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Inspector-General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports Bill 2018

2016-2017-2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Inspector-General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports Bill 2018

 

No.      , 2018

 

(Mr Fitzgibbon)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to provide for the appointment of an Inspector-General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3

4............ Objects of this Act.............................................................................. 3

5............ Simplified outline of this Act.............................................................. 3

6............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

7............ Act binds the Crown........................................................................... 4

Part 2—Inspector-General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports              5

8............ Inspector-General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports......... 5

9............ Term of office..................................................................................... 5

10.......... Remuneration...................................................................................... 5

11.......... Leave of absence for full-time Inspector-General................................ 6

12.......... Engaging in other paid employment.................................................... 6

13.......... Other terms and conditions................................................................. 6

14.......... Resignation......................................................................................... 7

15.......... Termination of appointment................................................................ 7

16.......... Disclosure of interests......................................................................... 8

17.......... Acting appointments........................................................................... 8

Part 3—Reviews by the Inspector-General                                                             9

18.......... Inspector-General may review operation of legislation relating to the export of live animals   9

19.......... Inspector-General may require information etc. for review............... 10

20.......... Civil penalty provision for false or misleading information.............. 11

21.......... Civil penalty provision for false or misleading documents................ 12

Part 4—Miscellaneous                                                                                                        13

22.......... Civil penalty provisions.................................................................... 13

23.......... Immunity from legal action............................................................... 13

24.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 14

Schedule 1—Amendments contingent on the commencement of the Export Control Act 2018   15

Inspector-General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports Act 2018      15

 



A Bill for an Act to provide for the appointment of an Inspector-General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: