Statute Law Revision Act 2002

Act No. 63 of 2002 as amended

This compilation was prepared on 19 July 2005

[This Act was amended by Act No. 100 of 2005]

 

Amendments from Act No. 100 of 2005

[Schedule 2 (item 30) amended heading to item 14 of Schedule 1
Schedule 2 (item 31) added item 14A to Schedule 1

Schedule 2 (items 30 and 31) commenced immediately after 1 July 1999]

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
AttorneyGeneral’s Department, Canberra

 

 

 

Contents

1 Short title

2 Commencement

3 Schedule(s)

4 Effect of repeal

Schedule 1—Amendment of Principal Acts

Acts Interpretation Act 1901

Aged Care Act 1997

Air Navigation Act 1920

Australian Communications Authority Act 1997

Customs Act 1901

Customs Tariff Act 1995

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988

Health Insurance Act 1973

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986

National Health Act 1953

Ombudsman Act 1976

Prices Surveillance Act 1983

Public Service Act 1999

Radiocommunications Act 1992

Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991

Statute Law Revision Act 1996

Superannuation (Resolution of Complaints) Act 1993

Telecommunications Act 1997

Trade Practices Act 1974

Schedule 2—Amendment of amending Acts

Audit (Transitional and Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1997

Australia New Zealand Food Authority Amendment Act 2001

Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment Act 1998

Copyright Amendment (Digital Agenda) Act 2000

Crimes Amendment (Forensic Procedures) Act 2001

Criminal Code Amendment (Theft, Fraud, Bribery and Related Offences) Act 2000

Customs Legislation Amendment and Repeal (International Trade Modernisation) Act 2001

Defence Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 1999

Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001

Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of the Reserves and Modernisation) Act 2001

Health Legislation Amendment (Medical Practitioners’ Qualifications and Other Measures) Act 2001

Income Tax (Consequential Amendments) Act 1997

Industrial Relations and other Legislation Amendment Act 1995

Native Title Amendment Act 1998

Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Legislation Amendment Act 1995

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment Act 1997

Trade Practices Amendment Act (No. 1) 2001

Transport and Regional Services Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001

Treasury Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act (No. 1) 2001

Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Act 2000

Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Act 2001

An Act to make various amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, and for related purposes

[Assented to 3 July 2002]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

  This Act may be cited as the Statute Law Revision Act 2002.

 (1) Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, on the day or at the time specified in column 2 of the table.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

3 July 2002

2.  Schedule 1, item 1

Immediately after section 49 of the Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Act 1990 commenced

21 December 1990

3.  Schedule 1, item 2

Immediately after item 14 of Schedule 2 to the Aged Care Amendment Act 2000 commenced

18 January 2001

4.  Schedule 1, items 3, 4 and 5

1 July 1999

1 July 1999

5.  Schedule 1, item 6

Immediately after item 13 of Schedule 1 to the Customs Legislation Amendment and Repeal (International Trade Modernisation) Act 2001 commenced

1 July 2002

6.  Schedule 1, items 7 and 8

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

3 July 2002

7.  Schedule 1, item 9

Immediately after item 69 of Schedule 1 to the Customs Legislation (Antidumping Amendments) Act 1998 commenced

24 July 1998

8.  Schedule 1, items 10, 11, 12 and 13

Immediately after item 70 of Schedule 1 to the Customs Legislation (Antidumping Amendments) Act 1998 commenced

24 July 1998

9.  Schedule 1, item 14

1 July 1999

1 July 1999

10.  Schedule 1, item 15

Immediately after subsection 151(3) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 commenced

16 July 2000

11.  Schedule 1, item 16

Immediately after paragraph 520(3)(k) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 commenced

16 July 2000

12.  Schedule 1, item 17

Immediately after item 36 of Schedule 1 to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Wildlife Protection) Act 2001 commenced

11 January 2002

13.  Schedule 1, item 18

Immediately after section 528 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 commenced

16 July 2000

14.  Schedule 1, item 19

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

3 July 2002

15.  Schedule 1, item 20

Immediately after item 15 of Schedule 1 to the Health Legislation Amendment (Medical Practitioners’ Qualifications and Other Measures) Act 2001 commenced

18 October 2001

16.  Schedule 1, item 21

Immediately after item 15 of Schedule 16 to the Federal Magistrates (Consequential Amendments) Act 1999 commenced

13 April 2000

17.  Schedule 1, item 22

Immediately after the Health Legislation (Powers of Investigation) Amendment Act 1994 commenced

21 July 1994

18.  Schedule 1, item 23

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

3 July 2002

19.  Schedule 1, item 24

Immediately after item 111 of Schedule 5 to the Statute Law Revision Act 1996 commenced

25 October 1996

20.  Schedule 1, item 25

Immediately after Schedule 3 to the Competition Policy Reform Act 1995 commenced

6 November 1995

21.  Schedule 1, items 26 and 27

Immediately after item 1 of Schedule 2 to the Ministers of State and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2000 commenced

10 March 2000

22.  Schedule 1, item 28

1 July 1999

1 July 1999

23.  Schedule 1, item 29

Immediately after subsection 53(2) of the Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991 commenced

23 December 1991

24.  Schedule 1, item 30

Immediately after item 98 of Schedule 2 to the Statute Law Revision Act 1996 commenced

9 November 1993

25.  Schedule 1, item 31

Immediately after subitem 95(b) of Schedule 5 to the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Legislation Amendment Act 1995 commenced

12 December 1995

26.  Schedule 1, item 32

Immediately after subitem 95(c) of Schedule 5 to the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Legislation Amendment Act 1995 commenced

12 December 1995

27.  Schedule 1, items 33, 34 and 35

1 July 1999

1 July 1999

28.  Schedule 1, items 36 and 37

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

3 July 2002

29.  Schedule 1, item 38

1 July 1999

1 July 1999

30.  Schedule 2, item 1

Immediately after the time specified in the Audit (Transitional and Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1997 for the commencement of items 1306 to 1310 of Schedule 2 to that Act

1 January 1998

31.  Schedule 2, item 2

Immediately after the time specified in the Australia New Zealand Food Authority Amendment Act 2001 for the commencement of item 185 of Schedule 1 to that Act

10 July 2001

32.  Schedule 2, item 3

Immediately after the time specified in the Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment Act 1998 for the commencement of item 11 of Schedule 2 to that Act

24 March 1998

33.  Schedule 2, item 4

Immediately after the time specified in the Copyright Amendment (Digital Agenda) Act 2000 for the commencement of item 41 of Schedule 1 to that Act

4 March 2001

34.  Schedule 2, item 5

Immediately after the time specified in the Copyright Amendment (Digital Agenda) Act 2000 for the commencement of item 224 of Schedule 1 to that Act

4 March 2001

35.  Schedule 2, item 6

Immediately after the time specified in the Crimes Amendment (Forensic Procedures) Act 2001 for the commencement of item 6 of Schedule 1 to that Act

20 June 2001

36.  Schedule 2, item 7

Immediately after the time specified in the Criminal Code Amendment (Theft, Fraud, Bribery and Related Offences) Act 2000 for the commencement of item 185 of Schedule 2 to that Act

24 May 2001

37.  Schedule 2, item 8

Immediately after the time specified in the Customs Legislation Amendment and Repeal (International Trade Modernisation) Act 2001 for the commencement of item 158 of Schedule 3 to that Act

20 July 2001

38.  Schedule 2, item 9

Immediately after the time specified in the Defence Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 1999 for the commencement of item 2 of Schedule 5 to that Act

1 January 2001

39.  Schedule 2, item 10

Immediately after the time specified in the Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001 for the commencement of item 41 of Schedule 1 to that Act

2 October 2001

40.  Schedule 2, item 11

Immediately after the time specified in the Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of the Reserves and Modernisation) Act 2001 for the commencement of item 46 of Schedule 2 to that Act

19 April 2001

41.  Schedule 2, item 12

Immediately after the time specified in the Health Legislation Amendment (Medical Practitioners’ Qualifications and Other Measures) Act 2001 for the commencement of item 26 of Schedule 1 to that Act

20 July 2001

42. Schedule 2, item 13

Immediately after the time specified in the Income Tax (Consequential Amendments) Act 1997 for the commencement of item 53 of Schedule 3 to that Act

1 July 1997

43.  Schedule 2, item 14

Immediately after the time specified in the Income Tax (Consequential Amendments) Act 1997 for the commencement of item 53 of Schedule 3 to that Act

1 July 1997

44.  Schedule 2, item 15

Immediately after the time specified in the Industrial Relations and other Legislation Amendment Act 1995 for the commencement of item 7 of Schedule 11 to that Act

15 January 1996

45.  Schedule 2, item 16

Immediately after the time specified in the Native Title Amendment Act 1998 for the commencement of item 43 of Schedule 2 to that Act

30 September 1998

46.  Schedule 2, item 17

Immediately after the time specified in the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 for the commencement of item 95 of Schedule 1 to that Act

5 December 1999

47.  Schedule 2, item 18

Immediately after the time specified in the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 for the commencement of item 98 of Schedule 1 to that Act

5 December 1999

48.  Schedule 2, item 19

Immediately after the time specified in the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 for the commencement of item 99 of Schedule 1 to that Act

5 December 1999

49.  Schedule 2, item 20

Immediately after the time specified in the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 for the commencement of item 339 of Schedule 1 to that Act

5 December 1999

50.  Schedule 2, item 21

Immediately after the time specified in the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 for the commencement of item 339 of Schedule 1 to that Act

5 December 1999

51.  Schedule 2, item 22

Immediately after the time specified in the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 for the commencement of item 339 of Schedule 1 to that Act

5 December 1999

52.  Schedule 2, item 23

Immediately after the time specified in the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 for the commencement of item 472 of Schedule 1 to that Act

23 December 1999

53.  Schedule 2, item 24

Immediately after the time specified in the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 for the commencement of item 552 of Schedule 1 to that Act

5 December 1999

54.  Schedule 2, item 25

Immediately after the time specified in the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 for the commencement of item 597 of Schedule 1 to that Act

5 December 1999

55.  Schedule 2, item 26

Immediately after the time specified in the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 for the commencement of item 602 of Schedule 1 to that Act

5 December 1999

56.  Schedule 2, item 27

Immediately after the time specified in the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 for the commencement of item 838 of Schedule 1 to that Act

5 December 1999

57.  Schedule 2, item 28

Immediately after the time specified in the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 for the commencement of item 839 of Schedule 1 to that Act

5 December 1999

58.  Schedule 2, item 29

Immediately after the time specified in the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 for the commencement of item 935 of Schedule 1 to that Act

22 December 1999

59.  Schedule 2, item 30

Immediately after the time specified in the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Legislation Amendment Act 1995 for the commencement of paragraph 102(b) of Schedule 5 to that Act

12 December 1995

60.  Schedule 2, item 31

Immediately after the time specified in the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment Act 1997 for the commencement of item 18 of Schedule 2 to that Act

16 December 1997

61.  Schedule 2, item 32

Immediately after the time specified in the Trade Practices Amendment Act (No. 1) 2001 for the commencement of item 1 of Schedule 2 to that Act

15 December 2001

62.  Schedule 2, item 33

Immediately after the time specified in the Transport and Regional Services Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001 for the commencement of item 28 of Schedule 2 to that Act

2 October 2001

63.  Schedule 2, item 34

Immediately after the time specified in the Transport and Regional Services Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001 for the commencement of item 44 of Schedule 2 to that Act

2 October 2001

64.  Schedule 2, item 35

Immediately after the time specified in the Treasury Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act (No. 1) 2001 for the commencement of item 242 of Schedule 1 to that Act

15 December 2001

65.  Schedule 2, item 36

Immediately after the time specified in the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Act 2000 for the commencement of item 19 of Schedule 5 to that Act

1 July 2001

66.  Schedule 2, item 37

Immediately after the time specified in the Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Act 2001 for the commencement of item 9 of Schedule 1 to that Act

30 August 2001

67.  Schedule 2, item 38

Immediately after the time specified in the Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Act 2001 for the commencement of item 11B of Schedule 1 to that Act

30 August 2001

Note: This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

 (2) Column 3 of the table is for additional information that is not part of this Act. This information may be included in any published version of this Act.

  Each Act 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.

  To avoid doubt, items 472 to 478 (inclusive) of Schedule 1 to the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999 are taken never to have had effect.

Note: These items are repealed by item 23 of Schedule 2 to this Act.

 

 

1  Subsection 4(6)

Omit “46(a)”, substitute “46(1)(a)”.

2  Subsection 631A(1)

Omit “regulations made for the purpose of”.

3  Paragraph 19HM(2)(a)

Omit “the Standards Association of Australia”, substitute “Standards Australia International Limited”.

4  Paragraph 6(e)

Omit “the Standards Association of Australia”, substitute “Standards Australia International Limited”.

5  Paragraph 7(d)

Omit “the Standards Association of Australia”, substitute “Standards Australia International Limited”.

6  Subsection 214AE(2)

Before “monitoring” (second occurring), insert “the”.

7  Subsection 234(2BA) (the subsection (2BA) inserted by item 10 of Schedule 1 to the Customs Amendment (Temporary Importation) Act 1999)

Renumber as subsection (2BB).

8  Subsection 234(2C)

Omit “or (2BA)”, substitute “, (2BA) or (2BB)”.

9  Subsection 269Y(1)

Omit “269ZZT(2)”, substitute “269ZZU(2)”.

10  Paragraph 269ZJ(5)(a)

Omit “269Z(1)”, substitute “269ZA(1)”.

11   Paragraph 269ZJ(5)(a)

Omit “269Z(2)”, substitute “269ZA(3)”.

12  Paragraph 269ZJ(6)(a)

Omit “269Z(1)”, substitute “269ZA(1)”.

13   Paragraph 269ZJ(6)(a)

Omit “269Z(2)”, substitute “269ZA(3)”.

14  Section XI of Schedule 3 (Additional Note 1(b))

Omit “the Standards Association of Australia”, substitute “Standards Australia International Limited”.

14A  Section XI of Schedule 3 (Additional Note 1(c))

Omit “Standards Association of Australia”, substitute “Standards Australia International Limited”.

15  Subsection 151(3)

Omit “148(1)”, substitute “148(2)”.

Note: The heading to subsection 63(1) is altered by omitting “may” and substituting “must”.

16  Paragraph 520(3)(k)

Omit “done at Rio de Janeiro on 5 June 1992”, substitute “done at New York on 9 May 1992”.

17  Subsection 523(3)

Repeal the subsection.

18  Section 528 (paragraph (c) of the definition of agency)

After “law of the”, insert “State or”.

19  Paragraphs 27(17)(t), (u), (v) and (w) (the paragraphs (t), (u), (v) and (w) inserted by item 7 of Schedule 6 to the Measures to Combat Serious and Organised Crime Act 2001)

Renumber as paragraphs (v), (w), (x) and (y) respectively.

20  Subsection 19AB(4A)

Omit “subsection (4A)”, substitute “subsection (4B)”.

21  Section 46PR

Omit “the” (first occurring).

22  Paragraph 103(5)(d)

Omit “, a participating dental practitioner or a person authorized to act under section 104”, substitute “or a participating dental practitioner”.

23  Subparagraph (m)(iii) of Schedule 1

Omit “organization,”, substitute “organization;”.

24  Section 3

Omit “or her or her” (wherever occurring), substitute “or her”.

25  Paragraph 38(2)(a)

Omit “Authority”, substitute “Commission”.

26  Subsection 78(2)

Omit all the words and paragraphs from and including “delegate” to and including “any”, substitute “delegate to another Minister any”.

27  Subsection 78(12) (definition of Parliamentary Secretary)

Repeal the definition.

28  Paragraphs 163(2)(a) and (b)

Omit “the Standards Association of Australia”, substitute “Standards Australia International Limited”.

29  Subsection 53(2)

Omit “Pubic”, substitute “Public”.

30  Item 98 of Schedule 2 (heading)

Omit “3”, substitute “III”.

31  Subsection 59(1)

Omit “subsections 23(2) and (3)”, substitute “subsections 23(2) and (3),”.

32  Subsection 59(1)

Omit “22 22A”, substitute “22, 22A”.

33  Paragraphs 377(1)(a), 378(2)(a) and (b), 381(1)(a), 382(2)(a) and (b), 385(1)(a), 386(2)(a) and (b), 405(2)(a) and (b) and 422(2)(a) and (b)

Omit “the Standards Association of Australia”, substitute “Standards Australia International Limited”.

34  Paragraph 51(2)(c)

Omit “the Standards Association of Australia”, substitute “Standards Australia International Limited”.

35  Subsection 65E(1)

Omit “the Standards Association of Australia”, substitute “Standards Australia International Limited”.

36  Subsection 65F(10) (the subsection (10) inserted by item 6 of Schedule 1 to the Trade Practices Amendment Act (No. 1) 2001)

Renumber as subsection (11).

37  Subsection 65R(3) (the subsection (3) inserted by item 7 of Schedule 1 to the Trade Practices Amendment Act (No. 1) 2001)

Renumber as subsection (4).

38  Paragraph 51(2)(c) of the Schedule

Omit “the Standards Association of Australia”, substitute “Standards Australia International Limited”.

 

 

1  Items 1306 to 1310 of Schedule 2

Repeal the items.

2  Item 185 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Omit “19(2)(e)”, substitute “19(1)(e)”.

3  Item 11 of Schedule 2 (heading)

Omit “Division 3”, substitute “Division 2”.

4  Item 41 of Schedule 1

After “reproduction”, insert “,”.

5  Item 224 of Schedule 1

Omit “‘the performance’”, substitute “‘the performance’ (first occurring)”.

6  After item 6 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Insert:

Repeal the definition, substitute:

7  Item 185 of Schedule 2

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

8  Item 158 of Schedule 3 (heading)

Omit “note”, substitute “example”.

9  Item 2 of Schedule 5

Before “Supply”, insert “the”.

10  Item 41 of Schedule 1

After “the principles of”, insert “the”.

11  Item 46 of Schedule 2

Omit “Emergency Forces or the Reserve”, substitute “Reserve Forces or the Emergency”.

12  Item 26 of Schedule 1

Omit “laboratory”, substitute “authority”.

13  Heading before item 53 of Schedule 3

Repeal the heading.

14  Item 53 of Schedule 3

Repeal the item.

15  Item 7 of Schedule 11

After “Association” insert “of Australia”.

16  Item 43 of Schedule 2

After “inquiry, or” insert “a”.

17  Item 95 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Omit “19(1)”, substitute “21(1)”.

18  Item 98 of Schedule 1 (paragraph (c))

Renumber as paragraph (b).

19  Item 99 of Schedule 1 (paragraph (c))

Renumber as paragraph (d).

20  Heading before item 339 of Schedule 1

Repeal the heading.

21  Before item 339 of Schedule 1

Insert:

Corporate Law Economic Reform Program Act 1999

22  Item 339 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Omit “Subsection 27A(2)”, substitute “Item 11 of Schedule 5 (new subsection 27A(2))”.

23  Items 472 to 478 (inclusive) of Schedule 1

Repeal the items.

Note: These items purported to amend provisions of the Federal Magistrates Act 1999. Because that Act was renumbered during its passage through the Parliament, items 474 to 478 became misdescribed and items 472 and 473 did not operate as intended.

24  Item 552 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Omit “AGS”, substitute “AttorneyGeneral’s”.

25  Item 597 of Schedule 1

Repeal the item.

26  Item 602 of Schedule 1

Repeal the item.

27  Item 838 of Schedule 1

Omit “Office”, substitute “Service office”.

28  Item 839 of Schedule 1

Omit “Office”, substitute “Service office”.

29  Item 935 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Omit “48(6)”, substitute “52(6)”.

30  Paragraph 102(b) of Schedule 5

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

 (b) Omit “the trustee must reconsider”, substitute “the party must reconsider”.

31  At the end of items 18, 19, 25, 26 and 27 of Schedule 2 (headings)

Add “of Schedule 3”.

32  Item 1 of Schedule 2 (heading)

Omit “79B(1)(a)(ii)”, substitute “79B(a)(ii)”.

33  Item 28 of Schedule 2

Omit “ensure”, substitute “insure”.

34  Item 44 of Schedule 2

Omit “to do so”, substitute “so to do”.

35  Item 242 of Schedule 1

Omit “and 75AY”, substitute “, 75AY”.

36  Item 19 of Schedule 5

After “application” (first occurring), insert “for the allowance”.

37  Item 9 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Omit “(1A)”, substitute “(1)”.

38  Item 11B of Schedule 1 (heading)

Omit “107CE(8)”, substitute “170CE(8)”.