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Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

1998-1999-2000-2001

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As read a third time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

 

No.      , 2001

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to bankruptcy, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                  3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                       3

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                   3

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                                   54



This Bill originated in the House of Representatives; and, having this day passed, is now ready for presentation to the Senate for its concurrence.

                I.C. HARRIS

           Clerk of the House of Representatives

House of Representatives

18 September 2001

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to bankruptcy, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Act 2001 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (2)  Subject to subsection (3), if this Act does not commence under subsection (1) within the period of 6 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.

             (3)  Items 41, 61, 125 and 153 (the deferred items ) of Schedule 1 commence as follows:

                     (a)  if Parts 4 and 10 of the Administrative Review Tribunal Act 2001 have not commenced before the day that applies under subsections (1) and (2) of this section—the deferred items commence immediately after the commencement of Parts 4 and 10 of the Administrative Review Tribunal Act 2001 ;

                     (b)  otherwise—the deferred items commence immediately after the commencement of the remaining items of Schedule 1.

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.