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Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services (Repeals and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services (Repeals and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to deal with matters consequential on the enactment of the Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000 , and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

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

3............ Simplified outline................................................................................ 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

5............ Crown to be bound............................................................................. 6

6............ Extra-territorial operation.................................................................... 6

7............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 6

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                                     7

Division 1—Statutory authorities’ role in transition                                    7

8............ Simplified outline................................................................................ 7

9............ Functions of statutory authorities........................................................ 7

10.......... Repeal of Division.............................................................................. 8

Division 2—Transfer day                                                                                            9

11.......... Simplified outline................................................................................ 9

12.......... Minister must determine transfer day.................................................. 9

13.......... Time of transfers............................................................................... 10

Division 3—Transfer of assets and liabilities etc.                                         11

14.......... Simplified outline.............................................................................. 11

15.......... Transfers subject to conditions.......................................................... 11

16.......... Transfer of assets and liabilities........................................................ 11

17.......... ADF Trust Amount.......................................................................... 12

18.......... Transfer of pending proceedings....................................................... 12

19.......... Exemption from taxation................................................................... 13

20.......... References in certain instruments...................................................... 13

21.......... Certificates in relation to assets......................................................... 14

22.......... Saving: levies and charges................................................................ 14

Division 4—Transfer of staff                                                                                   16

Subdivision A—Preliminary                                                                                  16

23.......... Simplified outline.............................................................................. 16

24.......... Transfer of staff................................................................................ 16

25.......... Terms and conditions of transferred employees................................ 16

26.......... Variation of terms and conditions of employment............................. 17

Subdivision B—Application of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act         18

27.......... Continued application of SRC Act.................................................... 18

28.......... Commonwealth liability to meet certain SRC Act liabilities.............. 18

29.......... SRC Act: rehabilitation provisions.................................................... 18

30.......... Premiums under the SRC Act........................................................... 19

Subdivision C—Deferred Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act benefits                 20

31.......... Saving: deferred benefits under the DFRDB Act.............................. 20

Subdivision D—Maternity leave provisions                                                       21

32.......... Maternity leave starting before transfer day...................................... 21

33.......... Maternity leave starting after transfer day......................................... 21

Subdivision E—Provisions relating to superannuation                                  22

34.......... Application of the Superannuation Act 1922 .................................... 22

35.......... Application of other Superannuation Acts........................................ 22

36.......... Application of the Superannuation Benefits (Supervisory Mechanisms) Act 1990    22

Subdivision F—Provisions relating to long service leave                              22

37.......... Long service leave for employees with less than 10 years service.... 22

38.......... Payments in lieu of long service leave for employees with less than 10 years service              23

39.......... Payments on the death of an employee.............................................. 25

40.......... Employee’s long service leave credit for the purposes of sections 37 and 38           26

41.......... Employees with at least 10 years service........................................... 26

42.......... Division not to affect post-commencement long service leave rights 27

Subdivision G—Staff with mobility rights                                                          27

43.......... Cessation of mobility rights.............................................................. 27

Division 5—Transitional period for export controls                                  28

44.......... Simplified outline.............................................................................. 28

45.......... Continuation of export controls despite repeal of AHC Act.............. 28

46.......... References to AHC and Product Board............................................ 28

47.......... Phasing out of export controls under Part V of AHC Act................ 29

Division 6—Final annual reports                                                                          30

48.......... Simplified outline.............................................................................. 30

49.......... Final annual report: Australian Horticultural Corporation................. 30

50.......... Final annual report: Australian Dried Fruits Board........................... 30

51.......... Final annual report: Horticultural Research and Development Corporation              31

Division 7—Miscellaneous                                                                                        33

52.......... Delegation of Secretary’s powers..................................................... 33

53.......... Compensation for acquisition of property......................................... 33

54.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 33

Schedule 1—Repeal of Acts                                                                                            35

Australian Horticultural Corporation Act 1987                                                  35

Horticultural Research and Development Corporation Act 1987                    35

Schedule 2—Consequential amendments                                                               36

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                           36

Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997                                                      36

Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Act 1999                                                 36

Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999                                                         38

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                           39

Schedule 3—References to Administrative Appeals Tribunal                  40

Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000 40

Schedule 4—Operation of the Privacy Act                                                            41

Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000 41

 



A Bill for an Act to deal with matters consequential on the enactment of the Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000, and for related purposes

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