Flax Act, 1936

Provisions consequential on exclusion from area to which this Act applies.

3.—Whenever any area (in this section referred to as the excluded area) ceases, by virtue of an amending flax area order, to be included in the area to which this Act applies, the following provisions shall have effect, that is to say:—

(a) such cesser shall not affect—

(i) the previous operation of this Act in the excluded area or anything done or suffered under this Act in the excluded area, or

(ii) any right, privilege, obligation, or liability acquired, accrued, or incurred under this Act in the excluded area, or

(iii) any penalty, forfeiture, or punishment incurred under this Act, or

(iv) any investigation, legal proceeding, or remedy in respect of any such right, privilege, obligation, penalty, forfeiture, or punishment as aforesaid, and

(b) any offence under any section of this Act committed before such cesser may be investigated, prosecuted tried and punished after and notwithstanding such cesser as if such cesser had not occurred.