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Poultry Industry Assistance Act 1965

Act No. 21 of 1965 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 80 of 1982
Registered 04 Dec 2009
Start Date 20 Oct 1982
End Date 18 Dec 1996
Date of repeal 18 Dec 1996
Repealed by Primary Industries and Energy Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 1996

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965 [Note: This Act is "repealed" by Act No. 18 of 1996]
(#DATE 31:01:1983)

- Reprinted as at 31 January 1983
*1* The Poultry Industry Assistance Act 1965 as shown in this reprint
comprises Act No. 21, 1965 amended as indicated in the Tables below.
(The citation "Poultry Industry Assistance Act 1965" is provided
for by the Amendments Incorporation Act 1905 and the Acts Citation
Act 1976.)
Table of Acts
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Application,
saving
Number Date Date of or
transitional
Act and year of Assent commencement provisions
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Poultry Industry
Assistance Act 1965 21, 1965 28 May
1965 1 July 1965
Poultry Industry
Assistance Act 1966 66, 1966 29 Oct
1966 26 Nov 1966 -
Poultry Industry
Assistance
Amendment Act 1979 4, 1979 27 Feb
1979 27 Feb 1979 S. 3 (2)
Poultry Industry
Assistance
Amendment Act (No.
2) 1979 21, 1979 30 Mar
1979 1 July 1979 -
Statute Law
(Miscellaneous
Amendments) Act
(No. 2) 1982 80, 1982 22 Sept
1982 20 Oct 1982 (a) -
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(a) The Poultry Industry Assistance Act 1965 was amended by Part LVIII (sections 223 and 224) only of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act (No. 2) 1982, sub-section 2 (16) of which provides that Part LVIII shall come into operation on the twenty-eighth day after Royal Assent.
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Table of Amendments
ad. = added or inserted am. = amended rep. =
repealed rs. = repealed and substituted
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Provision affected How affected
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S. 2. . . . . . . . . am. No. 4, 1979
S. 3. . . . . . . . . am. No. 66, 1966; No. 21, 1979
S. 5. . . . . . . . . am. No. 66, 1966; No. 4, 1979
S. 6. . . . . . . . . rs. No. 66, 1966
am. Nos. 4 and 21, 1979
S. 6A . . . . . . . . ad. No. 66, 1966
S. 6AA. . . . . . . . ad. No. 21, 1979
S. 6B . . . . . . . . ad. No. 66, 1966
S. 7. . . . . . . . . am. No. 4, 1979; No. 80, 1982
S. 8. . . . . . . . . am. No. 4, 1979
S. 9. . . . . . . . . am. No. 66, 1966; No. 4, 1979
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POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

TABLE

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

Section

1. Short title

2. Commencement

3. Interpretation

4. Poultry Industry Trust Fund

5. Moneys to be paid into Fund

6. Application of Fund

6A. Financial assistance to the States

6AA. Financial assistance in A.C.T.

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 - LONG TITLE

SECT

An Act to make provision for the grant of Financial Assistance to the States for the assistance of the Poultry Industry, and for other purposes

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965 - SECT 1
Short title

SECT

1. This Act may be cited as the Poultry Industry Assistance Act 1965.*1*

SEE NOTES TO FIRST ARTICLE OF THIS CHAPTER .

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965 - SECT 2
Commencement

SECT

2. This Act shall come into operation on 1 July 1965.

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965 - SECT 3
Interpretation

SECT

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" includes the Northern Territory;
"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 - 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 - SECT 5
Moneys to be paid into Fund

SECT

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 sub-section (1A), amounts equal to one-half of amounts from time to time payable out of the Fund in accordance with approvals given under section 6B;
(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.

(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 exceeds $300,000, the excess shall, for the purposes of paragraph (1) (aa), be disregarded.

(2) Amounts payable into the Fund by virtue of paragraph (1) (a) or (aa) 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).

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965 - SECT 6
Application of Fund

SECT

6. Moneys standing to the credit of the Fund may be expended in accordance with an approval of the Minister given under section 6A, 6AA or 6B, but shall not be otherwise expended.

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

SECT

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 - SECT 6AA
Financial assistance in A.C.T.

SECT

6AA. (1) The Minister may from time to time approve the making of payments out of moneys standing to the credit of the Fund for the assistance of the poultry industry in the Australian Capital Territory.

(2) Payments under sub-section (1) shall be in such amount or amounts as the Minister determines after taking into account any recommendations made to him by the Council.

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965 - SECT 6B
Research

SECT

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 - 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 of any loan made by the Bank in pursuance of the arrangement, and the payment of interest on any loan so made, out of moneys made available by the Parliament.

(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 sub-section (1).

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965 - SECT 8
Annual report

SECT

8. (1) The Minister shall, as soon as practicable after each 30 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 sub-section (1).

POULTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE ACT 1965 - SECT 9
Regulations

SECT

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 $200 for offences against the regulations.

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