Title Royal Commissions Amendment (Protection of Information) Bill 2021
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title A Bill for an Act to amend the [itals]Royal Commissions Act 1902[eitals], and for related purposes
Date 25-08-2021 11:36 AM
Source Senate
Parl No. 46
Bill Number 29/21
Bill Type Government
Portfolio Attorney-General
Reps Bill Code O
Status Assent
System Id legislation/bills/s1293_third-senate/0000


Royal Commissions Amendment (Protection of Information) Bill 2021
</head> <body lang="EN-AU" link="blue" vlink="blue"> <div class="WordSection1"> <p class="Session">2019‑2020‑2021</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">The Parliament of the</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Commonwealth of Australia</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="House"><a name="_Hlk66438511">THE SENATE</a></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Reading">As read a third time</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="ShortT"><a name="_Hlk66438509">Royal Commissions Amendment (Protection of Information) Bill 2021</a></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Actno">No.      , 2021</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="LongT"><a name="_Hlk66438510">A Bill for an Act to amend the <i>Royal Commissions Act 1902</i>, and for related purposes</a></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmSchNo"> </span><span class="CharAmSchText"> </span></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmPartNo"> </span><span class="CharAmPartText"> </span></p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection2"> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:18.0pt">Contents</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5">1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2</p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 1—Amendments<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-weight:normal">                                                                                               </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 1—Main amendments<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                        </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Royal Commissions Act 1902<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 2—Other amendments<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">7</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Freedom of Information Act 1982<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                           </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">7</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection3"> <p class="ClerkBlock" style="page-break-after:avoid"><span style="font-variant: small-caps">This</span> bill originated in the Senate, and, having this day passed, is now ready for presentation to the House of Representatives for its concurrence.</p> <p class="ClerkBlock" style="margin-top:35.0pt;page-break-after:avoid">                                                <span style="font-variant:small-caps">Richard Pye</span></p> <p class="ClerkBlock" style="page-break-after:avoid"> <i>                                      Clerk of the Senate</i></p> <p class="ClerkBlock" style="margin-top:12.0pt;page-break-after:avoid">The Senate</p> <p class="ClerkBlock" style="page-break-after:avoid">25 August 2021</p> <p class="Page1" style="margin-top:135.15pt">A Bill for an Act to amend the <i>Royal Commissions Act 1902</i>, and for related purposes</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:12.0pt;line-height:normal"> <span style="font-size:16.0pt">The Parliament of Australia enacts:</span></p> <opc-section depth="0" ref="226ad0d56c55456caf730510c8139d47" title="1  Short title"><a name="226ad0d56c55456caf730510c8139d47"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc80785019"><span class="CharSectno">1</span>  Short title</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    This Act is the <i>Royal Commissions Amendment (Protection of Information) Act 2021</i>.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="fbe19587bb7c4d48b169cddb83ff9995" title="2  Commencement"><a name="fbe19587bb7c4d48b169cddb83ff9995"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc80785020"><span class="CharSectno">2</span>  Commencement</a></p> <p class="subsection">              (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.</p> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> <table class="MsoNormalTable" border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="474" style="margin-left:5.35pt;border-collapse:collapse;border:none"> <thead> <tr> <td width="474" colspan="3" valign="top" style="width:355.55pt;border-top:solid windowtext 1.5pt; border-left:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt;border-right:none; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement information</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 1</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 2</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 3</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Provisions</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.5pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Date/Details</p> </td> </tr> </thead> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">1.  The whole of this Act</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> </table> <p class="notetext"> 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.</p> <p class="subsection">              (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.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="f6213ed4556f425bb0ce4b13d6c905e0" title="3  Schedules"><a name="f6213ed4556f425bb0ce4b13d6c905e0"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc80785021"><span class="CharSectno">3</span>  Schedules</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    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.</p> </opc-section><?DMS-Include seriesId="7b6dba7c-af17-45da-a963-61a8f24d3b43"?></div> </body> </div></div></body></html>