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Public Interest Disclosure (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2013

2010-2011-2012-2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Interest Disclosure (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential matters arising from the enactment of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 4

Australian Law Reform Commission Act 1996                                                       4

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986                                    4

Ombudsman Act 1976                                                                                                  5

Parliamentary Service Act 1999                                                                                9

Public Service Act 1999                                                                                            10

Schedule 2—Transitional provisions                                                                         11

 



A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential matters arising from the enactment of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Public Interest Disclosure (Consequential Amendments) Act 2013 .

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, item 1

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Public Service Amendment Act 2013 ; and

(b) the commencement of section 3 of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

3.  Schedule 1, items 2 to 17

At the same time as section 3 of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 commences.

 

4.  Schedule 1, items 18 to 21

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of Parts 1 to 11 of Schedule 1 to the Parliamentary Service Amendment Act 2013 ; and

(b) the commencement of section 3 of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

5.  Schedule 1, items 22 to 25

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Public Service Amendment Act 2013 ; and

(b) the commencement of section 3 of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

6.  Schedule 2

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Public Service Amendment Act 2013 ; and

(b) the commencement of section 3 of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

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.