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Statute Law Revision Act 2008

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Act No. 73 of 2008 as made
An Act to make various amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, to repeal certain obsolete Acts, and for related purposes
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Originating Bill: Statute Law Revision Bill 2008
Registered 07 Jul 2008
Date of Assent 03 Jul 2008
Table of contents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Statute Law Revision Act 2008

 

No. 73, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to make various amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, to repeal certain obsolete Acts, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 8

Schedule 1—Amendment of principal Acts                                                              9

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984              9

Acts Interpretation Act 1901                                                                                     9

Admiralty Act 1988                                                                                                     9

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992                 9

Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing Act 2006             9

Australian Land Transport Development Act 1988                                            10

Australian National University Act 1991                                                             10

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998                                      10

Bills of Exchange Act 1909                                                                                      11

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                             11

Data‑matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990                                  11

Defence Housing Australia Act 1987                                                                     11

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                 12

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                      12

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                     13

Inspector of Transport Security Act 2006                                                             13

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                   13

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                       13

Navigation Act 1912                                                                                                 13

Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Act 1981                                                 14

Removal of Prisoners (Territories) Act 1923                                                       14

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000                                                            14

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                          15

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989                                                                                   15

Transfer of Prisoners Act 1983                                                                                15

Water Act 2007                                                                                                           16

Schedule 2—Amendment of amending Acts                                                          18

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Act 2007                    18

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Act 2006            18

Corporations Legislation Amendment (Simpler Regulatory System) Act 2007  18

Defence Legislation Amendment Act 2006                                                           18

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Electoral Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2006           18

Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2006           20

Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment (Child Support Reform Consolidation and Other Measures) Act 2007                                                                                       20

Family Law Amendment (Shared Parental Responsibility) Act 2006             20

Fisheries Legislation Amendment Act 2007                                                         21

OHS and SRC Legislation Amendment Act 2006                                                21

Postal Industry Ombudsman Act 2006                                                                  21

Social Security and Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2006          21

Statute Law Revision Act 2007                                                                               21

Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Independent Contractors) Act 2006        22

Schedule 3—Repeal of obsolete Acts                                                                       23

Part 1—Acts administered by the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry    23

Brigalow Lands Agreement Act 1962                                                                    23

Foreign Fishing Boats Levy Act 1981                                                                   23

New South Wales Flood Relief Act 1974                                                               23

New South Wales Grant (Leeton Co‑operative Cannery Limited) Act 1971 23

Northern Prawn Fishery Voluntary Adjustment Scheme Loan Guarantee Act 1985          23

Queensland Flood Relief Act 1974                                                                        24

Queensland Grant (Proserpine Flood Mitigation) Act 1976                           24

Queensland Tobacco Leaf Marketing Board Guarantee Act 1953                 24

Softwood Forestry Agreements Act 1967                                                              24

Softwood Forestry Agreements Act 1972                                                              24

Softwood Forestry Agreements Act 1976                                                              24

Softwood Forestry Agreements Act 1978                                                              25

States Grants (Rural Reconstruction) Act 1971                                                  25

States Grants (Rural Reconstruction) Act 1973                                                  25

Tasmanian Native Forestry Agreement Act 1979                                                25

Tasmanian Native Forestry Agreement Act 1980                                                25

Western Australia Grant (Northern Development) Act 1958                            25

Western Australia (Northern Development) Agreement Act 1963                   26

Part 2—Act administered by the Minister for Health and Ageing                27

Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Account Act 2001                               27

Part 3—Acts administered by the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government                                                                                                     28

Air Navigation (Charges) Act 1952                                                                      28

National Railway Network (Financial Assistance) Act 1979                          28

Tasmania Agreement (Launceston Precision Tool Annexe) Act 1980            28

Part 4—Act administered by the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research    29

Education Research Act 1970                                                                                 29

Part 5—Act administered by the Prime Minister                                                30

Resource Assessment Commission Act 1989                                                         30

Part 6—Amendments consequential on repeal of obsolete Acts                  31

Age Discrimination Act 2004                                                                                  31

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                31

Sea Installations Act 1987                                                                                       31

Schedule 4—Removing gender‑specific language                                             32

Aboriginal Affairs (Arrangements with the States) Act 1973                           32

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Queensland Discriminatory Laws) Act 1975     33

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976                                    34

Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963                     34

Albury‑Wodonga Development Act 1973                                                              35

Antarctic Treaty Act 1960                                                                                        36

Ashmore and Cartier Islands Acceptance Act 1933                                           36

Atomic Energy Act 1953                                                                                           36

Australian Antarctic Territory Act 1954                                                               38

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act 1982            38

Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980                                          39

Banking Act 1959                                                                                                      39

Bills of Exchange Act 1909                                                                                      39

Biological Control Act 1984                                                                                   41

Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974                                            41

Civil Aviation (Carriers’ Liability) Act 1959                                                      42

Coal Research Assistance Act 1977                                                                       44

Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955                                                                         45

Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Act 1905                                                           45

Common Informers (Parliamentary Disqualifications) Act 1975                    46

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                       46

Commonwealth Grants Commission Act 1973                                                     46

Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Act 1911                                                            48

Consular Fees Act 1955                                                                                           48

Consular Privileges and Immunities Act 1972                                                    48

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                   49

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                         49

Crimes (Biological Weapons) Act 1976                                                                50

Crimes (Currency) Act 1981                                                                                   50

Crimes (Overseas) Act 1964                                                                                    52

Customs Tariff (Anti‑Dumping) Act 1975                                                             53

Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955                                                        53

Defence (Visiting Forces) Act 1963                                                                       53

Diplomatic and Consular Missions Act 1978                                                      53

Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967                                                 53

Domicile Act 1982                                                                                                     54

Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Act 1981                                         55

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                57

Flags Act 1953                                                                                                           57

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975                                                   57

Foreign Proceedings (Excess of Jurisdiction) Act 1984                                   58

Growth Centres (Financial Assistance) Act 1973                                              59

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                      59

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Act 1953                                                   60

Immigration (Education) Act 1971                                                                        61

Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946                                            61

Insurance Contracts Act 1984                                                                                61

International Arbitration Act 1974                                                                       62

International Monetary Agreements Act 1947                                                    62

International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963               62

International Tax Agreements Act 1953                                                               63

Judges’ Pensions Act 1968                                                                                      63

Judicial and Statutory Officers (Remuneration and Allowances) Act 1984  64

Land Commissions (Financial Assistance) Act 1973                                         65

Law Officers Act 1964                                                                                               65

Lighthouses Act 1911                                                                                               65

Loans Securities Act 1919                                                                                       65

Marine Insurance Act 1909                                                                                     65

Narcotic Drugs Act 1967                                                                                         66

Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997                                                     66

Nauru (High Court Appeals) Act 1976                                                                 66

Navigation Act 1912                                                                                                 67

Non‑Government Schools (Loans Guarantee) Act 1977                                   67

Northern Territory (Lessees’ Loans Guarantee) Act 1954                                67

Northern Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1978                                                 68

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948                                   68

Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970                                                                           68

Port Statistics Act 1977                                                                                            68

Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975          69

Racial Discrimination Act 1975                                                                             69

Registration of Deaths Abroad Act 1984                                                              70

Removal of Prisoners (Territories) Act 1923                                                       71

Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990                                                              71

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973                                                                           71

Reserve Bank Act 1959                                                                                             72

Royal Commissions Act 1902                                                                                  72

Royal Powers Act 1953                                                                                            73

Scout Association Act 1924                                                                                     73

Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973                                                                    73

Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910                                                  74

Special Prosecutors Act 1982                                                                                 74

States Grants (Advanced Education) Act 1976                                                   74

Submarine Cables and Pipelines Protection Act 1963                                      74

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                         75

Transfer of Prisoners Act 1983                                                                                76

Trust Recoupment Tax Assessment Act 1985                                                        76

United States Naval Communication Station (Civilian Employees) Act 1968 76

War Graves Act 1980                                                                                                77

 


 

 

Statute Law Revision Act 2008

No. 73, 2008

 

 

 

An Act to make various amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, to repeal certain obsolete Acts, and for related purposes

[Assented to 3 July 2008]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Statute Law Revision Act 2008.

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 July 2008

2.  Schedule 1, item 1

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3 July 2008

3.  Schedule 1, item 2

Immediately after the commencement of item 7 of Schedule 1 to the Legislative Instruments (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2003.

1 January 2005

4.  Schedule 1, item 3

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3 July 2008

5.  Schedule 1, item 4

Immediately after the commencement of item 51 of Schedule 1 to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Amendment Act 2007.

1 July 2007

6.  Schedule 1, item 5

Immediately after the commencement of section 130 of the Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing Act 2006.

13 December 2006

7.  Schedule 1, items 6 to 9

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3 July 2008

8.  Schedule 1, item 10

Immediately after the commencement of item 36 of Schedule 2 to the Higher Education Support (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2003.

1 July 2004

9.  Schedule 1, item 11

Immediately after the commencement of item 9 of Schedule 2 to the Financial Sector (Collection of Data—Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2001.

1 July 2002

10.  Schedule 1, items 12 to 18

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3 July 2008

11.  Schedule 1, item 19

Immediately after the commencement of item 59 of Schedule 1 to the Defence Housing Authority Amendment Act 2006.

22 November 2006

12.  Schedule 1, item 20

Immediately after the commencement of item 60 of Schedule 1 to the Defence Housing Authority Amendment Act 2006.

22 November 2006

13.  Schedule 1, item 21

Immediately after the commencement of item 368 of Schedule 1 to the Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2006.

19 February 2007

14.  Schedule 1, item 22

Immediately after the commencement of item 471 of Schedule 1 to the Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2006.

19 February 2007

15.  Schedule 1, item 23

Immediately after the commencement of item 623 of Schedule 1 to the Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2006.

19 February 2007

16.  Schedule 1, item 24

Immediately after the commencement of item 691 of Schedule 1 to the Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2006.

19 February 2007

17.  Schedule 1, item 25

Immediately after the commencement of item 767 of Schedule 1 to the Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2006.

19 February 2007

18.  Schedule 1, item 26

Immediately after the commencement of item 825 of Schedule 1 to the Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2006.

19 February 2007

19.  Schedule 1, item 27

Immediately after the commencement of item 61 of Schedule 1 to the Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review) Act 1999.

1 August 1999

20.  Schedule 1, items 28 and 29

Immediately after the commencement of section 179‑10 of the Higher Education Support Act 2003.

1 January 2004

21.  Schedule 1, item 30

Immediately after the commencement of section 77 of the Inspector of Transport Security Act 2006.

7 June 2007

22.  Schedule 1, item 31

Immediately after the commencement of section 79 of the Inspector of Transport Security Act 2006.

7 June 2007

23.  Schedule 1, items 32 and 33

Immediately after the commencement of item 2 of Schedule 2 to the Migration Legislation Amendment (Overseas Students) Act 2000.

1 March 2001

24.  Schedule 1, item 34

Immediately after the commencement of section 123 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004.

1 July 2004

25.  Schedule 1, item 35

Immediately after the commencement of section 62 of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990.

1 January 1991

26.  Schedule 1, item 36

Immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the Navigation (Protection of the Sea) Amendment Act 1983.

14 January 1988

27.  Schedule 1, item 37

Immediately after the commencement of item 3 of Schedule 1 to the Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Amendment Act 2000.

6 April 2001

28.  Schedule 1, items 38 to 40

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3 July 2008

29.  Schedule 1, items 41 to 45

Immediately after the commencement of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000.

18 January 2001

30.  Schedule 1, item 46

Immediately after the commencement of item 39 of Schedule 1 to the Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and other 2001 Budget Measures) Act 2003.

20 September 2003

31.  Schedule 1, item 47

Immediately after the commencement of item 79 of Schedule 1 to the Therapeutic Goods Amendment Act (No. 1) 2003.

17 September 2001

32.  Schedule 1, items 48 to 58

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3 July 2008

33.  Schedule 1, item 59

Immediately after the commencement of section 4 of the Water Act 2007.

3 March 2008

34.  Schedule 1, item 60

Immediately after the commencement of section 11 of the Water Act 2007.

3 March 2008

35.  Schedule 1, item 61

Immediately after the commencement of section 63 of the Water Act 2007.

3 March 2008

36.  Schedule 1, item 62

Immediately after the commencement of section 69 of the Water Act 2007.

3 March 2008

37.  Schedule 1, item 63

Immediately after the commencement of section 86 of the Water Act 2007.

3 March 2008

38.  Schedule 1, item 64

Immediately after the commencement of section 92 of the Water Act 2007.

3 March 2008

39.  Schedule 1, item 65

Immediately after the commencement of section 93 of the Water Act 2007.

3 March 2008

40.  Schedule 1, item 66

Immediately after the commencement of section 156 of the Water Act 2007.

3 March 2008

41.  Schedule 1, item 67

Immediately after the commencement of section 169 of the Water Act 2007.

3 March 2008

42.  Schedule 1, item 68

Immediately after the commencement of section 170 of the Water Act 2007.

3 March 2008

43.  Schedule 1, item 69

Immediately after the commencement of section 244 of the Water Act 2007.

3 March 2008

44.  Schedule 2, item 1

Immediately after the time specified in the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Act 2007 for the commencement of item 148 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

29 May 2007

45.  Schedule 2, item 2

Immediately after the time specified in the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Act 2006 for the commencement of item 26 of Schedule 2A to that Act.

4 May 2007

46.  Schedule 2, item 3

Immediately after the time specified in the Corporations Legislation Amendment (Simpler Regulatory System) Act 2007 for the commencement of item 108 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

28 June 2007

47.  Schedule 2, item 4

Immediately after the time specified in the Corporations Legislation Amendment (Simpler Regulatory System) Act 2007 for the commencement of item 112 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

28 June 2007

48.  Schedule 2, item 5

Immediately after the time specified in the Defence Legislation Amendment Act 2006 for the commencement of item 235 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

1 October 2007

49.  Schedule 2, items 6 to 13

The day on which the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 received the Royal Assent.

15 March 2007

50.  Schedule 2, item 14

Immediately after the time specified in the Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2006 for the commencement of item 453 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

19 February 2007

51.  Schedule 2, item 15

Immediately after the commencement of item 18 of Schedule 2 to the Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2006.

12 December 2006

52.  Schedule 2, item 16

Immediately after the commencement of section 2 of the Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment (Child Support Reform Consolidation and Other Measures) Act 2007.

21 June 2007

53.  Schedule 2, item 17

Immediately after the time specified in the Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment (Child Support Reform Consolidation and Other Measures) Act 2007 for the commencement of item 10 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

22 June 2007

54.  Schedule 2, item 18

Immediately after the time specified in the Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment (Child Support Reform Consolidation and Other Measures) Act 2007 for the commencement of item 11 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

22 June 2007

55.  Schedule 2, items 19 and 20

The day on which the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 received the Royal Assent.

15 March 2007

56.  Schedule 2, item 21

Immediately after the time specified in the Fisheries Legislation Amendment Act 2007 for the commencement of item 16 of Schedule 2 to that Act.

26 July 2007

57.  Schedule 2, item 22

Immediately after the time specified in the Fisheries Legislation Amendment Act 2007 for the commencement of item 260 of Schedule 3 to that Act.

26 July 2007

58.  Schedule 2, item 23

Immediately after the time specified in the OHS and SRC Legislation Amendment Act 2006 for the commencement of items 55 and 56 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

14 March 2007

59.  Schedule 2, item 24

Immediately after the time specified in the Postal Industry Ombudsman Act 2006 for the commencement of item 18 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

6 October 2006

60.  Schedule 2, item 25

Immediately after the time specified in the Social Security and Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2006 for the commencement of items 51, 74, 78 and 79 of Schedule 3 to that Act.

27 September 2006

61.  Schedule 2, item 26

Immediately after the commencement of item 8 of Schedule 2 to the Statute Law Revision Act 2007.

1 July 2006

62.  Schedule 2, items 27 and 28

Immediately after the time specified in the Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Independent Contractors) Act 2006 for the commencement of item 7 of Schedule 4 to that Act.

12 December 2006

63.  Schedule 3

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3 July 2008

64.  Schedule 4

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

4 July 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 1Amendment of principal Acts

  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984

1  Subsection 18(2A) (the subsection 18(2A) inserted by item 7 of Schedule 3 to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Amendment Act 2006)

Renumber as subsection (2B).

Acts Interpretation Act 1901

2  Subsections 19BA(4) and (5)

Repeal the subsections.

Note:       This item repeals provisions that refer to a provision of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 that has been repealed.

Admiralty Act 1988

3  Paragraph 4(3)(u)

Omit “Arbitration (Foreign Awards and Agreements) Act 1974”, substitute “International Arbitration Act 1974”.

Note:       This item corrects a misstatement of the short title of an Act.

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992

4  Subsection 57(1)

Omit “they apply”, substitute “it applies”.

Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing Act 2006

5  Subsection 130(3) (note)

Omit “and evidential”, substitute “an evidential”.

Australian Land Transport Development Act 1988

6  Part I (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 1Preliminary

Note:       This item changes the Part number to an Arabic numeral.

7  Part III (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 3Approval of projects and programs

Note:       This item changes the Part number to an Arabic numeral.

8  Part IV (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 4Conditions of payments

Note:       This item changes the Part number to an Arabic numeral.

9  Part V (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 5Miscellaneous

Note:       This item changes the Part number to an Arabic numeral.

Australian National University Act 1991

10  Paragraph 10(6)(c)

Omit “university”, substitute “University”.

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998

11  Subsections 56(5A), (5B) and (5C) (note)

Omit “section”, substitute “subsection”.

Bills of Exchange Act 1909

12  Subsection 45(2)

Omit “do not”, substitute “does not”.

13  Section 47

Omit “do not”, substitute “does not”.

14  Paragraph 54(m)

Omit “give notice” (third occurring), substitute “gives notice”.

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

15  Paragraph 7(1)(q) of Schedule 2 (the paragraph 7(1)(q) inserted by item 80 of Schedule 1 to the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Act 2007)

Renumber as paragraph (r).

16  Paragraph 8(1)(j) of Schedule 2 (the paragraph 8(1)(j) inserted by item 85 of Schedule 1 to the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Act 2007)

Renumber as paragraph (k).

Data‑matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990

17  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (db) of the definition of personal assistance) (the paragraph (db) inserted by item 3 of Schedule 6 to the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Parenting and Other Measures) Act 1997)

Renumber as paragraph (de).

18  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (dc) of the definition of personal assistance) (the paragraph (dc) inserted by item 3 of Schedule 6 to the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Parenting and Other Measures) Act 1997)

Renumber as paragraph (df).

Defence Housing Australia Act 1987

19  Subsection 23(3)

Omit “subsection (1) (2),”, substitute “subsection (1), (2)”.

20  Subsection 23(4)

Omit “subsection (1) (2),”, substitute “subsection (1), (2)”.

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

21  Subsection 194N(2)

Omit “a place”, substitute “an item”.

Note:       The heading to subsection 194Q(7) is altered by omitting “place” and substituting “item”.

22  Subsection 269AA(3)

Omit “189(1A)(c)”, substitute “189(1B)(c)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

23  Subsection 404(1)

Omit “(subject to subsection (1A)”, substitute “(subject to subsection (1A))”.

24  Subsection 430(2)

Omit “(subject to subsection (2A)”, substitute “(subject to subsection (2A))”.

25  Paragraph 486G(3)(b)

Omit “official”, substitute “official.”.

26  Section 528 (definition of Officer of Customs) (the definition inserted by item 825 of Schedule 1 to the Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2006)

Repeal the definition.

Note:       This item repeals a duplicated definition.

Health Insurance Act 1973

27  Paragraph 106ZPB(2)(a)

Omit “authority”, substitute “Authority”.

Higher Education Support Act 2003

28  Section 179‑10

Omit “the officer” (first occurring).

29  Paragraph 179‑10(a)

Before “either”, insert “the officer”.

Inspector of Transport Security Act 2006

30  Subsection 77(1)

Omit “subsection (7)”, substitute “subsection (6)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

31  Subsection 79(1)

Omit “subsection 77(7)”, substitute “subsection 77(6)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Migration Act 1958

32  Section 268AA (definition of new ESOS Act)

Repeal the definition.

Note:       This item repeals a redundant definition.

33  Section 268AA (definition of old ESOS Act)

Repeal the definition.

Note:       This item repeals a redundant definition.

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

34  Section 123

Omit “her or she”, substitute “he or she”.

Navigation Act 1912

35  Paragraph 15(2)(f)

Omit “or under orders made in pursuance of regulations made by virtue of paragraph (h) of this subsection”.

Note 1:    This item omits redundant text.

Note 2:    The following heading to section 190AB is inserted: “Publication of information about ships”.

36  Paragraph 267J(b)

Omit “267G(1)”, substitute “267G(2)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Act 1981

37  Part IV (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part IVRecovery of expenses of Authority under the Protection of the Sea (Powers of Intervention) Act 1981

Removal of Prisoners (Territories) Act 1923

38  At the end of paragraphs 8(3)(a) and (b)

Add “and”.

39  At the end of paragraph 11(1)(a)

Add “or”.

40  At the end of paragraphs 13(a), (b) and (c)

Add “or”.

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000

41  Subsections 127(2), 129(2) and 130(2)

After “Despite”, insert “subsection”.

42  Section 131

Before “This Part”, insert “(1)”.

43  Subsection 131(2)

After “Despite”, insert “subsection”.

44  Section 132

Before “This Part”, insert “(1)”.

45  Subsection 132(2)

After “Despite”, insert “subsection”.

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

46  Subsection 127(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  The Secretary may not review a decision made by the Employment Secretary declaring, under section 28 of the 1991 Act, a program of work to be an approved program of work for income support payment.

Note:       This item repeals and substitutes subsection 127(2) so that it no longer contains a single paragraph.

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989

47  Subsection 54AA(1)

Omit “whichever of n or (3) applies”.

Note:       This item omits redundant text.

Transfer of Prisoners Act 1983

48  At the end of paragraph 3(10)(a)

Add “or”.

49  At the end of paragraphs 8(1)(a) and 9(1)(a)

Add “and”.

50  At the end of paragraphs 10(4)(a) and (b)

Add “or”.

51  At the end of paragraph 12(a)

Add “and”.

52  At the end of paragraph 14(1)(a)

Add “and”.

53  At the end of paragraph 16A(1)(a)

Add “and”.

54  At the end of subparagraph 21(b)(i)

Add “and”.

55  At the end of paragraph 25(a)

Add “and”.

56  At the end of paragraph 28(a)

Add “or”.

57  At the end of paragraphs 30(a), (b) and (c)

Add “or”.

58  At the end of paragraph 31(2)(a)

Add “and”.

Water Act 2007

59  Subsection 4(1) (definition of consumptive pool)

Repeal the definition.

Note:       This item repeals a redundant definition.

60  Subsection 11(3)

Before “intention”, insert “the”.

61  Subsections 63(3) and (4)

Omit “proposed water plan” (wherever occurring), substitute “proposed water resource plan”.

62  Subsection 69(1)

Omit “paragraph 68(2)(b)”, substitute “paragraph 68(6)(b)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

63  Subsection 86(1)

After “responsible”, insert “for”.

64  Subsection 92(10)

Omit “subsection (7)”, substitute “subsection (9)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

65  Subsection 93(6)

Omit “subsection (4)”, substitute “subsection (5)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

66  Subparagraph 156(1)(a)(i)

Omit “Part 3,”.

Note:       This item omits an incorrect cross‑reference.

67  Subparagraph 169(1)(a)(i)

Omit “and the water charge rules”, substitute “, the water charge rules and the water market rules”.

Note:       This item amends subparagraph 169(1)(a)(i) of the Water Act 2007 to ensure it is consistent with subparagraph 169(1)(a)(iii) and paragraph 169(1)(b) of that Act.

68  Paragraph 170(5)(a)

Omit “and the water charge rules”, substitute “, the water charge rules and the water market rules”.

Note:       This item amends paragraph 170(5)(a) of the Water Act 2007 to ensure it is consistent with paragraph 170(5)(c) of that Act.

69  Paragraph 244(1)(b)

After “water”, insert “resource”.


 

Schedule 2Amendment of amending Acts

  

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Act 2007

1  Item 148 of Schedule 1

Omit “broadcasting services”, substitute “broadcasting purposes”.

Note:       This item corrects a misdescribed amendment.

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Act 2006

2  Item 26 of Schedule 2A

Omit “20B,”, substitute “, 20B”.

Note:       This item corrects a misdescribed amendment.

Corporations Legislation Amendment (Simpler Regulatory System) Act 2007

3  Item 108 of Schedule 1

Omit “subsection 946B(1)”, substitute “see subsection 946B(1)”.

Note:       This item corrects a misdescribed amendment.

4  Item 112 of Schedule 1

Omit “subsection 946B(1)”, substitute “see subsection 946B(1)”.

Note:       This item corrects a misdescribed amendment.

Defence Legislation Amendment Act 2006

5  Item 235 of Schedule 1

Omit “or prescribed”, substitute “or a prescribed”.

Note:       This item corrects a misdescribed amendment.

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Electoral Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2006

6  Subsection 2(1) (table item 11, column 2)

Omit “Australian Citizenship Act 2006”, substitute “Australian Citizenship Act 2007”.

Note:       This item corrects a misstatement of the short title of an Act.

7  Subsection 2(1) (table item 13, column 2)

Omit “Australian Citizenship Act 2006”, substitute “Australian Citizenship Act 2007”.

Note:       This item corrects a misstatement of the short title of an Act.

8  Subsection 2(1) (table item 15, column 2)

Omit “Australian Citizenship Act 2006”, substitute “Australian Citizenship Act 2007”.

Note:       This item corrects a misstatement of the short title of an Act.

9  Subsection 2(1) (table item 17, column 2)

Omit “Australian Citizenship Act 2006”, substitute “Australian Citizenship Act 2007”.

Note:       This item corrects a misstatement of the short title of an Act.

10  Item 37 of Schedule 1

Omit “Australian Citizenship Act 2006”, substitute “Australian Citizenship Act 2007”.

Note:       This item corrects a misstatement of the short title of an Act.

11  Item 92 of Schedule 1

Omit “Australian Citizenship Act 2006”, substitute “Australian Citizenship Act 2007; and”.

Note:       This item corrects a misstatement of the short title of an Act.

12  Item 115 of Schedule 1

Omit “Australian Citizenship Act 2005”, substitute “Australian Citizenship Act 2007”.

Note:       This item corrects a misstatement of the short title of an Act.

13  Item 133 of Schedule 1

Omit “Australian Citizenship Act 2006”, substitute “Australian Citizenship Act 2007”.

Note:       This item corrects a misstatement of the short title of an Act.

Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2006

14  Item 453 of Schedule 1 (note)

Omit “heading to section 254”, substitute “heading to section 254B”.

Note:       This item fixes a note to an amending item that incorrectly identifies the number of the section whose heading is to be altered.

15  Subitem 18(2) of Schedule 2

Omit “give to”, substitute “given to”.

Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment (Child Support Reform Consolidation and Other Measures) Act 2007

16  Subsection 2(1) (table item 8, column 2)

After “commencement of”, insert “item 104 of”.

17  Item 10 of Schedule 1

Repeal the item.

18  Item 11 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

11  Subsection 117(3A)

Family Law Amendment (Shared Parental Responsibility) Act 2006

19  Subsection 2(1) (table item 8, column 2)

Omit “Australian Citizenship Act 2006”, substitute “Australian Citizenship Act 2007”.

Note:       This item corrects a misstatement of the short title of an Act.

20  Schedule 8 (heading before item 2)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Australian Citizenship Act 2007

Note:       This item corrects a misstatement of the short title of an Act.

Fisheries Legislation Amendment Act 2007

21  Item 16 of Schedule 2 (heading)

Omit “3”, substitute “6”.

22  Item 260 of Schedule 3 (heading)

Omit “6”, substitute “3”.

OHS and SRC Legislation Amendment Act 2006

23  Items 55 and 56 of Schedule 1

Omit “Employment”, substitute “Employees”.

Note:       This item fixes amending items that incorrectly identify words that are to be omitted.

Postal Industry Ombudsman Act 2006

24  Item 18 of Schedule 1

Omit “Ombudsman, or”, substitute “Ombudsman or”.

Note:       This item corrects a misdescribed amendment.

Social Security and Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2006

25  Items 51, 74, 78 and 79 of Schedule 3

Repeal the items.

Note:       This item repeals items made redundant by amendments made by the Tax Laws Amendment (Repeal of Inoperative Provisions) Act 2006.

Statute Law Revision Act 2007

26  Item 8 of Schedule 2

Repeal the heading to item 39, substitute:

39  Subsection 117(3B)

Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Independent Contractors) Act 2006

27  Item 7 of Schedule 4

Omit “(7)” (wherever occurring), substitute “7”.

Note:       This item corrects a misdescribed amendment.

28  Item 7 of Schedule 4

Omit “(8)”, substitute “8”.

Note:       This item corrects a misdescribed amendment.


 

Schedule 3Repeal of obsolete Acts

Part 1Acts administered by the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Brigalow Lands Agreement Act 1962

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Foreign Fishing Boats Levy Act 1981

2  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

New South Wales Flood Relief Act 1974

3  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

New South Wales Grant (Leeton Co‑operative Cannery Limited) Act 1971

4  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Northern Prawn Fishery Voluntary Adjustment Scheme Loan Guarantee Act 1985

5  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Queensland Flood Relief Act 1974

6  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Queensland Grant (Proserpine Flood Mitigation) Act 1976

7  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Queensland Tobacco Leaf Marketing Board Guarantee Act 1953

8  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Softwood Forestry Agreements Act 1967

9  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Softwood Forestry Agreements Act 1972

10  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Softwood Forestry Agreements Act 1976

11  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Softwood Forestry Agreements Act 1978

12  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

States Grants (Rural Reconstruction) Act 1971

13  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

States Grants (Rural Reconstruction) Act 1973

14  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Tasmanian Native Forestry Agreement Act 1979

15  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Tasmanian Native Forestry Agreement Act 1980

16  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Western Australia Grant (Northern Development) Act 1958

17  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Western Australia (Northern Development) Agreement Act 1963

18  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.


 

Part 2Act administered by the Minister for Health and Ageing

Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Account Act 2001

19  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.


 

Part 3Acts administered by the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government

Air Navigation (Charges) Act 1952

20  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

National Railway Network (Financial Assistance) Act 1979

21  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Tasmania Agreement (Launceston Precision Tool Annexe) Act 1980

22  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.


 

Part 4Act administered by the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

Education Research Act 1970

23  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.


 

Part 5Act administered by the Prime Minister

Resource Assessment Commission Act 1989

24  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.


 

Part 6Amendments consequential on repeal of obsolete Acts

Age Discrimination Act 2004

25  Schedule 1 (table item 42)

Repeal the item.

Bankruptcy Act 1966

26  Paragraph 253B(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

Sea Installations Act 1987

27  Schedule

Omit “Air Navigation (Charges) Act 1952”.


 

Schedule 4Removing gender‑specific language

  

Aboriginal Affairs (Arrangements with the States) Act 1973

1  Paragraph 6(1)(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

2  Paragraph 6(1)(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

3  Section 7

After “him”, insert “or her”.

4  Subsection 8(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

5  Subsection 9(1)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

6  Subsection 9(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

7  Subsection 9(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

8  Subsection 9(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

9  Subsection 9(2)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

10  Subsection 9(3)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

11  Section 10

After “his”, insert “or her”.

12  Section 11

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

13  Subsection 12(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

14  Paragraph 12(1)(a)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

15  Paragraph 12(1)(b)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Queensland Discriminatory Laws) Act 1975

16  Subsection 5(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

17  Subsection 6(1)

After “him” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

18  Subsection 6(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

19  Subsection 6(2)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

20  Subsection 6(3)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

21  Subsection 7(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

22  Subsection 7(1)

After “himself”, insert “or herself”.

23  Subsection 7(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

24  Subsection 9(2)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

25  Paragraph 10(1)(a)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

26  Paragraph 10(1)(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

27  Paragraph 10(1)(c)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

28  Paragraph 10(1)(c)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

29  Section 11

After “him”, insert “or her”.

30  Section 11

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976

31  Subsection 70(3)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963

32  Subsection 8(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

33  Paragraph 8(2)(a)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

34  Paragraph 8(2)(b)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

35  Subsection 9(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

36  Subparagraph 11(1)(a)(i)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

37  Paragraph 11(1)(a)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

38  Section 12

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

39  Subsection 14(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

40  Subparagraph 14(2)(b)(i)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

41  Subparagraph 14(2)(b)(ii)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

42  Paragraph 16(1)(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

43  Paragraph 16(1)(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Albury‑Wodonga Development Act 1973

44  Subsection 19(5)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

45  Subsection 30(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Antarctic Treaty Act 1960

46  Subsection 4(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

47  Subsection 4(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

48  Subsection 4(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

49  Subsection 4(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Ashmore and Cartier Islands Acceptance Act 1933

50  Subsection 13(1)

Omit “his”, substitute “the Governor‑General’s”.

51  Subsection 13(1)

Omit “he”, substitute “the Governor‑General”.

52  Subsection 13(2)

Omit “his”, substitute “the Governor‑General’s”.

Atomic Energy Act 1953

53  Subsection 36(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

54  Paragraph 37(1)(a)

Omit “his” (wherever occurring), substitute “the person’s”.

55  Paragraph 37(1)(b)

Omit “his” (wherever occurring), substitute “the person’s”.

56  Paragraph 37(1)(b)

Omit “him”, substitute “the person”.

57  Paragraph 37(1)(c)

Omit “him”, substitute “the person”.

58  Paragraph 37(1)(c)

Omit “his” (wherever occurring), substitute “the person’s”.

59  Subsection 41(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

60  Paragraph 41(2)(a)

Omit “workmen”, substitute “workers”.

61  Paragraph 41(2)(a)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

62  Subsection 41A(2)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

63  Subsection 41A(3)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

64  Subsection 41A(4)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

65  Paragraph 41A(5)(a)

Omit “he”, substitute “the Minister”.

66  Paragraph 41A(5)(a)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

67  Paragraph 41A(5)(b)

Omit “he” (first occurring), substitute “the Minister”.

68  Subparagraph 41A(5)(b)(i)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

69  Subparagraph 41A(5)(b)(i)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

70  Subsection 41A(6)

After “his”, insert “, her”.

71  Subsection 41A(8)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

72  Subsection 41B(1)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

73  Subsection 41B(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

74  Subsection 41B(3)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

75  Subsection 41C(5)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

76  Subsection 59(1)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

Australian Antarctic Territory Act 1954

77  Subsection 13(1)

Omit “his”, substitute “the Governor‑General’s”.

78  Subsection 13(1)

Omit “he”, substitute “the Governor‑General”.

79  Subsection 13(2)

Omit “his”, substitute “the Governor‑General’s”.

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act 1982

80  Paragraph 19(4)(b)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

81  Subsection 19(6)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

82  Paragraph 21(2)(a)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

83  Section 22

After “his”, insert “or her”.

84  Section 22

After “him”, insert “or her”.

85  Paragraph 23(1)(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

86  Subsection 23(3)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980

87  Subsection 9(7)

After “him” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

88  Section 50

After “him”, insert “or her”.

Banking Act 1959

89  Subsection 63(5)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Bills of Exchange Act 1909

90  The whole of the Act (other than subsection 45(2), section 47, paragraph 54(m) and the Second Schedule)

The Act (other than subsection 45(2), section 47, paragraph 54(m) and the Second Schedule) is amended so that every occurrence of “he” is followed once by “or she”.

91  The whole of the Act (other than subsections 13(5) and 40(2))

The Act (other than subsections 13(5) and 40(2)) is amended so that every occurrence of “him” is followed once by “or her”.

92  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “his” is followed once by “or her”.

93  The whole of the Act (other than subsection 39(4), paragraphs 54(h), (j) and (m) and subsections 69(1) and 76(2))

The Act (other than subsection 39(4), paragraphs 54(h), (j) and (m) and subsections 69(1) and 76(2)) is amended so that every occurrence of “himself” is followed once by “or herself”.

94  Subsection 13(5)

Omit “him” (wherever occurring), substitute “the person”.

95  Subsection 39(4)

After “himself”, insert “, herself”.

96  Subsection 40(2)

Omit “him” (wherever occurring), substitute “the indorsee”.

97  Paragraph 43(1)(a)

After “He”, insert “or she”.

98  Subsection 45(2)

Omit “he”, substitute “the holder”.

99  Section 47

Omit “he”, substitute “the person”.

100  Paragraph 54(h)

Omit “himself”.

101  Paragraph 54(j)

Omit “himself”.

102  Paragraph 54(m)

Omit “he” (first occurring), substitute “the agent”.

103  Paragraph 54(m)

Omit “himself” (first occurring).

104  Paragraph 54(m)

Omit “he” (second to fifth occurring), substitute “the agent”.

105  Paragraph 54(m)

Omit “himself” (second occurring).

106  Subsection 69(1)

Omit “himself” (first occurring).

107  Subsection 69(1)

After “himself” (second occurring), insert “or herself”.

108  Subsection 76(2)

Omit “himself”.

Biological Control Act 1984

109  Paragraph 45(1)(c)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974

110  Subsection 7(3)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

111  Subsection 8(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

112  Subsection 8(2)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

113  Paragraph 8(4)(b)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

114  Subsection 10(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

115  Subsection 10(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

116  Subsection 21(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

117  Section 23

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

Civil Aviation (Carriers’ Liability) Act 1959

118  Subsection 12(3)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

119  Subsection 12(4)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

120  Paragraph 15(e)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

121  Paragraph 22(1)(c)

Omit “himself”, substitute “itself”.

122  Subsection 29(1)

Omit “he and his”, substitute “the carrier and the carrier’s”.

123  Subsection 29(1)

Omit “him”, substitute “the carrier”.

124  Subsection 29(4)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

125  Subsection 29(5)

Omit “his”, substitute “the carrier’s”.

126  Subsection 30(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

127  Subsection 31(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

128  Subsection 33(1)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

129  Subsection 33(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

130  Subsection 33(1)

After “himself” (first occurring), insert “or herself”.

131  Subsection 33(1)

Omit “himself” (second occurring).

132  Subsection 33(1)

Omit “him”, substitute “the carrier”.

133  Subsection 33(2)

Omit “his”, substitute “the carrier’s”.

134  Section 34

After “him”, insert “or her”.

135  Section 34

After “his”, insert “or her”.

136  Subsection 35(3)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

137  Subsection 35(4)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

138  Paragraph 38(e)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

139  Section 41

Omit “his”, substitute “the carrier’s”.

140  Subsection 42(1)

After “he” (first occurring), insert “or she”.

141  Subsection 42(1)

After “his” (first occurring), insert “or her”.

142  Subsection 42(1)

After “he” (second occurring), insert “or she”.

143  Subsection 42(1)

After “his” (second occurring), insert “or her”.

144  Subsection 42(1)

Omit “his” (third occurring), substitute “the carrier’s”.

145  Subsection 42(1)

After “his” (last occurring), insert “or her”.

146  Subsection 42(2)

Omit “he”, substitute “the carrier”.

147  Subsection 42(3)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

Coal Research Assistance Act 1977

148  Subsection 6(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

149  Subsection 6(2)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

150  Subsection 7(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

151  Subsection 7(2)

After “him” (first occurring), insert “or her”.

152  Subsection 7(2)

Omit “he”, substitute “the Minister”.

153  Subsection 7(2)

After “him” (second occurring), insert “or her”.

154  Subsection 7(3)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

155  Subsection 7(4)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

156  Subsection 7(5)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955

157  Subsection 17(1)

Omit “his”, substitute “the Governor‑General’s”.

158  Subsection 17(1)

Omit “he”, substitute “the Governor‑General”.

159  Subsection 17(2)

Omit “his”, substitute “the Governor‑General’s”.

Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Act 1905

160  Subsection 5(2)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

161  Subsection 5(3)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

162  Subsection 5(3)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

163  Subsection 6(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

164  Subsection 9(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Common Informers (Parliamentary Disqualifications) Act 1975

165  Subsection 3(1)

After “he” (first occurring), insert “or she”.

166  Paragraph 3(1)(a)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

167  Paragraph 3(1)(a)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

168  Paragraph 3(1)(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

169  Section 5 (definition of appointed Commissioner)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chairperson”.

170  Section 5 (definition of Commissioner)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chairperson”.

Commonwealth Grants Commission Act 1973

171  Subsection 8(3)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

172  Subsection 8(6A)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

173  Subsection 8(6A)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

174  Section 9

After “he”, insert “or she”.

175  Subsection 9A(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

176  Subsection 11(1)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

177  Subsection 12(7)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

178  Subsection 12(7)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

179  Paragraph 13(2)(c)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

180  Subsection 14(5)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

181  Subsection 15(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

182  Subsection 19(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

183  Subsection 19(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

184  Subsection 19(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

185  Subsection 23(1)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

186  Section 24

After “he”, insert “or she”.

187  Subsection 25(3)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

188  Subsection 25(3)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Act 1911

189  Subsection 51H(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

190  Subsection 56(1)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

Consular Fees Act 1955

191  Section 4

After “his”, insert “or her”.

192  Section 4

After “him”, insert “or her”.

Consular Privileges and Immunities Act 1972

193  Paragraph 6(1)(a)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

194  Subparagraph 6(1)(b)(i)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

195  Subparagraph 6(1)(b)(ii)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

196  Subsection 7(3)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

197  Paragraph 7(4)(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

198  Paragraph 7(4)(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

199  Subsection 11(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Copyright Act 1968

200  Subsection 184(4)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Crimes Act 1914

201  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “he” is followed once by “or she”.

202  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “him” is followed once by “or her”.

203  The whole of the Act (other than paragraph 24F(1)(a))

The Act (other than paragraph 24F(1)(a)) is amended so that every occurrence of “his” is followed once by “or her”.

204  Paragraph 24F(1)(a)

After “his”, insert “, her”.

205  Paragraph 37(c)

After “himself”, insert “or herself”.

206  Section 44

After “himself”, insert “or herself,”.

207  Paragraph 79(4)(c)

After “himself”, insert “or herself”.

Crimes (Biological Weapons) Act 1976

208  Subsection 9(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

209  Subsection 10(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

210  Subsection 10(3)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

211  Subsection 12(5)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

212  Paragraph 13(b)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Crimes (Currency) Act 1981

213  Paragraph 3(7)(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

214  Paragraph 9(1)(a)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

215  Paragraph 9(1)(b)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

216  Paragraph 9(2)(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

217  Paragraph 9(2)(b)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

218  Subsection 11(1)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

219  Subsection 11(2)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

220  Paragraph 12(a)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

221  Paragraph 12(b)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

222  Subsection 15(1)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

223  Section 18

After “his”, insert “or her”.

224  Subsection 19(2)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

225  Subsection 21(1)

After “himself”, insert “or herself”.

226  Subsection 21(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

227  Subsection 21(3)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

228  Subsection 21(3)

After “himself”, insert “or herself”.

229  Subsection 23(2) (paragraph (c) of the definition of Australian aircraft)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

230  Subsection 27(4)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

231  Subsection 27(4)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

232  Subsection 27(7)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

233  Subsection 28(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

234  Subsection 28(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

235  Paragraph 28(1)(a)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

236  Paragraph 28(1)(b)

After “him” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

237  Subsection 29(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

238  Subsection 29(3)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Crimes (Overseas) Act 1964

239  Subsection 6(2)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

240  Subsection 6(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

241  Subsection 6(3)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

242  Subsection 7(6)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Customs Tariff (Anti‑Dumping) Act 1975

243  Subsection 8(7)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

244  Subsection 8(8)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

245  Subsection 9(7)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

246  Subsection 9(8)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955

247  Subsection 44(1)

After “himself”, insert “or herself”.

Defence (Visiting Forces) Act 1963

248  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “he” is followed once by “or she”.

249  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “him” is followed once by “or her”.

250  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “his” is followed once by “or her”.

Diplomatic and Consular Missions Act 1978

251  Subsection 5(1)

Omit “he”, substitute “the Sheriff or Deputy Sheriff”.

Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967

252  Subsection 8(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

253  Paragraph 8(3)(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

254  Paragraph 8(3)(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

255  Subsection 9(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

256  Paragraph 9(3)(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

257  Paragraph 9(3)(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

258  Subsection 12(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Domicile Act 1982

259  Section 7

After “he”, insert “or she”.

260  Paragraph 8(1)(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

261  Paragraph 8(1)(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

262  Subsection 9(1)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

263  Subsection 9(2)

After “his” (first occurring), insert “or her”.

264  Paragraph 9(2)(a)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

265  Paragraph 9(2)(a)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

266  Paragraph 9(2)(b)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

267  Paragraph 9(2)(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

268  Subsection 9(3)

After “his” (first occurring), insert “or her”.

269  Paragraph 9(3)(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

270  Paragraph 9(3)(a)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

271  Paragraph 9(3)(b)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

272  Subsection 9(4)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

273  Section 10

After “his”, insert “or her”.

274  Section 11

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Act 1981

275  Subsection 3(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

276  Subsection 3(2)

After “himself”, insert “, herself”.

277  Section 4

After “him”, insert “or her”.

278  Section 4

After “his”, insert “or her”.

279  Section 5

After “him”, insert “or her”.

280  Section 6

After “him”, insert “or her”.

281  Section 6

After “his”, insert “or her”.

282  Paragraph 8(1)(b)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

283  Paragraph 8(1)(b)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

284  Paragraph 8(2)(b)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

285  Paragraph 8(2)(b)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

286  Paragraph 9(c)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

287  Section 9

After “he”, insert “or she”.

288  Section 9

After “him”, insert “or her”.

Family Law Act 1975

289  Subsection 22(2A)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

290  Paragraph 30(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

291  Subparagraph 31(1)(c)(v)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

292  Subsection 110(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of maintenance order)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

293  Subsection 110(1) (paragraph (d) of the definition of maintenance order)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Flags Act 1953

294  Section 5

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975

295  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “he” is followed once by “or she”.

296  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “him” is followed once by “or her”.

297  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “his” is followed once by “or her”.

298  Paragraph 11(2)(b)

After “himself”, insert “or herself”.

Foreign Proceedings (Excess of Jurisdiction) Act 1984

299  Subsection 6(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

300  Subsection 6(3)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

301  Subsection 6(4)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

302  Subsection 6(5)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

303  Subsection 6(5)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

304  Paragraph 7(1)(c)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

305  Subsection 7(4)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

306  Paragraph 9(1)(c)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

307  Paragraph 9(1)(d)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

308  Paragraph 11(1)(c)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

309  Subsection 11(3)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

310  Subsection 13(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

311  Subsection 14(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

312  Subsection 14(3)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

313  Subsection 15(3)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

314  Subparagraph 17(a)(i)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

315  Subsection 18(1)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

Growth Centres (Financial Assistance) Act 1973

316  Subsection 7(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

317  Section 13

After “him”, insert “or her”.

318  Section 13

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Health Insurance Act 1973

319  Subsection 81(1)

Insert:

Chair means Chair of the Authority.

320  Subsection 81(1) (definition of Chairman)

Repeal the definition.

321  Subsection 81(1) (definition of Chairman of the Authority)

Repeal the definition.

322  Subsection 81(1)

Insert:

Chair of the Authority includes a person acting in the office of Chair of the Authority.

323  Subsection 81(1) (definition of member of the Authority)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

324  Paragraph 106ZPA(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

325  Paragraph 106ZPA(2)(c)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

326  Paragraph 106ZPB(2)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

327  Subsection 106ZPH(2)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

328  Subsection 106ZPK(1)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

329  Subsection 106ZPK(3)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Act 1953

330  Subsection 12(1)

Omit “his”, substitute “the Governor‑General’s”.

331  Subsection 12(1)

Omit “he”, substitute “the Governor‑General”.

332  Subsection 12(2)

Omit “his”, substitute “the Governor‑General’s”.

Immigration (Education) Act 1971

333  Subsection 10(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946

334  Subsection 5(1)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

335  Subsection 6A(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

336  Subsection 7(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

337  Subsection 7(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

338  Section 9

After “him” (first occurring), insert “or her”.

339  Paragraph 9(a)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

340  Paragraph 9(b)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

341  Paragraph 9(b)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

342  Section 11

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Insurance Contracts Act 1984

343  Paragraph 48(2)(a)

Omit “he”, substitute “the person”.

344  Subsection 65(4)

Omit “his”, substitute “the third party’s”.

345  Paragraph 75(5)(c)

Omit “he”, substitute “the insurer”.

346  Paragraph 75(5)(d)

Omit “he”, substitute “the insurer”.

347  Subsection 75(5)

Omit “his”, substitute “the insurer’s”.

International Arbitration Act 1974

348  Paragraph 8(5)(a)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

349  Paragraph 8(5)(c)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

350  Subsection 9(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

International Monetary Agreements Act 1947

351  Section 8A

After “he”, insert “or she”.

International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963

352  Subsection 3(3)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

353  Subsection 6(3)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

354  Subsection 6(6)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

355  Subsection 6(6)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

356  Paragraph 7(2)(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

357  Paragraph 7(2)(c)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

358  Subsection 7(3)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

359  Subsection 7(3)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

International Tax Agreements Act 1953

360  Subsection 16(2)

Omit “his”, substitute “the taxpayer’s”.

361  Subsection 16(3)

Omit “his” (wherever occurring), substitute “the taxpayer’s”.

362  Paragraph 16(5)(a)

Omit “his”, substitute “the taxpayer’s”.

363  Paragraph 16(5)(b)

Omit “him”, substitute “the taxpayer”.

364  Subsection 20(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

365  Subsection 20(4)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Judges’ Pensions Act 1968

366  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of appropriate current judicial salary)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

367  Subsection 4(1) (definition of prior judicial service)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

368  Subsection 4(1) (definition of prior judicial service)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

369  Subsection 5(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

370  Subsection 5(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

371  Subsection 13(3)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

372  Paragraph 15(1)(a)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

373  Paragraph 15(1)(b)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

374  Paragraph 15(3)(a)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

375  Paragraph 15(3)(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Judicial and Statutory Officers (Remuneration and Allowances) Act 1984

376  Subsection 3(7)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chairperson”.

377  Subsection 6(7)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chairperson”.

Land Commissions (Financial Assistance) Act 1973

378  Subsection 7(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

379  Section 13

After “him”, insert “or her”.

380  Section 13

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Law Officers Act 1964

381  Paragraph 16(2)(b)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Lighthouses Act 1911

382  Subsection 5(3)

Omit “it or him”, substitute “it, him or her”.

383  Section 19A

After “he”, insert “or she”.

384  Subsection 19B(1)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

Loans Securities Act 1919

385  Paragraph 5(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Marine Insurance Act 1909

386  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “he” is followed once by “or she”.

387  The whole of the Act (other than the Schedules)

The Act (other than the Schedules) is amended so that every occurrence of “him” is followed once by “or her”.

388  The whole of the Act (other than the Schedules)

The Act (other than the Schedules) is amended so that every occurrence of “his” is followed once by “or her”.

389  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “himself” is followed once by “or herself”.

Narcotic Drugs Act 1967

390  The whole of the Act (other than the Schedules)

The Act (other than the Schedules) is amended so that every occurrence of “he” is followed once by “or she”.

391  The whole of the Act (other than the Schedules)

The Act (other than the Schedules) is amended so that every occurrence of “him” is followed once by “or her”.

392  The whole of the Act (other than the Schedules)

The Act (other than the Schedules) is amended so that every occurrence of “his” is followed once by “or her”.

Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997

393  Paragraph 30(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

394  Section 36

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

Nauru (High Court Appeals) Act 1976

395  Paragraph 10(1)(c)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

396  Subsection 10(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Navigation Act 1912

397  Subsection 85(5)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Non‑Government Schools (Loans Guarantee) Act 1977

398  Paragraph 5(2)(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

399  Paragraph 5(2)(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

400  Paragraph 5(2)(c)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

401  Subsection 9(1)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

402  Subsection 9(1)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Northern Territory (Lessees’ Loans Guarantee) Act 1954

403  Paragraph 4(1)(a)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

404  Paragraph 4(1)(b)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

405  Paragraph 4(1)(b)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

Northern Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1978

406  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “he” is followed once by “or she”.

407  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “him” is followed once by “or her”.

408  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “his” is followed once by “or her”.

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948

409  Subparagraph 17(4)(a)(i)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

410  Paragraph 20(2C)(b)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

411  Paragraph 20A(1)(b)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970

412  Paragraph 10(2)(a)

After “himself”, insert “or herself”.

Port Statistics Act 1977

413  Subsection 4(2)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

414  Subsection 6(1)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

415  Subsection 6(1)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

416  Paragraph 7(1)(a)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

417  Paragraph 7(1)(a)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

418  Subsection 9(2)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975

419  The whole of the Act (other than subsection 29(4))

The Act (other than subsection 29(4)) is amended so that every occurrence of “he” is followed once by “or she”.

420  The whole of the Act (other than subsections 29(4) and 36(8))

The Act (other than subsections 29(4) and 36(8)) is amended so that every occurrence of “him” is followed once by “or her”.

421  The whole of the Act (other than subsection 29(4))

The Act (other than subsection 29(4)) is amended so that every occurrence of “his” is followed once by “or her”.

422  Subsection 29(4)

Omit “him”, substitute “the authorized officer”.

423  Subsection 29(4)

Omit “he”, substitute “the person”.

424  Subsection 29(4)

Omit “his”, substitute “the authorized officer’s”.

425  Subsection 36(8)

Omit “it or him”, substitute “it, him or her”.

Racial Discrimination Act 1975

426  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Chair means Chair of the Council.

427  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Chairman)

Repeal the definition.

428  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Deputy Chair means Deputy Chair of the Council.

429  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Deputy Chairman)

Repeal the definition.

430  Subsection 3(1) (definition of member)

Omit “Chairman” (wherever occurring), substitute “Chair”.

431  Subsection 41(2)

Omit “Chairman” (wherever occurring), substitute “Chair”.

432  Subsection 43(1)

Omit “Chairman” (wherever occurring), substitute “Chair”.

433  Subsection 43(3)

Omit “Chairman” (wherever occurring), substitute “Chair”.

434  Subsection 43(4)

Omit “Chairman” (wherever occurring), substitute “Chair”.

435  Subsection 43(5)

Omit “Chairman” (wherever occurring), substitute “Chair”.

Registration of Deaths Abroad Act 1984

436  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “he” is followed once by “or she”.

437  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “him” is followed once by “or her”.

438  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “his” is followed once by “or her”.

439  Subsection 12(3)

After “himself”, insert “or herself”.

Removal of Prisoners (Territories) Act 1923

440  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “he” is followed once by “or she”.

441  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “him” is followed once by “or her”.

442  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “his” is followed once by “or her”.

Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990

443  Clause 3 of Schedule 1

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chairperson”.

444  Clause 3 of Schedule 2 (Part 3 of the table, table item dealing with the Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, column headed “Office”)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chairperson”.

445  Clause 3 of Schedule 2 (Part 3 of the table, table item dealing with the Chairman, Commonwealth Grants Commission, column headed “Office”)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chairperson”.

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973

446  Paragraph 7(12A)(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

447  Subparagraph 7(12A)(b)(i)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

448  Subparagraph 7(12A)(b)(ii)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

449  Subparagraph 7(12A)(b)(iii)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Reserve Bank Act 1959

450  Subsection 18(1)

After “his” (last occurring), insert “or her”.

451  Subsection 84(5)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Royal Commissions Act 1902

452  Section 1A

After “he”, insert “or she”.

453  Section 1A

After “him”, insert “or her”.

454  Subsection 2(4)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

455  Subsection 6B(1)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

456  Subsection 6B(2)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

457  Subsection 6F(3)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

458  Subsection 6G(2)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

459  Paragraph 6I(1)(c)

After “himself”, insert “or herself”.

460  Paragraph 6I(2)(c)

After “himself”, insert “or herself”.

461  Subsection 6O(2)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

462  Subsection 8(2)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

463  Paragraph 16(1)(b)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

Royal Powers Act 1953

464  Subsection 2(2)

After “himself”, insert “or herself”.

Scout Association Act 1924

465  Section 4

After “him”, insert “or her”.

Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973

466  Paragraph 8(a)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

467  Paragraph 8(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

468  Subsection 9(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

469  Subsection 13(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910

470  Subsection 12C(1)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

Special Prosecutors Act 1982

471  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “he” is followed once by “or she”.

472  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “him” is followed once by “or her”.

473  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “his” is followed once by “or her”.

States Grants (Advanced Education) Act 1976

474  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “he” is followed once by “or she”.

475  Subsection 18(1)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

476  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “his” is followed once by “or her”.

477  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “himself” is followed once by “or herself”.

Submarine Cables and Pipelines Protection Act 1963

478  Section 8

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

479  Section 9

After “his”, insert “or her”.

Taxation Administration Act 1953

480  Subsection 10(1)

Omit “his”, substitute “the person’s”.

481  Subsection 11(1)

Omit “his ”, substitute “the defendant’s”.

482  Subsection 11(2)

Omit “him” (wherever occurring), substitute “the defendant”.

483  Subsection 11(2)

Omit “his”, substitute “the defendant’s”.

484  Paragraph 12(a)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

485  Section 12

After “his”, insert “or her”.

486  Section 13

Omit “his”, substitute “the defendant’s”.

487  Paragraph 14C(1)(b)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

488  Subsection 14D(4)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

489  Subsection 14I(3)

Omit “his”, substitute “the person’s”.

490  Subsection 14J(2)

After “he” (wherever occurring), insert “or she”.

491  Section 14N

Omit “his” (wherever occurring), substitute “the person’s”.

Transfer of Prisoners Act 1983

492  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “he” is followed once by “or she”.

493  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “him” is followed once by “or her”.

494  The whole of the Act

Amend so that every occurrence of “his” is followed once by “or her”.

Trust Recoupment Tax Assessment Act 1985

495  Subsection 12(5)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

United States Naval Communication Station (Civilian Employees) Act 1968

496  Subsection 5(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

497  Paragraph 6(1)(c)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

498  Paragraph 6(1)(c)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

499  Subsection 6(1)

After “he” (second occurring), insert “or she”.

500  Paragraph 6(2)(b)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

501  Subsection 6(2)

After “he” (second occurring), insert “or she”.

War Graves Act 1980

502  Subsection 5(2)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

503  Subsection 6(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

504  Section 8

After “his”, insert “or her”.

505  Section 8

After “him”, insert “or her”.

506  Subsection 9(2)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

507  Paragraph 10(1)(b)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

508  Subsection 10(5)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

509  Subsection 10(5)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

510  Subsection 10(5)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

511  Subsection 10(6)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

512  Subsection 10(7)

After “his” (wherever occurring), insert “or her”.

513  Subsection 10(7)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

514  Subsection 13(2)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

Senate on 19 March 2008

House of Representatives on 25 June 2008]

 

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