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Statute Law Revision Act 2010

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Act No. 8 of 2010 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 2009
Registered 03 Mar 2010
Date of Assent 01 Mar 2010
Table of contents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Statute Law Revision Act 2010

 

No. 8, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

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)......................................................................................... 6

Schedule 1—Amendment of principal Acts                                                           7

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976                                       7

Aircraft Noise Levy Act 1995                                                                                    7

AusCheck Act 2007                                                                                                     7

Banking Act 1959                                                                                                        7

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                               7

Civil Aviation Act 1988                                                                                              8

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995               8

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                         8

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                            9

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                        9

Customs Tariff Act 1995                                                                                             9

Defence Force Discipline Act 1982                                                                       10

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                 10

Evidence Act 1995                                                                                                     11

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009                                                 11

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                                11

First Home Saver Accounts Act 2008                                                                    11

Foreign States Immunities Act 1985                                                                      11

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                      12

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                            12

Industry Research and Development Act 1986                                                    12

International Tax Agreements Act 1953                                                               12

Navigation Act 1912                                                                                                 13

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                            13

Patents Act 1990                                                                                                        13

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994                                                                            13

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                             13

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          14

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                         14

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                 14

Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1946                                                             15

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                            37

Water Act 2007                                                                                                          38

Schedule 2—Amendment of amending Acts                                                       40

A New Tax System (Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment) Act 1999               40

Child Support Legislation Amendment (Reform of the Child Support Scheme—New Formula and Other Measures) Act 2006                                                                                                                             40

Education Legislation Amendment Act 2008                                                       40

Export Market Development Grants Amendment Act 2008                               41

Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009               41

Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment (Child Support Reform Consolidation and Other Measures) Act 2007                                                                               41

Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Review of Prudential Decisions) Act 2008     42

First Home Saver Accounts (Consequential Amendments) Act 2008              42

First Home Saver Accounts (Further Provisions) Amendment Act 2008        42

Further 1998 Budget Measures Legislation Amendment (Social Security) Act 1999        43

Native Title Amendment (Technical Amendments) Act 2007                             43

Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act 1995      43

Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Act 1998      43

Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (One‑off Payments and Other Budget Measures) Act 2008                                                                                                                             44

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Parenting and Other Measures) Act 1997         44

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Youth Allowance Consequential and Related Measures) Act 1998             44

Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 1) Act 2006                                    44

Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 4) Act 2006                                    44

Tax Laws Amendment (2007 Measures No. 4) Act 2007                                    45

Tax Laws Amendment (2007 Measures No. 5) Act 2007                                    45

Tax Laws Amendment (Repeal of Inoperative Provisions) Act 2006               45

Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business) Act 2007                                                45

Schedule 3—Repeal of obsolete Acts                                                                        47

Banking (Transitional Provisions) Act 1959                                                       47

Industrial Research and Development Incentives Act 1976                              47

Interactive Gambling (Moratorium) Act 2000                                                     47

Papua New Guinea (Application of Laws) Act 1973                                          47

Year 2000 Information Disclosure Act 1999                                                        47

Schedule 4—Amendment of references to “ballot‑paper” and “ballot‑papers” 48

Part 1—Amendment of specific references                                                     48

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                       48

Part 2—Bulk amendment of references to “ballot‑paper”                        49

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                       49

Part 3—Bulk amendment of references to “ballot‑papers”                      54

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                       54

Schedule 5—Amendments relating to use of the term “internet”          59

Part 1—Amendments to change specific references                                   59

Age Discrimination Act 2004                                                                                  59

Anglo‑Australian Telescope Agreement Act 1970                                              59

Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing Act 2006           59

Australian Passports Act 2005                                                                               60

Australian Sports Anti‑Doping Authority Act 2006                                           60

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                             60

Charter of the United Nations Act 1945                                                               61

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                          62

Cross‑Border Insolvency Act 2008                                                                         62

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                      62

Customs Tariff Act 1995                                                                                           64

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                 64

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981                                              64

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991                                             64

Foreign Passports (Law Enforcement and Security) Act 2005                         65

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                          65

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                            65

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989                        66

Interactive Gambling Act 2001                                                                               66

Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003                       66

Medibank Private Sale Act 2006                                                                            67

National Health Security Act 2007                                                                        67

Navigation Act 1912                                                                                                 67

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                            67

Olympic Insignia Protection Act 1987                                                                  67

Privacy Act 1988                                                                                                       68

Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008           68

Protection of the Sea (Harmful Anti‑fouling Systems) Act 2006                      68

Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Funds) Act 1993            68

Protection of the Sea (Powers of Intervention) Act 1981                                  69

Quarantine Act 1908                                                                                                69

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                             69

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          71

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                71

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979                                 72

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989                                                                                   72

Trade Practices Act 1974                                                                                         72

Water Act 2007                                                                                                          73

Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008                                                                        73

Part 2—Bulk amendment to change capitalisation of “Internet”         75

Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing Act 2006           76

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005                           76

Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Act 2008            76

Australian Sports Anti‑Doping Authority Act 2006                                           76

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                             76

Civil Aviation Act 1988                                                                                            76

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995             76

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                       76

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                   76

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006                     76

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Consequential, Transitional and Other Measures Act 2006 76

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                         76

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                          76

Do Not Call Register Act 2006                                                                               76

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                 77

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009                                                 77

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991                                             77

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                          77

Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000                                                                           77

Future Fund Act 2006                                                                                              77

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                      77

Higher Education Funding Act 1988                                                                    77

Higher Education Support Act 2003                                                                     77

Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000 77

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                            77

Interactive Gambling Act 2001                                                                               77

Marriage Act 1961                                                                                                    77

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                       77

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                            77

Olympic Insignia Protection Act 1987                                                                  77

Ombudsman Act 1976                                                                                               77

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989    78

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994                                                                            78

Private Health Insurance Act 2007                                                                        78

Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983            78

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                             78

Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984                                                    78

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000                                                             78

Shipping Registration Act 1981                                                                             78

Skilling Australia’s Workforce Act 2005                                                              78

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          78

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                           78

Space Activities Act 1998                                                                                        78

Spam Act 2003                                                                                                           78

Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992                                    78

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                78

Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999  78

Telstra Corporation Act 1991                                                                                 79

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989                                                                                   79

Trade Practices Act 1974                                                                                         79

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                            79

Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008                                                                        79

Part 3—References to which Part 2 does not apply                                    80

 


 

 

Statute Law Revision Act 2010

No. 8, 2010

 

 

 

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

[Assented to 1 March 2010]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Statute Law Revision Act 2010.

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 this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

2.  Schedule 1, items 1 to 26

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

3.  Schedule 1, item 27

Immediately after the commencement of item 3 of Schedule 22 to the Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009.

1 July 2009

4.  Schedule 1, items 28 to 265

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

5.  Schedule 2, item 1

Immediately after the time specified in the A New Tax System (Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment) Act 1999 for the commencement of item 22 of Schedule 2 to that Act.

1 July 2000

6.  Schedule 2, items 2 and 3

Immediately after the time specified in the Child Support Legislation Amendment (Reform of the Child Support Scheme—New Formula and Other Measures) Act 2006 for the commencement of item 114 of Schedule 2 to that Act.

1 July 2008

7.  Schedule 2, item 4

Immediately after the time specified in the Education Legislation Amendment Act 2008 for the commencement of item 9 of Schedule 2 to that Act.

1 January 2009

8.  Schedule 2, item 5

Immediately after the time specified in the Export Market Development Grants Amendment Act 2008 for the commencement of items 54 and 55 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

23 June 2008

9.  Schedule 2, item 6

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

10.  Schedule 2, item 7

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 34 of Schedule 3 to that Act.

1 July 2008

11.  Schedule 2, item 8

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 37 of Schedule 3 to that Act.

1 July 2008

12.  Schedule 2, item 9

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 56 of Schedule 8 to that Act.

1 July 2008

13.  Schedule 2, item 10

Immediately after the time specified in the Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Review of Prudential Decisions) Act 2008 for the commencement of item 29 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

26 May 2008

14.  Schedule 2, item 11

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

15.  Schedule 2, item 12

Immediately after the time specified in the First Home Saver Accounts (Consequential Amendments) Act 2008 for the commencement of item 26 of Schedule 3 to that Act.

26 June 2008

16.  Schedule 2, item 13

Immediately after the time specified in the First Home Saver Accounts (Further Provisions) Amendment Act 2008 for the commencement of section 2 of that Act.

30 September 2008

17.  Schedule 2, item 14

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

18.  Schedule 2, items 15 and 16

Immediately after the time specified in the Native Title Amendment (Technical Amendments) Act 2007 for the commencement of item 31 of Schedule 4 to that Act.

1 September 2007

19.  Schedule 2, items 17 and 18

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

20.  Schedule 2, item 19

Immediately after the time specified in the Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (One‑off Payments and Other Budget Measures) Act 2008 for the commencement of item 69 of Schedule 3 to that Act.

26 May 2008

21.  Schedule 2, item 20

Immediately after the time specified in the Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (One‑off Payments and Other Budget Measures) Act 2008 for the commencement of item 70 of Schedule 3 to that Act.

26 May 2008

22.  Schedule 2, items 21 and 22

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

23.  Schedule 2, item 23

Immediately after the time specified in the Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 1) Act 2006 for the commencement of item 1 of Schedule 2 to that Act.

6 April 2006

24.  Schedule 2, items 24 to 28

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

25.  Schedule 2, item 29

Immediately after the time specified in the Tax Laws Amendment (Repeal of Inoperative Provisions) Act 2006 for the commencement of item 592 of Schedule 2 to that Act.

14 September 2006

26.  Schedule 2, item 30

Immediately after the time specified in the Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business) Act 2007 for the commencement of item 52 of Schedule 3 to that Act.

21 June 2007

27.  Schedule 2, item 31

Immediately after the time specified in the Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business) Act 2007 for the commencement of item 55 of Schedule 3 to that Act.

21 June 2007

28.  Schedule 3

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

29.  Schedule 4, Part 1

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

30.  Schedule 4, Parts 2 and 3

Immediately after the provision(s) covered by table item 29.

1 March 2010

31.  Schedule 5, items 1 to 51

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

32.  Schedule 5, item 52

Immediately after the commencement of item 5 of Schedule 3 to the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment Act 2007.

6 July 2010

33.  Schedule 5, items 53 to 59

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

34.  Schedule 5, item 60

Immediately after the commencement of item 125 of Schedule 5 to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2008.

25 November 2009

35.  Schedule 5, items 61 to 81

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

36.  Schedule 5, item 82

Immediately after the commencement of item 17 of Schedule 1 to the Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Act 2008.

13 October 2009

37.  Schedule 5, items 83 to 136

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 March 2010

38.  Schedule 5, Parts 2 and 3

Immediately after the provision(s) covered by table item 31.

1 March 2010

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 Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976

1  Subsection 3(1) (subparagraph (d)(ii) of the definition of exploration licence)

Omit “(paragraph”.

Note:       This item fixes a typographical error.

Aircraft Noise Levy Act 1995

2  Subparagraph 5(2)(a)(i)

Omit “subsection 3(1)”, substitute “section 3”.

Note:       This item is consequential on item 6.

AusCheck Act 2007

3  Subsection 15(2) (note 1)

Omit “Note 1”, substitute “Note”.

4  Subsection 15(2) (note 2)

Repeal the note.

Banking Act 1959

5  Subsection 11(5) (the subsection 11(5) inserted by item 3 of Schedule 4 to the Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Review of Prudential Decisions) Act 2008)

Renumber as subsection (7).

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

Note:       The heading to section 97 is altered by omitting “Trade Practices Commission” and substituting “Australian Competition and Consumer Commission”.

Civil Aviation Act 1988

6  Subsection 3(1)

Omit “(1)” (first occurring).

Note:       This item removes a redundant subsection number.

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995

7  Subsection 91(1A)

Repeal subparagraph (c)(iii) and omit all the words after it, substitute:

                            (iii)  a short film from a new or emerging film maker;

                            and, in the Convenor’s opinion, it is in the public interest to do so.

Note:       This item fixes the indentation of the last lines of subsection 91(1A).

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

8  Subsection 90B(1) (table item 13, column headed “Circumstances in which information is to be given”, paragraph (c))

Omit “Senator”, substitute “member”.

Note:       This item fixes a typographical error.

9  Section 171

Omit “paragraph 170(a)(ii)”, substitute “paragraph 170(1)(b)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

10  Subsection 265(2)

Omit “assistant Returning Officer”, substitute “Assistant Returning Officer”.

11  Subsection 314AA(1)

Omit “(1)”.

Note:       This item removes a redundant subsection number.

12  Subsection 314AA(1)

Omit “or” (second occurring).

13  Subsection 318(2)

Omit “(3)(c)”, substitute “subsection (3)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

14  Subsection 390A(1)

Omit “10”, substitute “3E”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Criminal Code Act 1995

15  Paragraph 480.6(b) of the Criminal Code

Omit “section 480.3”, substitute “section 480.4”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Customs Act 1901

16  Paragraph 11(1)(b)

Omit “that Subdivision”, substitute “Subdivision C of Division 1B of Part XII”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

17  Subsection 64AE(1)

Omit “64AC,”.

Note:       This item removes a cross‑reference to a provision that has been repealed.

Customs Tariff Act 1995

18  Schedule 3 (heading 3202, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit “TANNING PREPARATlONS”, substitute “TANNING PREPARATIONS”.

Note:       This item fixes a typographical error.

Defence Force Discipline Act 1982

19  Subsection 59(9) (paragraph (b) of the definition of prohibited drug)

Omit “Part 5 of the Poisons and Drugs Act 1978”, substitute “Part 8 of the Crimes Act 1900”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

20  Subsection 103(1)

Omit “129(2)”, substitute “129D(2)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

21  Subsection 103(2A)

After “section”, insert “160 or”.

Note:       This item makes an amendment consequential on the reinstatement of the provisions of the Defence Force Discipline Act 1982 largely as they existed before the enactment of the Defence Legislation Amendment Act 2006.

22  Section 146EA

Renumber as section 148EA.

23  Subsection 162(3)

Before “131”, insert “111B or”.

Note:       This item makes an amendment consequential on the reinstatement of the provisions of the Defence Force Discipline Act 1982 largely as they existed before the enactment of the Defence Legislation Amendment Act 2006.

24  Section 188GB

Omit “the a”, substitute “a”.

Note:       This item fixes a typographical error.

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

25  Paragraph 258(3)(d)

Omit “are”, substitute “is”.

Note:       This item fixes a grammatical error.

Evidence Act 1995

26  Subsection 189(6)

Omit “128(8)”, substitute “128(10)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009

27  Subclause 4(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “this Act, on or after the reform commencement”, substitute “the Fair Work Act, on and after the commencement of provisions of that Act”.

Note:       This item makes an amendment consequential on the enactment of the Fair Work Act 2009. The amendment was originally purported to be made by item 244 of Schedule 22 to the Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009, however that item was misdescribed. That item is repealed by item 6 of Schedule 2 to this Act.

Family Law Act 1975

28  Paragraph 12G(2)(a)

Omit “information”, substitute “information;”.

Note:       This item fixes the punctuation of a paragraph.

First Home Saver Accounts Act 2008

29  Paragraph 3(2)(b)

Omit “(subject to subsection (3)”, substitute “(subject to subsection (3))”.

Foreign States Immunities Act 1985

30  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Department of Foreign Affairs means the Department administered by the Minister who administers the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

31  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Minister for Foreign Affairs means the Minister who administers the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

Health Insurance Act 1973

32  Subsection 3(1) (definition of excessive diagnostic imaging service)

Repeal subparagraph (b)(ii) and omit all the words after it, substitute:

                             (ii)  the adequate dental care;

                            of the patient concerned.

Note:       This item fixes the formatting of the definition.

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

33  Subsection 210‑175(2) (formula)

Repeal the formula, substitute:

Note:       This item makes a consequential amendment required as a result of the First Home Saver Accounts Act 2008.

Industry Research and Development Act 1986

34  Subsection 47(1)

Omit “, of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 or of the Industrial Research and Development Incentives Act 1976”, substitute “or of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936”.

Note:       This item makes a consequential amendment to remove a reference to an Act that is repealed by Schedule 3.

International Tax Agreements Act 1953

35  Subsection 3(1) (definitions of the 1960 New Zealand agreement and the 1972 New Zealand agreement)

Relocate the definitions to their appropriate alphabetical positions, determined on a letter‑by‑letter basis.

Navigation Act 1912

36  Subsection 267B(2)

Omit “the authority” (wherever occurring), substitute “the survey authority”.

Note:       This item and item 37 clarify references to the survey authority to avoid confusion with the Authority, which is a defined concept.

37  Subsection 267Q(2)

Omit “the authority” (wherever occurring), substitute “the survey authority”.

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006

38  Subsection 168(6)

Omit “the the application”, substitute “the application”.

Patents Act 1990

39  Subparagraph 24(2)(a)(i)

Omit “Commonwealth of”, substitute “Commonwealth or”.

Note:       This item fixes a typographical error.

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994

40  Subparagraph (1)(a)(ii) of Article 14 of the Convention set out in Schedule 1

Before “for the purpose of propagation”, insert “conditioning”.

Note:       This item fixes a mistranscription of the text of the Convention.

Radiocommunications Act 1992

41  Paragraph 31(1)(a)

Omit “both,”, substitute “both”.

Note:       This item fixes incorrect punctuation.

42  Subsection 107(2)

Omit “111(a)”, substitute “111(1)(a)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

43  Subsection 108(4)

Omit “111(a)”, substitute “111(1)(a)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

44  Subsection 109(2)

Omit “111(a)”, substitute “111(1)(a)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Social Security Act 1991

45  Subsection 549C(2) (definition of liquid assets)

Omit “549A(4)(a)(i) or (ii)”, substitute “549A(1)(a)(i) or (ii)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

46  Subsection 595(3) (note)

Repeal the note.

Note:       The note concerns an Act that has been repealed.

Taxation Administration Act 1953

47  Subsection 8W(1B)

Omit “Part 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 of Chapter 2, or Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3,”, substitute “Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3”.

Note:       This item removes cross‑references to provisions that have been repealed.

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

48  At the end of paragraph 35(1)(a)

Add “and”.

Note:       This item and items 49 and 50 add conjunctions at the end of paragraphs, for consistency with current drafting practice.

49  At the end of subparagraphs 35(1)(c)(ii) and (d)(ii)

Add “and”.

50  At the end of paragraphs 35(1)(e), (f), (g), (h), (ha) and (j)

Add “and”.

51  Subparagraph 35(1)(k)(ii)

Omit “(b) or”.

Note:       This item removes a cross‑reference to a provision that has been repealed.

52  Paragraph 80(b)

Omit “subsections 59A(2) and (3)”, substitute “subsection 59A(2)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1946

53  Title

Omit “Tradesmen’s”, substitute “Tradespersons’”.

Note:       This item and items 54 to 251 remove gender‑specific language. Some of these items also make minor changes for consistency with current drafting practice and to remove references to a repealed provision (section 43).

54  Preamble

Omit “recognized tradesmen”, substitute “recognised tradespersons”.

55  Section 1

Omit “Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1946”, substitute “Tradespersons’ Rights Regulation Act 1946”.

Note:       This item amends the short title of the Act. If another amendment of the Act is described by reference to the Act’s previous short title, that other amendment has effect after the commencement of this item as an amendment of the Act under its amended short title (see section 10 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901).

56  Subsection 7A(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

57  Subsection 7A(2)

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

58  Section 10 (definition of probationary tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

59  Section 10

Insert:

probationary tradesperson means an adult member of the Forces whose employment as a probationary tradesperson in a trade to which this Part applies has been authorised by a Local Committee.

60  Section 10

Insert:

recognised tradesperson means a person who, in relation to any trade to which this Part applies:

                     (a)  was employed, prior to 8 May 1940, as a tradesperson; or

                     (b)  has qualified or qualifies by service as an apprentice for employment as a tradesperson; or

                     (c)  has completed his or her course of training as a trainee tradesperson to the satisfaction of a Local Committee; or

                     (d)  has been employed in Australia for not less than 7 years after 8 May 1940, on work ordinarily performed by a tradesperson and was so employed at any time within 1 month before the commencement of the Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1952; or

                     (e)  has been granted a tradesperson’s certificate or a certificate of recognition as a recognized tradesman.

61  Section 10 (definition of recognized tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

62  Section 10 (definition of tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

63  Section 10 (definition of tradesman’s certificate)

Repeal the definition.

64  Section 10

Insert:

tradesperson means a person employed in any of the classifications specified in the First Schedule to this Act.

65  Section 10

Insert:

tradesperson’s certificate means a tradesperson’s certificate granted in accordance with this Part.

66  Section 10 (definition of trainee tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

67  Section 10

Insert:

trainee tradesperson means a member of the Forces (not being an apprentice) whose employment as a trainee tradesperson in a trade to which this Part applies, for the purpose of undergoing a course of training in an industrial establishment, has been authorised by a Local Committee.

68  Paragraph 12(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

69  At the end of paragraph 12(1)(a)

Add “and”.

70  Paragraph 13(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

71  At the end of paragraph 13(1)(a)

Add “and”.

72  Section 14

Repeal the section, substitute:

14  Certain classes of recognised tradespersons

                   A recognised tradesperson whose classification is that of second‑class machinist (including brass finisher), motor cycle mechanic, motor mechanic, motor tuner and tester or key‑seating machinist is, in relation to his or her employment in any other engineering trade to which this Part applies, taken not to be a recognised tradesperson.

73  Section 15 (definition of probationary tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

74  Section 15

Insert:

probationary tradesperson means an adult member of the Forces whose employment as a probationary tradesperson in a trade to which this Part applies has been authorised by a Local Committee.

75  Section 15

Insert:

recognised tradesperson means a person who, in relation to any trade to which this Part applies:

                     (a)  was employed, prior to 29 November 1940, as a tradesperson; or

                     (b)  has qualified or qualifies by service as an apprentice for employment as a tradesperson; or

                     (c)  has completed his or her course of training as a trainee tradesperson to the satisfaction of a Local Committee; or

                     (d)  has been employed in Australia for not less than 7 years after 29 November 1940 on work ordinarily performed by a tradesperson and was so employed at any time within 1 month before the commencement of the Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1952; or

                     (e)  has been granted a tradesperson’s certificate or a certificate of recognition as a recognized tradesman.

76  Section 15 (definition of recognized tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

77  Section 15 (definition of tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

78  Section 15 (definition of tradesman’s certificate)

Repeal the definition.

79  Section 15

Insert:

tradesperson means a person employed in any of the classifications specified in the Second Schedule to this Act.

80  Section 15

Insert:

tradesperson’s certificate means a tradesperson’s certificate granted in accordance with this Part.

81  Section 15 (definition of trainee tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

82  Section 15

Insert:

trainee tradesperson means a member of the Forces (not being an apprentice) whose employment as a trainee tradesperson in a trade to which this Part applies, for the purpose of undergoing a course of training in an industrial establishment, has been authorised by a Local Committee.

83  Paragraph 17(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

84  At the end of paragraph 17(1)(a)

Add “and”.

85  Paragraph 18(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

86  At the end of paragraph 18(1)(a)

Add “and”.

87  Subsection 18A(1)

Omit “seven”, substitute “7”.

88  Subsection 18A(1)

Omit “tradesman”, substitute “tradesperson”.

Note:       The heading to section 18A is altered by omitting “tradesmen’s” and substituting “tradespersons’”.

89  Subsection 18A(1)

Omit “tradesman’s”, substitute “tradesperson’s”.

90  Subsection 18A(2)

Omit “tradesman’s”, substitute “tradesperson’s”.

91  Section 20 (definition of probationary tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

92  Section 20

Insert:

probationary tradesperson means an adult member of the Forces whose employment as a probationary tradesperson in a trade to which this Part applies has been authorised by a Local Committee.

93  Section 20

Insert:

recognised tradesperson means a person who, in relation to any trade to which this Part applies:

                     (a)  was employed, prior to 29 November 1940, as a tradesperson; or

                     (b)  has qualified or qualifies by service as an apprentice for employment as a tradesperson; or

                     (c)  has completed his or her course of training as a trainee tradesperson to the satisfaction of a Local Committee; or

                     (d)  has been employed in Australia for not less than 7 years after 29 November 1940 on work ordinarily performed by a tradesperson and was so employed at any time within 1 month before the commencement of the Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1952; or

                     (e)  has been granted a tradesperson’s certificate or a certificate of recognition as a recognized tradesman.

94  Section 20 (definition of recognized tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

95  Section 20 (definition of tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

96  Section 20 (definition of tradesman’s certificate)

Repeal the definition.

97  Section 20

Insert:

tradesperson means a person employed in any of the classifications specified in the Third Schedule to this Act.

98  Section 20

Insert:

tradesperson’s certificate means a tradesperson’s certificate granted in accordance with this Part.

99  Section 20 (definition of trainee tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

100  Section 20

Insert:

trainee tradesperson means a member of the Forces (not being an apprentice) whose employment as a trainee tradesperson in a trade to which this Part applies, for the purpose of undergoing a course of training in an industrial establishment, has been authorised by a Local Committee.

101  Paragraph 22(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

102  At the end of paragraph 22(1)(a)

Add “and”.

103  Paragraph 23(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

104  At the end of paragraph 23(1)(a)

Add “and”.

105  Section 25 (definition of probationary tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

106  Section 25

Insert:

probationary tradesperson means an adult member of the Forces whose employment as a probationary tradesperson in a trade to which this Part applies has been authorised by a Local Committee.

107  Section 25

Insert:

recognised tradesperson means a person who, in relation to any trade to which this Part applies:

                     (a)  was employed prior to 30 October 1941, as a tradesperson; or

                     (b)  has qualified or qualifies by service as an apprentice for employment as a tradesperson; or

                     (c)  has completed his or her course of training as a trainee tradesperson to the satisfaction of a Local Committee; or

                     (d)  has been granted a tradesperson’s certificate or a certificate of recognition as a recognized tradesman.

108  Section 25 (definition of recognized tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

109  Section 25 (definition of tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

110  Section 25 (definition of tradesman’s certificate)

Repeal the definition.

111  Section 25

Insert:

tradesperson means a person employed in any of the classifications specified in the Fourth Schedule to this Act.

112  Section 25

Insert:

tradesperson’s certificate means a tradesperson’s certificate granted in accordance with this Part.

113  Section 25 (definition of trainee tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

114  Section 25

Insert:

trainee tradesperson means a member of the Forces (not being an apprentice) whose employment as a trainee tradesperson in a trade to which this Part applies, for the purpose of undergoing a course of training in an industrial establishment, has been authorised by a Local Committee.

115  Paragraph 27(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

116  At the end of paragraph 27(1)(a)

Add “and”.

117  Paragraph 28(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

118  At the end of paragraph 28(1)(a)

Add “and”.

119  Paragraph 28A(a)

Omit “thirtieth day of October, One thousand nine hundred and forty‑one”, substitute “30 October 1941”.

120  Paragraph 28A(a)

Omit “tradesman”, substitute “tradesperson”.

Note:       The heading to section 28A is altered by omitting “tradesmen’s” and substituting “tradespersons’”.

121  At the end of paragraph 28A(a)

Add “and”.

122  Paragraph 28A(b)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

123  Section 28A

Omit “tradesman’s”, substitute “tradesperson’s”.

124  Section 29

Omit “recognized tradesman”, substitute “recognised tradesperson”.

125  Section 29

Omit “probationary tradesman”, substitute “probationary tradesperson”.

126  Section 29

Omit “trainee tradesman”, substitute “trainee tradesperson”.

127  Section 29

After “he”, insert “or she”.

128  Section 30 (definition of probationary tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

129  Section 30

Insert:

probationary tradesperson means an adult member of the Forces whose employment as a probationary tradesperson in a trade to which this Part applies has been authorised by a Local Committee.

130  Section 30

Insert:

recognised tradesperson means a person who, in relation to any trade to which this Part applies:

                     (a)  was employed, prior to 30 October 1941, as a tradesperson; or

                     (b)  has qualified or qualifies by service as an apprentice for employment as a tradesperson; or

                     (c)  has completed his or her course of training as a trainee tradesperson to the satisfaction of a Local Committee; or

                     (d)  has been employed in Australia for not less than 7 years after 30 October 1941, on work ordinarily performed by a tradesperson and was so employed at any time within 1 month before the commencement of the Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1952; or

                     (e)  has been granted a tradesperson’s certificate or a certificate of recognition as a recognized tradesman.

131  Section 30 (definition of recognized tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

132  Section 30 (definition of tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

133  Section 30 (definition of tradesman’s certificate)

Repeal the definition.

134  Section 30

Insert:

tradesperson means a person employed in any of the classifications specified in the Fifth Schedule to this Act.

135  Section 30

Insert:

tradesperson’s certificate means a tradesperson’s certificate granted in accordance with this Part.

136  Section 30 (definition of trainee tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

137  Section 30

Insert:

trainee tradesperson means a member of the Forces (not being an apprentice) whose employment as a trainee tradesperson in a trade to which this Part applies, for the purpose of undergoing a course of training in an industrial establishment, has been authorised by a Local Committee.

138  Paragraph 32(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

139  At the end of paragraph 32(1)(a)

Add “and”.

140  Paragraph 33(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

141  At the end of paragraph 33(1)(a)

Add “and”.

142  Section 33A (definition of probationary tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

143  Section 33A

Insert:

probationary tradesperson means an adult member of the Forces whose employment as a probationary tradesperson in a trade to which this Part applies has been authorised by a Local Committee.

144  Section 33A

Insert:

recognised tradesperson means a person who, in relation to any trade to which this Part applies:

                     (a)  was employed, prior to 31 October 1939, as a tradesperson; or

                     (b)  has qualified or qualifies by service as an apprentice for employment as a tradesperson; or

                     (c)  has been employed in Australia for not less than 7 years after 31 October 1939, on work ordinarily performed by a tradesperson and was so employed at any time within 1 month before the commencement of the Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1952; or

                     (d)  has been granted a tradesperson’s certificate or a certificate of recognition as a recognized tradesman.

145  Section 33A (definition of recognized tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

146  Section 33A (definition of tradesman)

Repeal the definition.

147  Section 33A (definition of tradesman’s certificate)

Repeal the definition.

148  Section 33A

Insert:

tradesperson means a person employed in any of the classifications specified in the Sixth Schedule to this Act.

149  Section 33A

Insert:

tradesperson’s certificate means a tradesperson’s certificate granted in accordance with this Part.

150  Paragraph 33C(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

151  At the end of paragraph 33C(1)(a)

Add “and”.

152  Paragraph 33D(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

153  At the end of paragraph 33D(1)(a)

Add “and”.

154  Subsection 33E(1)

Omit “forty‑one and forty‑two, and paragraph (b) of subsections (2) and (4) of section forty‑three,”, substitute “41 and 42”.

Note:       The heading to section 33E is altered by omitting “tradesmen” (wherever occurring) and substituting “tradespersons”.

155  Paragraph 33E(2)(a)

Omit “recognized tradesman”, substitute “recognised tradesperson”.

156  Paragraph 33E(2)(a)

Omit “(ba)”, substitute “(c)”.

157  Paragraph 33E(2)(a)

Omit “recognized tradesman;”, substitute “recognised tradesperson;”.

158  At the end of paragraphs 33E(2)(a) and (aa)

Add “or”.

159  Paragraph 33E(2)(b)

Omit “tradesman”, substitute “tradesperson”.

160  Paragraph 33E(2)(c)

Omit “as a tradesman”, substitute “as a tradesperson”.

161  Paragraph 33E(2)(c)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

162  Paragraph 33E(2)(c)

Omit “recognized tradesman”, substitute “recognised tradesperson”.

163  Subsection 33E(2)

Omit “tradesman’s certificate”, substitute “tradesperson’s certificate”.

164  Subsection 33E(2A)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

          (2A)  If a Local Committee is satisfied, upon application by any person, that that person would be a recognised tradesperson within the meaning of paragraph (c) of the definition of recognised tradesperson but for the fact that he or she was not employed as a tradesperson within the period of 1 month before the commencement of the Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1952 and that, but for special circumstances which prevented him or her, he or she would have been so employed, the Committee may, if it thinks fit, grant to that person a tradesperson’s certificate.

165  Subsection 33E(3)

Omit “recognized tradesman”, substitute “recognised tradesperson”.

166  Subsection 33E(3)

Omit “recognized tradesmen”, substitute “recognised tradespersons”.

167  Subsection 33E(3)

Omit “authorize”, substitute “authorise”.

168  Subsection 33E(3)

Omit “, subject to the applicable provisions of section forty‑three of this Act,”.

169  Subsection 33E(3)

Omit “probationary tradesman”, substitute “probationary tradesperson”.

170  Subsection 33E(5)

Omit “authorizing”, substitute “authorising”.

171  Subsection 33E(5)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

172  Subsection 33E(6)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (6)  The employer of a probationary tradesperson must pay him or her at a rate not less than the rate of the wage prescribed by the appropriate standard, pay or classification scale or the appropriate award, order, determination or industrial agreement for adults employed in the trade in which he or she is authorised to be employed.

173  Subsection 33E(7)

Omit “tradesmen”, substitute “tradespersons”.

174  Subsection 33E(7)

Omit “journeymen”, substitute “journeypersons”.

175  Paragraph 34(1)(a)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

176  At the end of paragraph 34(1)(a)

Add “and”.

177  Paragraph 34(1)(b)

Omit “tradesmen’s”, substitute “tradespersons’”.

178  At the end of paragraph 34(1)(b)

Add “and”.

179  Paragraph 34(1)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  to determine that a person who has applied for a tradesperson’s certificate is, subject to satisfying such conditions (if any) as the Central Committee specifies, a person eligible to be granted a tradesperson’s certificate, and to direct that he or she must be granted a tradesperson’s certificate accordingly; and

180  At the end of paragraph 34(1)(d)

Add “and”.

181  Subsection 34(2)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

182  Subsection 34(2)

Omit “seven”, substitute “7”.

183  Subsection 34(2)

After “him”, insert “or her”.

184  Paragraph 34(4)(a)

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

185  Paragraph 35(1)(a)

Omit “authorize”, substitute “authorise”.

186  Paragraph 35(1)(a)

Omit “tradesmen” (wherever occurring), substitute “tradespersons”.

187  At the end of paragraph 35(1)(a)

Add “and”.

188  Paragraph 35(1)(b)

Omit “tradesman” (wherever occurring), substitute “tradesperson”.

189  Paragraph 35(1)(c)

Omit “tradesmen’s”, substitute “tradespersons’”.

190  Subsection 35(2)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

191  Subsection 37(2)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

192  Section 39

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

193  Section 39

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

194  Section 40

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

Note:       The heading to section 40 is altered by omitting “Chairman” and substituting “Chair”.

195  Paragraph 41(1)(a)

Omit “recognized tradesman” (first occurring), substitute “recognised tradesperson”.

Note:       The heading to section 41 is altered by omitting “tradesmen” (wherever occurring) and substituting “tradespersons”.

196  Paragraph 41(1)(a)

Omit “(ca)”, substitute “(d)”.

197  Paragraph 41(1)(a)

Omit “recognized tradesman” (second occurring), substitute “recognised tradesperson”.

198  At the end of paragraph 41(1)(a)

Add “or”.

199  Paragraph 41(1)(b)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

200  Paragraph 41(1)(b)

Omit “recognized tradesman;”, substitute “recognised tradesperson; or”.

201  Paragraph 41(1)(ba)

Omit “recognized tradesman;”, substitute “recognised tradesperson; or”.

202  At the end of paragraph 41(1)(bb)

Add “or”.

203  Paragraph 41(1)(c)

Omit “tradesman” (wherever occurring), substitute “tradesperson”.

204  Paragraph 41(1)(d)

Omit “tradesman” (first occurring), substitute “tradesperson”.

205  Paragraph 41(1)(d)

After “his”, insert “or her”.

206  Paragraph 41(1)(d)

Omit “recognized tradesman”, substitute “recognised tradesperson”.

207  Subsection 41(1)

Omit “tradesman’s certificate”, substitute “tradesperson’s certificate”.

208  Subsection 41(1A)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

          (1A)  If a Local Committee is satisfied, upon application by any person, that that person would be a recognised tradesperson within the meaning of paragraph (c) of the definition of recognised tradesperson but for the fact that he or she was not employed as a tradesperson within the period of 1 month before the commencement of the Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1952 and that, but for special circumstances which prevented him or her, he or she would have been so employed, the Committee may, if it thinks fit, grant to that person a tradesperson’s certificate.

209  Subsection 41(1B)

Omit “(ca)”, substitute “(d)”.

210  Subsection 41(1B)

Omit “recognized tradesman”, substitute “recognised tradesperson”.

211  Subsection 41(2)

Omit “twelve”, substitute “12”.

212  Subsection 41(2)

Omit “recognized tradesman”, substitute “recognised tradesperson”.

213  Subsection 41(2)

Omit “authorize”, substitute “authorise”.

214  Subsection 41(2)

Omit “, subject to the provisions of section forty‑three of this Act,”.

215  Subsection 41(2)

Omit “probationary tradesman”, substitute “probationary tradesperson”.

216  Subsection 41(3)

Omit “recognized tradesman”, substitute “recognised tradesperson”.

217  Subsection 41(3)

Omit “authorize”, substitute “authorise”.

218  Subsection 41(3)

Omit “, subject to the provisions of section forty‑three of this Act,”.

219  Subsection 41(3)

Omit “trainee tradesman”, substitute “trainee tradesperson”.

220  Subsection 41(3A)

Omit “one hundred and thirty‑nine”, substitute “139”.

221  Subsection 41(3A)

Omit “recognized tradesman”, substitute “recognised tradesperson”.

222  Subsection 41(3A)

Omit “, subject to the provisions of section forty‑three of this Act,”.

223  Subsection 41(3A)

Omit “trainee tradesman”, substitute “trainee tradesperson”.

224  Subsection 41(5)

Omit “authorizing”, substitute “authorising”.

225  Subsection 41(5)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

226  Subsections 41(6) and (7)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

             (6)  The employer of a probationary tradesperson must pay him or her at a rate not less than the rate of the wage prescribed by the appropriate standard, pay or classification scale or the appropriate award, order, determination or industrial agreement for adults employed in the trade in which he or she is authorised to be employed.

             (7)  The employer of a trainee tradesperson must pay him or her at a rate not less than the difference between:

                     (a)  the rate of the wage prescribed by the appropriate standard, pay or classification, the appropriate award, order, determination or industrial agreement for adults employed in the trade in which he or she is authorised to be employed; and

                     (b)  the rate of the allowance payable to him or her from time to time under the Commonwealth Reconstruction Training Scheme or under a scheme of vocational training established under regulations made under the Repatriation Act 1920‑1951.

227  Subsection 41(8)

Omit “tradesmen” (wherever occurring), substitute “tradespersons”.

228  Subsection 41(8)

Omit “journeymen”, substitute “journeypersons”.

229  Subsection 41(8)

Omit “Australian Pay and Classification Scale”, substitute “standard, pay or classification scale”.

230  Section 42

Omit “tradesman”, substitute “tradesperson”.

231  Paragraph 46(1)(a)

Omit “tradesmen’s”, substitute “tradespersons’”.

232  At the end of subparagraph 46(1)(a)(i)

Add “and”.

233  Paragraph 46(1)(b)

Omit “tradesmen” (wherever occurring), substitute “tradespersons”.

234  At the end of subparagraphs 46(1)(b)(i) to (iv)

Add “and”.

235  Subsection 47(1)

Omit “(1)”.

236  Subsection 47(1)

Omit “tradesman” (wherever occurring), substitute “tradesperson”.

237  Subsection 47(1)

Omit “seven”, substitute “7”.

238  Subsection 47(1)

After “he”, insert “or she”.

239  Section 48

Repeal the section, substitute:

48  Persons removed from Register

                   A probationary tradesperson or trainee tradesperson whose name is removed from a Register is, while his or her name is so removed, taken not to be a probationary tradesperson or trainee tradesperson, as the case may be, for the purposes of this Part.

240  Subsection 49(2)

Omit “Chairman”, substitute “Chair”.

241  Subsection 49(2)

Omit “authorized”, substitute “authorised”.

242  Subsection 49(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (3)  A person must not hinder or obstruct an officer or employee of the Commonwealth so authorised in the exercise of his or her powers under this Act.

243  Paragraph 51A(2)(b)

Omit “tradesmen”, substitute “tradespersons”.

244  First Schedule

Omit “(tradesman)”, substitute “(tradesperson)”.

245  First Schedule

Omit “Refrigeration mechanic or serviceman.”, substitute “Refrigeration mechanic or serviceperson.”.

246  First Schedule

Omit “Tradesman”, substitute “Tradesperson”.

247  First Schedule

Omit “Optical tradesman”, substitute “Optical tradesperson”.

248  Second Schedule

Omit “tradesman” (wherever occurring), substitute “tradesperson”.

249  Third Schedule

Omit “Tradesman heat treater.”, substitute “Tradesperson heat treater.”.

250  Fourth Schedule

Omit “Tradesman” (wherever occurring), substitute “Tradesperson”.

251  Fourth Schedule

Omit “Refrigeration mechanic or serviceman.”, substitute “Refrigeration mechanic or serviceperson.”.

252  Transitional provision—the Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1946

The amendments of the Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1946 made by items 53 to 251 do not affect the validity or effectiveness of a certificate granted under that Act before the commencement of those amendments.

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

253  Section 5 (index of definitions, entries dealing with type A funeral investment and type B funeral investment)

Repeal the entries.

Note:       The definitions to which the entries in the index refer have been repealed.

254  Subsection 118NH(2A) (the subsection (2A) inserted by item 70 of Schedule 1 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2007 Measures No. 1) Act 2007)

Renumber as subsection (2B).

255  Subsection 118NH(3)

Omit “(2A)”, substitute “(2B)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Water Act 2007

256  Subparagraph 21(4)(c)(viii)

Omit “and” (last occurring).

Note:       This item and item 257 omit redundant conjunctions from the end of subparagraphs.

257  Subparagraph 21(4)(c)(ix)

Omit “and”.

258  Paragraph 26(4)(b)

Omit “transfer or”, substitute “transfer of”.

Note:       This item fixes a typographical error.

259  Subsection 38(1)

Omit “section 18”, substitute “section 250E”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

260  Section 40

Omit “section 15”, substitute “section 250B”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

261  Subsection 51(10)

Repeal the subsection.

Note:       The effect of subsection 51(10) is duplicated in subsection 51(5).

262  Subsection 62(1)

Omit “section 18”, substitute “section 250E”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

263  Subsection 68(10)

After “located in”, insert “a”.

Note:       This item fixes a typographical error.

264  Paragraph 81(1)(b)

Omit “waters”, substitute “water”.

Note 1:    This item fixes a typographical error.

Note 2:    The heading to section 184 is altered by omitting “Chair” and substituting “Chief Executive”.

265  Section 255A (the section 255A inserted by item 161A of Schedule 2 to the Water Amendment Act 2008)

Renumber as section 255AA.


 

Schedule 2Amendment of amending Acts

  

A New Tax System (Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment) Act 1999

1  Item 22 of Schedule 2

Repeal the item, substitute:

22  Subpoint SCH6‑A1(3) of Schedule 6 (method statement 2, step 4)

After “2”, insert “, 2A”.

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

Child Support Legislation Amendment (Reform of the Child Support Scheme—New Formula and Other Measures) Act 2006

2  Item 114 of Schedule 2 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

114  Paragraph 86(3B)(c)

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

3  After item 114 of Schedule 2

Insert:

114A  Paragraph 87(4D)(c)

Omit “for administrative assessment of child support (within the meaning of that Act) for the child seeking payment of the child support by the other party to the agreement”, substitute “for the other party to the agreement to be assessed in respect of the costs of the child”.

Note:       This item inserts a new amending item to amend a provision that was originally intended to have been amended by the misdescribed amendment corrected by item 2.

Education Legislation Amendment Act 2008

4  Item 9 of Schedule 2

Omit “State”, substitute “States”.

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

Export Market Development Grants Amendment Act 2008

5  Items 54 and 55 of Schedule 1

Omit “services”, substitute “service”.

Note:       This item fixes misdescribed amendments.

Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009

6  Item 244 of Schedule 22

Repeal the item.

Note:       This item repeals a misdescribed amendment. The amendment is remade (in a corrected form) by item 27 of Schedule 1.

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

7  Item 34 of Schedule 3

Repeal the item, substitute:

34  Section 98W

Omit:

•      A court may declare that a person is, or is not, entitled to administrative assessment of child support for a child because that person or another person is, or is not, a parent of the child.

substitute:

•      A court may declare that a person should, or should not, be assessed in respect of the costs of the child because the person is, or is not, a parent of the child.

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

8  Item 37 of Schedule 3 (note)

Omit “—carer applications”.

Note:       This item fixes a note to an amending item that incorrectly identifies the text of a section heading.

9  Item 56 of Schedule 8

Omit “1067L‑F6”, substitute “1067L‑F8”.

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Review of Prudential Decisions) Act 2008

10  Item 29 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Omit “(z)”, substitute “(w)”.

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

11  Item 47 of Schedule 1

Repeal the item.

Note:       This item repeals an item that amends a section that has been repealed.

First Home Saver Accounts (Consequential Amendments) Act 2008

12  Item 26 of Schedule 3

Repeal the item, substitute:

26  Subsection 236(1) (definition of reviewable decision)

After “means”, insert “, subject to subsection (1AA),”.

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

First Home Saver Accounts (Further Provisions) Amendment Act 2008

13  Subsection 2(1) (paragraph (b) of column 2 of table item 4)

After “the commencement of”, insert “item 50 of”.

Note:       This item clarifies a commencement provision that operates by reference to the commencement of a provision of another Act.

Further 1998 Budget Measures Legislation Amendment (Social Security) Act 1999

14  Items 42 and 45 of Schedule 2

Repeal the items.

Note:       This item repeals misdescribed amendments that can no longer be made operative.

Native Title Amendment (Technical Amendments) Act 2007

15  Item 31 of Schedule 4 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

31  Subsection 251C(4)

Note:       This item and item 16 fix misdescribed amendments.

16  After item 31 of Schedule 4

Insert:

31A  Subsection 251C(5)

Omit “makes a written determination stating that”, substitute “determines, by legislative instrument, that”.

Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act 1995

17  Item 17 of Schedule 1

Repeal the item.

Note:       This item repeals an item made redundant by amendments made by the Social Security (Non‑Budget Measures) Legislation Amendment Act 1995.

Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Act 1998

18  Item 4 of Schedule 8

Repeal the item (including the note).

Note:       This item repeals a misdescribed amendment that was made redundant by an amendment in the same amending Act.

Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (One‑off Payments and Other Budget Measures) Act 2008

19  Item 69 of Schedule 3 (heading)

Omit “Schedule 2”, substitute “Schedule 4”.

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

20  Item 70 of Schedule 3 (heading)

Omit “Schedule 4”, substitute “Schedule 2”.

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Parenting and Other Measures) Act 1997

21  Item 221 of Schedule 1

Repeal the item.

Note:       This item repeals a misdescribed amendment that can no longer be made operational.

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Youth Allowance Consequential and Related Measures) Act 1998

22  Item 22 of Schedule 7

Repeal the item.

Note:       This item repeals a misdescribed amendment that can no longer be made operational.

Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 1) Act 2006

23  Item 1 of Schedule 2 (heading)

Omit “Subsection 12‑5(2)”, substitute “Section 12‑5”.

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 4) Act 2006

24  Items 37 and 38 of Schedule 4

Repeal the items.

Note:       This item repeals items made redundant by amendments made by the Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 4) Act 2008.

Tax Laws Amendment (2007 Measures No. 4) Act 2007

25  Item 217 of Schedule 1

Repeal the item.

Note:       This item repeals an item made redundant by amendments made by the Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 4) Act 2008.

26  Item 42 of Schedule 4

Repeal the item.

Note:       This item repeals an item made redundant by amendments made by the Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 4) Act 2008.

Tax Laws Amendment (2007 Measures No. 5) Act 2007

27  Items 88 to 90 of Schedule 12

Repeal the items.

Note:       This item repeals items made redundant by the repeal of the Industrial Research and Development Incentives Act 1976 by item 2 of Schedule 3 to this Act.

Tax Laws Amendment (Repeal of Inoperative Provisions) Act 2006

28  Item 564 of Schedule 2

Repeal the item.

Note:       This item repeals a misdescribed amendment.

29  Item 592 of Schedule 2 (heading)

Omit “aspect”, substitute “aspects”.

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business) Act 2007

30  Item 52 of Schedule 3

Omit “*STS taxpayer”, substitute “STS taxpayer”.

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

31  Item 55 of Schedule 3

Omit “*STS taxpayer”, substitute “STS taxpayer”.

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.


 

Schedule 3Repeal of obsolete Acts

  

Banking (Transitional Provisions) Act 1959

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Industrial Research and Development Incentives Act 1976

2  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Interactive Gambling (Moratorium) Act 2000

3  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Papua New Guinea (Application of Laws) Act 1973

4  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.

Year 2000 Information Disclosure Act 1999

5  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note:       This item repeals spent legislation.


 

Schedule 4Amendment of references to “ballot‑paper” and “ballot‑papers”

Part 1Amendment of specific references

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

1  Subsections 209(1), (2) and (3)

Omit “Ballot‑papers”, substitute “Ballot papers”.

Note:       The headings to sections 209, 212, 215 and 251 are altered by omitting “Ballot‑papers” and substituting “Ballot papers”.

2  Subsection 209(5)

Omit “Ballot‑paper”, substitute “Ballot paper”.

3  Subsection 273A(10) (definition of wholly above‑the‑line ballot‑paper)

Repeal the definition.

4  Subsection 273A(10)

Insert:

wholly above‑the‑line ballot paper means a ballot paper that:

                     (a)  has one or more numbers, ticks, crosses or other marks above the dividing line; and

                     (b)  has no marks on the ballot paper below the dividing line.

5  Clause 18 of Schedule 3

Omit “Ballot‑papers”, substitute “Ballot papers”.


 

Part 2Bulk amendment of references to “ballot‑paper”

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

6  Amendment of Provisions

The specified provisions listed in this Part are amended by omitting “ballot‑paper” (wherever occurring) and substituting “ballot paper”.

7  Subsection 186(2) (paragraph (b) of the definition of postal voting papers)

8  Paragraph 188(1)(b)

9  Subsections 189(1) and (2)

10  Subsection 190(2)

11  Paragraphs 194(1)(a) and (d)

12  Subsections 194(2) and (3)

13  Paragraphs 195(a) and (b)

14  Paragraphs 195A(2)(a) and (b)

15  Subsection 196(1)

Note:       The heading to section 196 is altered by omitting “ballot‑paper” and substituting “ballot paper”.

16  Paragraph 197(b)

17  Section 198

Note:       The heading to section 198 is altered by omitting “ballot‑paper” and substituting “ballot paper”.

18  Subsection 200(1)

19  Paragraph 200E(1)(b)

20  Subsections 200E(2), (5) and (6)

21  Paragraphs 200E(7)(d) and (e)

22  Subsection 200E(9)

23  Subsections 200G(1) and (2)

24  Subsection 200J(1)

25  Section 200K

26  Subsection 202(1)

27  Subparagraphs 202AB(3)(a)(i) and (ii) and (b)(i) and (ii)

28  Paragraphs 202AE(2)(a) and (b)

29  Subsection 202AE(3)

30  Subparagraphs 202AH(3)(a)(i) and (ii) and (b)(i) and (ii)

31  Subsections 202AL(1) and (2)

32  Subsections 209(5) to (8)

33  Subsection 211(3)

34  Paragraph 211(6)(c)

35  Subsection 211A(9)

36  Subsections 215(1) and (3)

37  Paragraph 224(3)(a)

38  Paragraph 225(4)(a)

39  Paragraph 226(4)(b)

40  Subsection 226(6)

41  Subsection 227(11)

42  Paragraphs 228(1A)(a) and (b)

43  Paragraph 228(5)(c)

44  Subsection 228(6)

45  Subsection 231(1)

Note:       The heading to section 231 is altered by omitting “ballot‑paper” and substituting “ballot paper”.

46  Subsection 232(1)

47  Subsections 233(1) and (2)

48  Subsections 234(1), (2) and (3)

49  Paragraphs 234A(3)(a) and (b)

50  Subsections 234A(4) to (7)

51  Subsections 235(5), (6) and (7)

52  Subsections 238(1), (2) and (3)

53  Subsections 239(1) to (4)

54  Subsection 240(1)

55  Section 256

Note:       The heading to section 256 is altered by omitting “ballot‑paper” and substituting “ballot paper”.

56  Section 257

57  Subparagraph 259(b)(ii)

58  Paragraphs 260(1)(a), (b), (c) and (e)

59  Subsection 260(2)

60  Paragraph 260(3)(b)

61  Subsection 260(5)

62  Subsections 267(1) and (2)

63  Subsections 268(1), (2) and (3)

64  Subsections 269(1), (2) and (3)

65  Subsection 270(1)

66  Section 271

67  Subsection 272(1)

68  Paragraph 272(2)(a)

69  Paragraphs 272(3)(a) and (d)

70  Subsections 272(5) and (6)

71  Subsections 273(12), (26) and (27)

72  Subsection 273A(10) (definition of dividing line)

73  Subparagraph 274(7)(d)(i)

74  Paragraph 274(7AA)(c)

75  Paragraph 279B(7)(b)

76  Section 280

77  Subsections 281(1) and (2)

78  Subsection 282(4)

79  Subparagraph 328(3)(c)(ii)

80  Section 338

81  Paragraphs 339(1)(a), (c), (d) and (e)

82  Subsection 346(2)

83  Subparagraph 351(1)(b)(i)

84  Subsection 365A(1)

85  Paragraph 366(a)

86  Forms C, CA, CB, CC, D and DA in Schedule 1

87  Paragraphs 6(a) to (e) of Schedule 3

88  Clauses 7, 7A, 8, 19, 21 and 22 of Schedule 3


 

Part 3Bulk amendment of references to “ballot‑papers”

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

89  Amendment of Provisions

The specified provisions listed in this Part are amended by omitting “ballot‑papers” (wherever occurring) and substituting “ballot papers”.

90  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Issuing point)

91  Subsection 166(4)

92  Paragraph 166(5)(a)

93  Paragraphs 168(1)(a) and (b)

94  Subsections 169(1) and (4)

95  Subsection 169A(1)

96  Subparagraph 173(1)(a)(ii)

97  Subsection 186(1)

Note:       The heading to section 188 is altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

98  Paragraph 203(1)(b)

99  Subsection 203(7)

100  Section 206

101  Subsection 209(5)

102  Section 209A

103  Subsections 210(1) and (3)

Note:       The heading to section 210 is altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

104  Subsections 210A(2), (3), (4) and (5)

Note:       The heading to section 210A is altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

105  Subsection 211(5)

106  Subsections 211A(6), (7) and (8)

107  Section 212

108  Subsection 213(1)

109  Subsections 214(1), (2) and (3)

Note:       The heading to section 214 is altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

110  Subsection 215(2)

111  Paragraphs 216(2)(b) and (3)(b)

112  Paragraph 226A(4)(a)

113  Subparagraph 227(8)(a)(i)

114  Subsection 228(1)

115  Subsection 238(4)

Note:       The heading to section 238 is altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

116  Paragraphs 250(1)(a) and (2)(a)

117  Subsection 250(4)

118  Subsection 261(1)

Note:       The heading to section 261 is altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

119  Paragraphs 261(3)(b) and (c)

120  Subsections 264(2) and (4)

121  Paragraphs 266(1)(b) and (c)

Note:       The headings to sections 267, 268 and 271 are altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

122  Paragraphs 272(2)(a), (c) and (d) and (3)(a), (c), (d) and (e)

Note:       The heading to section 272 is altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

123  Subsection 272(6)

124  Subparagraphs 273(2)(ab)(i) and (iii)

125  Paragraphs 273(2)(b) to (e)

126  Subparagraph 273(2)(f)(ii)

127  Subsections 273(3) and (4)

128  Paragraphs 273(5)(a) to (d)

129  Paragraph 273(5)(f)

130  Subsection 273(6)

131  Paragraph 273(7)(a)

132  Paragraph 273(9)(b)

133  Subsections 273(14), (16), (19) and (25)

134  Paragraph 273(28)(c)

135  Subsection 273(30)

136  Subsections 273A(2), (3) and (4)

Note:       The headings to subsections 273A(2), (3) and (4) are altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

137  Paragraphs 273A(6)(a) and (b)

138  Subsection 273A(7)

139  Subparagraphs 274(2)(ab)(i) and (iii)

140  Paragraphs 274(2)(b), (c), (d) and (e)

141  Subparagraph 274(2)(f)(ii)

142  Subsection 274(2A)

143  Paragraph 274(2C)(b)

144  Subsections 274(3) and (4)

145  Paragraphs 274(7)(a), (b) and (c)

146  Subparagraph 274(7)(d)(ii)

147  Subsections 274(7AC), (7A), (9A) and (10)

148  Paragraphs 274(12)(a) and (b)

149  Section 275

Note:       The heading to section 275 is altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

150  Subsection 276(1)

151  Subsections 278(1) and (2)

152  Sections 279 and 279A

153  Subsections 279B(1), (2), (3) and (5)

154  Paragraph 279B(7)(a)

155  Subsections 279B(8), (9), (11) and (12)

156  Subsection 281(3)

Note:       The heading to section 281 is altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

157  Subsection 282(1)

158  Subsection 284(2)

159  Subsection 285(1)

160  Subsection 287(1) (definition of group)

161  Subsection 289(4)

162  Subsection 304(3)

163  Subsection 309(3)

Note:       The heading to section 338 is altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

164  Paragraphs 339(1)(g) and (h)

Note:       The heading to section 339 is altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

165  Subsection 348(6) (definition of counting centre)

166  Subparagraph 360(1)(iii)

167  Subsection 361(2)

168  Paragraphs 364A(a) and (b)

Note:       The heading to section 364A is altered by omitting “ballot‑papers” and substituting “ballot papers”.

169  Paragraphs 366(a) and (c)

170  Paragraph 393A(1)(a)

171  Subsection 393A(2)

172  Paragraph 395(c)

173  Clause 5 of Schedule 3

174  Paragraph 6A(b) of Schedule 3

175  Clauses 15, 17, 20 and 23 of Schedule 3


 

Schedule 5Amendments relating to use of the term “internet”

Part 1Amendments to change specific references

Age Discrimination Act 2004

1  Subsection 10(7)(note)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

Anglo‑Australian Telescope Agreement Act 1970

2  Section 4 (note 2 at the end of the definition of Agreement)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

3  Section 4 (note at the end of the definition of Principal Agreement)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing Act 2006

4  Subsection 3(3) (notes 2 and 3)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

5  Section 5 (note at the end of the definition of FATF Recommendations)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

6  Subsection 197(5)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

7  Paragraph 197(6)(a)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

8  Subsection 248(5)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

9  Paragraph 248(6)(c)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Australian Passports Act 2005

10  Subsection 6(1) (notes 1 and 2 at the end of the definition of officer)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

11  Subsection 14(1) (note 1)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

Australian Sports Anti‑Doping Authority Act 2006

12  Section 4 (note at the end of the definition of General Anti‑Doping Convention)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

13  Section 4 (note at the end of the definition of UNESCO Anti‑Doping Convention)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

14  Section 4 (note at the end of the definition of World Anti‑Doping Code)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

15  Subsections 8AC(4) and (6)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

16  Subsection 35D(5)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

17  Subsection 61AS(5)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

18  Subsection 205W(5)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

19  Clause 50 of Schedule 5

Omit “an Internet site” (wherever occurring), substitute “a website”.

20  Subparagraphs 60(1)(i)(i) and (ii) of Schedule 5

Omit “Internet sites”, substitute “websites”.

21  Clause 2 of Schedule 7 (paragraph (a) of the definition of exempt Internet directory service)

Omit “Internet sites”, substitute “websites”.

22  Clause 2 of Schedule 7 (paragraph (a) of the definition of exempt Internet search engine service)

Omit “Internet sites”, substitute “websites”.

23  Clause 2 of Schedule 7 (definition of service)

Omit “an Internet site” (wherever occurring), substitute “a website”.

24  Clause 55 of Schedule 7

Omit “an Internet site” (wherever occurring), substitute “a website”.

25  Subclause 87(1) of Schedule 7

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

26  Paragraphs 99(1)(a) and (b) of Schedule 7

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Charter of the United Nations Act 1945

27  Section 2 (note at the end of the definition of Charter of the United Nations)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Criminal Code Act 1995

28  Subsection 71.23(1) of the Criminal Code (note at the end of the definition of Convention)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

29  Section 72.1 of the Criminal Code (note)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

30  Section 72.36 of the Criminal Code (note at the end of the definition of Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

31  Subsection 300.1(1) of the Criminal Code (note)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

Cross‑Border Insolvency Act 2008

32  Subsection 5(1) (note at the end of the definition of Model Law)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Customs Act 1901

33  Subsection 4(1) (note at the end of the definition of Charter of the United Nations)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

34  Subsection 126AE(4) (note at the end of the definition of Agreement)

Omit “on the Internet through the web site”, substitute “through the website”.

35  Paragraph 126E(1)(c)

Omit “on the Internet”.

36  Section 153UA (note at the end of the definition of SAFTA)

Omit “on the Internet through the web site”, substitute “through the website”.

37  Subsection 153YA(1) (note at the end of the definition of Agreement)

Omit “on the Internet through the web site”, substitute “through the website”.

38  Subsection 153YA(1) (note at the end of the definition of Convention)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

39  Subsection 153ZA(1) (note at the end of the definition of Agreement)

Omit “on the Internet through the web site”, substitute “through the website”.

40  Subsection 153ZA(1) (note at the end of the definition of Convention)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

41  Subsection 153ZIB(1) (note at the end of the definition of Agreement)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

42  Subsection 153ZIB(1) (note at the end of the definition of Convention)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

43  Section 214BAB (note at the end of the definition of Agreement)

Omit “on the Internet through the web site”, substitute “through the website”.

Customs Tariff Act 1995

44  User’s Guide (note at the end of the second paragraph under the heading “The operation of the Act”)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

45  Subsection 7(3) (note 2)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

46  Schedule 3 (note 3 to Schedule heading)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

47  Subsection 399A(3) (note at the end of the definition of UNCLOS)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981

48  Subsection 4(1) (note at the end of the definition of Protocol)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991

49  Paragraph 7(a)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

50  Subsection 18(3)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

51  Paragraph 87(5)(d)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

52  Paragraph 92(d)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

53  Paragraph 106(4)(d)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

54  Subsection 125(6)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Foreign Passports (Law Enforcement and Security) Act 2005

55  Subsection 14(2) (notes 1 and 2 at the end of the definition of competent authority)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

56  Subsection 15(1) (note)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

57  Subsection 15(2) (notes 1 and 2 at the end of the definition of competent authority)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

Freedom of Information Act 1982

58  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of exempt content‑service document)

Omit “an Internet site”, substitute “a website”.

59  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of exempt Internet‑content document)

Omit “an Internet site”, substitute “a website”.

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975

60  Paragraph 61ACA(4)(c) (note)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989

61  Section 100D (note at the end of the definition of Convention)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

Interactive Gambling Act 2001

62  Section 30

Omit “an Internet site” (wherever occurring), substitute “a website”.

63  Paragraph 61BC(a)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Note:       The heading to section 61BC is altered by omitting “Internet sites” and substituting “Websites”.

64  Section 61BC

Omit “an Internet site”, substitute “a website”.

65  Paragraph 61CA(1)(a)

Omit “an Internet site”, substitute “a website”.

66  Paragraph 61CD(2)(b)

Omit “an Internet site”, substitute “a website”.

67  Subsection 61EA(3)

Omit “an Internet site”, substitute “a website”.

68  Paragraphs 61EA(3)(a) and (b)

Omit “site” (wherever occurring), substitute “website”.

Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003

69  Section 10 (note at the end of the definition of SOLAS Convention)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

Medibank Private Sale Act 2006

70  Subparagraph 15(1)(b)(ii) of Schedule 2

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

71  Subparagraph 22(1)(b)(ii) of Schedule 2

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

National Health Security Act 2007

72  Subsection 3(1) (note at the end of the definition of International Health Regulations)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Navigation Act 1912

73  Section 9A (note at the end of the definition of STCW Convention)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006

74  Section 7 (note at the end of the definition of Greater Sunrise unitisation agreement)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

75  Section 7 (note at the end of the definition of Timor Sea Treaty)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Olympic Insignia Protection Act 1987

76  Section 23 (paragraph (f) of the definition of advertisement)

Omit “an Internet site”, substitute “a website”.

Privacy Act 1988

77  Subsection 12B(2) (note)

Omit “on the Internet through that Department’s world‑wide web site”, substitute “through that Department’s website”.

78  Paragraph 80L(2)(a)

Omit “on the Internet”.

Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008

79  Section 3 (note at the end of the definition of Bunker Oil Convention)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Protection of the Sea (Harmful Anti‑fouling Systems) Act 2006

80  Section 3 (note at the end of the definition of Convention)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

81  Subsection 21(3) (note at the end of the definition of Law of the Sea Convention)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Funds) Act 1993

82  Section 3 (note at the end of the definition of the 2003 Protocol)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Protection of the Sea (Powers of Intervention) Act 1981

83  Subsection 3(1) (note at the end of the definition of UN Convention on the Law of the Sea)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Quarantine Act 1908

84  Subsection 5(1) (note at the end of the definition of International Health Regulations)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Radiocommunications Act 1992

85  Subparagraph 9C(1)(d)(i)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

86  Subsection 9C(5)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

87  Subsection 44A(4)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

88  Paragraph 44A(5)(a)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

89  Paragraph 44A(7)(a)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

90  Subsection 98A(4)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

91  Subsection 98B(4)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

92  Subsection 98C(4)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

93  Subsection 98D(4)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

94  Paragraph 102C(3)(a)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

95  Subparagraph 102C(5)(c)(i)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

96  Subsection 102C(6)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

97  Paragraph 102D(3)(a)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

98  Subparagraph 102D(5)(c)(i)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

99  Subsection 102D(6)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

100  Subsection 109B(8)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

101  Paragraph 118NF(3)(a)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

102  Paragraph 118NF(6)(a)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

103  Paragraph 118NH(4)(a)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

104  Paragraph 118NH(7)(a)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

105  Paragraph 118NH(12)(a)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

106  Paragraph 118NT(2)(b)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

107  Paragraph 118NT(3)(b)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

108  Paragraph 118NU(2)(b)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

109  Paragraph 118NU(3)(b)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

110  Subsection 298C(5)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Social Security Act 1991

111  Subsection 1061ZAAL(2) (note)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Telecommunications Act 1997

112  Subsection 572B(5)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

113  Subparagraph 51(1)(b)(iii) of Schedule 1

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

114  Subparagraph 51(1)(c)(iii) of Schedule 1

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

115  Subparagraph 53(1)(a)(ii) of Schedule 1

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

116  Paragraph 53(1)(b) of Schedule 1

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

117  Subparagraph 57(2)(a)(ii) of Schedule 1

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

118  Paragraph 57(2)(b) of Schedule 1

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

119  Subclauses 58(1) and (2) of Schedule 1

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

120  Subclauses 66(1) and (2) of Schedule 1

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

121  Paragraph 17(2)(b) of Schedule 3A

Omit “on the Internet”.

122  Paragraph 32(2)(b) of Schedule 3A

Omit “on the Internet”.

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

123  Subsection 5(1) (paragraph (e) of the definition of telecommunications number)

Omit “Internet Protocol”, substitute “internet protocol”.

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989

124  Subsections 42DK(1) and (2)

Omit “web site on the Internet”, substitute “website”.

Trade Practices Act 1974

125  Paragraph 152ELB(1)(a)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

126  Paragraph 152ELC(1)(b)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Water Act 2007

127  Subsection 4(1) (note at the end of the definition of Biodiversity Convention)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

128  Subsection 4(1) (note at the end of the definition of Bonn Convention)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

129  Subsection 4(1) (note at the end of the definition of CAMBA)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

130  Subsection 4(1) (note at the end of the definition of Climate Change Convention)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

131  Subsection 4(1) (note at the end of the definition of Desertification Convention)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

132  Subsection 4(1) (note at the end of the definition of JAMBA)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

133  Subsection 4(1) (note at the end of the definition of Ramsar Convention)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

134  Subsection 4(1) (note at the end of the definition of ROKAMBA)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008

135  Paragraph 24(1)(c)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.

136  Paragraphs 24(4)(a) and (b)

Omit “Internet site”, substitute “website”.


 

Part 2Bulk amendment to change capitalisation of “Internet”

137  Amendment of Acts—changing references to “Internet” into references to “internet”

Subject to Part 3, the Acts listed in this Part are amended as follows:

                     (a)  by omitting “Internet” (wherever occurring) and substituting “internet”;

                     (b)  by omitting “Internet” (wherever occurring) and substituting “internet”;

                     (c)  by omitting “Internet” (wherever occurring) and substituting “internet”.

Note 1:    This Part commences immediately after the commencement of Part 1, and so this item amends the Acts listed in this Part as already amended by Part 1 (to the extent that Part 1 applies to those Acts).

Note 2:    The headings to sections, subsections, clauses and subclauses of the Acts listed in this Part are altered as follows:

(a)              by omitting “Internet” (wherever occurring) and substituting “internet”;

(b)              by omitting “Internet” (wherever occurring) and substituting “internet”.

Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing Act 2006

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005

Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Act 2008

Australian Sports Anti‑Doping Authority Act 2006

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

Civil Aviation Act 1988

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

Copyright Act 1968

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Consequential, Transitional and Other Measures Act 2006

Crimes Act 1914

Criminal Code Act 1995

Do Not Call Register Act 2006

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991

Freedom of Information Act 1982

Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000

Future Fund Act 2006

Health Insurance Act 1973

Higher Education Funding Act 1988

Higher Education Support Act 2003

Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

Interactive Gambling Act 2001

Marriage Act 1961

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006

Olympic Insignia Protection Act 1987

Ombudsman Act 1976

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994

Private Health Insurance Act 2007

Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983

Radiocommunications Act 1992

Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000

Shipping Registration Act 1981

Skilling Australia’s Workforce Act 2005

Social Security Act 1991

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

Space Activities Act 1998

Spam Act 2003

Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992

Telecommunications Act 1997

Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999

Telstra Corporation Act 1991

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989

Trade Practices Act 1974

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008


 

Part 3References to which Part 2 does not apply

138  References to which Part 2 does not apply

Part 2 does not apply to the following provisions of the following Acts:

                     (a)  the heading to Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992;

                     (b)  clause 49 of Schedule 5 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992;

                     (c)  section 29 of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001.

Note:       Headings to the following provisions are not altered by Part 2:

(a)              clauses 5, 8 and 55 and subclause 60(8A) of Schedule 5 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992;

(b)              subsection 20(3) of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001;

(c)              section 123WG and subsection 123WG(2) of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999;

(d)              section 59 of the Telstra Corporation Act 1991.

 

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 28 October 2009

Senate on 30 November 2009]

(212/09)