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COAG Legislation Amendment Bill 2021

2019-2020-2021

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

COAG Legislation Amendment Bill 2021

 

No.      , 2021

 

(Prime Minister)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to make amendments to deal with the cessation of the Council of Australian Governments and to make amendments relating to the National Cabinet, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments of references to COAG Reform Fund etc. 4

Part 1—Amendment of the COAG Reform Fund Act 2008                    4

COAG Reform Fund Act 2008                                                                                    4

Part 2—Amendments of other Acts                                                                       6

DisabilityCare Australia Fund Act 2013                                                                 6

Emergency Response Fund Act 2019                                                                        6

Federal Financial Relations Act 2009                                                                     6

Fuel Indexation (Road Funding) Special Account Act 2015                               7

Future Drought Fund Act 2019                                                                                 7

Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015                                                                7

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                               7

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                       8

Part 3—Other bulk amendments                                                                              9

DisabilityCare Australia Fund Act 2013                                                                 9

Emergency Response Fund Act 2019                                                                        9

Federal Financial Relations Act 2009                                                                   10

Fuel Indexation (Road Funding) Special Account Act 2015                             10

Future Drought Fund Act 2019                                                                               11

Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015                                                              11

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             12

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     12

Part 4—Contingent amendments                                                                           13

Emergency Response Fund Act 2019                                                                      13

Schedule 2—Amendments of references to COAG and Ministerial Council etc.                14

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                        14

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority Act 2008         14

Australian Education Act 2013                                                                               14

Australian National Preventive Health Agency Act 2010                                  15

Biological Control Act 1984                                                                                    15

Defence (Road Transport Legislation Exemption) Act 2006                             16

Fisheries Management Act 1991                                                                             16

Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010                                                                              16

Infrastructure Australia Act 2008                                                                           16

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012           17

My Health Records Act 2012                                                                                    18

National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013                                                 19

National Health Reform Act 2011                                                                           19

National Transport Commission Act 2003                                                            24

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011                26

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             26

Student Identifiers Act 2014                                                                                     27

Part 2—Application, transitional and saving provisions                             28

Schedule 3—Amendments relating to the National Cabinet                      33

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   33

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975                                                           33

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                        33

Archives Act 1983                                                                                                       34

Auditor-General Act 1997                                                                                        34

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002                                                                34

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                                 35

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975                                                     35

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                           36

Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010                         36

Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006                                           37

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    37

Ombudsman Act 1976                                                                                                38

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Act 2010                       38

Privacy Act 1988                                                                                                        38

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013                                                                       39

Part 2—Contingent amendments                                                                           40

Australian Citizenship Act 2007                                                                             40

Data Availability and Transparency Act 2021                                                     40

Part 3—Application provision                                                                                 41

 

 



A Bill for an Act to make amendments to deal with the cessation of the Council of Australian Governments and to make amendments relating to the National Cabinet, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the COAG Legislation Amendment Act 2021 .

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 to 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 4

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 4 to the Investment Funds Legislation Amendment Act 2021 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all if:

(a) that Schedule does not commence; or

(b) that Schedule commences at or before the time the provisions covered by table item 2 commence.

 

4.  Schedule 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 3, items 1 to 7

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 3, item 8

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 5; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Transport Security Amendment (Serious Crime) Act 2021 .

 

7.  Schedule 3, items 9 to 30

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

8.  Schedule 3, item 31

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 5; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Migration and Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Information Provisions) Act 2021 .

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

 

9.  Schedule 3, item 32

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 5; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 106 of the Data Availability and Transparency Act 2021 .

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

 

10.  Schedule 3, Part 3

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.