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Ombudsman Amendment (Education Ombudsman) Bill 2010

2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ombudsman Amendment (Education Ombudsman) Bill 2010

 

No.      , 2010

 

(Senator Hanson-Young)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Ombudsman Act 1976 to establish the Education Ombudsman, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Object of Act....................................................................................... 2

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to the Education Ombudsman         3

Part 1—Amendment of the Ombudsman Act 1976                                       3

Part 2—Amendment of other Acts                                                                       21

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    21

Privacy Act 1988                                                                                                        21

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Ombudsman Act 1976 to establish the Education Ombudsman, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Ombudsman Amendment (Education Ombudsman) Act 2010 .

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 this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

On the day after the end of the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of 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   Object of Act

                   The object of this Act is to safeguard the quality of and access to higher education for all students and education for overseas students in Australia by establishing the office of Education Ombudsman.

4   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.