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Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2015
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2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) (Consequential Provisions) Bill » 2015

 

No.       , 2015

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A « Bill » for an Act to make provisions consequential on the enactment of the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Act 2015 and other provisions relating to legislative instruments, notifiable instruments and rules of court, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3

Schedule 1—Consequential amendments                                                                 4

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          4

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005                                                    4

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984               4

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                     4

Aged Care (Living Longer Living Better) Act 2013                                               4

Age Discrimination Act 2004                                                                                     5

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1994                                                 5

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                       5

Air Navigation Act 1920                                                                                             5

Airports Act 1996                                                                                                         6

Airspace Act 2007                                                                                                        6

Albury-Wodonga Development Corporation (Abolition) Act 2014                   6

A New Tax System (Family « Assistance » ) (Administration) Act 1999                    7

A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999                                         7

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006              8

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Act 2013                                               9

Auditor-General Act 1997                                                                                          9

Australia Council Act 2013                                                                                        9

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Act 2013                                                    9

Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988   10

Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988                                 10

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Act 2012                      10

Australian Citizenship Act 2007                                                                             11

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005                            11

Australian Education Act 2013                                                                               11

Australian Energy Market Act 2004                                                                       11

Australian Hearing Services Act 1991                                                                   11

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                                 12

Australian Jobs Act 2013                                                                                          12

Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Act 2011                               12

Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Act 2008             12

Australian Passports Act 2005                                                                                13

Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989                                                              13

Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011                                                  13

Australian Research Council Act 2001                                                                  13

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                   13

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006                                            14

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre Industry Contribution Act 2011     14

Autonomous Sanctions Act 2011                                                                             15

Aviation Transport Security Act 2004                                                                    15

Banking Act 1959                                                                                                       15

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                 17

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              18

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                      19

Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1991                                                                       21

Charter of the United Nations Act 1945                                                                21

Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994                                                          21

Civil Aviation Act 1988                                                                                             21

Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Act 2014                                 23

Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011                                                                          23

Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Administration Act 1992            23

Commonwealth Bank Sale Act 1995                                                                       24

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                        24

Commonwealth Places (Mirror Taxes) Act 1998                                                  24

Competition and Consumer Act 2010                                                                    24

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                    27

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           27

Cross-Border Insolvency Act 2008                                                                          28

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                       28

Customs Tariff Act 1995                                                                                            29

Dairy Produce Act 1986                                                                                            29

Data-matching Program ( « Assistance » and Tax) Act 1990                                    29

Defence Housing Australia Act 1987                                                                     29

Defence (Special Undertakings) Act 1952                                                             30

Defence Trade Controls Act 2012                                                                           30

Dental Benefits Act 2008                                                                                          30

Designs Act 2003                                                                                                        30

DisabilityCare Australia Fund Act 2013                                                               30

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000                                           31

Education Services for Overseas Students (TPS Levies) Act 2012                    31

Enhancing Online Safety for Children Act 2015                                                 31

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                  32

Excise Act 1901                                                                                                           34

Excise Tariff Act 1921                                                                                               35

Export Inspection and Meat Charges Collection Act 1985                               36

Export Inspection (Quantity Charge) Act 1985                                                    36

Export Market Development Grants Act 1997                                                      36

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                    36

Fair Work (Building Industry) Act 2012                                                                37

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009                                                  38

Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009                38

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                 38

Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999                                                        39

Federal « Financial » Relations Act 2009                                                                   39

First Home Saver Accounts Act 2008                                                                     39

Fisheries Levy Act 1984                                                                                            39

Fisheries Management Act 1991                                                                             39

Future Fund Act 2006                                                                                               40

Governor-General Act 1974                                                                                     40

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                             41

Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010                                                                              43

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                       43

Hearing Services Administration Act 1997                                                           43

Higher Education Funding Act 1988                                                                     43

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                      44

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                             49

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             49

Independent Contractors Act 2006                                                                         50

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989                         51

Industry Research and Development Act 1986                                                     51

Insurance Act 1973                                                                                                    51

Intelligence Services Act 2001                                                                                 52

Interactive Gambling Act 2001                                                                                53

« International » « Monetary » « Agreements » Act 1947                                                     53

« International » Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963                53

« International » War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995                                                     53

Judges’ Pensions Act 1968                                                                                       54

Lands Acquisition Act 1989                                                                                     54

Life Insurance Act 1995                                                                                            55

Liquid Fuel Emergency Act 1984                                                                            56

Local Government ( « Financial » « Assistance » ) Act 1995                                           61

Low Aromatic Fuel Act 2013                                                                                    61

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012           61

Medibank Private Sale Act 2006                                                                             62

Medical Indemnity Act 2002                                                                                    62

Midwife Professional Indemnity (Commonwealth Contribution) Scheme Act 2010           64

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    65

Military Superannuation and Benefits Act 1991                                                 66

Mutual « Assistance » in Criminal Matters Act 1987                                                67

National Blood Authority Act 2003                                                                        67

National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011                                           67

National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013                                                 67

National Environment Protection Council Act 1994                                          68

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia Act 2008                                  68

National Health Act 1953                                                                                         68

National Health Reform Act 2011                                                                           69

National Health Security Act 2007                                                                         69

National Land Transport Act 2014                                                                         70

National Portrait Gallery of Australia Act 2012                                                 73

National Rental Affordability Scheme Act 2008                                                  73

National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 73

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011                73

Nation-building Funds Act 2008                                                                            75

Native Title Act 1993                                                                                                 76

Navigation Act 2012                                                                                                  77

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             77

Offshore Petroleum (Royalty) Act 2006                                                                 78

Ombudsman Act 1976                                                                                                78

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Act 1995     78

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989     78

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948                                    79

Parliamentary Service Act 1999                                                                              79

Patents Act 1990                                                                                                         80

Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Act 2012                             80

Personal Property Securities Act 2009                                                                  80

Petroleum Excise (Prices) Act 1987                                                                        80

Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987                                            81

Privacy Act 1988                                                                                                        81

Product Stewardship Act 2011                                                                                81

Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000                                                                       82

Protection of Cultural Objects on Loan Act 2013                                               82

Public Governance and Resources Legislation « Amendment » Act (No.   1) 2015 82

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013                      83

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2014          84

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013                                                                       84

Public Service Act 1999                                                                                            84

Quarantine Act 1908                                                                                                 85

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973                                                                            85

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000                                                              86

Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997                                                                  86

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                           86

Safe Work Australia Act 2008                                                                                  86

Schools « Assistance » Act 2008                                                                                    87

Schools « Assistance » (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004            88

Screen Australia Act 2008                                                                                        88

Screen Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2008                                                                                                                       88

Shipping Reform (Tax Incentives) Act 2012                                                          89

Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account Act 2012         89

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           89

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            90

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012                                         91

Student « Assistance » Act 1973                                                                                    91

Student Identifiers Act 2014                                                                                     91

Superannuation Act 1922                                                                                         92

Superannuation Act 1976                                                                                         92

Superannuation Act 1990                                                                                         93

Superannuation Act 2005                                                                                         94

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993                                               97

Superannuation Legislation « Amendment » (Simplification) Act 2007               97

Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988                                                97

Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999                  98

Surveillance Devices Act 2004                                                                                98

Sydney Airport Demand Management Act 1997                                                  98

Tax Agent Services Act 2009                                                                                    99

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                          99

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                 99

Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997                              101

Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999   101

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                102

Telecommunications (Numbering Charges) Act 1997                                       102

Telstra Corporation Act 1991                                                                                102

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011                         103

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989                                                                                  104

Tourism Australia Act 2004                                                                                    105

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                           105

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005                                        107

Work Health and Safety Act 2011                                                                         108

Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012                                                                  108

Part 2—Contingent amendments                                                                         109

Designs Act 2003                                                                                                      109

Patents Act 1990                                                                                                       109

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994                                                                           109

Trade Marks Act 1995                                                                                             109

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to court rules                                           110

Part 1—Amendments commencing on Proclamation                                110

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                               110

Part 2— « Amendment » of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003            111

Legislative Instruments Act 2003                                                                          111

Part 3— « Amendment » of the Legislation Act 2003                                      112

Legislation Act 2003                                                                                                112

Part 4—Application of amendments                                                                  113

Schedule 3—Amendments relating to forms and technical matters    114

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                 114

Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Act 2015                                        114

Acts Interpretation Act 1901                                                                                  114

Legislation Act 2003                                                                                                114

Part 2—Application of amendments                                                                  115

 

 



A « Bill » for an Act to make provisions consequential on the enactment of the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Act 2015 and other provisions relating to legislative instruments, notifiable instruments and rules of court, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) (Consequential Provisions) Act 2015 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Act 2015 .

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

The later of:

(a) the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this Act; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 4 to the Intellectual Property Laws « Amendment Act 2015 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

4.  Schedule 2, Part 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

5.  Schedule 2, Part 2

At the same time as the provisions covered by table item 4.

However, if that time is the same time as, or after, the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Act 2015 , the provisions do not commence at all.

 

6.  Schedule 2, Part 3

The later of:

(a) the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 4; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Act 2015 .

 

7.  Schedule 2, Part 4

At the same time as the provisions covered by table item 4.

 

8.  Schedule 3

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Act 2015 .

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.