 1959 - SECT. 4.
Interpretation.

SECT

4. In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears-

"canned fruit" means canned apricots, canned peaches or canned pears and includes canned mixed fruit that includes apricots, peaches or pears;

"charge" means charge imposed by this Act;

"fruit" means apricots, peaches or pears.


CANNING-FRUIT CHARGE ACT 1959 - SECT. 5.
Imposition of charge.

SECT

5. A charge is imposed on fruit-

(a) delivered, on or after the fifteenth day of November, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-nine, to a cannery; and

(b) accepted at the cannery as of canning quality or taken into the cannery for use in the production of canned fruit.


CANNING-FRUIT CHARGE ACT 1959 - SECT. 6.
Fruit deemed to have been delivered by a person to a cannery.

SECT

6. Where a person who engages in the production of canned fruit takes into his cannery fruit that he has grown, that fruit shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to have been delivered by him to the cannery.


CANNING-FRUIT CHARGE ACT 1959 - SECT. 7.
Rate of charge.

Amended by No. 93, 1966, s. 3; and No. 198, 1973, s. 3.

SECT

7. The rate of the charge is One dollar per tonne of fruit or such lesser rate as is prescribed from time to time.


CANNING-FRUIT CHARGE ACT 1959 - SECT. 8.
Charge payable by supplier.

SECT

8. The amount of charge in respect of any fruit is payable by the person by whom, or on whose behalf, the fruit was delivered to the cannery.


CANNING-FRUIT CHARGE ACT 1959 - SECT. 9.
Regulations.

SECT

9. (1) The Governor-General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing a rate for the purposes of section seven of this Act.


(2) Before making regulations under this section, the Governor-General shall take into consideration any recommendation with respect to the rate of the charge made to the Minister by the Australian Canned Fruit Sales Promotion Committee constituted by the Canned Fruit (Sales Promotions) Act 1959.


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