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PART III.

Roads Improvement Act.--1921.

(3) Such fund shall be expended by such Council in the construction, maintenance, and keeping in repair of the main roads and the works connected therewith within its District, and shall be applied to no

other purpose.

Neglect or default of Councils.

&

Cf. Local Govt.
(Main Roads) Bill,
1919 (N.S.W.),
Part XXXII., 8. 668.

(4) If the Minister is of opinion that any Council has not, during any financial year, expended on the construction, maintenance. and keeping in repair of the main roads within its District the amount determined by the Minister as the amount to be expended by such Council for that purpose, the Minister may-(a) refrain from allocating to such Council any moneys under

this Act; and (6) withhold any moneys allocated to such Council under this

Act, until such Council has expended the amount so determined, or has made provision for its expenditure, to the satisfaction in all things of the Minister.

(5) Nothing in this Act or any other Act shall preclude or exempt any Council from expending any of its moneys in addition to the moneys standing to the credit of the Main Roads Fund in performing any duty imposed upon it by this Act or any other Act. 31. (1) Where the Minister considers that(a) any main road, or the maintenance of any works upon a

main road, is being neglected by any Council ; or (6) that any works upon which the Engineer has under this Act

directed any sum to be expended are not being carried out, he may cause notice to be served requiring the Council, within such reasonable time as is specified in the notice, to construct or recon struct or to repair or maintain such road or works in such manner, and to such extent, as may be specified in the notice.

(2) Where the Minister considers that any work in progress upon a main or other public road for which any grant has been made is not being carried out in the manner directed by the Engineer, where any such work does not meet with the approval of the Engineer, the Minister may cause notice to be served on the Council requiring it to comply within a reasonable time stated in the notice with the requirements and conditions specified in the notice.

(3) Where the Minister considers that it is necessary that certain work should be carried out upon a main road, he may cause notice to be served requiring the Council to carry out such work within a reasonable time stated in the notice. (4) It shall be the duty of the Council to comply with any

notice served under this section, and on default by the Council in compliance therewith the Minister may authorise the Engineer to carry out the work specified in the notice at the expense of such

Council,

or

a

PART 111.

Roads Improvement Act.-1921. Council. The Engineer may thereupon carry out such work, and half the cost of such work shall be a debt due to the Minister from such Council, and(a) may be recovered by the Minister by action in his corporate

name in any Court of competent jurisdiction as a debt

due to him by such Council ; or
(b) may be withheld from any moneys voted by Parliament

and allocated to such Council by the Minister under this

Act. (5) Section 21 shall apply to and in respect of any work carried out by the Engineer under this section.

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32. (1) Where any main or other public road within the District of If construction of any Council is subject to more than ordinary traffic by reason of damage to road, the construction or carrying out of any railway, tramway, drain, expenses may be reservoir, or other public work, the Council may recover from the recovered by Department, company, body, or person constructing or carrying out such railway, tramway, reservoir, drain, or other public work such sum as will suffice to keep such road in reasonable repair during such traffic, and fully to reconstruct such road after the construction of such railway, tramway, reservoir, drain, or other public work is completed.

(2) Any dispute with respect to any matter arising under this section shall be settled by reference to the Minister, whose decision shall be final.

(3) Any sum so paid may be added to the cost of the railway, tramway, reservoir, drain, or other public work.

In the name and on behalf of His Majesty, I hereby assent to this Bill.

W. E. G. A. WEIGALL, Governor.

THE

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Adelaide: By authority, R. E. E. ROGERS, Government Printer, North Terrace.

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No. 1381 of 1919.

other Acts.

An Act to further amend the Motor Vehicles Tax

Act, 1915.

[Assented to, December 1st, 1921.] E it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia,

with the advice and consent of the Parliament thereof, as follows:

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the “Motor Vehicles Tax Act Short titles. Further Amendment Act, 1921."

(2) The Motor Vehicles Tax Acts, 1915 to 1919, and this Act No. 1225 of 1915. may be cited together as the “Motor Vehicles Tax Acts, 1915 to 1921.” No. 1301 of 1917.

(3) The Motor Vehicles Tax Act, 1915, is hereinafter referred to as " the principal Act.”

2. This Act is incorporated with the other Acts mentioned in Incorporation with section 1 of this Act, and those Acts and this Act shall be read as one Act. 3. Section 16 of the principal Act is repealed.

Repeal of Act No. 1225 of 1915, s. 16–

Duration of Act. 4. The Schedule to the principal Act is amended so as to read Amendment of ibid., as set out in the Schedule hereto. 5. Section 4 of the Motor Vehicles Tax Act Amendment Act, Repeal of Act No.

1301 of 1917, s. 4. 1917, is hereby repealed.

6. Any notice requiring the payment of any tax payable under Notices requiring the principal Act which is in arrear may be given by registered post. payment of tax în

arrear may be given

by registered post. In the name and on behalf of His Majesty, I hereby assent to this Bill. W. E. G. A. WEIGALL, Governor.

THE

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Motor Vehicles Tax Act Further Amendment Act.-1921.

THE SCHEDULE.

TAXES ON MOTOR VEHICLES.

Tax payable on motor vehicles.

Any motor vehicle (as defined by the Motor Vehicles Act, 1907, as amended by the Motor Vehicles Tax Act Amendment Act, 1917), which is not a motor cycle or a motor tricycle

£ $. d. Not over 12 horse-power ......

2 10 0 Over 12 but not over 16 horse-power

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Exemptions. 1. Every motor vehicle owned by the Fire Brigades Board, or any Volunteer Fire Brigade.

2. Every ambulance motor vehicle for the use of which no charge is made.

Adelaide: By authority, R. E. E. ROGERS, Government Printer, North Terrace.

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