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Commonwealth Legal Aid Amendment Act 1990

  • - C2004A03974
  • No longer in force
Act No. 43 of 1990 as made
An Act to amend the Commonwealth Legal Aid Act 1977
Date of Assent 16 Jun 1990
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

COMMONWEALTH LEGAL AID AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 43, 1990

COMMONWEALTH LEGAL AID AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 43 of 1990 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Commonwealth Legal Aid Act 1977

COMMONWEALTH LEGAL AID AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 43 of 1990 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

(Assented to 16 June 1990)
1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Commonwealth Legal Aid Amendment Act 1990.

(2) In this Act, "Principal Act", means the Commonwealth Legal Aid Act 1977.*1*

(Minister's second reading speech made in-
House of Representatives on 16 May 1990
Senate on 30 May 1990)
*1* No. 80, 1977, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 170, 1978; No. 62, 1981; No. 91, 1983; and No. 2, 1988.

COMMONWEALTH LEGAL AID AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 43 of 1990 - SECT 2
Commencement

2. (1) Sections 1 and 2 commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

(2) The remaining provisions of this Act are taken to have commenced on 8 May 1990.

COMMONWEALTH LEGAL AID AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 43 of 1990 - SECT 3
Interpretation

3. Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end of subsection (1) the following definitions:
" 'State' includes the Northern Territory;
'Territory' does not include the Northern Territory.".

COMMONWEALTH LEGAL AID AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 43 of 1990 - SECT 4
Interpretation

4. Section 20 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting "or of the Northern Territory" from paragraph (b) of the
definition of "approved legal aid commission";
(b) by omitting "or the
Northern Territory" from paragraph (b) of the definition of "statutory office";
(c) by omitting "such a Territory" from the definition of
"statutory office" and substituting "that Territory".

COMMONWEALTH LEGAL AID AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 43 of 1990 - SECT 5
Eligible persons and approved persons

5. Section 22 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting subsection (3).