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National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Amendment (Technical Amendments) Bill 2020

2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Amendment (Technical Amendments) Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

(Social Services)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Associates of participating institutions                                                3

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018        3

Part 2—Funder of last resort provisions                                                               5

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018        5

Part 3—Engaging independent decision-makers                                             9

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018        9

Part 4—Protected names and symbols                                                                10

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018      10

Part 5—Payment of redress payments etc.                                                        13

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018      13

Part 6—Due date for funding contributions                                                    15

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018      15

Part 7—Disclosure to encourage institutions to participate in the scheme              16

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018      16

Part 8—Application and transitional provisions                                             17

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018      17

Part 9—Minor technical amendments                                                                  19

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018      19

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Amendment (Technical Amendments) 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, Part 1

Immediately after the commencement of the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018.

1 July 2018

3.  Schedule 1, Parts 2 to 9

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.