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A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to gas, and for related purposes
Administered by: Resources, Energy and Tourism
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Registered 27 Mar 2008
Introduced HR 20 Mar 2008

2008

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Energy Market Amendment (Minor Amendments) Bill 2008

 

No.      , 2008

 

(Resources, Energy and Tourism)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to gas, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977          3

Schedule 2—Australian Energy Market Act 2004                                              4

Schedule 3—Australian Energy Market Amendment (Gas Legislation) Act 2007               6

Schedule 4—Trade Practices Act 1974                                                                      7

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to gas, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Australian Energy Market Amendment (Minor Amendments) 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.

 

2.  Schedules 1 and 2

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Australian Energy Market Amendment (Gas Legislation) Act 2007.

 

3.  Schedule 3

At the same time as Schedule 1 to the Australian Energy Market Amendment (Gas Legislation) Act 2007 commences.

 

4.  Schedule 4

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Australian Energy Market Amendment (Gas Legislation) Act 2007.

 

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 1Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

  

1  Paragraph 2(d) of Schedule 3

Omit “2007”, substitute “2008”.

2  Paragraph 2(daa) of Schedule 3

Omit “2007”, substitute “2008”.

3  Paragraph 2(dab) of Schedule 3

Omit “the National Gas Access Law set out in Schedule 1 to the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2007 of Western Australia”, substitute “the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Law (within the meaning of the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2008 of Western Australia)”.


 

Schedule 2Australian Energy Market Act 2004

  

1  Section 3 (definition of South Australian Gas Legislation)

Omit “2007” (wherever occurring), substitute “2008”.

2  Section 3 (definition of Western Australian Gas Legislation)

Omit “the National Gas Access Law set out in Schedule 1 to the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2007 of Western Australia” (wherever occurring), substitute “the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Law (within the meaning of the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2008 of Western Australia)”.

3  Subsections 11A(1) and (3)

Omit “2007”, substitute “2008”.

4  Subsection 11B(1)

Omit “2007”, substitute “2008”.

5  Paragraph 11H(2)(a)

Omit “2007”, substitute “2008”.

6  Subsection 11H(3)

Omit “2007”, substitute “2008”.

7  Subsection 11J(1)

Omit “The National Gas Access Law set out in Schedule 1 to the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2007 of Western Australia”, substitute “The National Gas Access (Western Australia) Law (within the meaning of the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2008 of Western Australia)”.

8  Subsection 11J(2)

Omit “the National Gas Access Law set out in Schedule 1 to the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2007 of Western Australia”, substitute “the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Law (within the meaning of the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2008 of Western Australia)”.

9  Section 11K

Omit “2007”, substitute “2008”.

10  Paragraph 11R(2)(a)

Omit “the National Gas Access Law set out in Schedule 1 to the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2007 of Western Australia”, substitute “the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Law (within the meaning of the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2008 of Western Australia)”.

11  Subsection 11R(3)

Omit “the National Gas Access Law set out in Schedule 1 to the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2007 of Western Australia”, substitute “the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Law (within the meaning of the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2008 of Western Australia)”.

12  Subsection 13D(3)

Omit “2007”, substitute “2008”.

13  Subsection 13E(3)

Omit “2007”, substitute “2008”.


 

Schedule 3Australian Energy Market Amendment (Gas Legislation) Act 2007

  

1  Item 4 of Schedule 2

Repeal the item, substitute:

4  Paragraph 11J(1)(a)

Omit “adjacent area”, substitute “offshore area”.

Note 1:    The heading to section 11J is altered by omitting “adjacent area” and substituting “offshore area”.

Note 2:    The heading to section 11K is altered by omitting “adjacent area” and substituting “offshore area”.


 

Schedule 4Trade Practices Act 1974

  

1  Subsection 4(1) (definition of South Australian Gas Legislation)

Omit “2007” (wherever occurring), substitute “2008”.

2  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Western Australian Gas Legislation)

Omit “the National Gas Access Law set out in Schedule 1 to the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2007 of Western Australia” (wherever occurring), substitute “the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Law (within the meaning of the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2008 of Western Australia)”.

3  Section 44B (paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition of National Gas Law)

Omit “2007”, substitute “2008”.

4  Section 44B (paragraph (c) of the definition of National Gas Law)

Omit “the National Gas Access Law set out in Schedule 1 to the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2007 of Western Australia”, substitute “the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Law (within the meaning of the National Gas Access (Western Australia) Act 2008 of Western Australia)”.