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Nuclear Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nuclear Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to implement aspects of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to nuclear terrorism                                4

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          4

Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987                                               4

Part 2—Consequential amendment                                                                       11

Extradition Act 1988                                                                                                 11

Schedule 2—Minor technical amendments                                                           12

Part 1—Amendments relating to the Legislative Instruments Act 2003                 12

Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987                                             12

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                       13

Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987                                             13

 



A Bill for an Act to implement aspects of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Nuclear Terrorism Legislation Amendment Act 2011 .

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 this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

A Proclamation must not specify a day that occurs before the day the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism, done at New York on 13 April 2005, comes into force for Australia.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 1 month beginning on the day the Convention comes into force for Australia, they commence on the day after the end of that period. If the provision(s) commence in this way, the Minister must announce by notice in the Gazette the day the provision(s) commenced. The notice is not a legislative instrument.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

At the same time as the provision(s) covered by table item 2.

However, if item 33 of Schedule 2 to the Extradition and Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation Amendment Act 2011 commences at or before that time, the provision(s) do not commence at all.

 

4.  Schedule 2

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be 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.