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Norfolk Island Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Norfolk Island Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

(Infrastructure)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Norfolk Island Act 1979 , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

4............ Translation of a reference to the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 ..... 3

Schedule 1—Interim arrangements etc.                                                                    4

Part 1—General amendments                                                                                     4

Division 1—Amendment of the Norfolk Island Act 1979                                    4

Norfolk Island Act 1979                                                                                              4

Division 2—Amendments of other legislation                                                     22

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984             22

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975                                                           22

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                        23

Age Discrimination Act 2004                                                                                   23

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                      23

Commonwealth Grants Commission Act 1973                                                      23

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          23

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           24

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                        24

Disability Discrimination Act 1992                                                                        24

Do Not Call Register Act 2006                                                                                24

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                  25

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                           25

Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976                                                                                  28

International Criminal Court Act 2002                                                                 28

International Transfer of Prisoners Act 1997                                                       29

Judiciary Act 1903                                                                                                     30

Lands Acquisition Act 1989                                                                                     30

Legislative Instruments Act 2003                                                                            30

National Health Act 1953                                                                                         30

National Health Security Act 2007                                                                         30

Privacy Act 1988                                                                                                        31

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                     33

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013                                                                       34

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973                                                                            34

Sex Discrimination Act 1984                                                                                    34

Transfer of Prisoners Act 1983                                                                                34

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                                35

Division 1—Introduction                                                                                          35

Division 2—Transitional rules                                                                                 36

Division 3—Transfer of assets and liabilities                                                        36

Division 4—Transfer of other matters                                                                     39

Division 5—Employees                                                                                            40

Division 6—Financial matters                                                                                 41

Division 7—Administrative Appeals Tribunal                                                     42

Division 8—Historic shipwrecks                                                                             42

Division 9—Public interest disclosure                                                                   42

Division 10—Other matters                                                                                      43

Part 3—Amendments contingent on the commencement of the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Act 2015                                                                                                           45

Legislation Act 2003                                                                                                  45

Schedule 2—Final arrangements etc.                                                                        46

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                    46

Division 1—Amendment of the Norfolk Island Act 1979                                  46

Norfolk Island Act 1979                                                                                            46

Division 2—Amendments of other legislation                                                     53

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005                                                  53

A.C.T. Self-Government (Consequential Provisions) Regulations                    53

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975                                                           54

Admiralty Act 1988                                                                                                    54

Aged Care (Accommodation Payment Security) Act 2006                                 54

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                   54

Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997                                                    55

Age Discrimination Act 2004                                                                                   56

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1994                                               56

Airports Act 1996                                                                                                       56

Airports (Transitional) Act 1996                                                                             56

Air Services Act 1995                                                                                                 56

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 57

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                  57

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006            57

Archives Act 1983                                                                                                       58

Auditor-General Act 1997                                                                                        58

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Act 2013                                                  58

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002                                                                59

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                       59

Australian Hearing Services Act 1991                                                                   59

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                                 60

Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Act 2008             60

Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989                                                              60

Banking Act 1959                                                                                                       61

Bank Integration Act 1991                                                                                       61

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              61

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                      61

Charter of the United Nations Act 1945                                                                61

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989                                                                     62

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988                                      62

Civil Aviation Act 1988                                                                                             63

Civil Aviation (Carriers’ Liability) Act 1959                                                        63

Commonwealth Grants Commission Act 1973                                                      63

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                    64

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006                      64

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                          64

Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991                                                                                      66

Crimes (Superannuation Benefits) Act 1989                                                         66

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                           66

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                       67

Data-matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990                                    67

Dental Benefits Act 2008                                                                                          67

Designs Act 2003                                                                                                        68

Disability Discrimination Act 1992                                                                        68

Disability Services Act 1986                                                                                    68

Enhancing Online Safety for Children Act 2015                                                 68

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                  68

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981                                               69

Extradition Act 1988                                                                                                 70

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                 71

Farm Household Support Act 2014                                                                        71

Financial Sector (Shareholdings) Act 1998                                                         72

Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988                                                              72

Fisheries Management Act 1991                                                                             72

Foreign Corporations (Application Of Laws) Act 1989                                     72

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                           72

Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986                                                              77

Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1989                    77

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995                                         77

Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010                                                                              78

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                       78

Human Services (Centrelink) Act 1997                                                                  79

Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973                                                                    79

Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946                                             80

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989                         80

Insurance Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1991                                                 80

International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995                                                     80

Judiciary Act 1903                                                                                                     81

Lands Acquisition Act 1989                                                                                     82

Marine Navigation Levy Collection Act 1989                                                      82

Marine Navigation (Regulatory Functions) Levy Collection Act 1991          82

Marriage Act 1961                                                                                                     82

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                    83

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987                                                83

National Blood Authority Act 2003                                                                        84

National Environment Protection Council Act 1994                                          84

National Health Act 1953                                                                                         85

National Health Security Act 2007                                                                         85

National Residue Survey Administration Act 1992                                             86

National Transmission Network Sale Act 1998                                                    86

Native Title Act 1993                                                                                                 86

Olympic Insignia Protection Act 1987                                                                   86

Ombudsman Act 1976                                                                                                86

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989     88

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010                                                                                 88

Patents Act 1990                                                                                                         89

Privacy Act 1988                                                                                                        89

Private Health Insurance Act 2007                                                                         90

Product Grants and Benefits Administration Act 2000                                      91

Productivity Commission Act 1998                                                                         91

Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000                                                                       91

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986                                            91

Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Funds) Act 1993             92

Public Works Committee Act 1969                                                                          92

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                              92

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973                                                                            92

Sex Discrimination Act 1984                                                                                    92

Small Superannuation Accounts Act 1995                                                            93

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           93

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            95

Social Security (International Agreements) Act 1999                                         95

Student Assistance Act 1973                                                                                    95

Superannuation Contributions Tax (Assessment and Collection) Act 1997 95

Superannuation Contributions Tax (Members of Constitutionally Protected Superannuation Funds) Assessment and Collection Act 1997                                                                                                   96

Superannuation (Self Managed Superannuation Funds) Taxation Act 1987 96

Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999                  96

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                 96

Telstra Corporation Act 1991                                                                                  97

Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992                                                          97

Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011                                                                       97

Trade Marks Act 1995                                                                                               97

Trusts (Hague Convention) Act 1991                                                                     97

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             98

Weapons of Mass Destruction (Prevention of Proliferation) Act 1995           98

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                                99

Division 1—Introduction                                                                                          99

Division 2—Transitional rules                                                                               100

Division 3—Transfer of assets and liabilities                                                      100

Division 4—Transfer of other matters                                                                   104

Division 5—Employees                                                                                          107

Division 6—Visas                                                                                                     108

Division 7—Social security                                                                                    108

Division 8—Family assistance                                                                               111

Division 9—Child support                                                                                     112

Division 10—Paid parental leave                                                                          113

Division 11—Adjusted taxable income etc.                                                        113

Division 12—Extradition                                                                                       117

Division 13—Other matters                                                                                    117

Schedule 3—Statistical information                                                                         119

Census and Statistics Act 1905                                                                              119



A Bill for an Act to amend the Norfolk Island Act 1979 , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Norfolk Island Legislation Amendment Act 2015 .

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 4 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

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 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  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 Schedule 1 to the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Act 2015 .

 

5.  Schedule 2, Part 1

1 July 2016.

1 July 2016

6.  Schedule 2, Part 2

At the same time as the provisions covered by table item 2.

 

7.  Schedule 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

             (1)  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.

             (2)  The amendment of any regulation under subsection (1) does not prevent the regulation, as so amended, from being amended or repealed by the Governor-General.

4   Translation of a reference to the Legislative Instruments Act 2003

                   If Schedule 1 to the Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) Act 2015 commences before the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this Act, the reference in Division 2 of that Part to the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 is to be read as a reference to the Legislation Act 2003 .