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Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to agriculture, fisheries and forestry, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

4............ Application provision—approval of places for treating goods............ 2

5............ Application provision—detaining goods............................................. 2

6............ Saving and validation of appointments................................................ 2

7............ Validation of agreements..................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Quarantine                                                                                                     4

Quarantine Act 1908                                                                                                   4

Schedule 2—Wine and brandy                                                                                     11

Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980                                          11

Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 11



A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to agriculture, fisheries and forestry, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2000 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (2)  If a provision of this Act (other than item 8 of Schedule 2) does not commence under subsection (1) within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, the provision commences on the first day after the end of that period.

             (3)  Item 8 of Schedule 2 is taken to have commenced on the day on which the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 received the Royal Assent.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Subject to section 2, each Act 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.

4   Application provision—approval of places for treating goods

                   The amendments made by items 7 and 8 of Schedule 1 apply to applications for approvals made after the commencement of this section.

5   Application provision—detaining goods

                   The amendment made by item 11 of Schedule 1 applies to goods ordered into quarantine after the commencement of this section.

6   Saving and validation of appointments

             (1)  The amendments made by items 2 and 3 of Schedule 1 do not affect the validity of an appointment made under section 9AA of the Quarantine Act 1908 before the commencement of this section.

             (2)  An appointment of a person as a quarantine officer (animals) and a quarantine officer (plants) purporting to have been made under section 9AA of the Quarantine Act 1908 before the commencement of this section is taken to have been validly made.

7   Validation of agreements

                   An agreement purporting to have been entered into under section 66B of the Quarantine Act 1908 before the commencement of this section in respect of vessels is taken to have been validly entered into.