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A Bill for an Act to amend the Legislative Instruments Act 2003, and for related purposes
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Registered 07 Jul 2011
Introduced HR 06 Jul 2011
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2010‑2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legislative Instruments Amendment (Sunsetting) Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

(Attorney‑General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Legislative Instruments Act 2003, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Legislative Instruments Act 2003                                                                             3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Legislative Instruments Act 2003, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Legislative Instruments Amendment (Sunsetting) Act 2011.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.


 

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Legislative Instruments Act 2003

1  Subsection 4(1) (at the end of the definition of commencing day)

Add:

Note:          Section 20 of this Act commenced on 1 January 2005 (see section 2).

2  Paragraph 50(4)(b)

Omit “date of commencement”, substitute “day of commencement”.

Note 1:    The following heading to subsection 50(1) is inserted “Principal legislative instruments made before commencing day”.

Note 2:    The following heading to subsection 50(2) is inserted “Principal legislative instruments made on or after commencing day”.

Note 3:    The following heading to subsection 50(3) is inserted “Partially amending legislative instruments”.

Note 4:    The following heading to subsection 50(5) is inserted “Multiple days of commencement”.

3  At the end of section 50

Add:

Legislative instruments with retrospective commencement

             (7)  If a day of commencement of a legislative instrument, or of a provision of a legislative instrument, made on or after the commencing day is before the day on which the instrument is registered, this section applies as if a reference to that day of commencement were a reference to the day on which the instrument is registered.

4  Application

The amendments of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 made by items 1, 2 and 3 of this Schedule apply in relation to a legislative instrument that is in force (or a provision of which is in force) on or after the day this Act commences, whether the instrument was made before, on or after that day.

Note:       This Act commences on the day after it receives the Royal Assent (see section 2).