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A Bill for an Act to amend the International Fund for Agricultural Development Act 1977, and for related purposes
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Registered 14 Sep 2012
Introduced HR 13 Sep 2012
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2010‑2011‑2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Fund for Agricultural Development Amendment Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Foreign Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the International Fund for Agricultural Development Act 1977, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—International Fund for Agricultural Development Act 1977             3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the International Fund for Agricultural Development Act 1977, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the International Fund for Agricultural Development Amendment Act 2012.

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.

 

2.  Schedule 1

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

A Proclamation must not specify a day that occurs before the day Australia becomes a member of the International Fund for Agricultural Development again.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day Australia becomes a member of the Fund again, they commence on the day after the end of that period. If the provision(s) commence in this way, the Minister must announce by notice in the Gazette the day the provision(s) commenced. The notice is not a legislative instrument.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be 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 1International Fund for Agricultural Development Act 1977

  

1  Section 3 (definition of Agreement)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Agreement means the Agreement Establishing the International Fund for Agricultural Development, adopted by the United Nations Conference on the Establishment of an International Fund for Agricultural Development at Rome on 13 June 1976, as in force for Australia from time to time.

Note:          The text of the Agreement is set out in Australian Treaty Series 1977 No. 28 ([1977] ATS 28). In 2012, the text of an Agreement in the Australian Treaty Series was accessible through the Australian Treaties Library on the AustLII website (www.austlii.edu.au).

2  Section 4

Repeal the section.

3  Subsection 6(1)

Omit “fund”, substitute “Fund”.

4  Schedule

Repeal the Schedule.