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Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Bill 2001

 

 

 

 

Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001

 

No. 141, 2001



 

 

 

 

Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001

 

No. 141, 2001

 

 

 

 

An Act relating to the application of the Criminal Code to certain offences, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

4............ Application of amendments............................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of Acts                                                                                    3

Part 1—Amendments relating to the Criminal Code                                            3

Approved Defence Projects Protection Act 1947                                                   3

Control of Naval Waters Act 1918                                                                            4

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                          4

Defence Force Discipline Act 1982                                                                         15

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973                                    68

Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Act 1948                                                       70

Defence (Special Undertakings) Act 1952                                                            71

Military Superannuation and Benefits Act 1991                                                 75

Naval Defence Act 1910                                                                                            76

Weapons of Mass Destruction (Prevention of Proliferation) Act 1995            77

Part 2—Technical amendment                                                                                    78

Defence Force Discipline Act 1982                                                                         78

 



Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001

No. 141, 2001

 

 

 

An Act relating to the application of the Criminal Code to certain offences, and for other purposes

[ Assented to 1 October 2001 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Part 1 of Schedule 1 commences on the later of:

                     (a)  the day on which Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code commences; and

                     (b)  the day after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (3)  Part 2 of Schedule 1 is taken to have commenced immediately after the commencement of item 35 of Schedule 2 to the Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of the Reserves and Modernisation) Act 2001 .

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   Application of amendments

             (1)  Each amendment made by this Act applies to acts and omissions that take place after the amendment commences.

             (2)  For the purposes of this section, if an act or omission is alleged to have taken place between 2 dates, one before and one on or after the day on which a particular amendment commences, the act or omission is alleged to have taken place before the amendment commences.