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Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012

2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to make amendments that relate to the enactment of the Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012 and that align that Act with work health and safety laws, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Consequential amendments                                                                 4

Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990                                                     4

Schedule 2—Breaches of general safety duties                                                     5

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012             5

 



A Bill for an Act to make amendments that relate to the enactment of the Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012 and that align that Act with work health and safety laws, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law (Consequential Amendments) 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

Immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012 .

 

3.  Schedule 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

A Proclamation must not specify a day that occurs before the first day there are in force in each State laws of the State that the Minister is satisfied correspond substantially to Part 2 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 .

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on that first day, 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.

 

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.