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Australian Hearing Services Reform Bill 1998

1996-97-98

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Hearing Services Reform Bill 1998

 

No.      , 1998

 

(Health and Family Services)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to repeal the Australian Hearing Services Act 1991 , and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                               

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

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

3............ Transfer time......................................................................................

4............ Crown to be bound.............................................................................

5............ External Territories.............................................................................

6............ Extra-territorial operation...................................................................

Part 2—Transfer of assets and liabilities of Australian Hearing Services Authority                     

Division 1—Preliminary                                                                                              

7............ Definitions..........................................................................................

8............ Nominated company..........................................................................

Division 2—Transfer of assets and liabilities of the Authority              

9............ Liabilities that are to be transferred to the Commonwealth...............

10.......... Transfer of assets and liabilities to the nominated company.............

11.......... Pending proceedings...........................................................................

12.......... Exemption from stamp duty and other taxes.....................................

13.......... Registration of transfers of land.........................................................

14.......... Effect of instruments that refer to the Authority..............................

Division 3—Transfer of staff                                                                                     

15.......... Transfer of employees.......................................................................

16.......... Accrued benefits.................................................................................

17.......... Continuity of service..........................................................................

18.......... Preservation of rights under Part IV of the Public Service Act..........

19.......... Termination payments.......................................................................

Division 4—Miscellaneous                                                                                       

20.......... Exemption of nominated company from State and Territory taxes...

21.......... Nominated company not to be an agency of the Commonwealth etc.

22.......... Compensation for acquisition of property......................................

Part 3—Amendments                                                                                                          

23.......... Schedule(s).......................................................................................

Part 4—Miscellaneous                                                                                                      

24.......... Application of Legislative Instruments Act.....................................

25.......... Regulations.......................................................................................

Schedule 1—Amendments and repeals                                                                    

Australian Hearing Services Act 1991                                                                  

Hearing Services Administration Act 1997                                                         

 



A Bill for an Act to repeal the Australian Hearing Services Act 1991, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: