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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Bill 2005

2004-2005

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

As read a third time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Bill 2005

 

No.      , 2005

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989 , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Abolition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, consequential amendments and transitional and saving arrangements                                 3

Part 1—Abolition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission                3

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989                             3

Part 2—Consequential amendments relating to the abolition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission                                                                                                      4

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989                             4

Part 3—Transitional and saving arrangements relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission                                                                                                                               36

Schedule 2—Amendments and transitional and saving arrangements relating to the Office of Evaluation and Audit                                                                                                      59

Part 1—Amendment relating to Office of Evaluation and Audit         59

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989                           59

Part 2—Transitional and saving arrangements relating to Office of Evaluation and Audit           67

Schedule 3—Abolition of Regional Councils, consequential amendments and transitional and saving arrangements                                                                                             71

Part 1—Abolition of Regional Councils                                                             71

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005                                                  71

Part 2—Consequential amendments relating to abolition of Regional Councils 72

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005                                                  72

Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976                                                 77

Part 3—Transitional and saving arrangements relating to Regional Councils       78

Schedule 3A—Continuation of Regional Councils and saving arrangements       81

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 1989                                                  81

Schedule 4—Amendment of other Acts and transitional and saving arrangements         82

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984             82

Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976                                                 82

Aboriginal Land (Lake Condah and Framlingham Forest) Act 1987              82

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976                                      83

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989                 83

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                  85

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986                          85

National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992                               86

Native Title Act 1993                                                                                                 86

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973                                                                            95

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           96

 



This bill originated in the Senate; and, having this day passed, is now ready for presentation to the House of Representatives for its concurrence.

                                          HARRY EVANS

                                      Clerk of the Senate

The Senate

14 March 2005

A Bill for an Act to amend the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989 , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Act 2005.

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

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedules 1 and 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the first day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 3

1 January 2006.

 

3A. Schedule 3A, items 1 and 2

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3B. Schedule 3A, item 3

The day on which Schedules 1 and 2 to this Act commence.

 

4.  Schedule 4

At the same time as the provision(s) covered by table item 2.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   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.