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Parliamentary Counsel and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parliamentary Counsel and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to confer additional functions on the Office of Parliamentary Counsel, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Main amendments                                                                                     3

Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970                                                                              3

Schedule 2—Other amendments                                                                                    6

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     6

Acts Publication Act 1905                                                                                          6

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                   6

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                                        7

Federal Magistrates Act 1999                                                                                   7

Judiciary Act 1903                                                                                                       7

Legislative Instruments Act 2003                                                                              7

Part 2—Transitional and saving provisions                                                       12

 



A Bill for an Act to confer additional functions on the Office of Parliamentary Counsel, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Parliamentary Counsel and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 .

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.  Schedules 1 and 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

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

 

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.