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Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

(Infrastructure and Regional Development)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend various Acts relating to shipping, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Coastal shipping                                                                                         4

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          4

Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012                           4

Part 2—Amendments relating to civil penalties etc.                                    28

Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012                         28

Part 3—Amendments relating to seafarers                                                        32

Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012                         32

Shipping Registration Act 1981                                                                              33

Part 4—Transitional provisions                                                                               34

Schedule 2—Shipping registration                                                                             37

Shipping Registration Act 1981                                                                              37

Schedule 3—Consequential amendments                                                               40

Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990                                                   40

Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2012                                                                                                                                        40

Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993                       40

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992                                      41

Shipping Registration Act 1981                                                                              42

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend various Acts relating to shipping, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Shipping Legislation Amendment Act 2015 .

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

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

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

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

4.  Schedule 1, Part 3

At the same time as the provisions covered by table item 3.

 

5.  Schedule 1, Part 4

At the same time as the provisions covered by table item 2.

 

6.  Schedule 2

At the same time as the provisions covered by table item 2.

 

7.  Schedule 3

At the same time as the provisions covered by table item 3.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.