Fiji Sessional Legislation
COUNTER-INFLATION (AMENDMENT) ACT 1986
ACT NO. 16 OF 1986
P. K. GANILAU
7th August 1986
TO AMEND THE COUNTER-INFLATION ACT
[8th August 1986]
ENACTED by the Parliament of Fiji-
1. This Act may be cited as the Counter-Inflation (Amendment) Act, 1986.
Amendment of section 23
2. Section 23 of the Counter-Inflation Act is amended by inserting the following subsections after subsection (3)-
"(4) The Board, with the approval of the Minister, may by Order require that the price of any goods in respect of which a Price Control Order under section 9 has not been made and which are offered for sale by retail, shall be either price marked or have the price of those goods clearly displayed.
(5) An Order made under subsection (4) may-
(a) relate to all goods in respect of which a Price Control Order under section 9 has not been made;
(b) relate only to such goods as are specified in the Order;
(c) specify which goods shall be marked and which goods shall have the price displayed;
(d) specify the manner in which goods shall be marked or displayed; and
(e) be varied by Order.".
New section 34
3. The Counter-Inflation Act is amended by inserting the following section after section 33-
"Certain Orders need not be published in the Gazette
34 (1) Notwithstanding section 21 of the Interpretation Act, an Order made pursuant to section 9(1), 10(1), 11(2), 12(1) or 20, need not be published in the Gazette if, in the opinion of the Board-
(a) it does not affect the public in general; and
(b) it is of a personal or private nature.
(2) An Order made by the Board and, pursuant to subsection (1), not published in the Gazette-
(a) shall promptly be delivered to the persons to whom it is directed;
(b) may be proved in any Court by the production of a copy thereof signed by the Board;
(c) shall come into operation on the date specified in the Order or, if not so specified, on the date of its delivery to the relevant person; and
(d) shall not cause any person to become liable to any penalty whatsoever in respect of an act committed or of the failure to do anything before the day on which it is delivered.".
Passed by the House of Representatives this first day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-six.
Passed by the Senate this twenty-fourth day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-six.