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Judiciary Amendment Bill 1998

1998

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Judiciary Amendment Bill 1998

 

No.      , 1998

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Judiciary Act 1903 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Judiciary Act 1903                                            3

Schedule 2—Transitional provisions                                                                           18

Schedule 3—Consequential amendments                                                                21

Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976                                                 21

Aboriginal Land (Lake Condah and Framlingham Forest) Act 1987             21

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                        21

Defence (Visiting Forces) Act 1963                                                                        21

Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983                                                             22

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                            23

Lands Acquisition Act 1989                                                                                     24

Lands Acquisition (Northern Territory Pastoral Leases) Act 1981                 24

National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975                                          24

Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978                                                  25

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Judiciary Act 1903 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Judiciary Amendment Act 1998 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Subject to subsection (3), the items of Schedules 1, 2 and 3 commence on a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (3)  If an item to which subsection (2) applies does not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

3   Schedule(s )

                   Subject to section 2, each Act 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.