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Poultry Industry Assistance Act 1965

Act No. 21 of 1965 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 66 of 1966
Registered 04 Dec 2009
Start Date 26 Nov 1966
End Date 26 Feb 1979
Date of repeal 18 Dec 1996
Repealed by Primary Industries and Energy Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 1996

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965
- Reprinted as at 29 October 1966 (HISTACT2 CHAP 280 #DATE 29:10:1966)

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

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POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966

TABLE OF PROVISIONS
Section
1. Short title
2. Commencement
3. Definitions
4. Poultry Industry Trust Fund
5. Moneys to be paid into the Fund
6. Application of the Fund
6A. Financial assistance to the States
6B. Research
7. Loans to State Egg Boards by Reserve Bank
8. Annual report
9. Regulations

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POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966 - SECT. 1.
Short title.

SECT

the assistance of the Poultry Industry, and for other purposes.
Short title amended; No. 32, 1918, s. 2.
1. This Act may be cited as the Poultry Industry Assistance Act 1965-1966.*

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966 - SECT. 2.
Commencement.

SECT

2. This Act shall come into operation on the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-five.

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966 - SECT. 3.
Definitions.

SECT

Amended by No. 66, 1966, s. 2.
3. In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears-

''levy'' means levy imposed by the Poultry Industry Levy Act 1965;
''research'' means scientific, technical or economic research, and includes-

(a) the training of persons for the purposes of any such research;

(b) the publication of reports, periodicals, books and papers in connexion with any such research;

(c) the dissemination of information and advice in connexion with scientific, technical or economic matters; and

(d) any matter incidental to a matter referred to in this definition;

''State Egg Board'' means an authority that is the State Egg Board for a State for the purposes of the Poultry Industry Levy Collection Act 1965;

''the Council'' means The Council of Egg Marketing Authorities of Australia;

''the Fund'' means the Poultry Industry Trust Fund established by this Act.

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966 - SECT. 4.
Poultry Industry Trust Fund.

SECT

4. (1) A Fund is hereby established to be known as the Poultry Industry Trust Fund.

(2) The Fund is a Trust Account for the purposes of section 62A of the Audit Act 1901-1964.

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966 - SECT. 5.
Moneys to be paid into the Fund.

SECT

Sub-section (1) amended by No. 66, 1966, s. 3.
5. (1) There shall be paid into the Fund-

(a) amounts equal to the amounts of levy received by the Commonwealth (including amounts payable by way of penalty in accordance with section 8 of the Poultry Industry Levy Collection Act 1965 and amounts of levy collected by State Egg Boards in pursuance of that Act);

(aa) subject to the next succeeding sub-section, amounts equal to one-half of amounts from time to time payable out of the Fund in accordance with approvals given under section 6B of this Act;

(b) moneys paid by any person to the Commonwealth for the purposes of the Fund; and

(c) interest from the investment of moneys standing to the credit of the Fund.
Inserted by No. 66, 1966, s. 3.

(1A) Where the sum of the amounts that, in a financial year, become payable out of the Fund in accordance with approvals given under section 6B of this Act exceeds Two hundred thousand dollars, the excess shall, for the purposes of paragraph (aa) of the last preceding subsection, be disregarded.
Substituted by No. 66, 1966, s. 3.

(2) Amounts payable into the Fund by virtue of paragraph (a) or paragraph (aa) of sub-section (1) of this section are payable out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund.

(3) The Consolidated Revenue Fund is appropriated to the extent necessary for the purposes of any payment referred to in sub-section (1) of this section.

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966 - SECT. 6.
Application of the Fund.

SECT

Substituted by No. 66, 1966, s. 4.
6. Moneys standing to the credit of the Fund may be expended in accordance with an approval of the Minister given under either of the next two succeeding sections, but shall not be otherwise expended.

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966 - SECT. 6A.
Financial assistance to the States.

SECT

Inserted by No. 66, 1966, s. 4.
6A. (1) The Minister may from time to time approve the payment to a State, out of moneys standing to the credit of the Fund, by way of financial assistance, of such amount or amounts as he determines after taking into account any recommendations made to him by the Council.

(2) Payment of an amount to a State in accordance with an approval given under this section is subject to the condition that the amount will be applied by the State for the assistance of the poultry industry and will be so applied in accordance with the directions, if any, of the Minister.

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966 - SECT. 6B.
Research.

SECT

Inserted by No. 66, 1966, s. 4.
6B. The Minister may, in accordance with recommendations made to him by the Council, from time to time approve the payment, out of moneys standing to the credit of the Fund, of amounts to be applied for the purposes of such research in connexion with the poultry industry as is specified in the approval.

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966 - SECT. 7.
Loans to State Egg Boards by Reserve Bank.

SECT

7. (1) The Minister may arrange with the Reserve Bank of Australia for the making by the Bank of loans to a State Egg Board, and may guarantee to the Bank the repayment, out of moneys made available by the Parliament, of any loan made by the Bank in pursuance of the arrangement.

(2) There shall be paid into the Consolidated Revenue Fund, out of moneys standing to the credit of the Fund, an amount equal to any amount paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund under a guarantee given in pursuance of the last preceding sub-section.

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966 - SECT. 8.
Annual report.

SECT

8. (1) The Minister shall, as soon as practicable after each thirtieth day of June, prepare a report on the operation of this Act during the year ended on that date and cause the report to be laid before each House of the Parliament.

(2) The Council and each State Egg Board shall furnish to the Minister such information as he requires for the purpose of preparing a report under the last preceding sub-section.

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966 - SECT. 9.
Regulations.

SECT

Amended by No. 66, 1966, s. 5.
9. The Governor-General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing all matters necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act and, in particular, for prescribing penalties not exceeding a fine of Two hundred dollars for offences against the regulations.
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POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965-1966 - NOTE


NOTE
1. The Poultry Industry Assistance Act 1965-1966 comprises the Poultry Industry Assistance Act 1965 as amended by the other Act specified in the following table:
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Number Date of
Act and year Date of
Assent commencement
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Poultry Industry
Assistance Act 1965 No. 21, 1965 28 May 1965 1 July 1965
Poultry Industry
Assistance Act 1966 No. 66, 1966 29 Oct 1966 26 Nov 1966
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