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Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2014) Bill 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2014) Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Prime Minister)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to repeal certain Acts and provisions of Acts and to make various amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 4

Schedule 1—Agriculture                                                                                                     5

Part 1—Abolition of Fishing Industry Policy Council                                  5

Fisheries Administration Act 1991                                                                           5

Part 2—Obsolete farm support programs                                                             7

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                                 7

Rural Adjustment Act 1992                                                                                         7

Division 2—Other amendments                                                                                 8

Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997                                                        8

Part 3—Other amendments                                                                                       10

Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997                                             10

Schedule 2—Communications                                                                                       11

Part 1—Re-transmission of programs                                                                  11

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              11

Part 2—Amendments relating to consultation requirements                    12

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              12

Interactive Gambling Act 2001                                                                                12

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                              13

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                 13

Part 3—Amendments relating to publication requirements                      14

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         14

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              14

Division 2—Application provisions                                                                         15

Schedule 3—Environment                                                                                               16

Part 1—Abolition of the Product Stewardship Advisory Group          16

Product Stewardship Act 2011                                                                                16

Part 2—Abolition of the Oil Stewardship Advisory Council                  17

Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000                                                                       17

Part 3—Fuel quality standards amendments                                                    18

Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000                                                                            18

Part 4—Hazardous waste amendments                                                              22

Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1989                    22

Schedule 4—Immigration and Border Protection                                            26

Part 1—Repeals of Acts                                                                                             26

Customs (Tariff Concession System Validations) Act 1999                               26

Part 2—Saving provisions                                                                                          27

Schedule 5—Industry                                                                                                         28

Part 1—Repeals of Acts                                                                                             28

Patents Amendment (Patent Cooperation Treaty) Act 1979                              28

Skilling Australia’s Workforce Act 2005                                                               28

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                       29

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           29

Schedule 6—Prime Minister                                                                                           30

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Act 2005     30

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995              30

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012                                         31

Schedule 7—Social Services                                                                                            33

Part 1—Repeals of Acts                                                                                             33

Home and Community Care Act 1985                                                                    33

Part 2—Approved provider obligations                                                              34

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                   34

Part 3—Use or disclosure of personal information                                       35

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            35

Part 4—Removal of spent social security payments                                     36

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                               36

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           36

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            47

Division 2—Other amendments                                                                               49

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                             49

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             49

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             53

Division 3—Saving provisions                                                                                  54

Part 5—Removal of spent family assistance payments                               56

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                               56

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 56

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                  56

Division 2—Other amendments                                                                               58

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             58

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           59

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            60

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             60

Division 3—Saving provisions                                                                                  60

Schedule 8—Treasury                                                                                                        63

Part 1—Repeals of Acts                                                                                             63

Division 1—Repeals                                                                                                   63

Papua and New Guinea Loan (International Bank) Act 1970                          63

Termination Payments Tax (Assessment and Collection) Act 1997                  63

Termination Payments Tax Imposition Act 1997                                                  63

Division 2—Amendments consequential on repeal of Termination Payments Tax legislation         63

First Home Saver Accounts Act 2008                                                                     63

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                             64

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             64

Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997                                                                  65

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993                                               65

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                          66

Taxation (Interest on Overpayments and Early Payments) Act 1983               66

Division 3—Savings provisions relating to repeal of Termination Payments Tax legislation             66

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                       69

Insurance Act 1973                                                                                                    69

Schedule 9—Veterans’ Affairs                                                                                     70

Part 1—Removal of spent veterans’ affairs payments                                70

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                               70

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             70

Division 2—Other amendments                                                                               71

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             71

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           71

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            71

Division 3—Saving provisions                                                                                  72

Part 2—Removal of spent military rehabilitation and compensation payments   74

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                               74

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                        74

Division 2—Other amendments                                                                               74

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             74

Division 3—Saving provisions                                                                                  75

 



A Bill for an Act to repeal certain Acts and provisions of Acts and to make various amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2014) Act 2014 .

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

Provisions

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 to 6

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 7, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 7, Part 2

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 7, Part 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 7, items 9 to 130

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedule 7, item 131

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 6; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of items 5 to 7 of Schedule 5 to the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 4) Act 2014 .

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

 

8.  Schedule 7, items 132 to 145

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

9.  Schedule 7, item 146

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 6; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of item 11 of Schedule 5 to the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 4) Act 2014 .

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

 

10.  Schedule 7, items 147 to 181

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

11.  Schedule 7, item 182

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 10; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of item 189 of Schedule 1 to the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 6) Act 2014 .

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

 

12.  Schedule 7, items 183 to 214

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

13.  Schedules 8 and 9

The day after 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   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.