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National Transport Commission (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Transport Commission (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2003

 

No. 82, 2003

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to repeal the National Road Transport Commission Act 1991 , to deal with consequential and transitional matters arising from the repeal of that Act and the enactment of the National Transport Commission Act 2003 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 2

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

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

Schedule 1—Amendments and repeal                                                                          4

National Environment Protection Council Act 1994                                            4

National Road Transport Commission Act 1991                                                   4

Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1993                   4

Schedule 2—Transitional matters                                                                                  5

 



 

 

National Transport Commission (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2003

No. 82, 2003

 

 

 

An Act to repeal the National Road Transport Commission Act 1991 , to deal with consequential and transitional matters arising from the repeal of that Act and the enactment of the National Transport Commission Act 2003 , and for related purposes

[ Assented to 6 September 2003 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the National Transport Commission (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2003 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, on the day or at the time specified in column 2 of the table.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

 

2.  Schedule 1, items 1 and 2

At the same time as section 3 of the National Transport Commission Act 2003 commences

 

3.  Schedule 1, item 3

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

 

4.  Schedule 1, items 4 to 8

At the same time as section 3 of the National Transport Commission Act 2003 commences

 

5.  Schedule 2

At the same time as section 3 of the National Transport Commission Act 2003 commences

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table is for additional information that is not part of this Act. This information may be included in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   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.



 

Schedule 1 Amendments and repeal

   

National Environment Protection Council Act 1994

1  Paragraph 14(2)(a)

Omit “Road”.

2  Paragraph 14(2)(b)

Omit “ National Road Transport Commission Act 1991 ”, substitute “ National Transport Commission Act 2003 ”.

National Road Transport Commission Act 1991

3  Section 46

Repeal the section.

4  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1993

5  Subsection 3A(3)

Omit “Road”.

6  Subclause 5(2) of Part 4 of the Schedule (definition of most recent annual report )

Omit “Road”.

7  Paragraph 5(4)(a) of Part 4 of the Schedule

Omit “Road” (second occurring).

8  Subclause 5(5) of Part 4 of the Schedule

Omit “Road”.



 

Schedule 2 Transitional matters

   

1  Transfer of assets and liabilities

On the commencement of sections 3 to 52 of the National Transport Commission Act 2003 , the assets and liabilities of the National Road Transport Commission become the assets and liabilities of the National Transport Commission.

2  Annual report for the financial year in which this item commenced

To avoid doubt, the obligations imposed on the members of the Commission by:

                     (a)  section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ; and

                     (b)  section 38 of the National Transport Commission Act 2003 ;

to prepare an annual report on the Commission for the financial year in which this item commenced extend, in relation to the operations of the National Road Transport Commission, to so much of the financial year as occurred before this item commenced.

3  Road transport reform legislation unaffected

After the commencement of this item, references in:

                     (a)  the Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Act 1995 ; or

                     (b)  the Road Transport Reform (Heavy Vehicles Registration) Act 1997 ; or

                     (c)  the Road Transport Reform (Vehicles and Traffic) Act 1993 ;

to the National Road Transport Commission Act 1991 are taken to be references to that Act as in force immediately before the commencement of this item.

 

 

[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 4 June 2003

Senate on 14 August 2003 ]

(85/03)