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An Act to further amend the Pastoral Act, 1904, and the
Stock Diseases Act, 1888, and for other purposes.

[Assented to, January 6th, 1926.]
E it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia,

follows:

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the “ Pastoral Act Further Short titles. Amendment Act, 1925.”

(2) The Pastoral Acts, 1904 to 1922, and this Act may be cited together as “the Pastoral Acts, 1904 to 1925. "

(3) The Pastoral Act, 1904, is hereinafter referred to as “the No. 850 of 1904. principal Act.”

Amendments to the principal Act. 2. Section 67 of the principal Act is amended by adding at the Amendment of end thereof the following proviso :

principal Act, s. 67Repayment for

Government Provided that if any payment for improvements made by improvements. the Commissioner pursuant to section 65 is made out of General Revenue, then any moneys received by the Commissioner in respect of any such improvements shall be paid into General Revenue.

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3. Section

Pastoral Act Further Amendment Act.--1925.

Amendment of principal Act, 8. 94

Rights to travel stock.

3. Section 94 of the principal Act is amended so as to read as follows:

94. (1) Any person may enter and cross any run with sheep or cattle subject, however, to the observance of the following rules : 1. Notice in writing shall be given by the owner or person

in charge of the sheep or cattle to the lessee, overseer, or manager of the run or to a person authorised by the lessee, overseer, or manager, to accept notices pursuant

, to this section, not less than two days or more than seven days before it is proposed to enter and cross the run as aforesaid ; if at the time it is desired to give the notice there is no person on the run to whom the same may be given, then the notice may be given by affixing the same to a conspicuous place on the homestead on the run, or, if there is no homestead, then on a conspicuous place at the gateway or place where the

stock are to enter the run. II. Every such notice shall specify(a) the number of such sheep or cattle and by whom

they are owned; (b) their starting point and proposed destination and

whether they are or are not only travelling for

feed; (c) the points (which shall be by gates where the run

is fenced) and dates on which it is proposed to

enter and leave the run; and (d) the person in whose charge the sheep or cattle

will be

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III. In the event of the entry on the run being delayed to

the extent of not more than forty-eight hours, a corresponding extension shall be allowed in the time

for lea ving the run: IV. The person in charge of the sheep or cattle, if there is a

stock route through the run leading to their destination, shall follow that stock route; and if there is no such stock route, shall follow the directions of the lessee, overseer, or manager of the run as to the line of travel which shall be practicable, in which the run is to be crossed ; if no directions are given as aforesaid, and there is no such stock route through the run, the person in charge of the sheep or cattle shall cross the run from the point of entry to the point of leaving the run by the most direct practicable line of travel:

Pastoral Act Further Amendment Act.-1925.

. v. The person in charge of the sheep or cattle shall, in the

case of sheep, travel the sheep a distance of not less than five miles on each day while crossing the run, and

, sball, in the case of cattle, travel the cattle a distance of not less than ten miles on each day while crossing the

run, and shall securely close all gates on the line of travel: vi. If the sheep or cattle are only travelling for feed the

owner or person in charge of the sheep or cattle shall be liable to pay to the lessee of the run, or to the overseer or manager of the run on behalf of the lessee, a sum of Six Pence for every hundred of such sheep or part of one hundred of such sheep, and Six Pence for every twenty of such cattle or part of twenty of such cattle, for every day or part of a day during which the sheep or cattle may be upon the run, which sum shall be recoverable by the lessee from the owner or person in charge of the sheep or cattle either summarily or by action in any Court of competent

jurisdiction. (2) If there is a stock route leading to their destination, then the sheep or cattle shall be travelled by the most direct practica ble line of travel from their starting point to the nearest point on the nearest stock route leading to their destination : Provided that, as far as practicable, the starting point in such a case shall be the point on the run from which the sheep or cattle are proceeding which is nearest to the nearest stock route leading to their destination.

(3) Any notice required to be given pursuant to this section may be given in the form set out in the Fifth Schedule.

(4) The lessee of any run which is fenced shall provide a gate at every point where any fence on the run crosses a stock route and shall, in addition, provide gates in every fence on the said run so that there is at least one gate provided in every ten miles of such fence.

(5) For the purpose of this section "stock route” shall mean any stock route shown in red on the plan in the Schedule to the Pastoral Act Further Amendment Act, 1925, and shall also include any further stock route which is declared by the Governor by proclamation to be a stock route for the purpose of this section. The Governor may, by proclamation, declare that any stock route shall cease to be a stock route, and may, by proclamation, declare that any stock route shall be varied, altered, or amended in the manner set forth in the proclamation.

(6) Any person who commits any act in contravention of this section shall be liable to a penalty of not less than Twenty Pounds or more than One Hundred Pounds.

(7) Nothing in this section shall in anywise affect the operation of the provisions of section 20 of the Stock Diseases Act, 1888, as amended by section 6 of the Pastoral Act Further Amendment Act, 1925.

4. The

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Pastoral Act Further Amendment Act.1925.

Amendment of principal Act-

Giving of notices.

4. The principal Act is amended by inserting after section 131 the following section :

131A. (1) Any notice to be given to any lessee pursuant to this Act or under any lease shall be deemed to have been duly given if the same has been sent through the post office enclosed in an envelope addressed to the lessee at(a) any address stated in any application, letter, or document

received from the lessee ; (6) the lessee's usual or last known place of abode in the

State; or (c) the care of any solicitor, attorney, or agent acting in the

lessee's behalf in the particular matter in respect

whereof such notice is given, and such notice shall be deemed to have been given on, and shall run from, the day of the posting thereof.

(2) This section shall not apply to any notice given pursuant to section 94.

5. The principal Act is amended by adding after the Fourth Schedule therein the following Schedule :

Amendment of
principa) Act,
Addition of new
Schedule.

THE FIFTH SCHEDULE.

of....

.the

Pastoral Act, 1904.

SHEEP.

CATTLE.
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CROSS RUN WITH

CAMELS.

HORSES.
To.....

lessee, overseer, or manager of...
Please take notice that it is proposed to cross.

sheep
cattle
camels

in the charge of...
horses

run.

run with

on the

It is proposed to enter the said run at..
day of...

19. and to leave the run at.

on the...

. day of. sheep

cattle
19. ..... The

camels
are owned by

....and are
horses
proceeding from..

to....

and are
not only travelling for feed.
Dated this. ....day of....

19......
Signature of owner
or person in charge

of the stock
NOTE:--This notice must be given not less than two days or more than seven
days before the proposed date of entry on the run.

Amendments

Pastoral Act Further Amendment Act.—1925.

Amendments to the Stock Diseases Act, 1888.

6. Section 20 of the Stock Diseases Act, 1888, is amended so as Amendment of to read as follows :

443,1888, s. 20

stock.

20. (1) Any person may enter and cross any lands outside Rights to travel any hundred which are leased from the Crown (but not including lands which are leased by the Crown pursuant to the provisions of the Pastoral Act, 1904) or any Crown lands within any hundred, other than travelling stock reserves, with a flock of sheep, or drove of cattle, camels, or horses subject, however, to the observance of the following rules :1. Notice in writing shall be given by the owner or person

in charge of the sheep, cattle, camels, or horses, when
the land to be crossed is leased lands, to the proprietor
of the leased lands, or, when the land to be crossed is
Crown lands, to the nearest constable or Crown lands
ranger not less than two days or more than seven days
before it is proposed to enter and cross the leased lands
or Crown lands as aforesaid :

II. Every such notice shall specify-
(a) the number of such sheep, cattle, camels, or horses

and by whom they are owned;
(6) their starting point and proposed destination, and

whether they are or are not only travelling for

feed;
(c) the points (which shall be by gates where the lands

proposed to be crossed are fenced) and dates
on which it is proposed to enter and leave the
said lands; and

(d) the person in whose charge the sheep, cattle,

camels, or horses will be.
III. In the event of the entry on the said lands being delayed

to the extent of not niore than forty-eight hours a
corresponding extension shall be allowed in the time

for leaving the said lands;
IV. The person in charge of the sheep, cattle, camels, or

horses, if there is a stock route through the lands to
be crossed leading to their destination, shall follow
that stock route, and, in the case of any leased lands,
if there is no such stock route, shall follow the directions
of the proprietor of the leased lands as to the line of
travel, which shall be practicable, in which the leased
lands are to be crossed; if in any such case no
directions are given as aforesaid, or if the lands to
be crossed are Crown lands and there is no such stock

route

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