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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Bill 2005

2004

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Bill 2004

 

No.      , 2004

 

(Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989 , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Abolition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, consequential amendments and transitional and saving arrangements                                 3

Part 1—Abolition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission                3

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989                             3

Part 2—Consequential amendments relating to the abolition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission                                                                                                      4

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989                             4

Part 3—Transitional and saving arrangements relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission                                                                                                                               35

Schedule 2—Amendments and transitional and saving arrangements relating to the Office of Evaluation and Audit                                                                                                      58

Part 1—Amendment relating to Office of Evaluation and Audit         58

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989                           58

Part 2—Transitional and saving arrangements relating to Office of Evaluation and Audit           66

Schedule 3—Abolition of Regional Councils, consequential amendments and transitional and saving arrangements                                                                                             70

Part 1—Abolition of Regional Councils                                                             70

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2004                                                  70

Part 2—Consequential amendments relating to abolition of Regional Councils 71

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2004                                                  71

Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976                                                 76

Part 3—Transitional and saving arrangements relating to Regional Councils       77

Schedule 4—Amendment of other Acts and transitional and saving arrangements         80

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984             80

Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976                                                 80

Aboriginal Land (Lake Condah and Framlingham Forest) Act 1987              80

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976                                      81

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989                 81

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                  83

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986                          83

National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992                               83

Native Title Act 1993                                                                                                 84

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973                                                                            93

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           93

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989 , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Act 2004.

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

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedules 1 and 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the first day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 3

The later of:

(a) 1 July 2005; and

(b) the day immediately following the day Schedules 1 and 2 to this Act commence.

 

4.  Schedule 4

At the same time as the provision(s) covered by table item 2.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act 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.