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Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of the Reserves and Modernisation) Bill 2000

 

 

 

 

Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of the Reserves and Modernisation) Act 2001

 

No. 10, 2001



 

 

 

 

Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of the Reserves and Modernisation) Act 2001

 

No. 10, 2001

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to the Defence Force, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

4............ Regulations......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Calling out the Reserves                                                                        3

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                          3

Schedule 2—Structure of the Defence Force                                                           7

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                       7

Air Force Act 1923                                                                                                       7

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                          8

Defence Force Discipline Act 1982                                                                         13

Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990                                              14

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973                                    14

Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Act 1948                                                       15

Defence Forces Special Retirement Benefits Act 1960                                        16

Defence (Parliamentary Candidates) Act 1969                                                   16

Employment Services Act 1994                                                                                17

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             17

Jury Exemption Act 1965                                                                                          17

Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976                              17

Military Superannuation and Benefits Act 1991                                                 18

Naval Defence Act 1910                                                                                            18

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           20

Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992                                     22

Superannuation Act 1922                                                                                         22

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             22

Part 2—Saving and transitional provisions                                                             23

Schedule 3—Repeal of the Defence (Re-establishment) Act 1965 and consequential amendments           25

Part 1—Repeal of Act and amendments                                                                 25

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                        25

Defence (Re-establishment) Act 196 5                                                                     25

Disability Services Act 1986                                                                                    25

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                                    26

Schedule 4—Allowances and benefits to employers etc.                                 27

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                        27

 



Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of the Reserves and Modernisation) Act 2001

No. 10, 2001

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to the Defence Force, and for related purposes

[ Assented to 22 March 2001 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of the Reserves and Modernisation) Act 2001 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on the 28th day after the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  The following items of Schedule 2 commence on a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation: items 12 to 15, 19, 27 to 31, 67, 68 and 75 to 77.

             (3)  If a provision mentioned in subsection (2) does not commence under that subsection within the period of 12 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

             (4)  Schedule 3 commences at the same time as the Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001 .

             (5)  Schedule 4 commences on 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.

4   Regulations

                   The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing matters:

                     (a)  required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

                     (b)  necessary or convenient for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.