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Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

Schedule 2 Application of the seafarers rehabilitation and compensation levy

   

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992

1  Section 3 (definition of seafarer berth )

After “by a seafarer”, insert “to whose employment this Act applies”.

2  Section 3 (at the end of the definition of seafarer berth )

Add:

Note:          Section 19 deals with the application of this Act.

3  Subsection 20A(1)

Omit “the application of this Act”, substitute:

                   the application of:

                     (a)  this Act; and

                     (b)  the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Act 1992 ; and

                     (c)  the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992 .

4  Subsection 20A(3)

Omit “this Act (other than this section) does not apply”, substitute “those Acts (other than this section) do not apply”.

5  Transitional provision

If an exemption granted under section 20A of the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 is in force immediately before the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, it continues in force after that day as if it had been granted, under that section as amended by this Act, as an exemption from the application of:

                     (a)  that Act (as so amended); and

                     (b)  the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Act 1992 ; and

                     (c)  the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992 .