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Lighthouses Amendment Act 1979

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A02109
  • No longer in force
Act No. 99 of 1979 as made
An Act to amend the Lighthouses Act 1911 in consequence of certain amendments of the Navigation Act 1912.
Administered by: DOTARS
Date of Assent 22 Oct 1979
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

Lighthouses Amendment Act 1979

No. 99 of 1979

An Act to amend the Lighthouses Act 1911 in consequence of certain amendments of the Navigation Act 1912.

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

Short title, &c.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Lighthouses Amendment Act 1979.

(2) The Lighthouses Act 1911 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Commencement

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

Interpretation

3. Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the definition of “the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea” and substituting the following definition:

“‘the Safety Convention’ has the same meaning as in Part IV of the Navigation Act 1912;”.

Power to establish and maintain lighthouses, &c.

4. Section 7 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (a) “the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea” and substituting “the Safety Convention”.