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Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2000
Schedule 3 Amendment of other Acts

   

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999

1  Subsection 17(1)

Omit “the 3 months”, substitute “the 2 months”.

2  Subsection 32(1) (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  25 penalty units or imprisonment for 3 months, or both.

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936

3  Paragraph 16(4)(g)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                    (fd)  Comcare, established by section 68 of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 , for purposes consistent with the functions of that body under that Act;

                     (g)  the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission, established by section 89A of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 , for purposes consistent with the functions of that body under that Act;

National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Act 1985

4  Section 3 (paragraph (b) of the definition of nominating authority )

Omit “the Confederation of Australian Industry”, substitute “the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry”.

5  Paragraphs 10(1)(c) and 21(6)(b)

Omit “the Confederation of Australian Industry”, substitute “the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry”.

6  Section 46 (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  10 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both.

7  Subsection 47(1) (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  10 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both.

8  Section 48 (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  20 penalty units or imprisonment for 1 year, or both.

9  Section 49 (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:  20 penalty units or imprisonment for 1 year, or both.

10  Subsection 62(2) (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:

                     (a)  if the offender is a natural person—10 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both; or

                     (b)  if the offender is a body corporate—50 penalty units.

11  Subsection 62(3) (penalty)

Repeal the penalty, substitute:

Penalty:

                     (a)  if the offender is a natural person—20 penalty units or imprisonment for 1 year, or both; or

                     (b)  if the offender is a body corporate—100 penalty units.

Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991

12  Subsection 67B(5)

After “each subsequent financial year”, insert “before the financial year starting on 1 July 2002”.

 

 

 

[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 7 December 2000

Senate on 24 May 2001 ]

 

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