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Statute Update (Winter 2017) Bill 2017

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Statute Update (Winter 2017) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to make various technical and minor amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, to repeal certain obsolete Acts, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments of principal Acts                                                          3

Part 1—General amendments                                                                                    3

Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Act 1980                                           3

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005                              3

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                                3

Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Act 1905                                                               3

Compensation (Japanese Internment) Act 2001                                                     4

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                            4

Dairy Produce Act 1986                                                                                              4

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                      4

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                        5

Legislation Act 2003                                                                                                    5

Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976                                 5

My Health Records Act 2012                                                                                      5

Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989                                    6

Radio Licence Fees Act 1964                                                                                     6

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                    6

Television Licence Fees Act 1964                                                                             6

Work Health and Safety Act 2011                                                                             7

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                         8

Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1991                                                                         8

Schedule 2—Amendments consequential on the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Act 2015                                                                                                                               9

Australian River Co. Limited Act 2015                                                                    9

Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Act 2015        9

Biosecurity Act 2015                                                                                                    9

Biosecurity (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2015              10

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             10

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    11

Schedule 3—Repeals of spent and obsolete provisions                                  12

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                        12

Medibank Private Sale Act 2006                                                                             12

Plant Health Australia (Plant Industries) Funding Act 2002                            12

Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002                              12

Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992                                                          13

Schedule 4—Repeals of spent Acts                                                                             15

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Township Leasing) Act 2007                 15

Governor-General Amendment Act 2003                                                               15

Stevedoring Industry Act 1961                                                                                15

Stevedoring Industry (Temporary Provisions) Act 1968                                     15

 

 



A Bill for an Act to make various technical and minor amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, to repeal certain obsolete Acts, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Statute Update (Winter 2017) Act 2017 .

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, Part 1

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

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

At the same time as the Australian Border Force Act 2015 commenced.

1 July 2015

4.  Schedules 2 to 4

The 28th 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.