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Act No. 159 of 2001 as made
An Act to abolish compulsory age retirement for certain statutory officeholders, and for other purposes
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Originating Bill: Abolition of Compulsory Age Retirement (Statutory Officeholders) Bill 2001
Date of Assent 01 Oct 2001
Table of contents.

 

 

 

 

Abolition of Compulsory Age Retirement (Statutory Officeholders) Act 2001

 

No. 159, 2001


 

 

 

 

Abolition of Compulsory Age Retirement (Statutory Officeholders) Act 2001

 

No. 159, 2001

 

 

 

 

An Act to abolish compulsory age retirement for certain statutory officeholders, and for other purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Abolition of compulsory age retirement                                        3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                      3

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989                            3

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975                                                            3

Australia Council Act 1975                                                                                       3

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975                                                                4

Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988   4

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act 1982              4

Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973                                    4

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989 4

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987                                            4

Australian Institute of Marine Science Act 1972                                                  5

Australian National Maritime Museum Act 1990                                                 5

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Act 1987              5

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001                            5

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                    5

Australian Sports Commission Act 1989                                                                6

Australian Sports Drug Agency Act 1990                                                               6

Australian Tourist Commission Act 1987                                                               6

Australian Trade Commission Act 1985                                                                 6

Australian War Memorial Act 1980                                                                         6

Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980                                            6

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                         7

Criminology Research Act 1971                                                                               7

Customs Administration Act 1985                                                                            7

Defence Force Discipline Act 1982                                                                          7

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973                                     7

Defence Housing Authority Act 1987                                                                      7

Development Allowance Authority Act 1992                                                         8

Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983                                                              8

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999                                 8

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991                                        8

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                  9

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                                       9

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                              9

Health Insurance Commission Act 1973                                                                 9

High Court of Australia Act 1979                                                                          10

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989                        10

Inspector‑General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986                                 10

Maritime College Act 1978                                                                                     10

National Crime Authority Act 1984                                                                       10

National Gallery Act 1975                                                                                      10

National Health Act 1953                                                                                        10

National Library Act 1960                                                                                      11

National Measurement Act 1960                                                                            11

National Museum of Australia Act 1980                                                               11

National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Act 1985                   11

Native Title Act 1993                                                                                                11

Nuclear Non‑Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987                                            11

Office of National Assessments Act 1977                                                               12

Ombudsman Act 1976                                                                                               12

Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970                                                                           12

Privacy Act 1988                                                                                                       12

Science and Industry Research Act 1949                                                              12

Snowy Mountains Hydro‑Electric Power Act 1949                                            12

Special Prosecutors Act 1982                                                                                 13

Superannuation Act 1976                                                                                        13

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                         13

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                            13

War Graves Act 1980                                                                                                13

Workplace Relations Act 1996                                                                               14

Part 2—Application of amendments                                                                        15

 


Abolition of Compulsory Age Retirement (Statutory Officeholders) Act 2001

No. 159, 2001

 

 

 

An Act to abolish compulsory age retirement for certain statutory officeholders, and for other purposes

[Assented to 1 October 2001]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Abolition of Compulsory Age Retirement (Statutory Officeholders) Act 2001.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on the 28th day after the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  If section 4 of the Administrative Review Tribunal (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2001 has commenced before the 28th day after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, items 6, 7 and 8 of Schedule 1 to this Act do not commence at all.

             (3)  If section 59 of the Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997 has commenced before the 28th day after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, item 86 of Schedule 1 to this Act does not commence at all.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Subject to section 2, 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.


 

Schedule 1Abolition of compulsory age retirement

Part 1Amendments

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989

1  Subsection 47(3)

Repeal the subsection.

2  Subsection 77A(3)

Repeal the subsection.

3  Subsection 144H(3)

Repeal the subsection.

4  Subsection 159(2)

Repeal the subsection.

5  Subsection 169(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

6  Subsection 8(4)

Repeal the subsection.

7  Subsection 8(6)

Repeal the subsection.

8  Subsections 24F(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections.

Australia Council Act 1975

9  Subsection 11(4A)

Repeal the subsection.

10  Subsection 19B(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975

11  Subsection 7(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988

12  Subsection 36(3)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act 1982

13  Subsection 25(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973

14  Section 32

Repeal the section.

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989

15  Subsection 25(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987

16  Subsection 8(6)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Institute of Marine Science Act 1972

17  Subsection 22(2)

Repeal the subsection.

18  Subsection 30(1)

Omit “who has not attained the age of 65 years”.

19  Subsection 30(5)

Omit “attains the age of 65 years or”.

Australian National Maritime Museum Act 1990

20  Subsection 30(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Act 1987

21  Subsection 9(4)

Repeal the subsection.

22  Subsection 18(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001

23  Subsections 108(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections.

24  Subsections 175(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections.

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979

25  Subsection 9(1)

Omit “to this section and”.

26  Subsection 9(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Sports Commission Act 1989

27  Subsection 28(2)

Repeal the subsection.

28  Subsection 30(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Sports Drug Agency Act 1990

29  Subsection 20(3)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Tourist Commission Act 1987

30  Subsection 32(3)

Repeal the subsection.

31  Subsection 33(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Trade Commission Act 1985

32  Subsection 51(4)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian War Memorial Act 1980

33  Subsection 21(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980

34  Subsections 14(3) and (4)

Repeal the subsections.

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

35  Subsection 21(3)

Repeal the subsection.

Criminology Research Act 1971

36  Subsections 17(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections.

Customs Administration Act 1985

37  Subsection 6(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Defence Force Discipline Act 1982

38  Subsection 183(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973

39  Subsection 8(4)

Repeal the subsection.

40  Subsection 9(6)

Repeal the subsection.

Defence Housing Authority Act 1987

41  Subsection 14(3)

Repeal the subsection.

42  Subsection 15(3)

Repeal the subsection.

43  Subsection 47(2)

Repeal the subsection.

44  Subsection 48(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Development Allowance Authority Act 1992

45  Section 100

Repeal the section.

Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983

46  Subsection 18(4)

Repeal the subsection.

47  Subsection 18A(4)

Repeal the subsection.

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999

48  Subsection 20(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991

49  Subsection 35(2)

Omit “Subject to subsection 36(2), the”, substitute “The”.

50  Subsections 36(1) and (2)

Repeal the subsections.

Note:       The heading to section 36 is replaced by the heading “Terms and conditions of appointment”.

51  Section 76

Repeal the section.

Family Law Act 1975

52  Subsection 26H(2)

Repeal the subsection.

53  Subparagraph 26I(1)(b)(ii)

Omit “on a part time basis”.

54  Subsection 26I(2)

Repeal the subsection.

55  Subsections 38F(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections.

56  Subsection 114E(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976

57  Subsections 18F(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections.

58  Subsection 37D(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975

59  Subsection 11(1)

Omit “Subject to subsection (2), a”, substitute “A”.

60  Subsection 11(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Health Insurance Commission Act 1973

61  Subsection 21(4)

Repeal the subsection.

High Court of Australia Act 1979

62  Subsection 20(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989

63  Subsection 92(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Inspector‑General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986

64  Subsection 26(5)

Repeal the subsection.

Maritime College Act 1978

65  Subsection 26(4)

Omit “Subject to subsection (5), the”, substitute “The”.

66  Subsection 26(5)

Repeal the subsection.

National Crime Authority Act 1984

67  Subsections 37(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections.

National Gallery Act 1975

68  Subsection 26(3)

Repeal the subsection.

National Health Act 1953

69  Section 82PH(4)

Omit “Subject to this section, the”, substitute “The”.

70  Subsections 82PH(5) and (6)

Repeal the subsections.

National Library Act 1960

71  Subsection 17A(2)

Repeal the subsection.

National Measurement Act 1960

72  Subsection 18AI(2)

Repeal the subsection.

National Museum of Australia Act 1980

73  Subsection 24(2)

Repeal the subsection.

National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Act 1985

74  Subsection 10(6)

Repeal the subsection.

75  Subsection 31(3)

Repeal the subsection.

Native Title Act 1993

76  Subsection 101(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Nuclear Non‑Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987

77  Subsection 42(4)

Repeal the subsection.

Office of National Assessments Act 1977

78  Subsection 11(1)

Omit “to this section and”.

79  Subsection 11(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Ombudsman Act 1976

80  Subsection 22(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970

81  Subsection 5(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Privacy Act 1988

82  Subsection 20(1)

Omit “Subject to this section, the”, substitute “The”.

83  Subsection 20(2)

Repeal the subsection.

84  Subsections 82(8) and (9)

Repeal the subsections.

Science and Industry Research Act 1949

85  Subsection 10B(3)

Repeal the subsection.

Snowy Mountains Hydro‑Electric Power Act 1949

86  Subsection 9(4)

Repeal the subsection.

Special Prosecutors Act 1982

87  Subsection 10(1)

Omit “Subject to this section, a”, substitute “A”.

88  Subsection 10(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Superannuation Act 1976

89  Subsection 18(4)

Repeal the subsection.

Taxation Administration Act 1953

90  Subsection 5(1)

Omit “, subject to subsection (2),”.

91  Subsection 5(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

92  Subsection 159(2)

Repeal the subsection.

93  Subsection 159(2A)

Repeal the subsection.

94  Subsection 182(6)

Repeal the subsection.

War Graves Act 1980

95  Subsection 5(3)

Repeal the subsection.

Workplace Relations Act 1996

96  Subsection 68(2)

Repeal the subsection.


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Part 2Application of amendments

97  Application of amendments

The amendments made by this Schedule do not apply to an appointment if the term of the appointment began before the commencement of this item.

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 29 August 2001

Senate on 26 September 2001]

 

(167/01)