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Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2021

2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

(Home Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to critical infrastructure, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Security of critical infrastructure                                                    4

Part 1—General amendments                                                                                    4

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                          4

AusCheck Act 2007                                                                                                      4

Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018                                                           4

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                             143

Part 3—Amendments contingent on the commencement of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2020                                                                                    144

Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018                                                       144

Part 4—Amendments contingent on the commencement of the National Emergency Declaration Act 2020                                                                                                                             145

National Emergency Declaration Act 2020                                                        145

Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018                                                       145

Schedule 2—Australian Signals Directorate                                                       146

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                         146

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to critical infrastructure, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) 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

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 3

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2; and

(b) the commencement of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2020 .

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

 

4.  Schedule 1, Part 4

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2; and

(b) the commencement of the National Emergency Declaration Act 2020 .

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

 

5.  Schedule 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.