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Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

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1998-1999-2000-2001

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2000

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, page 10 (after line 29), after item 28, insert:

28A  Transitional—acts or omissions that happen before Royal Assent

(1)       For the purposes of this item, the transitional period is the period:

                     (a)  beginning at the commencement of this item; and

                     (b)  ending immediately before the day on which this Act received the Royal Assent.

(2)       This Part does not have the effect of making a person liable to prosecution for an offence constituted by an act or omission that happens during the transitional period.

(3)       Paragraph 108(2)(b) of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967 does not apply to a failure to remove property during the transitional period in accordance with a direction under section 107 of that Act.

(4)       Paragraphs 113(2)(b) and (3)(b) of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967 do not apply in relation to the doing of any thing required to be done during the transitional period by a direction under section 107 of that Act.

[Item 28A of Schedule 1—Transitional—acts or omissions that happen before Royal Assent]