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Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003

2002

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

 

No.      , 2002

 

(Environment and Heritage)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to the environment, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to the National Heritage List and Commonwealth Heritage List   4

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                    4

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to the Director of Indigenous Heritage Protection   71

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                  71

Schedule 3—Transitional provision: places included in the Register of the National Estate        73

Schedule 4—Other amendment                                                                                    74

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                  74

 



A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to the environment, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2002 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, on the day or at the time specified in column 2 of the table.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

 

2.  Schedule 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation, subject to subsection (3)

 

3.  Schedule 2

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by item 2 of this table; and

(b) the time when section 9 of the Act that establishes the Director of Indigenous Heritage Protection commences

 

4.  Schedule 3

At the same time as the provisions covered by item 2 of this table

 

5.  Schedule 4

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

 

Note 1:       This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

Note 2:       The Director of Indigenous Heritage Protection is expected to be established by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act, which may be enacted in 2002 or a later year.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table is for additional information that is not part of this Act. This information may be included in any published version of this Act.

             (3)  If the provisions covered by item 2 of the table do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the latest of the following days:

                     (a)  the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent;

                     (b)  the day on which the Australian Heritage Council Act 2002 receives the Royal Assent;

                     (c)  the day on which the Australian Heritage Council (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2002 receives the Royal Assent;

they commence on the first day after the end of that period.

3   Schedule(s)

                   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.