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" The

An Act to amend, and to extend the operation of,

Wild Dogs Act, 1912."

[Assented to, November 19th, 1914.]
BEI
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 Wild Dogs Act Short titles.
Amendment Act, 1914.
(2)

“ The Wild Dogs Act, 1912” (hereinafter called “ the prin- No. 1102 of 1912.
cipal Act”), and this Act may be cited together as " The Wild
Dogs Acts, 1912 and 1914.”

2. This Act is incorporated with the principal Act, and that Act Incorporation. and this Act shall be read as one Act.

3. (1) Subsection (2) of section 4 of the principal Act is hereby Amendment of section amended so as to read as follows:

4 of principal Act

and when payable. (2) The amount of the rates hereby imposed shall be as

Amount of the rate,

follows:

(a) the sum of Three Pence, on every square mile, or portion

of a square mile, of land situated within a Vermin-
fenced District, or which the Minister declares
to be completely surrounded, either alone or together
with other land, by a vermin fence :

(6) such

The Wild Dogs Act Amendment Act.1914.

(6) such sum (being not more than One Shilling) as is for

the time being fixed by the Governor by proclamation published in the Government Gazette, on every square

mile, or portion of a square mile, of other land: Provided that1. in any case where the sum payable by any person as rates

would, if calculated according to the foregoing pro-
visions of this section, be less than Five Shillings,
then the sum payable by such person shall be Five

Shillings:
II. when the land, ratable under this Act, which is occupied

by any person is less than three square miles in the
aggregate, such person shall not be liable to pay any

rate under this Act. (2) Subdivision (b) of subsection (3) of the said section 4 is hereby amended so as to read as follows: (6) shall be due and payable on the first day of March in each

year, in respect of the period of twelve months ending on the thirty-first day of December in such year.

Amendment of section 5- Penalties to be added to rates in arrear.

4. Section 5 of the principal Act is hereby amended-
(a) by substituting for the words “ interest at the rate of five

per centum per annum ” in subsection (1) thereof,
the words “ a penalty of five per centum of the

amount of such rate"; (6) by substituting for the words “further interest at the rate

of ten per centum per annum ” in subsection (2) thereof, the words "a further penalty of ten per centum of the amount of such rate as so increased ”;

and (c) by inserting, after subsection (3) thereof, the following

new subsection:

(3a) Notwithstanding anything herein contained, the Minister may, in his discretion, remit, in whole or in part, any amount added by way of penalty under this section.

Amendment of section 7-Subsidies to the Fund.

5. Section 7 of the principal Act is hereby amended-
(a) by striking out the words “during the term of the operation

of this Act” in the fourth line thereof; and
(6) by substituting the words “calendar year” for the words

“ financial year” in the fifth line thereof.

6. Subsection (1) of section 9 of the principal Act is hereby amended by inserting after the word “sum ”, in the fourth line thereof, the passage “ (being not less than Five Shillings)”.

Amendment of section
9-Amount to be
paid for tails and
scalps.

7. Section

The Wild Dogs Act Amendment Act.—1914.

7. Section 22 of the principal Act is hereby repealed.

Repeal of section 22 - Duration of Ant.

8. Part (a) of the First Schedule to the principal Act is hereby Amendment of First

Schedule -- Exempt repealed.

lands.

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

H. L. GALWAY, Governor.

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

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