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Narcotic Drugs Amendment Bill 2016

2013-2014-2015-2016

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Narcotic Drugs Amendment Bill 2016

 

No.      , 2016

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to medicinal cannabis                            3

Narcotic Drugs Act 1967                                                                                            3

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to authorisation of State and Territory agencies      95

Narcotic Drugs Act 1967                                                                                          95

Schedule 3—Transitional provisions                                                                         99

Schedule 4—Amendments relating to Schedules                                             101

Narcotic Drugs Act 1967                                                                                        101

Schedule 5—Consequential amendments                                                             153

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989                                                                                  153

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Narcotic Drugs Amendment Act 2016 .

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

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 8 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 2

The earlier of:

(a) the start of a single day to be fixed by Proclamation; and

(b) immediately before the provisions covered by table item 2.

 

4.  Schedules 3 to 5

At the same time as the provisions covered by table item 2.

 

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.