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Biosecurity Amendment (Ballast Water and Other Measures) Bill 2017

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Biosecurity Amendment (Ballast Water and Other Measures) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Agriculture and Water Resources)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Biosecurity Act 2015 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to the Ballast Water Convention    3

Biosecurity Act 2015                                                                                                    3

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to human health                                      34

Biosecurity Act 2015                                                                                                  34

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Biosecurity Act 2015 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Biosecurity Amendment (Ballast Water and Other Measures) Act 2017 .

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 after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The later of the following days:

(a) the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent;

(b) the day the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, done at London on 13 February 2004, comes into force for Australia.

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

The Minister must announce, by notifiable instrument, the day the Convention comes into force for Australia.

 

3.  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.