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Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Act 2008

 

No. 94, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law in relation to the protection of the sea, and shipping and marine navigation levies, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments implementing the Protocol of 2003 to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1992                                                                                                                               4

Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund—Customs) Act 1993         4

Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund—Excise) Act 1993             4

Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund—General) Act 1993          5

Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Act 1993                6

Schedule 2—MARPOL amendments                                                                         18

Navigation Act 1912                                                                                                  18

Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983             18

Schedule 3—Amendments relating to shipping and marine navigation levies          22

Marine Navigation Levy Collection Act 1989                                                      22

Marine Navigation (Regulatory Functions) Levy Collection Act 1991          22

Protection of the Sea (Shipping Levy Collection) Act 1981                              22

Schedule 4—Miscellaneous                                                                                             24

Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Act 1993              24

 



 

 

Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Act 2008

No. 94, 2008

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law in relation to the protection of the sea, and shipping and marine navigation levies, and for related purposes

[ Assented to 3 October 2008 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Act 2008 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

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.

3 October 2008

2.  Schedule 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

A Proclamation must not specify a day that occurs before the day on which the Protocol of 2003 to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1992 enters into force for Australia.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which the Protocol enters into force for Australia, they commence on the first day after the end of that period.

If the provision(s) commence in this way, the Minister must announce by notice in the Gazette the day on which the Protocol enters into force for Australia.

The notice is not a legislative instrument.

 

3.  Schedule 2, items 1 and 2

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3 October 2008

4.  Schedule 2, item 3

1 January 2010.

1 January 2010

5.  Schedule 2, item 4

1 December 2008.

1 December 2008

6.  Schedule 2, items 5 and 6

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3 October 2008

7.  Schedule 3

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3 October 2008

8.  Schedule 4, item 1

Immediately after the commencement of Chapter 3 (other than Part 3.1) of the Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Act 1993 .

9 October 1996

9.  Schedule 4, item 2

Immediately after the commencement of Chapter 1 of the Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Act 1993 .

8 January 1995

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of 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 contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited 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.