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Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill (No. 2) 2010

Schedule 6 Amendment of other Acts to change references to the Trade Practices Act 1974

Part 1 Bulk amendments

1  Amendment of Acts

The specified provisions of the Acts listed in this Part are amended by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

2  Paragraphs 2(e) and (f) of Schedule 3

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994

3  Section 100

Airports Act 1996

4  Section 4

5  Subsection 147(2) (including the note) (wherever occurring)

6  Subsection 147(3)

7  Section 148

Note:       The heading to section 148 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

8  Subsection 158(2) (including the note) (wherever occurring)

9  Subsection 158(3)

10  Section 159

Note:       The heading to section 159 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

11  Subsection 171(1)

12  Subsection 171(2) (definition of goods )

13  Subsection 171(2) (definition of services )

14  Subsection 171(2) (definition of supply )

15  Sections 191 and 193

Note:       The heading to section 193 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

16  Section 241

17  Subsections 248(1) and (2)

Note:       The heading to section 248 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

Air Services Act 1995

18  Subsection 55(1)

Note:       The heading to section 55 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act ”.

19  Paragraph 55(2)(a)

20  Subsections 55(3), (4) and (5)

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006

21  Section 5 (paragraphs (e) and (f) of the definition of loan )

22  Subsection 6(2) (table items 10, 11, 12, and 13, column headed “Provision of a designated service”)

23  Subsection 6(2) (paragraphs (b) and (c) of the cell at table item 51, column headed “Provision of a designated service”)

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005

24  Subparagraph 8(1)(j)(vi)

Australian Energy Market Act 2004

25  Section 3 (definition of Australian Energy Regulator )

26  Subsection 13A(1) (notes 2, 3 and 4)

Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990

27  Subsection 47(2)

28  Paragraph 47(4)(a)

29  Subsection 47(5)

30  Paragraph 47(7)(a)

31  Subsection 47(10)

Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989

32  Subsection 32(5)

33  Paragraph 32B(1)(da)

34  Subsection 32B(2)

35  Section 32D

Note:       The heading to section 32D is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act ”.

36  Subsection 33A(6A)

37  Section 90E (paragraph (a) of the definition of consumer protection law )

Banking Act 1959

38  Section 16AA

Note:       The heading to section 16AA is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

39  Section 16AU

Note:       The heading to section 16AU is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

40  Section 77

Note:       The heading to section 77 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act ”.

41  Paragraphs 96(5)(a) and 97(2)(a)

42  Subsection 97(3)

43  Section 116B

Note:       The heading to section 116B is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act ”.

44  Section 130

Note:       The heading to section 130 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act ”.

45  Subsection 130B(8) (definition of supply )

46  Subsection 130BA(8) (definition of supply )

47  Subsection 130BB(8) (definition of supply )

Note:       This item does not commence at all if Schedule 1 to the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Act 2010 does not commence. (See table item 4 in subsection 2(1) of this Act.)

48  Subsection 130F(3) (definition of supply )

Crimes Act 1914

49  Paragraph 4AB(3)(a)

Customs Act 1901

50  Subsection 269U(9)

Do Not Call Register Act 2006

51  Section 4 (definition of acquire )

52  Section 4 (definition of goods )

53  Section 4 (definition of services )

54  Section 4 (paragraph (a) of the definition of supply )

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

55  Paragraph 524(3)(h)

Evidence and Procedure (New Zealand) Act 1994

56  Subparagraph 14(2)(a)(iv)

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976

57  Paragraph 23AB(4)(a)

58  Section 23CD (note)

59  Section 32B (paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition of Australian proceeding )

60  Subsection 58DB(2A)

Financial Sector (Business Transfer and Group Restructure) Act 1999

61  Subsections 43(6), (9) and (9A)

Health Insurance Commission (Reform and Separation of Functions) Act 1997

62  Subsection 18(10) (definition of goods )

63  Subsection 18(10) (definition of services )

64  Subsection 18(10) (definition of supply )

65  Subsection 20(8) (definition of goods )

66  Subsection 20(8) (definition of services )

67  Subsection 20(8) (definition of supply )

Insurance Act 1973

68  Section 62ZN

Note:       The heading to section 62ZN is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

69  Section 62ZZV

Note:       The heading to section 62ZZV is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 1987

70  Subsection 3(1) (paragraphs (a) and (aa) of special federal matter )

71  Subsection 3(4)

72  Paragraphs 4(4)(c) and (d)

Life Insurance Act 1995

73  Section 179A

Note:       The heading to section 179A is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

Liquid Fuel Emergency Act 1984

74  Section 43 (including the note) (wherever occurring)

Note:       The heading to section 43 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

Medibank Private Sale Act 2006

75  Subparagraphs 20(11)(b)(i) and (12)(c)(i) of Schedule 2

Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007

76  Subsection 122(2)

Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991

77  Subsections 18(4), 19(3) and 20(2)

Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993

78  Section 18

Note:       The heading to section 18 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

79  Section 21

Note:       The heading to section 21 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

80  Section 26

Note:       The heading to section 26 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006

81  Subsections 12(5), 13(4) and 14(3) of Schedule 3

Patents Act 1990

82  Paragraphs 133(2)(b) and (5)(b) and 134(2)(b)

Payment Systems (Regulation) Act 1998

83  Subsection 18A(1)

Note:       The heading to section 18A is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

Private Health Insurance Act 2007

84  Section 172-5 (note)

85  Section 244-20

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

86  Section 338 (paragraph (ed) of the definition of serious offence )

Protection of the Sea (Powers of Intervention) Act 1981

87  Subsection 3(1) (definition of goods )

88  Subsection 3(1) (definition of services )

89  Subsection 3(1) (definition of supply )

Radiocommunications Act 1992

90  Paragraph 51(2)(d)

91  Section 68A

92  Subsections 71A(1) and 106A(1)

Note:       The heading to section 106A is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act ”.

93  Section 114A

Note:       The heading to section 114A is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act ”.

94  Section 118PF (note)

95  Sections 118PG and 312

Note:       The heading to section 312 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act ”.

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

96  Section 123TC (definition of acquire )

97  Section 123TC (definition of goods )

98  Section 123TC (definition of service )

99  Section 123TC (definition of supply )

Spam Act 2003

100  Section 4 (definition of acquire )

101  Section 4 (definition of goods )

102  Section 4 (definition of services )

103  Section 4 (paragraph (a) of the definition of supply )

Sydney Airport Demand Management Act 1997

104  Section 5A

Note:       The heading to section 5A is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

Telecommunications Act 1997

105  Subsections 3(1) and (2)

106  Section 7 (definition of ACCC official )

107  Section 7 (paragraphs (c), (d) and (e) of the definition of ACCC’s telecommunications functions and powers )

108  Section 7 (paragraph (d) of the definition of ACMA’s telecommunications powers )

109  Subsection 61A(5) (definition of eligible service )

110  Subsection 61A(5) (definition of substantial degree of power )

111  Subsection 61A(5) (definition of telecommunications market )

112  Section 62 (including the note) (wherever occurring)

Note:       The heading to section 62 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

113  Subsection 69(7) (including the note) (wherever occurring)

114  Subsection 69B(8)

115  Subsection 70(4) (including the note) (wherever occurring)

116  Paragraph 70(5)(c)

117  Subsections 98(2), 102(6) and 103(3) (including the notes) (wherever occurring)

118  Subsection 103(4)

119  Subsection 350A(5) (including the note) (wherever occurring)

120  Subsection 367(7) (definition of engaging in conduct )

121  Subsection 384(1) (note)

122  Subsection 384(9) (definition of declared service )

123  Section 389

124  Subsection 458(6)

125  Section 483

Note:       The heading to section 483 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act ”.

126  Section 506

127  Paragraphs 564(3)(d) and (e)

128  Subsection 564(3) (notes 3 and 4)

129  Paragraphs 571(3)(d) and (e)

130  Subsection 571(3) (notes 3 and 4)

131  Subsection 589(6) (paragraph (b) of the definition of this Act )

132  Subclause 17(3) of Schedule 1

133  Clause 45 of Schedule 1 (definition of active declared service )

134  Clause 45 of Schedule 1 (definition of eligible service )

135  Subclause 47(3) of Schedule 1

136  Clause 50 of Schedule 1 (definition of eligible service )

137  Subclauses 50A(2) and (4) of Schedule 1

138  Subclause 27(6) of Schedule 3

Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999

139  Subsection 158C(3)

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

140  Paragraphs 5D(5B)(a), (b), (c) and (d)

Trade Marks Act 1995

141  Section 6 (definition of Commission )

Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010

142  Subparagraphs 36(2)(a)(iv) and 81(2)(a)(i) and (ii)

Note:       This item does not commence at all if section 3 of the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 does not commence. (See table item 6 in subsection 2(1) of this Act.)

Water Act 2007

143  Paragraphs 100A(b) and 100D(b)

Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008

144  Section 5 (definition of access undertaking )

145  Section 5 (definition of port terminal service )

146  Subparagraph 24(1)(d)(i)

147  Paragraph 24(2)(c)

148  Subparagraph 24(2)(d)(i)

149  Paragraph 24(3)(a)



 

Part 2 Other amendments

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

150  After paragraph 2(f) of Schedule 3

Insert:

                    (fa)  an Act of a State, the Australian Capital Territory or the Northern Territory that applies Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 as a law of the State or Territory;

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1994

151  Subsection 7(3)

Omit “section 65F of the Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “section 122 of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 , as that section applies as a law of the Commonwealth”.

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992

152  Subsection 69H(3)

Omit “section 75AL of the Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “section 148 of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 , as that section applies as a law of the Commonwealth”.

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994

153  Section 106

Omit “Section 65R of the Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “Section 128 of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 , as that section applies as a law of the Commonwealth,”.

Note:       The heading to section 106 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act ”.

Airports Act 1996

154  Division 7 of Part 7 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 7 Part supplements the Competition and Consumer Act 2010

155  Division 8 of Part 8 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 8 Part supplements the Competition and Consumer Act 2010

156  Division 2 of Part 13 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 2 Application of the access regime in Part IIIA of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006

157  Section 5 (definition of credit card )

Omit “section 63A of the Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

158  Section 5 (definition of debit card )

Omit “section 63A of the Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

Banking Act 1959

159  Subdivision G of Division 2AA of Part II (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Subdivision G Exceptions to Part IV of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010

Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1991

160  Section 18

Omit “Division 2 of Part V of the Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “Division 1 of Part 3-2 of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 , as that Division applies as a law of the Commonwealth,”.

Note:       The heading to section 18 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ”.

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976

161  Section 33ZH

Repeal the section, substitute:

33ZH   Special provision relating to claims under Part VI of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 etc.

             (1)  For the purposes of the following provisions, a group member in a representative proceeding is to be taken to be a party to the proceeding:

                     (a)  subsection 87(1) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ;

                     (b)  subsection 238(1) of Schedule 2 to that Act, as that subsection applies as a law of the Commonwealth.

             (2)  An application by a representative party in a representative proceeding under:

                     (a)  subsection 87(1A) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 ; or

                     (b)  subsection 237(1) of Schedule 2 to that Act, as that subsection applies as a law of the Commonwealth;

is to be taken to be an application by the representative party and all the group members.

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991

162  Paragraph 13(1)(j)

Omit “Division 1A of Part V of the Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “Part 3-3 of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 , as that Part applies as a law of the Commonwealth”.

163  Paragraph 13(1)(j)

Omit “that Division”, substitute “that Part”.

Insurance Act 1973

164  Division 5 of Part VC (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 5 Exceptions to Part IV of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010

Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 1987

165  Paragraph 10(b)

Omit “Part IVA or Division 1 or 1A of Part V of the Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “Part 2-2, 3-1, 3-3 or 3-4 of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 , as that Part applies as a law of the Commonwealth”.

Note:       The heading to section 10 is altered by omitting “ Division 1 or 1A of Part V of the Trade Practices Act ” and substituting “ the Australian Consumer Law ”.

Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989

166  Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

Australian Consumer Law means Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 as applied under Subdivision A of Division 2 of Part XI of that Act.

167  Section 41

Omit “For the purpose of sections 65C (other than subsection 65C(8)) and 65F of the Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “For the purpose of sections 106 and 122 (other than subsection 106(7)) of the Australian Consumer Law”.

Note:       The heading to section 41 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act ” and substituting “ the Australian Consumer Law ”.

168  Section 41

Omit “prescribed consumer product safety standard”, substitute “safety standard (within the meaning of the Australian Consumer Law)”.

National Transmission Network Sale Act 1998

169  Section 3 (definition of access seeker )

Omit “Trade Practices Act”, substitute “Competition and Consumer Act”.

170  Section 3

Insert:

Competition and Consumer Act means the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 .

171  Section 3 (paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition of telecommunications access regime )

Omit “Trade Practices Act”, substitute “Competition and Consumer Act”.

172  Section 3 (definition of Trade Practices Act )

Repeal the definition.

173  Paragraphs 13(2)(a) and (c)

Omit “Trade Practices Act”, substitute “Competition and Consumer Act”.

174  Subsections 16(1), (2), (3) and (4) and 17(1), (2) and (3)

Omit “Trade Practices Act”, substitute “Competition and Consumer Act”.

175  Section 25

Omit “Trade Practices Act”, substitute “Competition and Consumer Act”.

Note:       The heading to section 25 is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act ” and substituting “ Competition and Consumer Act ”.

Olympic Insignia Protection Act 1987

176  Subsection 2(1)

Insert:

Australian Consumer Law means Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 as applied under Subdivision A of Division 2 of Part XI of that Act.

177  Subsection 9A(1)

Omit “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “Australian Consumer Law”.

Note:       The heading to section 9A is altered by omitting “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ” and substituting “ Australian Consumer Law ”.

178  Subsection 9A(1)

Omit “section 52 of that Act”, substitute “section 18 of the Australian Consumer Law”.

179  Paragraph 9A(1)(a)

Omit “paragraph 53(c) of that Act”, substitute “paragraph 29(1)(g) of the Australian Consumer Law”.

180  Paragraph 9A(1)(b)

Omit “paragraph 53(d) of that Act”, substitute “paragraph 29(1)(h) of the Australian Consumer Law”.

181  Subsection 9A(2)

Omit “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “Australian Consumer Law”.

182  Subsection 9A(2)

Omit “that Act”, substitute “the Australian Consumer Law”.

183  Subsection 48(2)

Omit “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “Australian Consumer Law”.

184  Subsection 48(2)

Omit “section 52 of that Act”, substitute “section 18 of the Australian Consumer Law”.

185  Paragraph 48(2)(a)

Omit “paragraph 53(c) of that Act”, substitute “paragraph 29(1)(g) of the Australian Consumer Law”.

186  Paragraph 48(2)(b)

Omit “paragraph 53(d) of that Act”, substitute “paragraph 29(1)(h) of the Australian Consumer Law”.

187  Subsection 48(4)

Omit “ Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “Australian Consumer Law”.

188  Subsection 48(4)

Omit “that Act”, substitute “the Australian Consumer Law”.

Radiocommunications Act 1992

189  Subdivision D of Division 1 of Part 3.2 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Subdivision D Rules about section 50 and related provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act

Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008

190  Section 5

Insert:

Australian Consumer Law means Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 as applied under Subdivision A of Division 2 of Part XI of that Act.

191  Subparagraphs 13(1)(c)(x) and 19(1)(c)(x)

Omit “or section 76 of the Trade Practices Act 1974 ”, substitute “, section 76 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 or section 224 of the Australian Consumer Law”.