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Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

(Infrastructure and Regional Development)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend maritime legislation, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments commencing 28 days after Royal Assent      3

Part 1—Amendment of the Navigation Act 2012                                          3

Navigation Act 2012                                                                                                    3

Part 2—Amendment of the Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Act 1981 and the Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008 4

Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Act 1981                                                     4

Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008            4

Part 3—Amendment of the Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983          6

Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983               6

Part 4—Transitional provisions                                                                                 7

Schedule 2—Other amendments                                                                                    8

Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983               8

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend maritime legislation, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Maritime Legislation Amendment Act 2015 .

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.  Schedule 1

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

 

3.  Schedule 2

The later of:

(a) the 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 March 2016.

 

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.