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Water Amendment Bill 2008

2008

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water Amendment Bill 2008

 

No.      , 2008

 

(Climate Change and Water)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Water Act 2007 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments based on referrals of power                                 3

Water Act 2007                                                                                                             3

Schedule 2—Other amendments                                                                                263

Part 1—Repeal                                                                                                               263

Murray-Darling Basin Act 1993                                                                            263

Part 2—Amendments                                                                                                 264

Legislative Instruments Act 2003                                                                          264

Trade Practices Act 1974                                                                                        264

Water Act 2007                                                                                                         264

Schedule 3—Transitional provisions                                                                       299

Part 1—Staff                                                                                                                  299

Part 2—Appointments etc.                                                                                      301

Part 3—Miscellaneous                                                                                               303

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Water Act 2007 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Water Amendment Act 2008 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

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

Immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 3.

 

3.  Schedule 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the first day after the end of that period.

 

4.  Schedule 3

Immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 3.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of 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 contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

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.