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Racial Discrimination Law Amendment (Free Speech) Bill 2016

2016

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Racial Discrimination Law Amendment (Free Speech) Bill 2016

 

No.      , 2016

 

(Senators Leyonhjelm, Burston, Culleton, Day, Hanson, Hinch and Roberts)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Repeal of Part IIA of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975       3

Racial Discrimination Act 1975                                                                                3

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                       4

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                                   4

Racial Discrimination Act 1975                                                                                4

 

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Racial Discrimination Law Amendment (Free Speech) 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.  The whole of the Act

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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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