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Civil Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Civil Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

 

 

 

 

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—Bankruptcy                                                                                                    3

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                   3

Schedule 2—International arbitration                                                                       7

International Arbitration Act 1974                                                                          7

Schedule 3—Family law                                                                                                      8

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                   8

Schedule 4—Court security                                                                                              9

Court Security Act 2013                                                                                              9

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                 11

Schedule 5—Evidence                                                                                                        13

Part 1—Privilege in respect of self-incrimination                                          13

Evidence Act 1995                                                                                                      13

Part 2—Application to the Australian Capital Territory                             14

Evidence Act 1995                                                                                                      14

Part 3—Differences from Evidence Acts of other jurisdictions            16

Evidence Act 1995                                                                                                      16

Part 4—Other amendments                                                                                       20

Evidence Act 1995                                                                                                      20

Part 5—Application of amendments                                                                    21

Schedule 6—Protection of movable cultural heritage                                     22

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986                                            22

Schedule 7—National Library material                                                                  23

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                    23

 



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 Legislation Amendment Act 2014 .

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.  Schedules 1 to 6

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 7

The day after the end of the period of 6 months beginning on the day 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.