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Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Amendment (Scheme Enhancements) Bill 2012

2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Amendment (Scheme Enhancements) Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Registration of WELS products                                                       3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     3

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005                                            3

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                                 6

Schedule 2—Improving compliance                                                                            9

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     9

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005                                            9

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                               25

Schedule 3—Other amendments                                                                                  26

Part 1—Administrative improvements                                                                26

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005                                          26

Part 2—Removal of voluntary registrations                                                     31

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005                                          31

Part 3—Application and transitional provisions                                             32

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Amendment (Scheme Enhancements) 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.  Schedule 1

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.

 

3.  Schedule 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 3, Part 1

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 3, Part 2

1 November 2013.

1 November 2013

6.  Schedule 3, Part 3

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.