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Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Amendment Bill 2000

 

 

 

 

Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Amendment Act 2000

 

No. 122, 2000



 

 

 

 

Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Amendment Act 2000

 

No. 122, 2000

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to civil liability for pollution damage, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Act 1981    3

Part 1—Amendments relating to insurance cover by certain ships                 3

Part 2—Amendments relating to limitation of liability                                           6

Part 3—Amendments relating to threat of discharge or disposal                     7

Part 4—Amendments relating to conversion to penalty units                            8

 



Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Amendment Act 2000

No. 122, 2000

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to civil liability for pollution damage, and for related purposes

[ Assented to 5 October 2000 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Amendment Act 2000 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Sections 1, 2 and 3 of this Act commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Parts 3 and 4 of Schedule 1 commence on the day after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (3)  The remaining provisions of this Act commence 6 months after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Subject to section 2, each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.