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Shipping Grants Legislation Act 1996

Act No. 71 of 1996 as made
An Act to repeal the International Shipping (Australian-resident Seafarers) Grants Act 1995 and to amend the Ships (Capital Grants) Act 1987, and for related purposes
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Originating Bill: Shipping Grants Legislation Bill 1996
Date of Assent 05 Dec 1996
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

SHIPPING GRANTS LEGISLATION ACT 1996 No. 71, 1996

Making Information - Assented to 5 December 1996

SHIPPING GRANTS LEGISLATION ACT 1996 No. 71, 1996 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

Contents 1 Short title 2 Commencement 3 Schedule(s) 2 Schedule 1 - Amendment and repeal International Shipping (Australian-resident Seafarers) Grants Act 1995 Ships (Capital Grants) Act 1987

SHIPPING GRANTS LEGISLATION ACT 1996 No. 71, 1996 - LONG TITLE

An Act to repeal the International Shipping (Australian-resident Seafarers) Grants Act 1995 and to amend the Ships (Capital Grants) Act 1987, and for related purposes

SHIPPING GRANTS LEGISLATION ACT 1996 No. 71, 1996 - SECT 1 1 Short title

This Act may be cited as the Shipping Grants Legislation Act 1996.

SHIPPING GRANTS LEGISLATION ACT 1996 No. 71, 1996 - SECT 2 2 Commencement

(1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent. (2) Items 1 and 2 of Schedule 1 commence, or are taken to have commenced, on 1 July 1996.

SHIPPING GRANTS LEGISLATION ACT 1996 No. 71, 1996 - SECT 3 3 Schedule(s)

Subject to section 2, each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

SHIPPING GRANTS LEGISLATION ACT 1996 No. 71, 1996 - SCHEDULE 1

Schedule 1 - Amendment and repeal International Shipping (Australian-resident Seafarers) Grants Act 1995 1 The whole of the Act Repeal the Act. 2 Continued application of Act (1) If, before the repeal of the International Shipping (Australian- resident Seafarers) Grants Act 1995: (a) a person (other than the Commonwealth) had an eligible employment period in relation to an eligible ship for a relevant year; and (b) the ship was, during that eligible employment period, engaged in international voyages for at least the minimum number of days; the Act continues to apply in relation to the person in respect of that eligible employment period in relation to the eligible ship despite its repeal.


(2) Expressions used in this item have the same meanings as in the International Shipping (Australian-resident Seafarers) Grants Act 1995.


(3) This item does not affect the application of section 8 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 in relation to the repeal of the International Shipping (Australian-resident Seafarers) Grants Act 1995. Ships (Capital Grants) Act 1987 3 Paragraph 9(1)(b) Omit "1997", substitute "1996". 4 Continued application of Act (1) If, before 1 May 1996: (a) an agreement for the construction, or purchase, of a ship was made by a shipowner; and (b) the shipowner was an Australian national; then, despite the amendment of the Ships (Capital Grants) Act 1987 made by item 3, that Act, as in force immediately before the commencement of item 3, continues to apply to the shipowner in respect of that ship.


(2) In this item: Australian citizen has the same meaning as in the Australian Citizenship Act 1948. Australian national means: (a) an Australian citizen; or (b) a body corporate established by or under a law of the Commonwealth or of a State or Territory. [Minister's second reading speech made in - House of Representatives on 1 May 1996 Senate on 23 May 1996]