Title Ensuring Northern Territory Rights Bill 2021
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title A Bill for an Act to amend the [itals]Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978[eitals] and repeal the [itals]Euthanasia Laws Act 1997[eitals], and for related purposes
Date 04-08-2021 03:55 PM
Source Senate
Parl No. 46
Bill Number S09/21
Bill Type Private
Reps Bill Code O
Status Before Senate
System Id legislation/bills/s1309_first-senate/0000


Ensuring Northern Territory Rights Bill 2021
</head> <body lang="EN-AU" link="blue" vlink="blue" xml:lang="EN-AU"> <div class="WordSection1"> <p class="Session">2019‑2021</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">THE SENATE</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Reading">Presented and read a first 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">Ensuring Northern Territory Rights Bill 2021</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Actno">No.      , 2021</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Portfolio">(Senator McMahon)</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="LongT">A Bill for an Act to amend the <i>Northern Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1978</i> and repeal the <i>Euthanasia Laws Act 1997</i>, and for related purposes</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............ Object.................................................................................................. 2</p> <p class="MsoToc5">4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2</p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 1—Ensuring Northern Territory rights<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—Amendments of the Northern Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1978<span style="font-size:9.0pt"> </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Northern Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1978<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—Repeal of the Euthanasia Laws Act 1997<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                        </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Euthanasia Laws Act 1997<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 3—Application<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                                      </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">5</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="Page1">A Bill for an Act to amend the <i>Northern Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1978</i> and repeal the <i>Euthanasia Laws Act 1997</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="718e6fd7ed364d0285ede4f2e0f1d935" title="1  Short title"><a name="718e6fd7ed364d0285ede4f2e0f1d935"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc76545948"><span class="CharSectno">1</span>  Short title</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    This Act is the <i>Ensuring Northern Territory Rights</i> <i>Act 2021</i>.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="e83c2e22c1a84d2891327daf7f851cdb" title="2  Commencement"><a name="e83c2e22c1a84d2891327daf7f851cdb"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc76545949"><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="b15c828192a54b92b5e87270b72346c2" title="3  Object"><a name="b15c828192a54b92b5e87270b72346c2"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc76545950"><span class="CharSectno">3</span>  Object</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    The object of this Act is to deliver people living in the Northern Territory the same rights as people who reside in Australian states.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="65983a6f7cc84eda87a86d7933b1bd50" title="4  Schedules"><a name="65983a6f7cc84eda87a86d7933b1bd50"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc76545951"><span class="CharSectno">4</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="4601967f-2e03-426c-9fa1-4eff8e63eea3"?></div> </body> </div></div></body></html>