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A Bill for an Act to continue in existence the Federal Magistrates Court as the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, and for related purposes
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2010‑2011‑2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Federal Circuit Court of Australia Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Attorney‑General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to continue in existence the Federal Magistrates Court as the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Federal Magistrates Act 1999                                                                                  3

Judges (Long Leave Payments) Act 1979                                                              46

Judges’ Pensions Act 1968                                                                                      46

Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973                                   47

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948                                   47

Schedule 2—Transitional and saving provisions                                              48

Part 1—Definitions                                                                                                      48

Part 2—Continuity of the Federal Magistrates Court, Federal Magistrates and personnel           49

Part 3—Retired disabled Federal Magistrates                                                51

Part 4—Other matters                                                                                                 52

 


A Bill for an Act to continue in existence the Federal Magistrates Court as the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Legislation 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.  Schedules 1 and 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

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 1Amendments

  

Federal Magistrates Act 1999

1  Title

Omit “Federal Magistrates”, substitute “the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

2  Section 1

Omit “Federal Magistrates Act 1999”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999”.

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).

3  Subsection 2(1)

Omit “(1)”.

4  Subsection 2(2)

Repeal the subsection.

5  Subsection 3(1)

Omit “create the Federal Magistrates Court under Chapter III of the Constitution”, substitute “continue in existence the Federal Magistrates Court created under Chapter III of the Constitution as the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

6  Paragraphs 3(2)(a) and (b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

7  Section 4

Repeal the section, substitute:

4  Simplified outline

                   The following is a simplified outline of this Act:

•      The federal court known immediately before the commencement day as the Federal Magistrates Court is continued in existence as the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

•      The Federal Circuit Court of Australia consists of a Chief Judge and other Judges.

•      Jurisdiction is conferred on the Federal Circuit Court of Australia by other laws of the Commonwealth.

•      Jurisdiction is to be exercised in the General Division or the Fair Work Division of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

•      The Federal Circuit Court of Australia is to promote the use of dispute resolution processes that are likely to assist people to resolve disputes away from the courts.

•      Proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia may be transferred to the Federal Court or the Family Court.

•      Provision is made for the practice and procedure of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. The Court will be able to use streamlined procedures and operate without undue formality.

•      The Chief Judge is to manage the administrative affairs of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

•      There is to be a Chief Executive Officer, who is to assist the Chief Judge in managing the administrative affairs of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

•      In addition to the Chief Executive Officer, there are to be Registrars and other officers of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

•      Officers of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia may hold dual appointments as officers of the Federal Court or the Family Court.

•      Arrangements may be made for the Federal Circuit Court of Australia to share facilities with other courts.

8  Section 5 (definition of Chief Executive Officer)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

9  Section 5

Insert:

commencement day means the day on which Schedules 1 and 2 to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Legislation Amendment Act 2012 commenced.

10  Section 5 (definition of Commonwealth superannuation contribution)

Omit “Federal Magistrate or retired disabled Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge or retired disabled Judge”.

11  Section 5 (definition of Commonwealth superannuation contribution)

Omit “Magistrate’s”, substitute “Judge’s”.

12  Section 5 (definition of Division)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

13  Section 5 (definition of Federal Magistrate)

Repeal the definition.

14  Section 5

Insert:

Judge:

                     (a)  means a Judge (including the Chief Judge) who holds office under this Act; and

                     (b)  when used in the expression the Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge, means a Judge sitting in Chambers.

15  Section 5 (definition of prior judicial service)

Omit “Federal Magistrate, means service, prior to the Magistrate’s appointment as a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge, means service, prior to the Judge’s appointment as a Judge”.

16  Section 5 (paragraph (c) of the definition of prior judicial service)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

17  Section 5 (note at the end of the definition of prior judicial service)

Omit “Magistrate was appointed as a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge was appointed as a Judge”.

18  Section 5 (definition of Registrar)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

19  Section 5 (definition of retired disabled Federal Magistrate)

Repeal the definition.

20  Section 5

Insert:

retired disabled Judge means a person certified by the Minister to be a retired disabled Judge under paragraph 9A(2)(a) of Schedule 1.

21  Section 5 (definition of retires)

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

22  Section 5A

Repeal the section, substitute:

5A  Prior judicial service

                   For the purposes of the definition of prior judicial service, if a retired disabled Judge was appointed as a Judge more than once, the reference to the Judge’s appointment as a Judge is taken to be a reference to the Judge’s most recent appointment as a Judge.

23  Part 2 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 2Federal Circuit Court of Australia

24  Section 8 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

8  Federal Circuit Court of Australia

25  Subsection 8(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  The federal court known immediately before the commencement day as the Federal Magistrates Court is continued in existence as the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

26  Subsection 8(2)

Repeal the subsection.

27  Subsection 8(3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

28  Subsection 8(4)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

29  Subsection 8(4)

Omit “justices”.

30  Paragraph 8(4)(a)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

31  Paragraph 8(4)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates”, substitute “Judges”.

32  At the end of section 8 (before the note)

Add:

             (5)  The person holding office as the Chief Federal Magistrate under this Act immediately before the commencement day continues to hold that office under the title of Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

             (6)  A person holding office as a Federal Magistrate (other than Chief Federal Magistrate) under this Act immediately before the commencement day continues to hold that office under the title of Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

33  Section 9 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

9  Personnel provisions relating to Judges

34  Part 3 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 3Jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

35  Section 10

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

36  Section 10A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

10A  General and Fair Work Divisions of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

37  Subsections 10A(1), (2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

38  Subsection 10A(3) (note)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

39  Subsection 10A(4)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

40  Subsection 10A(5)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

41  Section 11 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

11  Exercise of jurisdiction by single Judge

42  Subsection 11(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

43  Subsection 11(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

44  Subsection 11(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  The Federal Circuit Court of Australia constituted by a Judge may sit and exercise the jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia even if the Federal Circuit Court of Australia constituted by another Judge is at the same time sitting and exercising the jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

45  Section 12 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

12  Arrangement of business of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

46  Subsection 12(1) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Responsibility of Chief Judge

47  Subsection 12(1)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

48  Subsection 12(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

49  Subsection 12(2)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

50  Subsection 12(3)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

51  Paragraph 12(3)(a)

Omit “with Federal Magistrates”, substitute “with Judges”.

52  Subparagraph 12(3)(a)(i)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

53  Subparagraph 12(3)(a)(i)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

54  Subparagraph 12(3)(a)(ii)

Omit “Federal Magistrates”, substitute “Judges”.

55  Subparagraph 12(3)(a)(iii)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

56  Paragraph 12(3)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates”, substitute “Judges”.

57  Subsection 12(3A) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Exercise of powers of General and Fair Work Divisions of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

58  Subsection 12(3A)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

59  Subsection 12(3A)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

60  Subsection 12(3B)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate” (first occurring), substitute “Chief Judge”.

61  Subsection 12(3B)

Omit “a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “a Judge”.

62  Subsection 12(3B)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

63  Subsection 12(3B)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate” (last occurring), substitute “Chief Judge”.

64  Subsection 12(3C)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

65  Subsection 12(3C)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

66  Subsection 12(3D)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

67  Subsection 12(4) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Assignment of Judges to locations or registries

68  Subsection 12(4)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

69  Subsection 12(4)

Omit “particular Federal Magistrate”, substitute “particular Judge”.

70  Subsection 12(6)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

71  Subsection 12(6A) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Protection of the Chief Judge in the exercise of functions or powers

72  Subsection 12(6A)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

73  Subsection 12(6A)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

74  Subsection 12(6B)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

75  Subsection 12(7) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Functions and powers of the Chief Judge

76  Subsection 12(7)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Chief Judge”.

77  Subsection 12(7)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

78  Subsection 13(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

79  Subsection 13(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

80  Subsection 13(3) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Judge sitting in Chambers

81  Subsection 13(3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

82  Subsection 13(3)

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

83  Subsection 13(4)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

84  Subsection 13(4)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

85  Paragraphs 13(4)(a) and (b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

86  Subsection 13(5)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

87  Subsection 13(6)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

88  Subsection 13(6)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

89  Subsection 13(7)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

90  Sections 14, 15, 16, 17, 17A and 18

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

91  Section 19 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

19  Proceedings not to be instituted in Federal Circuit Court if associated matter before Federal Court or Family Court

92  Subsection 19(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

93  Paragraph 19(2)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

94  Paragraph 19(3)(a)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

95  Subsection 20(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

96  Subsection 20(2) (note)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

97  Section 20A

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

98  Section 20A (note 1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

99  Section 22 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

22  Federal Circuit Court of Australia to consider whether to advise people to use dispute resolution processes

100  Section 22

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

101  Section 23 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

23  Federal Circuit Court of Australia to advise people to use dispute resolution processes

102  Subsections 23(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

103  Section 24

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

104  Section 25 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

25  Duty of officers of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia to advise people about dispute resolution processes

105  Sections 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

106  Subsection 32(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

107  Subsection 32(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

108  Section 33

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

109  Subsection 34(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

110  Subsection 34(5)

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

111  Subsection 35(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

112  Subsection 35(5)

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

113  Section 36 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

36  Power of arbitrator to refer question of law to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

114  Paragraphs 36(1)(a) and (c)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

115  Subsection 36(1)

Omit “apply to the Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate for leave to refer the question to the Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “apply to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge for leave to refer the question to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

116  Subsection 36(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

117  Subsection 36(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (last occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

118  Paragraph 36(3)(a)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

119  Paragraph 36(3)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

120  Subsection 36(3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (last occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

121  Subsections 37(1), (2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

122  Subsection 37(4)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

123  Subsections 38(1), (2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

124  Section 39

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

125  Subsections 40(2) and (4)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

126  Subsection 40(5)

Omit “Federal Magistrates” (first occurring), substitute “Judges”.

127  Paragraph 40(5)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

128  Paragraph 40(5)(d)

Omit “Federal Magistrates”, substitute “Judges”.

129  Subsections 40(6) and (7)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

130  Subsections 41(1) to (6)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

131  Paragraph 41(10)(b)

Omit “Legislative Instruments Act 1999”, substitute “Legislative Instruments Act 2003”.

132  Section 42 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

42  Federal Circuit Court of Australia to operate informally

133  Section 42

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

134  Subsection 43(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

135  Paragraphs 43(2)(a) and (b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate, to the practice and procedure of the Federal Magistrates Court in relation to the jurisdiction of the Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge, to the practice and procedure of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia in relation to the jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

136  Section 44

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

137  Subsection 45(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

138  Subsection 45(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

139  Subsection 45(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

140  Paragraph 45(2)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or the Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or the Judge”.

141  Division 2 of Part 6 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 2Documents filed with the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

142  Section 46 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

46  Filing of documents in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

143  Section 46

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

144  Section 47 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

47  Seal of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

145  Subsections 47(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

146  Subsection 47(2)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

147  Subsection 47(3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

148  Section 48 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

48  Federal Circuit Court of Australia stamps

149  Subsection 48(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

150  Subsection 48(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court stamp”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia stamp”.

151  Subsection 48(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (last occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

152  Subsections 48(2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

153  Subsection 49(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

154  Paragraph 49(1)(a)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

155  Paragraph 49(1)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

156  Subsection 49(3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

157  Subsection 50(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

158  Subsection 51(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

159  Subsection 51(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (last occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

160  Subsection 52(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

161  Subsection 52(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

162  Subsection 52(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (second occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

163  Subsection 52(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or Judge”.

164  Section 53

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

165  Section 54

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

166  Subsection 55(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

167  Subsection 55(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (last occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

168  Subsection 56(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

169  Subsection 56(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (last occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

170  Subsection 56(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

171  Subsection 56(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (last occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

172  Subsection 57(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

173  Subsection 57(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

174  Subsection 57(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or Judge”.

175  Subsection 58(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

176  Subsection 58(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

177  Subsection 58(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

178  Subsections 58(2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

179  Subsection 59(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

180  Paragraph 59(1)(a)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

181  Subparagraph 59(1)(f)(i)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

182  Subsections 59(2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

183  Section 60

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

184  Paragraph 60(a)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court, a Federal Magistrate, an officer of the Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia, a Judge, an officer of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

185  Section 60

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate” (second occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

186  Paragraph 60(d)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or Judge”.

187  Section 61

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

188  Subsection 62(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

189  Subsection 62(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (last occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

190  Section 63 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

63  Federal Circuit Court of Australia may question witnesses

191  Section 63

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

192  Subsection 64(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

193  Subsection 64(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

194  Subsections 64(4) and (6)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

195  Section 65

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

196  Subsection 66(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

197  Paragraph 66(2)(c)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

198  Subsection 66(3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or the Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or the Judge”.

199  Subsection 66(4)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

200  Paragraph 66(4)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court’s own initiative or on the Federal Magistrate’s own initiative”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia’s own initiative or on the Judge’s own initiative”.

201  Subsection 67(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

202  Subsection 67(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or the Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or the Judge”.

203  Subsection 67(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

204  Paragraph 67(2)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court’s own initiative or on the Federal Magistrate’s own initiative”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia’s own initiative or on the Judge’s own initiative”.

205  Subsection 68(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

206  Subsection 68(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or the Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or the Judge”.

207  Subsection 68(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

208  Paragraph 68(2)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court’s own initiative or on the Federal Magistrate’s own initiative”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia’s own initiative or on the Judge’s own initiative”.

209  Subsection 69(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

210  Subsection 69(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or the Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or the Judge”.

211  Subsection 69(3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

212  Subsection 69(3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or the Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or the Judge”.

213  Subsection 69(5)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

214  Section 70

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

215  Section 70

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or the Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or the Judge”.

216  Paragraphs 71(a) and (b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or the Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or the Judge”.

217  Subsection 72(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

218  Subsection 72(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or the Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or the Judge”.

219  Subsections 74(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

220  Paragraph 75(1)(a)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

221  Paragraph 75(1)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

222  Subsection 75(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrate on behalf of the Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge on behalf of the Judge”.

223  Paragraph 75(2)(a)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

224  Paragraph 75(2)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

225  Subsection 75(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrate on behalf of the Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge on behalf of the Judge”.

226  Paragraph 76(2)(a)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

227  Subsection 76(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

228  Subsection 76(3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or the Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or the Judge”.

229  Paragraph 76(5)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court in its absolute discretion, or a Federal Magistrate in that Federal Magistrate’s”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia in its absolute discretion, or a Judge in that Judge’s”.

230  Paragraph 76(5)(g)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or the Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or the Judge”.

231  Subsection 77(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

232  Paragraph 77(3)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

233  Subsections 78(2) and (4)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

234  Subsection 79(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

235  Subsection 79(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (last occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

236  Subsection 79(3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or Judge”.

237  Subsection 80(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

238  Subsection 80(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (last occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

239  Subsection 80(3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or Judge”.

240  Subsections 80(4) and (5)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

241  Subsection 81(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates” (first occurring), substitute “Judges”.

242  Paragraphs 81(1)(a) and (b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

243  Paragraph 81(3)(b)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate acting on behalf of the Federal Magistrates”, substitute “Chief Judge acting on behalf of the Judges”.

244  Subsection 81(4)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

245  Paragraph 82(1)(f)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

246  Section 83

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

247  Paragraphs 85(a), (b) and (d)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

248  Paragraph 85(e)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

249  Paragraphs 86(b) and (c)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

250  Section 87

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

251  Part 7 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 7Management of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

252  Division 1 of Part 7 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 1Administration of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

253  Section 89 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

89  Management of administrative affairs of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

254  Subsection 89(1)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

255  Subsection 89(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

256  Subsection 89(3)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

257  Subsection 89(3A)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate’s”, substitute “Chief Judge’s”.

258  Subsections 89(3A) and (4)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

259  Subsection 90(1)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

260  Subsections 90(1), (2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

261  Subsection 91(1)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

262  Subsections 91(1), (2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

263  Section 92

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

264  Paragraphs 92(a) and (b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

265  Subsection 93(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court may appoint committees consisting of Federal Magistrates, or of Federal Magistrates and other persons, for the purpose of advising the Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia may appoint committees consisting of Judges, or of Judges and other persons, for the purpose of advising the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

266  Paragraph 93(1)(a)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

267  Subsection 93(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  The Chief Judge may appoint committees consisting of Judges, or of Judges and other persons, for the purpose of advising the Chief Judge in relation to the management of the administrative affairs of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

268  Division 1A of Part 7 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 1AAdministration of Federal Circuit Court of Australia’s family services

269  Subsections 93D(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

270  Section 94

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

271  Subsection 96(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

272  Subsections 96(1), (2) and (3)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

273  Subsection 96(3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

274  Subsection 96(4)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

275  Subsection 97(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

276  Section 98

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

277  Section 99 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

99  Officers of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

278  Subsections 99(1), (2), (4) and (6)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

279  Paragraph 99(6)(d)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

280  Subsection 99(7)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

281  Section 100

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

282  Sections 100 and 101

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

283  Subsection 102(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

284  Subsection 102(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court may, if the Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia may, if the Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

285  Paragraphs 102(2)(a), (c), (e), (h) and (i)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

286  Subsection 102(6)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

287  Subsection 103(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

288  Subsections 103(2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

289  Subsection 103(7)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

290  Subsections 104(2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

291  Subsection 104(4)

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

292  Subsection 105(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

293  Subsections 105(2) and (3)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

294  Section 106 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

106  The Sheriff of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

295  Section 106

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

296  Subsection 107(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

297  Section 109 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

109  The Marshal of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

298  Subsection 109(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

299  Paragraph 109(2)(a)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

300  Paragraph 109(2)(b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates and officers and staff of the Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Judges and officers and staff of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

301  Paragraphs 109(3)(a) and (b)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

302  Subsection 110(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

303  Section 111A

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

304  Section 111A (note)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

305  Section 112 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

112  Staff of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

306  Subsections 112(1) and (2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

307  Subsection 113(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

308  Paragraph 113(1)(a)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

309  Subsection 113(2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (first occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

310  Paragraph 113(2)(a)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia or a Judge”.

311  Section 114

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

312  Subsection 115(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

313  Section 116

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

314  Subsection 117(1)

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

315  Subsection 117(1)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

316  Section 117A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

117A  Delegation of the administrative powers of the Chief Judge

317  Section 117A

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge”.

318  Section 117A

Omit “Federal Magistrates”, substitute “Judges”.

319  Section 118 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

118  Proceedings arising out of administration of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

320  Section 118

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

321  Section 119

Repeal the section, substitute:

119  References in other laws to a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

                   A reference in a law of the Commonwealth other than this Act to a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia includes a reference to the Chief Judge of that Court.

Note:          For the interpretation of this Act, see section 5.

322  Subsections 120(3) and (4)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

323  Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Schedule 1Personnel provisions relating to Judges

324  Part 1 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 1Appointment of Judges

325  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

1  Appointment of Judges

326  Subclauses 1(1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

327  Subclause 1(6) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (first and second occurring), substitute “Judge”.

328  Subclause 1(6) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate’s”, substitute “Judge’s”.

329  Subclause 1(6) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (last occurring), substitute “Judge”.

330  Subclause 1(7) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

331  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (note)

Omit “Federal Magistrates”, substitute “Judges”.

332  Clause 1A of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

1A  Assignment of Judges to Divisions

333  Clause 1A of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

334  Clause 1A of Schedule 1 (note)

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

335  Clause 1A of Schedule 1 (note)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

336  Clause 2 of Schedule 1

Repeal the clause, substitute:

2  Style

Chief Judge

             (1)  The Chief Judge is to be styled “Chief Judge (name)”.

Other Judges

             (2)  A Judge (other than the Chief Judge) is to be styled “Judge (name)”.

337  Subclause 3(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

338  Paragraph 3(2)(e) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

339  Subclauses 3(3) and (4) of Schedule 1

Omit “Chief Federal Magistrate or Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Chief Judge or Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

340  Part 2 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 2Terms and conditions of Judges

341  Division 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 1Terms and conditions of serving Judges

342  Subclause 4(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

343  Subclause 4(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate’s”, substitute “Judge’s”.

344  Subclauses 4(2) and (3) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

345  Subclause 5(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

346  Subclause 5(3) of Schedule 1

Repeal the subclause.

347  Subclause 5(4) of Schedule 1 (note 2)

Omit “Federal Magistrates”, substitute “Judges”.

348  Clause 6 of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

349  Subclauses 7(1) and 8(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

350  Clause 9 of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

351  Clause 9A of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

9A  Certification of retired disabled Judges

352  Paragraph 9A(1)(a) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

353  Paragraph 9A(1)(b) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

354  Subclause 9A(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate is a retired disabled Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge is a retired disabled Judge”.

355  Paragraph 9A(2)(a) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate is a retired disabled Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge is a retired disabled Judge”.

356  Clause 9B of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

9B  Pensions for retired disabled Judges

357  Subclause 9B(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

358  Subclause 9B(2) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

359  Paragraphs 9B(3)(a) and (b) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

360  Subclause 9B(5) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrates”, substitute “Judges”.

361  Paragraphs 9B(6)(a) and (b) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

362  Clause 9C of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

9C  Superannuation for retired disabled Judges

363  Subclause 9C(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

364  Subclause 9C(2) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

365  Subclause 9C(3) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrates”, substitute “Judges”.

366  Paragraph 9D(1)(a) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

367  Paragraph 9D(1)(b) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

368  Subclauses 9D(2), (3) and (4) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

369  Subclause 9E(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

370  Subclause 9E(2) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

371  Subclause 9E(2) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate” (second and third occurring), substitute “Judge”.

372  Subclause 9E(3) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

373  Paragraph 9E(3)(a) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

374  Paragraph 9E(3)(a) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate’s”, substitute “Judge’s”.

375  Subparagraphs 9E(3)(b)(i) and (ii) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

376  Subclause 9E(4) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

377  Paragraph 9E(4)(a) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

378  Paragraph 9E(4)(b) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate’s”, substitute “Judge’s”.

379  Paragraph 9E(4)(b) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

380  Paragraph 9E(4)(c) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

381  Paragraph 9E(4)(c) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate’s”, substitute “Judge’s”.

382  Paragraph 9E(4)(d) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

383  Subclause 9F(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

384  Subparagraphs 9F(1)(b)(i), (ia) and (ii) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

385  Subparagraph 9F(1)(b)(ii) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate’s”, substitute “Judge’s”.

386  Subparagraph 9F(1)(b)(iii) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

387  Subparagraph 9F(1)(b)(iii) of Schedule 1

Omit “Magistrate’s”, substitute “Judge’s”.

388  Division 3 of Part 2 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 3Remuneration of a Judge not to be diminished

389  Clause 9H of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

9H  Remuneration of a Judge not to be diminished

390  Subclause 9H(1) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

391  Part 3 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 3Acting Chief Judge

392  Clause 10 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

10  Acting Chief Judge

393  Subclauses 10(1) and (3) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

394  Subclause 10(3) of Schedule 1

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

395  Subclause 10(3) of Schedule 1 (note)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

396  Subclause 10(3) of Schedule 1 (note)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court” (wherever occurring), substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

397  Schedule 2 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Schedule 2Personnel provisions relating to Chief Executive Officer

398  Clause 2 of Schedule 2

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

399  Clause 3 of Schedule 2

Omit “Federal Magistrate’s”, substitute “Judge’s”.

400  Subclause 5(2) of Schedule 2

Omit “Federal Magistrate” (wherever occurring), substitute “Judge”.

401  Paragraph 7(2)(c) of Schedule 2

Omit “Federal Magistrate’s”, substitute “Judge’s”.

402  Clauses 8 and 9 of Schedule 2

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge”.

Judges (Long Leave Payments) Act 1979

403  Title

Omit “Federal Magistrates”, substitute “Judges of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

404  Section 3 (paragraph (a) of the definition of Judge)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

Judges’ Pensions Act 1968

405  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of Judge)

Omit “Federal Magistrates Court”, substitute “Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973

406  Paragraph 5(3)(ba)

Omit “Federal Magistrate”, substitute “Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia”.

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948

407  Subsection 21B(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of holder of an office of profit under the Commonwealth)

Omit “(other than the Federal Magistrates Court)”.

408  Subsection 21B(1) (paragraph (ba) of the definition of holder of an office of profit under the Commonwealth)

Repeal the paragraph.


 

Schedule 2Transitional and saving provisions

Part 1Definitions

1  Definitions

In this Schedule:

commencement time means the time when this Schedule commences.

new Act means the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999 as in force after the commencement time.

old Act means the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 as in force immediately before the commencement time.


 

Part 2Continuity of the Federal Magistrates Court, Federal Magistrates and personnel

2  Transitional—change of title of offices of Chief Federal Magistrate and Federal Magistrate

(1)       The office of Chief Federal Magistrate of the Federal Magistrates Court under the old Act is the same office as the office of Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia under the new Act.

(2)       The office of a Federal Magistrate (other than Chief Federal Magistrate) of the Federal Magistrates Court under the old Act is the same office as the office of Judge (other than Chief Judge) of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia under the new Act.

3  Transitional—subsection 25B(1) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901

Subsection 25B(1) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 applies as if:

                     (a)  the Federal Magistrates Court were a body; and

                     (b)  the office of Chief Federal Magistrate and the office of Federal Magistrate were offices.

4  Transitional—officers and staff of the Federal Magistrates Court

Chief Executive Officer

(1)       The person who, immediately before the commencement time, was the Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Magistrates Court continues, after that time, as the Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

Other officers

(2)       A person who, immediately before the commencement time, was an officer of the Federal Magistrates Court as mentioned in paragraph 99(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), (e) or (f) of the old Act continues, after that time, as an officer of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

Staff

(3)       A person who, immediately before the commencement time, was a member of the staff of the Federal Magistrates Court as mentioned in section 112 of the old Act continues, after that time, as a member of the staff of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

5  Saving—things done by Federal Magistrates Court or Federal Magistrate before commencement time

To avoid doubt, the amendments made by Schedule 1 do not affect the validity of anything done by the Federal Magistrates Court or a Federal Magistrate before the commencement time.

6  Transitional—Rules of Court

(1)       To avoid doubt, Rules of Court that were in force under the old Act immediately before the commencement time are taken, after that time, to be Rules of Court covered by section 81 of the new Act.

(2)       Subitem (1) does not prevent the amendment or repeal of Rules of Court covered by that subitem.


 

Part 3Retired disabled Federal Magistrates

7  Certification of retired disabled Federal Magistrates

(1)       This item applies if, before the commencement time, the Minister certified, under paragraph 9A(2)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Federal Magistrates Act 1999, that a person is a retired disabled Federal Magistrate.

(2)       The certification has effect, after that time, as if it were a certification, under paragraph 9A(2)(a) of Schedule 1 to the new Act, that the person is a retired disabled Judge.

8  Prior judicial service

(1)       If, before the commencement time, a person was appointed as a Federal Magistrate under the Federal Magistrates Act 1999, then, after that time, section 5A of the new Act has effect as if that appointment were an appointment of the person as a Judge.

(2)       After the commencement time, paragraph 9B(3)(b) of Schedule 1 to the new Act has effect as if paragraph (c) of the definition of prior judicial service in section 5 of the new Act included a reference to a Federal Magistrate.


 

Part 4Other matters

9  Transitional regulations

The Governor‑General may make regulations prescribing matters of a transitional nature (including prescribing any saving or application provisions) relating to the amendments and repeals made by Schedule 1.

10  Schedule does not limit operation of section 7 or subsection 25B(1) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901

This Schedule does not limit the operation of section 7 or subsection 25B(1) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.