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Reconciliation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Bill 2001

1998-1999-2000-2001

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reconciliation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Bill 2001

 

No.      , 2001

 

(Reconciliation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act relating to the application of the Criminal Code to certain offences, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

4............ Application of amendments................................................................. 2

Schedule 1—Application of the Criminal Code                                                   3

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989                             3

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Queensland Reserves and Communities Self-Management) Act 1978           5

Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976                                                   5

Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986                                       9

Aboriginal Land (Lake Condah and Framlingham Forest) Act 1987              10

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976                                      11

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989                 13

Schedule 2—Other amendments                                                                                  14

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Queensland Reserves and Communities Self-Management) Act 1978           14

Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976                                                 14

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976                                      21

 



A Bill for an Act relating to the application of the Criminal Code to certain offences, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Reconciliation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the 28th day after the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

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.

4   Application of amendments

             (1)  Each amendment made by this Act applies to acts and omissions that take place after the amendment commences.

             (2)  For the purposes of this section, if an act or omission is alleged to have taken place between 2 dates, one before and one on or after the day on which a particular amendment commences, the act or omission is alleged to have taken place before the amendment commences.