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Marriage Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 [No. 2]

2016

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Marriage Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

 

No.      , 2016

 

(Mr Bandt, Ms McGowan and Mr Wilkie)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Marriage Act 1961                                         3

Marriage Act 1961                                                                                                       3

Schedule 2—Consequential amendments                                                                 6

Part 1—Amendment of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984                         6

Sex Discrimination Act 1984                                                                                      6

Part 2—Other consequential amendments                                                          7

 

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Marriage 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.  Schedule 1

The 14th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 2, Part 1

The 14th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 2, Part 2

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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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.