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Civil Law and Justice (Omnibus Amendments) Bill 2015

2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Civil Law and Justice (Omnibus Amendments) Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend various Acts relating to law and justice, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975                                                             3

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                    4

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                   4

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988                                        6

Evidence Act 1995                                                                                                        7

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                   8

Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999                                                          8

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                                      10

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                           13

International Arbitration Act 1974                                                                        13

James Hardie (Investigations and Proceedings) Act 2004                                 15

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010                                                                                 15

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     15

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013                                                                       15

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            15

Student Assistance Act 1973                                                                                    16

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend various Acts relating to law and justice, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Civil Law and Justice (Omnibus Amendments) Act 2015 .

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 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.