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International Maritime Conventions Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

 

 

 

 

International Maritime Conventions Legislation Amendment Act 2001

 

No. 149, 2001



 

 

 

 

International Maritime Conventions Legislation Amendment Act 2001

 

No. 149, 2001

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend various Acts relating to international maritime conventions, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Limitation of liability for maritime claims                                     3

Admiralty Act 1988                                                                                                      3

Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims Act 1989                                           3

Navigation Act 1912                                                                                                    7

Schedule 2—Taking of measures to protect the sea from pollution by substances discharged from ships                                                                                                                               7

Protection of the Sea (Powers of Intervention) Act 1981                                     7

Schedule 3—Prevention of pollution from ships                                                     7

Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983               7

Schedule 4—Protection of submarine cables and pipelines                             7

Submarine Cables and Pipelines Protection Act 1963                                         7

 



International Maritime Conventions Legislation Amendment Act 2001

No. 149, 2001

 

 

 

An Act to amend various Acts relating to international maritime conventions, and for related purposes

[ Assented to 1 October 2001 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the International Maritime Conventions Legislation Amendment Act 2001 .

2   Commencement

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

             (2)  Subject to subsection (3), Schedule 1 commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (3)  If Schedule 1 does not commence under subsection (2) within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which the 1996 Protocol to Amend the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976 comes into force for Australia, that Schedule commences on the first day after the end of that period.

             (4)  If Division 2 of Part IIIB of the Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 has not commenced before the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, items 92 to 105 of Schedule 3 commence on the day on which that Division commences, immediately after the commencement of that Division.

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.