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Territories Legislation Amendment Bill 2020

2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Territories Legislation Amendment Bill 2020

 

No.  , 2020

 

(Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to Territories, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3

Schedule 1—Amendments of Territory Acts                                                         4

Part 1—Applied laws, delegations and other matters                                   4

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                           4

Christmas Island Act 1958                                                                                          4

Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955                                                                           11

Norfolk Island Act 1979                                                                                            18

Division 2—Application, saving and transitional provisions                              30

Part 2—Jurisdiction of Norfolk Island courts                                                 35

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                               35

Norfolk Island Act 1979                                                                                            35

Division 2—Consequential amendments                                                               37

Coral Sea Islands Act 1969                                                                                      37

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           38

Designs Act 2003                                                                                                        38

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981                                               38

Fisheries Management Act 1991                                                                             38

Olympic Insignia Protection Act 1987                                                                   38

Patents Act 1990                                                                                                         39

Trade Marks Act 1995                                                                                               39

Division 3—Application, saving and transitional provisions                              39

Part 3—Supreme Court of Norfolk Island                                                        49

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         49

Norfolk Island Act 1979                                                                                            49

Division 2—Application, saving and transitional provisions                              54

Schedule 2—Amendments of Treasury Acts                                                       56

Part 1—Acts administered by ASIC                                                                    56

Division 1—Acts administered by ASIC: amendments                                      56

ASIC Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy Act 2017                                                  56

ASIC Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy (Collection) Act 2017                           56

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001                           56

Corporations Act 2001                                                                                              59

National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009                                                  65

Division 2—Acts administered by ASIC: application, saving and transitional provisions 67

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001                           67

Corporations Act 2001                                                                                              68

National Consumer Credit Protection (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2009      75

Part 2—Other Treasury Acts                                                                                    77

Competition and Consumer Act 2010                                                                    77

Cross-Border Insolvency Act 2008                                                                          79

Part 3—Contingent amendments                                                                           81

National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009                                                  81

Schedule 3—Amendments of Attorney-General’s Department Acts    82

Part 1—Bankruptcy                                                                                                      82

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         82

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                 82

Division 2—Application, saving and transitional provisions                              84

Part 2—Freedom of information                                                                            88

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         88

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                           88

Division 2—Application, saving and transitional provisions                              92

Part 3—Privacy                                                                                                               93

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         93

Privacy Act 1988                                                                                                        93

Division 2—Application, saving and transitional provisions                              97

Part 4—Other Attorney-General’s Department Acts                                  99

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         99

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                        99

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           99

Division 2—Application, saving and transitional provisions                            100

Schedule 4—Amendments of other Acts                                                              101

Part 1—Broadcasting services                                                                               101

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                       101

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                            101

Division 2—Application, saving and transitional provisions                            101

Part 2—Other Acts                                                                                                      103

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                  103

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000                                         103

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to Territories, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Territories Legislation Amendment Act 2020 .

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, Parts 1 and 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 3

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, the Proclamation must not specify a day that occurs before the later of:

(a) the first day on which no person holds office as a Judge of the Supreme Court of Norfolk Island; and

(b) the day a State or Territory is prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of subsection 60AA(1) of the Norfolk Island Act 1979 .

 

4.  Schedule 2, Part 1, Division 1

The later of:

(a) the first Monday to occur after the end of the period of 6 months after the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 2 August 2021.

 

5.  Schedule 2, Part 1, Division 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 2, Part 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedule 2, Part 3

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 4; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2020 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

8.  Schedule 3, Part 1

The later of:

(a) the first Monday to occur after the end of the period of 6 months after the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 2 August 2021.

 

9.  Schedule 3, Parts 2 and 3

A day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of 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.

 

10.  Schedule 3, Part 4

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

11.  Schedule 4, Part 1

The day after the end of the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

12.  Schedule 4, Part 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

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.