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Act No. 88 of 1990 as made
An Act to amend legislation relating to the arts, the environment, tourism and Territories
Date of Assent 20 Nov 1990
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

ARTS, ENVIRONMENT, TOURISM AND TERRITORIES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 88, 1990

ARTS, ENVIRONMENT, TOURISM AND TERRITORIES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 88 of 1990 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

PART 1 - PRELIMINARY
Section

1. Short title

2. Commencement
PART 2 - AMENDMENT OF THE ARTS, TERRITORIES AND
ENVIRONMENT LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1989

3. Principal Act

4. Schedule 1
PART 3 - AMENDMENT OF THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL
TERRITORY (PLANNING AND LAND MANAGEMENT) ACT 1988

5. Principal Act

6. Schedule
PART 4 - AMENDMENT OF THE AUSTRALIAN TOURIST
COMMISSION ACT 1987

7. Principal Act

8. Constitution of Board
PART 5 - AMENDMENTS OF THE NATIONAL GALLERY ACT 1975

9. Principal Act

10. Disposal of works of art from national collection

11. Application of Division 3 of Part XI of Audit Act

PART 6 - AMENDMENT OF THE NATIONAL PARKS AND WILDLIFE
CONSERVATION ACT 1975

12. Principal Act

13. Repeal of section 67
PART 7 - AMENDMENTS OF THE PROTECTION OF MOVABLE
CULTURAL HERITAGE ACT 1986

14. Principal Act

15. Interpretation

16. Grant of permits in respect of particular objects

17. Insertion of new section:

10A. Grant of general permits for certain institutions

18. Permits

19. Insertion of new section:

13A. Address for service of notices

20. Unlawful imports

21. Functions of Committee

22. Constitution of Committee

23. Administrative Appeals Tribunal
PART 8 - AMENDMENTS OF THE PUBLIC LENDING RIGHT ACT 1985

24. Principal Act

25. Membership of Committee

26. Insertion of new sections:

16A. Conduct of meetings

16B. Resolutions without meetings
PART 9 - AMENDMENTS OF THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT
(ADMINISTRATION) ACT 1910

27. Principal Act

28. Ordinances

ARTS, ENVIRONMENT, TOURISM AND TERRITORIES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 88 of 1990 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend legislation relating to the arts, the
environment, tourism and Territories

ARTS, ENVIRONMENT, TOURISM AND TERRITORIES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 88 of 1990 - PART 1
PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

ARTS, ENVIRONMENT, TOURISM AND TERRITORIES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 88 of 1990 - SECT 1
Short title

(Assented to 20 November 1990)
1. This Act may be cited as the Arts, Environment, Tourism and Territories Legislation Amendment Act 1990.

(Minister's second reading speech made in-
House of Representatives on 10 October 1990
Senate on 17 October 1990)

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Commencement

2. (1) Parts 1, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent. (2) Part 2 is taken to have commenced immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the Arts, Territories and Environment Legislation Amendment Act 1989. (3) Part 3 is taken to have commenced immediately after the commencement of section 55 of the Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1989.
(4) Part 9, other than paragraph 28 (a), is taken to have commenced immediately after the commencement of section 32 of the A.C.T. Self-Government (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988.
(5) Paragraph 28 (a) is taken to have commenced on 1 July 1990.
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ARTS, ENVIRONMENT, TOURISM AND TERRITORIES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 88 of 1990 - PART 2
PART 2 - AMENDMENT OF THE ARTS, TERRITORIES AND
ENVIRONMENT LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1989

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Principal Act

3. In this Part, "Principal Act" means the Arts, Territories and Environment Legislation Amendment Act 1989.*1* *1* No. 60, 1989.

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Schedule 1

4. Schedule 1 to the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (a) of the amendment of subsection 10 (2) of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973 "second" and substituting "third".

ARTS, ENVIRONMENT, TOURISM AND TERRITORIES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1990 No. 88 of 1990 - PART 3
PART 3 - AMENDMENT OF THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL
TERRITORY (PLANNING AND LAND MANAGEMENT) ACT 1988

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Principal Act

5. In this Part, "Principal Act" means the Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988.*2* *2* No. 108, 1988.

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Schedule

6. The Schedule to the Principal Act is amended by omitting from the amendment of subsection 9 (3) of the Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974 "`Executive'" and substituting "`Executive may'".

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PART 4 - AMENDMENT OF THE AUSTRALIAN TOURIST
COMMISSION ACT 1987

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Principal Act

7. In this Part, "Principal Act" means the Australian Tourist Commission Act 1987.*3* *3* No. 136, 1987.

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Constitution of Board

8. Section 12 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (e) "5" and substituting "6".

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PART 5 - AMENDMENTS OF THE NATIONAL GALLERY ACT 1975

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Principal Act

9. In this Part, "Principal Act" means the National Gallery Act 1975.*4* *4* No. 61, 1975, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 36, 1978; No. 65, 1985 (as amended by No. 193, 1985); and Nos. 21 and 60, 1989.

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Disposal of works of art from national collection

10. Section 9 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting from subsection (1) "subsections (3) and (4)" and substituting "subsection (4)";
(b) by omitting subsection (3).

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Application of Division 3 of Part XI of Audit Act

11. Section 40 of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end the following subsection:
"(2) The Gallery must, in each report prepared under section 63M of the Audit Act 1901 (as that section applies by virtue of subsection (1) of this section), include particulars of any disposals of works of art under section 9 during the financial year to which the report relates.".

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PART 6 - AMENDMENT OF THE NATIONAL PARKS AND WILDLIFE
CONSERVATION ACT 1975

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Principal Act

12. In this Part, "Principal Act" means the National Parks and Wildlife
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Conservation Act 1975.*5* *5* No. 12, 1975, as amended. For previous amendments, see Nos. 29 and 36, 1978; Nos. 42 and 155, 1979; No. 70, 1980; No. 111, 1982; Nos. 10, 63 and 72, 1984; No. 94, 1985; No. 76, 1986; Nos. 15 and 16, 1987; No. 38, 1988; and No. 21, 1989.

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Repeal of section 67

13. Section 67 of the Principal Act is repealed.

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PART 7 - AMENDMENTS OF THE PROTECTION OF MOVABLE
CULTURAL HERITAGE ACT 1986

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Principal Act

14. In this Part, "Principal Act" means the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986.*6* *6* No. 11, 1986, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 126, 1988.

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Interpretation

15. Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting in subsection (1) the following definition:
"`principal collecting institution' means:
(a) a public art gallery; or
(b) a public museum; or
(c) a public library; or
(d) public archives;
established under a law of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory;".

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Grant of permits in respect of particular objects

16. Section 10 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting in paragraph (5) (a) "to export the Class B object concerned" after "permit".

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Insertion of new section

17. After section 10 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:

Grant of general permits for certain institutions
"10A. (1) A principal collecting institution may apply to the Minister for a permit to export a Class B object that is accessioned into the collection for which the institution is responsible.
"(2) If a principal collecting institution is not a body corporate, the person responsible for the institution's operations may make an application under subsection (1).
"(3) An application is to be made in writing in the prescribed form, or, if no form is prescribed, the form approved by the Minister.
"(4) On receipt of an application, the Minister must refer it to the Committee.
"(5) The Committee must submit to the Minister a written report on the application.
"(6) The Minister must consider the report and:
(a) grant to the applicant a permit to export any Class B object that is accessioned into the collection for which the institution is responsible; or
(b) refuse to grant a permit.
"(7) A permit is subject to:
(a) a condition that an exportation of a Class B object is not in accordance with the permit unless it is exported on loan for the purposes of research, public exhibition or a similar purpose; and
(b) such other conditions (if any) as the Minister specifies in the permit.
"(8) If the Minister refuses to grant a permit, the Minister must, within the prescribed period after the decision is made, cause to be served on the applicant written notice of the refusal, setting out the reasons for the refusal.".

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Permits

18. Section 11 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting in subsections (1) and (2) "or 10A" after "section 10".

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Insertion of new section

19. After section 13 of the Principal Act, the following section is inserted in Division 1 of Part II:

Address for service of notices
"13A. (1) A person applying for a permit under section 10 or 10A or a certificate under section 12 must specify, as the person's address for the purposes of this Part, an address in Australia.

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"(2) A person who has specified an address, under subsection (1) or through a previous application of this subsection, may, at any time, give to the Minister a written notice specifying, as the person's address for the purposes of this Part, an address in Australia that is different from the address last specified.
"(3) The last address specified by a person under this section is taken to be the person's place of residence or business for the purpose of serving notices on the person under this Part.".

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Unlawful imports

20. Section 14 of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end the following subsections:
"(3) This section does not apply in relation to the importation of an object if:
(a) the importation takes place under an agreement between:
(i) the Commonwealth, a State, a Territory, a principal collecting institution or an exhibition co-ordinator; and
(ii) any other person or body (including a government); and
(b) the agreement provides for the object to be loaned, for a period not exceeding 2 years, to the Commonwealth, State, Territory, principal collecting institution or exhibition co-ordinator, as the case may be, for the purpose of its public exhibition within Australia.
"(4) In subsection (3):
`exhibition co-ordinator' means a body that arranges for the conducting in Australia of public exhibitions of objects from collections outside Australia, and that achieves this by, from time to time:
(a) entering into an agreement with a person or body (including a government) for the importation of such objects on loan; and
(b) entering into an agreement with the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory under which the Commonwealth, State or Territory agrees to compensate the person or body referred to in paragraph (a) for any loss of or damage to the objects arising from, or connected with, the carrying out of the agreement referred to in that paragraph or the public exhibition of the objects in Australia.".

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Functions of Committee

21. Section 16 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (b) "subsection 10 (4)" and substituting "subsections 10 (4) and 10A (5)".

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Constitution of Committee

22. Section 17 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after subsection (1) the following subsection:
"(1A) The member referred to in paragraph (1) (c) must be:
(a) a person of the Aboriginal race of Australia; or
(b) a descendant of an indigenous inhabitant of the Torres Strait Islands.".

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Administrative Appeals Tribunal

23. Section 48 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting in paragraph 48 (1) (b) ", 10A (7) (b)" after "10 (5) (a)".

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PART 8 - AMENDMENTS OF THE PUBLIC LENDING RIGHT ACT 1985

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Principal Act

24. In this Part, "Principal Act" means the Public Lending Right Act 1985.*7* *7* No. 200, 1985.

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Membership of Committee

25. Section 9 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting at the end the following subsection:
"(8) The performance of the Committee's functions and the exercise of its powers are not affected merely because of vacancies in the Committee's membership.".

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Insertion of new sections

26. After section 16 of the Principal Act the following sections are inserted:

Conduct of meetings
"16A. (1) If the Committee so determines, a member may participate in, and form part of a quorum at, a meeting of the Committee by means of any of the following methods of communication:
(a) telephone;
(b) closed circuit television;
(c) another method of communication determined by the Committee.
"(2) A determination may be made in respect of a particular meeting, or in respect of all meetings of the Committee.
"(3) A member who participates in a meeting as provided by subsection (1) is taken to be present at the meeting.

Resolutions without meetings
"16B. Where the Committee so determines, a resolution is taken to have been passed at a meeting of the Committee if:
(a) without meeting, a majority of the number of members indicate agreement with the resolution in accordance with the method determined by the Committee; and
(b) that majority would, if present at a meeting of the Committee and entitled to vote on the resolution at that meeting, have constituted a quorum.".

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PART 9 - AMENDMENTS OF THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT
(ADMINISTRATION) ACT 1910

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Principal Act

27. In this Part, "Principal Act" means the Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910.*8* *8* No. 25, 1910, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 9, 1927; No. 44, 1928; No. 2, 1930; No. 9, 1931; No. 4, 1933; No. 86, 1939; No. 14, 1940; No. 10, 1947; No. 70, 1955; No. 90, 1959; No. 24, 1963; No. 111, 1965; No. 90, 1970; No. 38, 1972; No. 216, 1973; No. 40, 1978; No. 26, 1982; No. 115, 1983; No. 65, 1985; No. 168, 1986; Nos. 38, 87, 99, 108 and 109, 1988; and No. 21, 1989.

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Ordinances

28. Section 12 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting paragraph (1) (a) and substituting the following paragraph:
"(a) the jurisdiction, practice and procedure of the Supreme Court of the Territory;";
(b) by omitting subsection (1B) and substituting the following subsection:

"(1B) Subject to subsection (1C), paragraphs (1) (a), (c) and (k) cease to have effect:
(a) on or after 1 July 1992; or
(b) after regulations made for the purposes of subsection 34 (6) of the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988 have amended Schedule 3 to that Act by omitting all the laws in that Schedule, other than those referred to in Schedule 5 to that Act;
whichever occurs sooner.";
(c) by omitting from subsection (1C) "1 July 1990" and substituting "1 July 1992".