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Territories Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

2013-2014-2015-2016

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Territories Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

 

No.      , 2016

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to Territories, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—New Zealand citizens residing on Norfolk Island                  3

Norfolk Island Legislation Amendment Act 2015                                                  3

Schedule 2—Claims for assistance made by Norfolk Island residents before 1 July 2016            4

Norfolk Island Legislation Amendment Act 2015                                                  4

Schedule 3—Child support for Indian Ocean Territory residents           6

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     6

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989                                                                       6

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988                                        6

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                                 7

Schedule 4—Norfolk Island electoral arrangements                                         9

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     9

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                          9

Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984                                                     17

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                               18

Schedule 5—Application of Acts to Norfolk Island                                         24

Part 1—General amendments                                                                                  24

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         24

Acts Interpretation Act 1901                                                                                    24

Norfolk Island Act 1979                                                                                            24

Division 2—Transitional provisions                                                                        24

Part 2—Specific amendments                                                                                  27

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1994                                               27

Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988                                 27

Australian National Preventive Health Agency Act 2010                                  27

Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989                                                              27

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001                           28

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                 28

Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act 1997                                                                  28

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              29

Broadcasting Services (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992          29

Business Names Registration Act 2011                                                                  29

Competition and Consumer Act 2010                                                                    30

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                    30

Cross-Border Insolvency Act 2008                                                                          30

Customs Licensing Charges Act 1997                                                                    31

Customs Securities (Penalties) Act 1981                                                               31

Customs Tariff Act 1995                                                                                            31

Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Act 1975                                                              31

Customs Undertakings (Penalties) Act 1981                                                         32

Do Not Call Register Act 2006                                                                                32

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000                                           32

Equal Employment Opportunity (Commonwealth Authorities) Act 1987       33

Excise Act 1901                                                                                                           33

Export Control Act 1982                                                                                           33

Fair Entitlements Guarantee Act 2012                                                                  34

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                    34

Federal Proceedings (Costs) Act 1981                                                                   36

Gene Technology Act 2000                                                                                       36

Health Insurance Commission (Reform and Separation of Functions) Act 1997                36

Hearing Services and AGHS Reform Act 1997                                                     36

Imported Food Charges (Collection) Act 2015                                                    37

Imported Food Charges (Imposition—Customs) Act 2015                                 37

Imported Food Charges (Imposition—Excise) Act 2015                                    37

Imported Food Charges (Imposition—General) Act 2015                                 37

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                            37

Import Processing Charges Act 2001                                                                     37

Independent Contractors Act 2006                                                                         38

Industry Research and Development Act 1986                                                     38

Insurance Contracts Act 1984                                                                                 39

Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989                                                                         39

National Land Transport Act 2014                                                                         39

Passenger Movement Charge Collection Act 1978                                             40

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994                                                                             40

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986                                            40

Public Order (Protection of Persons and Property) Act 1971                           41

Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012                                                                      41

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                 42

Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997                                42

Telecommunications (Industry Levy) Act 2012                                                     42

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                  43

Telecommunications (Numbering Charges) Act 1997                                         43

Telecommunications (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1991             43

Telecommunications (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1997             44

Tradex Duty Imposition (Customs) Act 1999                                                         44

Tradex Duty Imposition (Excise) Act 1999                                                            44

Tradex Duty Imposition (General) Act 1999                                                         44

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005                                          45

Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012                                                                    45

Schedule 6—Nature of Norfolk Island Regional Council                            46

Norfolk Island Legislation Amendment Act 2015                                                46

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to Territories, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Territories Legislation 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.  Schedules 1 and 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 3, Part 1

Immediately after the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Norfolk Island Legislation Amendment Act 2015 .

1 July 2016

4.  Schedule 3, Part 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 4, Part 1

At the same time as Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Norfolk Island Legislation Amendment Act 2015 commences.

1 July 2016

6.  Schedule 4, Part 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedule 5

1 July 2016.

1 July 2016

8.  Schedule 6

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.