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Water (Consequential Amendments) Act 2007

  • - C2007A00138
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Act No. 138 of 2007 as made
An Act to deal with consequential matters in connection with the Water Act 2007, and for related purposes
Administered by: DEW
Originating Bill: Water (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2007
Registered 04 Sep 2007
Date of Assent 03 Sep 2007
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Water (Consequential Amendments) Act 2007

 

No. 138, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to deal with consequential matters in connection with the Water Act 2007, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Meteorology Act 1955                                                                                                3

National Water Commission Act 2004                                                                    3

Trade Practices Act 1974                                                                                           3

 


 

 

Water (Consequential Amendments) Act 2007

No. 138, 2007

 

 

 

An Act to deal with consequential matters in connection with the Water Act 2007, and for related purposes

[Assented to 3 September 2007]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Water (Consequential Amendments) Act 2007.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3 September 2007

2.  Schedule 1

At the same time as section 3 of the Water Act 2007 commences.

3 March 2008

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

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 1Amendments

  

Meteorology Act 1955

1  At the end of paragraphs 6(1)(a) to (g)

Add “and”.

2  At the end of subsection 6(1)

Add:

              ; and (j)  such other functions as are conferred on the Bureau by any other Act.

3  Subsection 7(1)

Omit “the last preceding section”, substitute “section 6 (including any of its functions under Part 7 of the Water Act 2007)”.

4  Section 8

Omit “in pursuance of this Act”, substitute “pursuant to this Act or Part 7 of the Water Act 2007”.

National Water Commission Act 2004

5  Paragraph 7(1)(f)

After “function”, insert “conferred by another law of the Commonwealth or”.

Trade Practices Act 1974

6  Subsection 25(1)

After “Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999,”, insert “the Water Act 2007,”.

7  Subsection 155(1)

After “(as defined by subsection (9))”, insert “or a designated water matter (as defined by subsection (9A))”.

8  After subsection 155(9)

Insert:

          (9A)  A reference in this section to a designated water matter is a reference to the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, conferred on the Commission by or under:

                     (a)  Part 4 of the Water Act 2007; or

                     (b)  regulations made under that Act for the purposes of that Part; or

                     (c)  water charge rules, or water market rules, made under that Part.

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 8 August 2007

Senate on 15 August 2007]

(149/07)