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Act No. 163 of 1986 as made
An Act to make certain amendments in consequence of the enactment of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984, and for other purposes
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Date of Assent 18 Dec 1986
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015
 

SEX DISCRIMINATION (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 163, 1986

SEX DISCRIMINATION (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 163, 1986 - LONG TITLE

An Act to make certain amendments in consequence of the enactment of the Sex
Discrimination Act 1984, and for other purposes

SEX DISCRIMINATION (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 163, 1986 - SECT 1
Short title

(Assented to 18 December 1986)
(Date of commencement 15 January 1987)
1. This Act may be cited as the Sex Discrimination (Consequential Amendments) Act 1986.

SEX DISCRIMINATION (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 163, 1986 - SECT 2
Amendments

2. The Acts specified in the Schedule are amended as set out in the Schedule.

SEX DISCRIMINATION (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 163, 1986 - SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE
Section 2
AMENDMENTS OF ACTS
Aged or Disabled Persons Homes Act 1954
Sub-section 2(1) (definition of "aged person")-
Omit "a man who has attained the age of 65 years or a woman who has attained
the age of 60 years", substitute "a person who has attained the age of 60
years".

Banking (Transitional Provisions) Act 1959
Sub-section 20(2)-
Omit the sub-section, substitute the following sub-section:
"(2) An officer appointed to the Reserve Bank Service under this Part
shall not, except for incapacity or misconduct, be retired or dismissed
from the Reserve Bank Service before the officer has attained the age of
60 years".

Companies Act 1981
Sub-paragraph 578(2)(c)(ii)-
Omit "wife", substitute "spouse".

Compensation (Commonwealth Government Employees) Act 1971
Sub-section 5(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of "dependant")-
Omit "throughout the period of 3 years".

Paragraph 45(10)(c)-
Omit ", throughout a period of 3 years ending on or after the date of
commencement of the incapacity of the employee, lived", substitute "lives".

Defence Act 1903
Paragraph 124(1)(h)-
Omit the paragraph.
Delivered Meals Subsidy Act 1970
Sub-section 3(1) (definition of "aged person")-
Omit the definition, substitute the following definition:
"'aged person' means a person who has attained the age of 60 years;".

Navigation Act 1912
Sub-paragraph 70(1)(a)(i)-
Omit the sub-paragraph, substitute the following sub-paragraph:
"(i) the grandparent, parent, wife, husband, brother, sister, child or
grandchild of the seaman; or".

Sub-paragraph 156(1)(b)(i)-
After "widow", insert ", the widower".
Sub-section 158(6)-
After "widow,", insert "widower,".
Sub-section 158(7)-
After "widow,", insert "widower,".
Sub-section 161(1)-
(a) Omit "his wife, or any of his children or step-child,", substitute
"the wife or husband, or any of the children or step-children, of
the seaman".
(b) Omit "his" (third, fourth and fifth occurring), substitute "the
seaman's".
Re-establishment and Employment Act 1945
Part VI-
Repeal the Part.
Royal Australian Air Force Veterans' Residences Act 1953
Section 2 (definition of "eligible person")-
Omit paragraphs (b), (c) and (d), substitute the following paragraphs:
"(b) a former member of the Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service;
(c) a former member of the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force;
(d) a widow or widower of a person referred to in paragraph (a) or (b);
(e) a widower of a person referred to in paragraph (c); or
(f) a parent of a person referred to in paragraph (a), (b) or (c), being
a deceased person who was not legally married at the time of his or
her death, if the parent-
(i) is a widow or widower and was, at the time of the person's
appointment to, or enlistment in, the Royal Australian Air
Force, The Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service or the
Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force, as the case may be,
dependent upon the person; or
(ii) has a wife who is, or a husband who is, so incapacitated as
to be unable to contribute materially to the support of the
parent;".
Seamen's Compensation Act 1911
Sub-section 3(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of "member of the family")-
Omit the paragraph, substitute the following paragraph:
"(c) a person of the opposite sex to the seaman who lives with the
seaman as the husband or wife of the seaman on a bona fide
domestic basis although not legally married to that seaman;".
Schedule 1 (sub-paragraph (10A)(1))-
Add at the end "or".
Schedule 1 (sub-paragraph (10A)(b))-
Omit the sub-paragraph.