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Administrative Changes (Consequential Provisions) Act 1978

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Act No. 36 of 1978 as made
An Act to amend certain Acts in consequence of certain administrative changes, and to provide for related matters
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Date of Assent 12 Jun 1978

ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES

(CONSEQUENTIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1978

No. 36 of 1978

An Act to amend certain Acts in consequence of certain administrative changes, and to provide for related matters.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:

Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Consequential Provisions) Act 1978.

Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Amendment of Acts

3. (1) The Acts specified in Schedule 1 are amended by omitting from the provisions of those Acts specified in that Schedule “Treasurer” (wherever occurring) and substituting “Minister for Finance”.

(2) The Acts specified in Schedule 2 are amended by omitting from the provisions of those Acts specified in that Schedule “Treasurer” (wherever occurring) and substituting “Minister”.

(3) The Acts specified in Schedule 3 are amended as set out in that Schedule.

Amendments of Public Service Act

4. Schedules 2 and 3 to the Public Service Act 1922 are repealed and the Schedules set out in Schedule 4 to this Act are substituted.

Amendments of sections 60 and 62b of the Audit Act

5. The Audit Act 1901 is amended

(a) by omitting from section 60 “separate account shall be kept in the Treasury to be called the Trust Fund” and substituting “separate account, to be called the Trust Fund, shall be kept”; and

(b) by omitting sub-section (2) of section 62b and substituting the following sub-section:

“(2) The Minister and his successors in office shall, for the purposes of the investment of any moneys in pursuance of this section, be deemed to be a corporation by the name of ‘The Minister for Finance of the Commonwealth’, and any securities or deposits taken or made in pursuance of this section may be taken or made by him in his corporate name.”.

Saving of certain actions taken by Treasurer under Audit Act

6. (1) In this section

(a) a reference to a prescribed provision of the Audit Act 1901 shall be read as a reference to section 16 or 18, sub-section 20(1) or 21(1), section 21a, sub-section 22(1) or (2), 24(2), 27(2) or 28(1), section 29, sub-section 34(1), section 36a or 38, subsection 41d(1) or section 58, 60 or 62a of that Act;

(b) a reference to taking any action shall be read as a reference to doing any act or thing (whether by way of making, granting or issuing an instrument or otherwise), and includes, without limiting the generality of the expression, a reference to making an appointment, making a decision or determination, establishing a trust account, establishing an office, investing moneys, giving an authorization, permission or approval, issuing or giving a direction or instruction, entering into an agreement or expressing agreement with or concurrence in the doing of any act or thing; and

(c) a reference to taking action in pursuance of a power or function includes a reference to taking further action in pursuance of action previously taken in pursuance of a power or function.

 


 

(2) Where

(a) before 20 December 1977, the Treasurer took any action in pursuance of a power or function exercisable by him under a prescribed provision of the Audit Act 1901, under a regulation made under that Act or under a direction given under section 63 of that Act;

(b) on that date the power to take, or the function of taking, such action under that provision, regulation or direction became exercisable by the Minister for Finance instead of the Treasurer; and

(c) the action taken by the Treasurer would, but for that power or function having ceased to be exercisable by him, have had consequences or effects on or after that date,

then, subject to any action taken on or after that date by the Minister for Finance in pursuance of the relevant power or function, the action taken by the Treasurer before that date shall have, and shall be deemed to have had, such consequences or effects on and after that date as it would have, or would have had, if it had been taken by the Minister for Finance.

 

(3) Any moneys (other than moneys standing to the credit of the Loan Consolidation and Investment Reserve) that were invested by the Treasurer before 20 December 1977 under section 21a or sub-section 62b(1) of the Audit Act 1901 shall be deemed to have been invested by the Minister for Finance under section 21a or sub-section 62b(1), as the case may be, of that Act as amended by this Act.

(4) Any securities (other than securities taken in the investment of moneys standing to the credit of the Loan Consolidation and Investment Reserve) or deposits that were taken or made before 20 December 1977 by the Treasurer in his corporate name under section 62b of the Audit Act 1901 (including that section as applied by section 21a of that Act) shall be deemed to have been taken or made by the Minister for Finance in his corporate name under section 62b of the Audit Act 1901 as in force on the date of commencement of this Act.

(5) Any securities (other than securities taken in the investment of moneys standing to the credit of the Loan Consolidation and Investment Reserve or Treasury Bills) or deposits that were taken or made on or after 20 December 1977 and before the date of commencement of this Act by the Minister for Finance under section 62b of the Audit Act 1901 (including that section as applied by section 21a of that Act) shall be deemed to have been taken or made by the Minister for Finance in his corporate name under section 62b of the Audit Act 1901 as in force on that last-mentioned date.

Effect of warrants given by Governor-General under sub-section 32(5) of the Audit Act

7. A warrant issued by the Governor-General to the Treasurer under sub-section 32(5) of the Audit Act 1901 before 20 December 1977 in respect of the financial year that commenced on 1 July 1977 shall have, and shall be deemed to have had, effect on and after that first-mentioned date as if it had been issued by the Governor-General to the Minister for Finance.

Application or certain provisions to certain actions taken by the Treasurer

8. (1) In this section

(a) a reference to a prescribed provision of an Act shall be read as a reference to a provision specified in Schedule 1 relating to the capital, or to the moneys, of a body corporate established by an Act; and

(b) a reference to taking any action shall be read as a reference to doing any act or thing, and includes, without limiting the generality of the expression, a reference to making a payment, making an advance, making moneys available, paying an amount, giving a direction or making a decision or determination.

(2) A reference in any prescribed provision of an Act to any action taken by the Minister for Finance shall be read as including a reference to any such action taken before 20 December 1977 by the Treasurer.


Application or orders made under section 19b or 19ba of the Acts Interpretation Act

9. Upon the commencement of this Act, the orders under sections 19b and 19ba of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 that were made on 20 December 1977 and the orders under section 19b of that Act that were made on 11 January and 26 April 1978 cease to apply in relation to any of the Acts referred to in those orders but nothing in this section affects the application of those orders made on 20 December 1977 in relation to any regulations or directions referred to in those orders.

SCHEDULE 1                                         Sub-section 3(1)

AMENDMENTS OF ACTS

Acts

Provisions amended

Aboriginal Land Fund Act 1974................................

Sub-sections 17(2) and 29(1).

Aboriginal Loans Commission Act 1974...................

Paragraphs 19(1)(f) and 24(2)(f), section 29 and sub-section 36(1).

Albury-Wodonga Development Act 1973..................

Sub-section 24(2) and section 32.

Albury-Wodonga Development (Financial Assistance) Act 1973

Sub-sections 6(1) and (3), section 7 and subsections 10(2) and (3) and 11(2).

Anglo-Australian Telescope Agreement Act 1970

Sub-sections 11(2) and 19(3).

Apple and Pear Stabilization Act 1971......................

Sub-section 13a(3).

Appropriation Act (No. 1) 1977-78...........................

Sections 3, 5 and 7 and Division 310 of Schedule 2.

Appropriation Act (No. 2) 1977-78...........................

Sections 3 and 5 and Division 850 of Schedule 2.

Appropriation (Urban Public Transport) Act 1977

Section 6.

Atomic Energy Act 1953............................................

Sub-sections 26(2), 27(2) and 31(1) and section 33.

Audit Act 1901..........................................................

Second Schedule.

Australia Council Act 1975.......................................

Sub-sections 32(2) and 38(1).

Australia-Japan Foundation Act 1976......................

Sub-section 25(1).

Australian Capital Territory Electricity Supply Act 1962

Sections 24 and 25, sub-sections 26(2), 29(3) and 33(1).

Australian Film and Television School Act 1973.......

Sub-sections 36(2) and 42(1).

Australian Film Commission Act 1975......................

Sections 31 and 36 and sub-sections 39(5) and 44(1).

Australian Heritage Commission Act 1975................

Sub-sections 34(2) and 43(1).

Australian Industry Development Corporation Act 1970............................................................................

Sub-sections 24(3), (3a) and (4), 26a(4), (5), (8) and (9) and 37(1).

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies Act 1964

Sub-sections 23(2) and 30(1).

Australian Institute of Anatomy Agreement Act 1924

Section 4.

Australian Institute of Marine Science Act 1972.......

Sub-sections 36(2) and 44(1).

Australian Meat and Live-stock Corporation Act 1977............................................................................

Sub-sections 3(6) and (9) and 49(1).

Australian National Airlines Act 1945.......................

Paragraph 30(b), section 30a, sub-section 31(2), section 31a and sub-sections 32(1) and (2), 37a(3), (4), (5) and (7), 38(2) and 40(1).

Australian National Railways Act 1917.....................

Sub-sections 41(1), 51(4), 55(1) and (2) and 57b(2).

Australian National University Act 1946...................

Sub-section 33(1).

Australian Shipping Commission Act 1956...............

Paragraph 28(b), sub-sections 30(2) and (3) and 39(1) and section 47.

Australian Tourist Commission Act 1967..................

Sub-sections 21(2) and 29(1).


SCHEDULE 1—continued

Acts

Provisions amended

Banks (Housing Loans) Act 1974..............................

Section 8.

Broadcasting and Television Act 1942......................

Sub-sections 26(2), 27a(2), 28(1), 68(2), 70(2),78(1),79z(2) and 79zh(1).

Canberra College of Advanced Education Act 1967.

Sub-section 30(1).

Canned Fruits Export Marketing Act 1963...............

Sub-section 36(1).

Coal Industry Act 1946.............................................

Sub-sections 22(1) and 23(3).

Commonwealth Aid Roads Act 1969.........................

Sub-sections 2(1) (definition of “road works”) 7(2), 8(2), 9(2) and sections 11 and 12.

Commonwealth Banks Act 1959................................

Section 110.

Commonwealth Serum Laboratories Act 1961..........

Section 5, paragraph 32(b), section 33 and subsections 34(2), 39(3) and (4), 42(3) and 44(1).

Courts-Martial Appeals Act 1955..............................

Sub-sections 34(3) and 37(2).

Criminology Research Act 1971................................

Sub-sections 28(2), 33(1) and 43(1).

Curriculum Development Centre Act 1975................

Sub-sections 32(2) and 40(1).

Customs Act 1901.....................................................

Section 277.

Dairy Produce Act 1924...........................................

Sub-section 29(1).

Defence Force (Papua New Guinea) Retirement Benefits Act 1973....................................................................

Sub-section 22(1), section 28, sub-sections 31(3), 37(2) and section 39.

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973

Sub-sections 72(1) and (3), 73(1) and (3) and 84(11) and (13).

Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Act 1948...........

Sections 14 and 34 and sub-sections 82v(1) and (3), 82w(1) and (3) and 82zh(11), (13), (15) and (16).

Defence Forces Retirement Benefits (Pension Increases) Act 1967....................................................................

Sub-sections 7(2) and 9(2).

Defence Forces Retirement Benefits (Pension Increases) Act 1971....................................................................

Sub-section 3(6), paragraph 7(c), sub-sections 11(2) and 13(2) and section 20.

Defence Service Homes Act 1918

Sub-sections 40a(1) and (2), 42b(1) and 50b(1).

Distillation Act 1901.................................................

Sub-section 82a(5).

Egg Export Control Act 1947....................................

Sub-section 17(1).

Environment (Financial Assistance) Act 1977...........

Sections 8 and 9, sub-section 10(2) and section 11.

Excise Act 1901.........................................................

Sub-section 162b(5).

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1974

Section 67, sub-sections 68(2), 71(1), 73(3) and (6) and 74(3) and (6), section 75 and sub-section 88(1).

Foot and Mouth Disease Act 1961............................

Sub-sections 4(1) and (2) and 6(1).

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975................

Sub-sections 52(2) and 60(1).

Growth Centres (Financial Assistance) Act 1973......

Section 3 (definition of “approved authority”), sub-section 4(1), sections 6, 7 and 8, paragraphs 10(2)(b) and (3)(e) and sections 11 and 14.

Health Insurance Act 1973.......................................

Sub-sections 126(4) and (5).

Health Insurance Commission Act 1973...................

Sub-sections 8e(4) and 33(2), section 36a and sub-section 42(1).

Honey Industry Act 1962..........................................

Sub-section 30(1).

Housing Agreement Act 1973....................................

Section 4.

Housing Loans Insurance Act 1965..........................

Paragraph 31(b) and sub-sections 31d(2) and 39(1).

Industrial Research and Development Grants Act 1967

Sub-section 34(2).

Industrial Research and Development Incentives Act 1976............................................................................

Sub-section 35(2).

Land Commissions (Financial Assistance) Act 1973.

Section 3 (definition of “approved authority”), sub-section 4(1), sections 6, 7 and 8, paragraphs 10(2)(b) and (3)(e) and sections 11 and 14.

Law Reform Commission Act 1973............................

Sub-sections 29(2) and 35(1).


SCHEDULE 1—continued

Acts

Provisions amended

Legislative Drafting Institute Act 1974......................

Sub-sections 21 (2) and 28 (1).

Lighthouses Act 1911................................................

Sub-section 6a (5).

Loan Act 1977...........................................................

Sub-section 5 (2).

Loan (Short-term Borrowings) Act 1959...................

Section 6.

Loan (Temporary Revenue Deficits) Act 1953...........

Section 3.

Loans (Australian Industry Development Corporation) Act 1974

Sub-sections 7(1) and (2).

Loans (Australian National Airlines Commission) Act 1969

Section 6.

Loans (Australian National Airlines Commission) Act 1972

Section 6.

Loans (Australian National Airlines Commission) Act 1974

Section 7.

Loans (Australian National Airlines Commission) Act 1976

Section 7.

Loans (Australian Shipping Commission) Act 1975..

Section 7.

Loans (Qantas Airways Limited) Act 1971................

Section 6.

Loans (Qantas Airways Limited) Act (No. 2) 1971....

Section 7.

Loans (Qantas Airways Limited) Act 1972................

Section 7.

Loans (Qantas Airways Limited) Act 1974................

Section 8.

Loans (Qantas Airways Limited) Act 1976................

Section 8.

Loans Securities Act 1919.........................................

Sub-sections 6(1) and (3).

National Capital Development Commission Act 1957.

Section 18.

National Gallery Act 1975........................................

Sub-sections 34(2) and 42(1).

National Health Act 1953..........................................

Section 133a.

National Library Act 1960........................................

Sub-sections 20(2) and 27(2).

National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975.

Paragraph 46(1)(e) and sub-section 52(1).

National Roads Act 1974..........................................

Sections 9 and 10, sub-section 11(4) and 11a(3) and paragraphs 13(d) and 14(a) and (f).

New South Wales Grant (Gwydir River Dam) Act 1969

Sections 4, 7, 8 and 9.

New South Wales Grant (Namoi River Weirs) Act 1976

Sections 8, 9 and 10.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (Financial Support Fund) Act 1976

Section 8.

Overseas Telecommunications Act 1946...................

Sub-section 18(12), paragraph 43(1)(c), subsection 43(3), section 44 and sub-sections 45(2), 47(2) and 53(1).

Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Act 1973...

Section 21.

Parliamentary Retiring Allowances Act 1948............

Sub-sections 4(1) (definition of “trustee”), 5(3) and (4), 8 (3) and 22r(11) and (13).

Pipeline Authority Act 1973......................................

Sub-sections 25(2), 27(1), 30(2) and 45(1).

Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975

Sub-section 29(6).

Postal Services Act 1975...........................................

Sub-sections 19(5) and (6), section 74, subsections 75(2), 76(3), 102(1) and 107(4).

Public Accounts Committee Act 1951........................

Section 23.

Queensland Grant (Bundaberg Irrigation Works) Act 1970

Sections 8, 9 and 10.

Queensland Grant (Clare Weir) Act 1974.................

Sections 8, 9 and 10.

Queensland Grant (Dawson River Weirs) Act 1973..

Sections 7, 8 and 9.

Queensland Grant (Kinchant Dam) Act 1973...........

Sections 7, 8 and 9.


SCHEDULE 1—continued

Acts

Provisions amended

Queensland Grant (Maraboon Dam) Act 1968

Sections 8, 9 and 10.

Queensland Grant (Proserpine Flood Mitigation) Act 1974

Sections 6, 7, 8 and 9.

Queensland Grant (Proserpine Flood Mitigation) Act 1976

Sections 5, 8, 9, 10 and 11.

Queensland Grant (Ross River Dam) Act 1974.........

Sections 7, 8 and 9.

Reserve Bank Act 1959.............................................

Section 70.

Roads Grants Act 1974.............................................

Section 7, sub-sections 8(4), 8a(3), 9(3), 10(1) and 11(2), paragraphs 12(1)(a) and (f), sub-section 12(2) and section 13.

Royal Australian Air Force Veterans’ Residences Act 1953

Sub-section 10(1).

Royal Commissions Act 1902....................................

Section 8.

Science and Industry Endowment Act 1926..............

Section 10.

Science and Industry Research Act 1949..................

Sub-sections 25(2), 26c(4) and (5) and 30(1).

Services Trust Funds Act 1947 ................................

Section 17, sub-section 18(1) and sections 34 and 35.

Sewerage Agreements Act 1973................................

Section 7.

Sewerage Agreements Act 1974................................

Section 9.

Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Act 1970

Sections 25 and 26 and sub-sections 27(2), 29(1) and 36(1).

Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Power Act 1949....

Sub-section 25(2), paragraph 27(1)(a) and sub-section 32b(1).

Softwood Forestry Agreements Act 1976...................

Sub-section 4(1).

South Australia Grant (Lock to Kimba Pipeline) Act 1973

Sections 7, 8 and 9.

South Australia Grant (Tailem Bend to Keith Pipeline) Act 1969

Sections 7, 8 and 9.

States Grants (Aboriginal Assistance) Act 1976........

Section 4.

States Grants (Advanced Education) Act 1972..........

Sections 12 and 17.

States Grants (Advanced Education) Act 1976..........

Sections 16 and 22.

States Grants (Advanced Education Assistance) Act 1976

Sections 10, 13 and 17.

States Grants (Air Quality Monitoring) Act 1976......

Sections 6, 7 and 8.

States Grants (Beef Industry) Act 1975.....................

Sections 4 and 5.

States Grants (Capital Assistance) Act 1977.............

Section 8.

States Grants (Drought Reimbursement) Act 1968....

Sub-section 4(1) and sections 5, 6 and 7.

States Grants (Hospital Operating Costs) Act 1976..

Section 4 and sub-section 5(1).

States Grants (Housing Assistance) Act 1977............

Sections 5, 8 and 11.

States Grants (Independent Schools) Act 1969.........

Section 5.

States Grants (Nature Conservation) Act 1974.........

Sections 7 and 8.

States Grants (Roads) Act 1977................................

Sub-section 15(3), sections 21 and 23, paragraph 24(b) and sections 27, 28 and 32.

States Grants (Schools) Act 1972..............................

Sections 16 and 17c.

States Grants (Schools) Act 1973..............................

Sections 57 and 58c.

States Grants (Schools) Act 1976..............................

Sections 57, 59 and 63.

States Grants (Schools Assistance) Act 1976.............

Sections 43, 45 and 49.

States Grants (Schools Assistance) Act 1977.............

Sections 40, 42 and 46.

States Grants (Soil Conservation) Act 1974..............

Sections 8, 11 and 12.

States Grants (Technical and Further Educations) Act 1974

Sections 28 and 29c.

States Grants (Technical and Further Educations Assistance) Act 1976

Sections 13 and 18.

States Grants (Tertiary Education Assistance) Act 1977

Sections 30, 32 and 36.

States Grants (Universities) Act 1972........................

Sections 13 and 14c.

States Grants (Universities) Act 1976........................

Sections 18 and 24.


SCHEDULE 1—continued

Acts

Provisions amended

States Grants (Universities Assistance) Act 1976......

Sections 12, 15 and 19.

States Grants (Water Resources Assessment) Act 1976

Sub-sections 5(1) and 6(1) and sections 10 and 11.

Stevedoring Industry Finance Committee Act 1977...

Sub-sections 16(2) and 30(1).

Superannuation (Pension Increases) Act 1971.........

Section 12.

Surplus Revenue Act 1908........................................

Section 5.

Telecommunications Act 1975...................................

Sub-sections 12(5) and (6), section 71, subsections 72(2), 73(3) and 99(1).

Tobacco Marketing Act 1965....................................

Sub-section 26(1).

Trade Union Training Authority Act 1975.................

Sub-sections 42(2) and 58(1).

Trading with the Enemy Act 1939.............................

Sub-sections 13e(2), 13f(1) and (2) and 14(4) and (5).

Transport Planning and Research Act 1974.............

Sections 11, 13, 14 and 16.

Transport Planning and Research (Financial Assistance Act 1977

Sections 10 and 11, sub-section 12(2) and section 13.

Universities (Financial Assistance) Act 1963............

Section 10.

Universities (Financial Assistance) Act 1966............

Section 13.

Universities (Financial Assistance) Act 1967............

Section 8.

Urban and Regional Development (Financial Assistance) Act 1974

Sub-sections 9(5) and (6).

Urban Public Transport (Research and Planning) Act 1974

Sections 8, 9 and 11.

Victoria Grant (River Murray Salinity) Act 1968......

Sections 7, 8 and 9.

War Gratuity Appropriation Act 1948.......................

Section 2.

Wheat Industry Stabilization Act 1974......................

Sub-sections 18(2), 29(2) and (3), 31(5) and (6) and 45(1).

Wool Industry Act 1972.............................................

Sub-section 27(1), sections 31 and 32, sub-sections 33(4) and (7) and 41(2) and (3), section 72 and sub-section 90(1).

Wool Marketing (Loan) Act 1974..............................

Sections 4 and 8.

SCHEDULE 2                                       Sub-section 3(2)

AMENDMENTS OF ACTS

Acts

Provisions amended

Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963

Sub-section 11(2).

Audit Act 1901..........................................................

Sections 2a, 7, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 21a, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36a, 37b, 38, 40, 41d, 42, 43, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50, 50a, 51, 53, 54, 57, 58, 58a, 60, 61 and 62a, sub-section 62b(1) and sections 66, 70a and 70c.

Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Termination Act 1976

Sub-section 23 (1).


SCHEDULE 3                                       Sub-section 3(3)

AMENDMENTS OF ACTS

Acts

Provisions

Amendments

Aboriginal Loans Commission Act 1974

Paragraphs 19(1)(a) and 24(2)(a)

Omit the paragraphs

Aluminium Industry Act 1960

Section 8.....................................

Omit “National Resources”, substitute “Trade and Resources”

Australian Industry Development Corporation Act 1970

Paragraph 8a(6)(e), sections 11 and 16, sub-section 19(5) and section 21a

Omit “National Resources” (wherever occurring), substitute “Trade and Resources’’

Australian Institute of Marine Science Act 1972

Sub-section 38(2)........................

Omit “and the Treasurer”

Commonwealth Aid Roads Act 1969

Paragraphs 10(a) and (c)..............

Omit “Treasurer of the Commonwealth” (wherever occurring), substitute “Minister for Finance”

Criminology Research Act 1971

Sub-section 28(4)........................

Omit “Treasurer”, substitute “Attorney-General”

Export Incentive Grants Act 1971

Sub-section 4(1) (definition of “the Secretary”)

Omit “Overseas Trade”, substitute “Trade and Resources”

Export Market Development Grants Act 1974

Sub-sections 3(1) (definition of “Government sponsored promotion”) and 37(3)

Omit “Overseas Trade”, substitute “Trade and Resources”

Fishing Industry Act 1956

Sub-section 5(1)..........................

Omit “Treasurer” (first occurring), substitute “Minister for Finance”

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936

Sub-sections 16(5b) and (5c), sub-paragraph 23(c)(vii) and paragraph 160aba(2)(b)

Omit “Overseas Trade”, substitute “Trade and Resources”

Judiciary Act 1903………….

Section 66

Omit “Treasurer of the Commonwealth or of the State”, substitute “Minister for Finance or the Treasurer of the State”

Metal Working Machine Tools Bounty Act 1972

Sub-section 12(5)........................

Omit “Trade and Industry”, substitute “Trade and Resources”

Parliamentary Retiring Allowances Act 1948

Sub-section 8(5)..........................

Omit “the Treasury” (wherever occurring), substitute “Finance”

Pay-roll Tax Assessment Act 1941

Sub-sections 11(7) and (8) and 16a(1) (definition of “the Secretary”)

Omit “Overseas Trade”, substitute “Trade and Resources”

Pipeline Authority Act 1973

Sub-section 3(1) (definition of “Secretary”) and paragraph 6(1)(b)

Omit “National Resources”, substitute “National Development”

Public Service (Permanent Head—Dual Appointment) Act 1977

Title and sections 3 and 4............

(a) Omit “Overseas Trade”, substitute “Trade and Resources”

 

 

(b) Omit “Special Trade Negotiator”, substitute “Special Trade Representative”

Removal of Prisoners (Territories) Act 1923

Paragraphs 8a(14)(b) and 10a(5)(b)

Omit “Administrative Services”, substitute “Home Affairs”

Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Act 1970

Paragraph 16(1)(b)......................

Omit “Overseas Trade”, substitute “Trade and Resources”


SCHEDULE 3—continued

Acts

Provisions

Amendments

States Grants (Hospital Operating Costs) Act 1976

Sub-section 5(2)...........................

Omit “Treasurer” (first and last occurring), substitute “Minister for Finance”

Superannuation (Pension Increases) Act 1971

Section 12....................................

Omit “by him”

Temple Society Trust Fund Act 1949

Paragraph 5(1)(b).........................

Omit “the Treasury”, substitute “Finance”

Universities (Financial Assistance) Act 1963

Paragraph 9(a)..............................

Omit “Treasurer” (first occurring), substitute “Minister for Finance”

Wool Industry Act 1972

(a) Sub-sections 4(5) and (7)........

(b) Sub-section 6(2).....................

Omit the sub-sections

Omit “or the Treasurer”, substitute “, the Treasurer or the Minister for Finance”

SCHEDULE 4                                      Sub-section 3(4)

SCHEDULES TO BE SUBSTITUTED FOR SCHEDULES 2 AND 3 TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE ACT 1922

SCHEDULE 2                                        Sections 7 and 10

DEPARTMENTS

The Department of the Senate

The Department of the House of Representatives

The Department of the Parliamentary Library

The Department of the Parliamentary Reporting Staff

The Joint House Department

The Department of Aboriginal Affairs

The Department of Administrative Services

The Attorney-General’s Department

The Department of Business and Consumer Affairs

The Department of the Capital Territory

The Department of Construction

The Department of Defence

The Department of Education

The Department of Employment and Industrial Relations

The Department of Environment, Housing and Community Development

The Department of Finance

The Department of Foreign Affairs

The Department of Health

The Department of Home Affairs

The Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs

The Department of Industry and Commerce

The Department of National Development

The Department of the Northern Territory

The Postal and Telecommunications Department

The Department of Primary Industry

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

The Department of Productivity

The Department of Science

The Department of Social Security

The Department of the Special Trade Representative

The Department of Trade and Resources


SCHEDULE 4—continued

The Department of Transport

The Department of the Treasury

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs

SCHEDULE 3                                        Section 25

PERMANENT HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS

The Clerk of the Senate

The Clerk of the House of Representatives

The Parliamentary Librarian

The Principal Parliamentary Reporter

The Secretary of the Joint House Department

The Secretary to the Department of Aboriginal Affairs

The Secretary to the Department of Administrative Services

The Secretary to the Attorney-General’s Department

The Secretary to the Department of the Capital Territory

The Secretary to the Department of Construction and Director-General of Works

The Comptroller-General of Customs

The Secretary to the Department of Defence

The Secretary to the Department of Education

The Secretary to the Department of Employment and Industrial Relations

The Secretary to the Department of Environment, Housing and Community Development

The Secretary to the Department of Finance

The Secretary to the Department of Foreign Affairs

The Director-General of Health

The Secretary to the Department of Home Affairs

The Secretary to the Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs

The Secretary to the Department of Industry and Commerce

The Secretary to the Department of National Development

The Secretary to the Department of the Northern Territory

The Secretary to the Postal and Telecommunications Department

The Secretary to the Department of Primary Industry

The Secretary to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

The Secretary to the Department of Productivity

The Secretary to the Department of Science

The Secretary to the Department of the Special Trade Representative

The Secretary to the Department of Trade and Resources

The Director-General of Social Services

The Secretary to the Department of Transport

The Secretary to the Department of the Treasury

The Secretary to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs