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Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Bill 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 and other Acts, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Acts, legislative instruments and notifiable instruments    3

Part 1—Definitions and key concepts                                                                   3

Legislative Instruments Act 2003                                                                              3

Part 2—Registration of Acts and instruments                                                 20

Legislative Instruments Act 2003                                                                            20

Part 3—Legislative instruments and notifiable instruments generally 46

Legislative Instruments Act 2003                                                                            46

Part 4—Repeals                                                                                                               63

Acts Citation Act 1976                                                                                              63

Acts Publication Act 1905                                                                                        63

Ordinances and Regulations (Notification) Act 1972                                        63

Part 5—Amendments of other Acts                                                                     64

Acts Interpretation Act 1901                                                                                    64

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                        69

Defence Force Discipline Act 1982                                                                        71

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973                                    71

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                 71

Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999                                                        72

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                                      73

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                             74

Health Insurance Commission (Reform and Separation of Functions) Act 1997                74

Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011                                              74

Judiciary Act 1903                                                                                                     75

Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989                                                                         75

Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970                                                                            76

Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983             76

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                              76

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                 76

Trade Marks Act 1995                                                                                               77

Part 6—References to the Legislative Instruments Act 2003                 78

Part 7—Application, savings and transitional                                                  79

Schedule 2—Machinery of government changes                                               85

Part 1—Acts Interpretation Act 1901                                                                 85

Part 2—Application and transitional                                                                    95

Schedule 3—Updating references to instruments                                             97

Part 1—Repeal of Act                                                                                                 97

Legislative Instruments (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2003         97

Part 2—Amendments of Acts                                                                                 98

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Queensland Reserves and Communities Self-management) Act 1978            98

Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986                                     98

Aboriginal Land (Lake Condah and Framlingham Forest) Act 1987              98

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983                                                 99

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989                 100

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998                     100

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                            101

Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Act 1905                                                           105

Competition and Consumer Act 2010                                                                  105

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                     106

Defence (Visiting Forces) Act 1963                                                                      107

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                107

Export Control Act 1982                                                                                         115

Fisheries Management Act 1991                                                                           115

Foreign Proceedings (Excess of Jurisdiction) Act 1984                                   116

Gene Technology Act 2000                                                                                     118

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995                                       119

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                     119

Hearing Services Administration Act 1997                                                         123

High Court of Australia Act 1979                                                                         124

Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000 124

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                          126

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989                       126

Interactive Gambling Act 2001                                                                              127

National Blood Authority Act 2003                                                                      128

National Environment Protection Measures (Implementation) Act 1998     130

National Health Act 1953                                                                                       130

National Transmission Network Sale Act 1998                                                  133

National Transport Commission Act 2003                                                          134

Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991                          134

Primary Industry Councils Act 1991                                                                    135

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                            135

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                               136

Telstra Corporation Act 1991                                                                                137

Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992                                                        137

Trade Representatives Act 1933                                                                            138

Wool Services Privatisation Act 2000                                                                  138

Part 3—Saving and transitional                                                                            139



A Bill for an Act to amend the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 and other Acts, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) 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 3

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 12 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   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.