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Age Discrimination (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2004

2002-2003

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Age Discrimination (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2003

 

No.      , 2003

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend certain Acts as a consequence of the enactment of the Age Discrimination Act 2003 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Effect of change to short title of Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act       3

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

Schedule 1—Consequential amendments                                                                 4

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986                            4

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986                                    5

Sea Installations Act 1987                                                                                          5

Workplace Relations Act 1996                                                                                  5

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to the Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Act 2003                                                                                                                               6

Age Discrimination Act 2003                                                                                     6

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                                 10

Disability Discrimination Act 1992                                                                        11

Racial Discrimination Act 1975                                                                              11

Sex Discrimination Act 1984                                                                                    12

 



A Bill for an Act to amend certain Acts as a consequence of the enactment of the Age Discrimination Act 2003 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Age Discrimination (Consequential Provisions) Act 2003 .

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 4 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

 

2.  Schedule 1, items 1 to 6

At the same time as the Age Discrimination Act 2003 commences

 

3.  Schedule 1, item 7

At the same time as the Age Discrimination Act 2003 commences, subject to subsection (3)

 

4.  Schedule 1, items 8 to 13

At the same time as the Age Discrimination Act 2003 commences

 

5.  Schedule 2, items 1 to 21

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the Age Discrimination Act 2003 ; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Act 2003

 

6.  Schedule 2, item 22

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Act 2003 , subject to subsection (4)

 

7.  Schedule 2, items 23 to 28

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the Age Discrimination Act 2003 ; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Act 2003

 

Note:          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.

             (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 item 32 of Schedule 1 to the Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Act 2003 commences before the time the Age Discrimination Act 2003 commences, item 7 of Schedule 1 to this Act does not commence at all.

             (4)  If the Age Discrimination Act 2003 does not commence before the commencement of item 21 of Schedule 1 to the Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Act 2003 , item 22 of Schedule 2 to this Act does not commence at all.

3   Effect of change to short title of Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act

                   If item 1 of Schedule 1 to the Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Act 2003 commences before the time the Age Discrimination Act 2003 commences, this Act has effect as if the amendments of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 contained in Schedule 1 to this Act were amendments of the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 .

4   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.