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An Act to repeal “The Loan from Commonwealth Act,

1914," and to make other provision authorizing
the Treasurer to raise Money, not exceeding
Four Million Pounds, for Public Works, by
Loan from the Government of the Common-
wealth.

[Assented to, November 19th, 1914.]
E it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia,

with the advice and consent of the Parliament thereof, as

BE

follows:

1. This Act may be cited as “ The Loan from the Commonwealth Short title.

“ .

Act, 1914 (No. 2).”

2. The Act heretofore passed during the present Session of Parlia- Rețeal of Act No. ment, and called “The Loan from Commonwealth Act, 1914,” is 1158 of 1914.

hereby repealed.

Government.

3. For the purpose of obtaining money on loan from the Govern- Securities not exceedment of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Treasurer of the said be issued to the

ing £4,000,000 may State

may, from time to time, issue Inscribed Stock, Bonds, or Commonwealth Treasury Bills (hereinafter referred to as Securities) to the said Government for sums of money, not exceeding in the whole the sum of Four Million Pounds. 4. The Securities issued under this Act shall

Terms and provisions (a) respectively be for such amounts as the said Treasurer

deems expedient:

of such Securities.

(6) bear

The Loan from the Commonwealth Act.—1914 (No. 2).

(6) bear interest at a rate not exceeding Four Pounds and

Fifteen Shillings per centum per annum on the respec-
tive amounts thereof, which interest shall be payable

half-yearly out of the General Revenue of the said State:
(c) be in such forms as are prescribed by the said Treasurer.

Currency of

5. The principal money and the interest secured by any Security
Securities, and place
of payment of money issued under this Act shall be payable to the holder thereof at such
secured.

time and place as are agreed between the said Treasurer and the
Treasurer of the said Commonwealth.

Money reised to be credited to a special account.

6. The moneys raised by the issue of Securities under this Act shall be credited to a special account in the books of the Treasurer of the said State, to be called the “ Loan from Commonwealth Government Account."

Purpose for which such moneys to be used.

7. The moneys raised by the issue of Securities under this Act shall be used for the construction, by or under the Government of the said State, of public works which have been authorised by the Parliament of the said State.

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

H. L. GALWAY, Governor.

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An Act to further amend “The Metropolitan Abattoirs

Act, 1908,” and to amend “The Metropolitan
Abattoirs Act Further Amendment Act, 1911,"
and for other purposes.

[Assented to, November 19th, 1914.]
BE
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 alone as “The Metropolitan Abat- Short titles. toirs Act Further Amendment Act, 1914."

(2) “ The Metropolitan Abattoirs Acts, 1908 to 1912,” and this Act, may be cited together as “ The Metropolitan Abattoirs Acts, 1908 to 1914.”

(3) “The Metropolitan Abattoirs Act, 1908,” is hereinafter referred No. 957 of 1908. to as “the principal Act.”

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

other Acts.

Board.

3. (1) Whereas the Treasurer of the said State has lent to the Validation of loan Board a sum of Thirty-Five Thousand Pounds in addition to the of £35,000 to the sum of Three Hundred and Fifty-Three Thousand Pounds which, by “The Metropolitan Abattoirs Acts, 1908 to 1912,” the Board is empowered to borrow and the said Treasurer is authorised to lend to the Board : Now the loan of the first-mentioned sum by the said Treasurer to the Board is hereby ratified and confirmed.

(2) Such

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(2) Such loan shall be at such rate of interest, for such term, and upon such conditions, as have been agreed upon between the said Treasurer and the Board.

(3) Subsections (2), (3), and (4) of section 9 of “ The Metropolitan Abattoirs Act Amendment Act, 1910,” are incorporated in this section, which shall be read and have effect as if the said subsections were set out at length after subsection (2) hereof.

No. 1009 of 1910.

The Treasurer may issue inscribed stock

4. For the purpose of raising the additional sum lent by the said for purposes of loan. Treasurer to the Board as mentioned in section 3 of this Act, the Cf. ibid., s. 5.

said Treasurer is hereby authorised to issue Government inscribed stock having a currency not exceeding forty-two years, bearing interest at a rate not exceeding four and a half per centum per annum, and for such price as the said Treasurer thinks fit.

The Government
may make agree-
ments with the
Board as to
slaughtering and
disposal of carcasses.

5. (1) The Minister of Agriculture of the said State may, on behalf of the Government of the said State, enter into such agreement or agreements as he thinks fit with the Board, with reference to the slaughtering of stock within the Metropolitan Abattoirs Area by the South Australian Government Produce Department, and with reference to the treating and disposal within the said Area of the carcasses and parts of carcasses and by-products of, or derived from, stock so slaughtered.

(2) Any agreement as to the matters referred to in subsection (1) hereof, entered into before the passing of this Act, shall, as from the time when it was so entered into, be deemed to be as valid as if this Act had been passed before it was entered into.

(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in the principal Act or any Act amending that Act, nothing done pursuant to any agreement authorised or validated by this section shall be deemed to be a contravention of any provision of any of the said Acts.

Temporary
exemption as to stock
slaughtered at
Government Produce
Depôt.

6. (1) Subsection (1) of section 54, section 62, and subsection (2) of section 64, of the principal Act shall not apply(a) to the slaughtering of stock, during the period fixed by

proclamation under this section or any extension of such period fixed in like manner, at any premises of the South

Australian Government Produce Department, nor (b) to anything done, during such period or any such exten

sion, to or in connection with the carcasses of stock slaughtered at any such premises, or parts of such

carcasses.

The Governor may fix period for

(2) The Governor may, by proclamation, fix a period for the purposes of this section, and may from time to time, by proclamation, extend such period: Provided that such period, whether as originally fixed or as extended, shall terminate not later than the first day of October, nineteen hundred and fifteen.

purposes of this

section.

7. Subsection

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7. Subsection (2) of section 64 of the principal Act is hereby Amendment of section repealed and the following provisions are hereby enacted and sub- Unbranded carcasses stituted therefor:

(2) Any person who, within the Metropolitan Abattoirs Area, sells, or offers, keeps, or exposes for sale, or delivers on sale, or carries for delivery on sale, a carcass which has not been branded as required by this Act, or any portion of any carcass, which carcass has not been so branded, shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding Fifty Pounds.

(3) In any proceedings for an offence under this section if it is proved that the carcass, or portion of carcass, with respect to which the offence is alleged to have been committed, was in the possession of the defendant, it shall be presumed that it was offered, kept, or exposed for sale, or was delivered on sale, or carried for delivery on sale (according to the nature of the

offence alleged), by the defendant, unless he proves the contrary. 8. (1) Public notice as required by section 53 of the principal Abattoirs and Act that the abattoirs would be available for the slaughtering of have been available stock, and as required by section 72 of the said Act that the new for use since July markets referred to in that section would be available for the sale of stock, shall in all legal proceedings under the principal Act or any amendment thereof or under any regulation made under the principal Act, and for all other purposes whatsoever, be deemed to have been duly given, and to have specified the fourteenth day of July, nineteen hundred and thirteen, as the date on and after which the abattoirs would be available for the slaughtering of stock and the said markets would be available for the sale of stock.

9. Section 15 of “The Metropolitan Abattoirs Act Further Amendment of Amendment Act, 1911,” is hereby amended by striking out the last 1059 of 1911two lines thereof and substituting in lieu of the provision so struck Springers and dry

at

markets deemed to

section 15 of

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Milch Cow Market.

the term “milch cows” includes springers and dry cattle as

well as cows in milk.

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

this Bill.

H. L. GALWAY, Governor.

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

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