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Mutual Recognition Amendment Bill 2021

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2019-2020-2021

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Mutual Recognition Amendment Bill 2021

 

 

(1)     Clause 2, page 2 (table), omit the table, substitute:

 

Commencement information

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Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 12 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

 

[commencement]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 3, page 4 (line 21), omit “1 July 2021”, substitute “the day this definition commences”.

[definition of commencement day]

(3)     Schedule 1, item 3, page 4 (line 22), omit “1 July 2021”, substitute “the day this definition commences”.

[definition of commencement day]

(4)     Schedule 1, item 9, page 5 (after line 28), after the definition of mutual recognition principle , insert:

mutual recognition matters has the same meaning as in the Mutual Recognition (New South Wales) Act 1992 (NSW).

[meaning of pre-adoption State]

(5)     Schedule 1, item 11, page 6 (lines 3 to 11), omit the definition of pre-adoption State , substitute:

pre-adoption State means a State (other than a Territory) that is a participating jurisdiction, but which has not done either of the following:

                     (a)  before the enactment of the Mutual Recognition Amendment Act 2021 , referred the mutual recognition matters to the Parliament of the Commonwealth to the extent of the making of laws with respect to those matters by making express amendments to this Act;

                     (b)  adopted this Act, as amended by the Mutual Recognition Amendment Act 2021 .

[meaning of pre-adoption State]

(6)     Schedule 1, item 16, page 8 (lines 1 to 12), omit subsection 5(4), substitute:

Definition of participating jurisdiction

             (4)  A participating jurisdiction is:

                     (a)  a State (other than a Territory) for which there is in force an Act of its Parliament that, for the purposes of paragraph 51(xxxvii) of the Commonwealth Constitution:

                              (i)  refers to the Parliament of the Commonwealth the power to enact this Act as originally enacted; or

                             (ii)  adopts this Act as originally enacted, whether with or without subsequent amendments; or

                     (b)  a Territory (being the Australian Capital Territory or the Northern Territory) for which there is in force an Act of its legislature that:

                              (i)  requests the Parliament of the Commonwealth to enact this Act as originally enacted; or

                             (ii)  enables this Act as originally enacted, whether with or without subsequent amendments, to apply in relation to the Territory.

[meaning of participating jurisdiction]

(7)     Schedule 1, item 87, page 30 (line 29), omit “particular”.

[exempting registrations because of significant risk]

(8)     Schedule 1, item 87, page 31 (line 34), omit “States;”, substitute “States.”.

[exempting registrations temporarily]

(9)     Schedule 1, item 87, page 32 (line 1), omit “until the end of that 6 month period.”.

[exempting registrations temporarily]

(10)   Schedule 1, item 87, page 32 (lines 4 to 9), omit subsection 42T(2).

[exempting registrations temporarily]

(11)   Schedule 1, item 87, page 32 (lines 14 to 21), omit all the words from and including “earlier” to the end of subsection 42T(5), substitute “earlier a declaration under subsection (1) is repealed at the end of 12 months after this section commences”.

[exempting registrations temporarily]