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National Health Security Amendment Bill 2012

2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Health Security Amendment Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Health and Ageing)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the National Health Security Act 2007 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Main amendments                                                                                     3

Part 1—Temporary handling of security-sensitive biological agents     3

National Health Security Act 2007                                                                           3

Part 2—Emergency maintenance                                                                           13

National Health Security Act 2007                                                                         13

Part 3—Compliance with standards relating to security-sensitive biological agents         17

National Health Security Act 2007                                                                         17

Part 4—Confirmatory testing                                                                                   19

National Health Security Act 2007                                                                         19

Part 5—Suspected security-sensitive biological agents                              20

National Health Security Act 2007                                                                         20

Schedule 2—Consequential amendments                                                               21

National Health Security Act 2007                                                                         21

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the National Health Security Act 2007 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the National Health Security 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.