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Jurisdiction of Courts Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

1998-1999-2000-2001

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jurisdiction of Courts Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

 

No.      , 2001

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the jurisdiction of courts, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to appeals from the Supreme Court of a Territory      3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                       3

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                                        3

Judiciary Act 1903                                                                                                       3

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                                      5

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to the Federal Court of Australia      7

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                       7

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                                        7

Part 2—Application of amendments                                                                         16

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the jurisdiction of courts, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Jurisdiction of Courts 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)  Schedule 1 commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (3)  Subject to subsection (4), Schedule 2 commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (4)  If Schedule 2 does not commence under subsection (3) within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

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.