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A Bill for an Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989
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Introduced HR 03 Dec 1998

Motor Vehicle Standards Amendment Bill 1998
First Reading


The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia


Presented and read a first time

Motor Vehicle Standards Amendment Bill 1998

No. , 1998

(Transport and Regional Services)

A Bill for an Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989

ISBN: 0642 387028


A Bill for an Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title
This Act may be cited as the Motor Vehicle Standards Amendment Act 1998.

2 Commencement
This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3 Schedule(s)
Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1 - Amendment of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989

1 Subsection 5(1)


Associate Administrator means an Associate Administrator of Vehicle Standards referred to in section 22.

2 Subsection 5(1) (at the end of the definition of vehicle standard)


; or (d) promote the saving of energy.

3 Paragraph 11(1)(a)

Omit "arrangements referred to in section 10", substitute "this Act".

4 Subparagraph 11(1)(b)(i)

Omit "those arrangements", substitute "arrangements of the kind referred to in section 10".

5 At the end of subparagraph 11(1)(b)(iv)

Add "or".

6 After subparagraph 11(1)(b)(iv)


(v) that the person has failed to comply with a condition to which his or her authority is subject under subsection 10A(4);

7 Paragraph 12(d)

Omit "given; or", substitute "given.".

8 Paragraph 12(e)

Repeal the paragraph.

9 Subsection 17A(1)

Omit "section 39 of".

10 Subsection 22(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

(1) There are to be an Administrator of Vehicle Standards and such Associate Administrators of Vehicle Standards as are required.

11 At the end of section 22


(3) An Associate Administrator:

(a) is to be appointed by the Secretary to the Department; and

(b) is to be a person holding an office in the Department.

12 Section 23

Omit "another person who holds or performs the duties of a Senior Executive Service office within the Department", substitute "an Associate Administrator".

13 Paragraph 23(e)

Omit "section 10; and", substitute "section 10.".

14 Paragraph 23(f)

Repeal the paragraph.

15 After paragraph 39(1)(aa)


(aaa) a decision of the Minister under section 10A; and

16 Paragraph 39(1)(b)

Omit "subsection 14(2)", substitute "section 14A".