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Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment Bill 2014

Schedule 5 Other amendments

Part 1 Amendments

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006

1  Section 4 (definition of accredited foreign laboratory )

Repeal the definition.

2  Section 4 (paragraph (d) of the definition of foreign sporting organisation )

Omit “an accredited foreign laboratory”, substitute “a recognised laboratory in a foreign country”.

3  Section 4 (definition of International Standard )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

International Standard means a standard adopted by WADA in support of the World Anti-Doping Code, including any technical documents issued pursuant to the standard.

4  Section 4

Insert:

recognised laboratory means:

                     (a)  a laboratory that WADA recognises as an accredited laboratory for the purpose of testing for drugs and doping methods in sport; or

                     (b)  a laboratory approved by WADA.

5  Section 4 (definition of registered medical practitioner )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

registered medical practitioner means a medical practitioner within the meaning of:

                     (a)  for a State or Territory other than Western Australia—the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law set out in the Schedule to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act 2009 (Qld), as it applies (with or without modification) as a law of the State or Territory; or

                     (b)  for Western Australia—the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (WA) Act 2010 (WA), so far as that Act corresponds to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law set out in the Schedule to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act 2009 (Qld).

6  Section 4 (definition of safety checking service )

Repeal the definition.

7  Subsection 13(3)

Omit “8 years”, substitute “10 years”.

8  Subparagraph 21(1)(k)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph.

9  Paragraph 21(2)(i)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                      (i)  by way of the provision of an anti-doping testing service to a constitutional corporation, where:

                              (i)  the service involves testing one or more employees of the constitutional corporation; and

                             (ii)  the results of the testing are relevant to the relationship between the constitutional corporation and the employee or employees; or

10  Paragraph 24(2)(b)

Omit “, or safety checking service,”.

11  Subparagraph 52(1)(c)(ii)

Omit “or safety checking services”.

12  Subparagraphs 58(3)(d)(iii) and (iv)

Omit “, or a safety checking service,”.

13  Paragraphs 59(4)(g) and (h)

Omit “, or safety checking service,”.

Australian Sports Commission Act 1989

14  Subsection 57A(2)

Omit “NAD scheme personal information”, substitute “protected information”.

Part 2 Application provisions

15  Application—statute of limitations

The amendment of subsection 13(3) of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006 made by this Schedule applies in relation to violations alleged to have occurred on or after 1 January 2007.