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Defence Legislation Amendment (First Principles) Bill 2015

2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Defence Legislation Amendment (First Principles) Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to defence, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

4............ Regulations......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Defence Act 1903                                            3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     3

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                          3

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                               25

Schedule 2—Amendment of other Acts                                                                  27

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   27

Age Discrimination Act 2004                                                                                   27

Archives Act 1983                                                                                                       27

Australian Citizenship Act 2007                                                                             27

Australian Defence Force Cover Act 2015                                                            28

Australian Defence Force Superannuation Act 2015                                         28

Australian National Maritime Museum Act 1990                                                28

Defence Force Discipline Act 1982                                                                        29

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973                                    29

Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Act 1948                                                      30

Defence Housing Australia Act 1987                                                                     30

Defence (Parliamentary Candidates) Act 1969                                                    31

Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001                                                   32

Defence (Visiting Forces) Act 1963                                                                        33

Disability Discrimination Act 1992                                                                        33

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                           34

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                             34

Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976                               34

Maritime Powers Act 2013                                                                                       34

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                        34

Navigation Act 2012                                                                                                  35

Office of National Assessments Act 1977                                                               36

Privacy Act 1988                                                                                                        36

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013                                                                       36

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                           36

Sex Discrimination Act 1984                                                                                    37

Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act 2001                                                         37

Work Health and Safety Act 2011                                                                           37

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                               38

Schedule 3—Repeals                                                                                                           39

Air Force Act 1923                                                                                                     39

Naval Defence Act 1910                                                                                            39

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to defence, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Defence Legislation Amendment (First Principles) 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.  Schedules 1 to 3

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 of the Defence Legislation Amendment (Superannuation and ADF Cover) Act 2015 .

1 July 2016

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.

4   Regulations

                   The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing matters of a transitional nature (including prescribing saving or application provisions) relating to the amendments or repeals made by this Act.