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Statute Law Revision Act (No. 1) 2014

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Act No. 31 of 2014 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 (No. 1) 2014
Registered 02 Jun 2014
Date of Assent 27 May 2014
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Statute Law Revision Act (No. 1) 2014

 

No. 31, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

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................................................................................... 2

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

Schedule 1—Amendments of principal Acts                                                         4

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                    4

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                  4

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                   4

Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing Act 2006             4

AusCheck Act 2007                                                                                                     5

Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973                                    5

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                               5

Comprehensive Nuclear Test‑Ban Treaty Act 1998                                              5

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                     6

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006                       6

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                           6

Crimes at Sea Act 2000                                                                                              7

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                            7

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                        7

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                         7

Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955                                                          7

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                   8

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                     8

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009                                                   9

Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999                                                       10

First Home Saver Accounts Act 2008                                                                    10

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                            10

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995                                        10

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                      11

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989                        11

Judiciary Act 1903                                                                                                    11

Marriage Act 1961                                                                                                    12

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                   12

National Health Reform Act 2011                                                                          12

Navigation Act 2012                                                                                                 12

Patents Act 1990                                                                                                        12

Personal Property Securities Act 2009                                                                 13

Public Order (Protection of Persons and Property) Act 1971                          13

Public Service Act 1999                                                                                           13

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973                                                                           13

Reserve Bank Act 1959                                                                                             13

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                          14

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          14

Student Assistance Act 1973                                                                                   14

Superannuation Act 2005                                                                                        14

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                15

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                            15

Schedule 2—Amendments of amending Acts                                                     16

Customs Amendment (Anti‑dumping Improvements) Act (No. 3) 2012            16

Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection Service and Other Measures) Act 2012                                                                                                                             16

Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Schoolkids Bonus Budget Measures) Act 2012        16

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012               17

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Compliance Measures No. 2) Act 2013      17

Statute Law Revision Act 2012                                                                               17

Schedule 3—Ministers                                                                                                       18

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                       18

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986                                           18

Superannuation Act 1922                                                                                        18

Schedule 4—Terminology changes                                                                            20

Part 1—Chairman and Deputy Chairman                                                         20

Archives Act 1983                                                                                                      20

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                21

Part 2—Electronic mail and e‑mail                                                                       22

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                22

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                             22

Civil Aviation Act 1988                                                                                            23

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                      23

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009                                                 24

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                   24

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          26

Spam Act 2003                                                                                                           26

Surveillance Devices Act 2004                                                                               27

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                27

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                            27

Part 3—Facsimile                                                                                                          28

Airports Act 1996                                                                                                      28

Australian Meat and Live‑stock Industry Act 1997                                            28

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                28

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                             28

Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994                                                         28

Comprehensive Nuclear Test‑Ban Treaty Act 1998                                            28

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                         29

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                      29

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                 30

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981                                              30

Export Control Act 1982                                                                                          30

Fisheries Management Act 1991                                                                            31

Imported Food Control Act 1992                                                                           31

Interactive Gambling Act 2001                                                                               31

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                           31

Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991                                                                32

Part 4—Trademark                                                                                                       33

Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing Act 2006           33

Australia Council Act 2013                                                                                     33

Coal Research Assistance Act 1977                                                                       33

Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012                                    33

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                            33

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                            34

Schedule 5—Legislative Assemblies                                                                          35

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973                                   35

Defence (Parliamentary Candidates) Act 1969                                                   35

Northern Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1978                                                 35

Superannuation Act 1922                                                                                        35

Superannuation Act 1976                                                                                        36

Schedule 6—Acting appointments                                                                             37

Part 1—Automatic acting                                                                                         37

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005                                                 37

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005                           37

Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989                                                             38

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998                                      38

Fisheries Administration Act 1991                                                                        38

Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989                                 39

Private Health Insurance Act 2007                                                                        39

Part 2—Other appointments                                                                                    40

National Health Reform Act 2011                                                                          40

Part 3—Saving                                                                                                                41

Schedule 7—Removal of redundant Chairman and Deputy Chairman provisions         42

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975                                                             42

Defence Housing Australia Act 1987                                                                    42

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                      42

Industry Research and Development Act 1986                                                    42

Productivity Commission Act 1998                                                                        42

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986                                           43

Public Lending Right Act 1985                                                                              43

Schedule 8—Removal of redundant definitions                                                44

Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986                                    44

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                 44

Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Act 1980                                        44

Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing Act 2006           44

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002                                                               44

Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Act 2011                              45

Banking Act 1959                                                                                                      45

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                             45

Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Act 2010                                                45

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                     45

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                   45

Do Not Call Register Act 2006                                                                               45

Energy Efficiency Opportunities Act 2006                                                           46

Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000                                                                           46

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                            46

Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012                                    46

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                      46

Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000 46

Independent Contractors Act 2006                                                                        46

Insurance Act 1973                                                                                                   47

International Air Services Commission Act 1992                                               47

International Criminal Court Act 2002                                                                47

International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995                                                    47

Liquid Fuel Emergency Act 1984                                                                           47

Migration Act 1958                                                                                                   47

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                       48

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987                                               48

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007                                     48

National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992                              48

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989    48

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010                                                                                48

Product Stewardship Act 2011                                                                               49

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000                                                             49

Spam Act 2003                                                                                                           49

Superannuation Act 1976                                                                                        49

Tax Agent Services Act 2009                                                                                   49

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                49

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011                          49

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989                                                                                   50

Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008                                                                        50

Schedule 9—Spent and obsolete provisions                                                         51

Part 1—Spent repeals and amendments                                                            51

Crimes at Sea Act 2000                                                                                            51

Data‑matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990                                   51

Health Insurance Commission (Reform and Separation of Functions) Act 1997               51

Hearing Services and AGHS Reform Act 1997                                                    51

Military Superannuation and Benefits Act 1991                                                51

Part 2—Spent provisions                                                                                           52

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                          52

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995                                        53

Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008                                                                        53

Schedule 10—Spent Acts                                                                                                 54

Part 1—Rate correction Acts                                                                                  54

National Residue Survey Customs Levy Rate Correction (Lamb Exports) Act 2004          54

National Residue Survey Excise Levy Rate Correction (Lamb Transactions) Act 2004    54

Part 2—Validation Acts                                                                                            55

Dried Vine Fruits (Rate of Primary Industry (Customs) Charge) Validation Act 2001     55

Dried Vine Fruits (Rate of Primary Industry (Excise) Levy) Validation Act 2001              55

Part 3—Other Acts                                                                                                       56

Ballast Water Research and Development Funding Levy Act 1998                56

Ballast Water Research and Development Funding Levy Collection Act 1998  56

Independent Schools (Loans Guarantee) Act 1969                                            56

Judicial Appointment (Fiji) Act 1971                                                                    56

Judicial Appointment (Western Samoa) Act 1980                                              56

Judiciary (Diplomatic Representation) Act 1977                                               56

Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games (Indicia and Images) Protection Act 2005        57

National Firearms Program Implementation Act 1996                                     57

National Firearms Program Implementation Act 1997                                     57

National Firearms Program Implementation Act 1998                                     57

National Handgun Buyback Act 2003                                                                  57

Non‑government Schools (Loans Guarantee) Act 1977                                     57

Repatriation Institutions (Transfer) Act 1992                                                     57

 


 

 

Statute Law Revision Act (No. 1) 2014

No. 31, 2014

 

 

 

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

[Assented to 27 May 2014]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Statute Law Revision Act (No. 1) 2014.

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.

27 May 2014

2.  Schedule 1

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

24 June 2014

3.  Schedule 2, item 1

Immediately after the time specified in the Customs Amendment (Anti‑dumping Improvements) Act (No. 3) 2012 for the commencement of Schedules 1 to 3 to that Act.

11 June 2013

4.  Schedule 2, items 2 and 3

Immediately after the time specified in the Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection Service and Other Measures) Act 2012 for the commencement of Parts 1 and 2 of Schedule 2 to that Act.

1 July 2012

5.  Schedule 2, item 4

Immediately after the time specified in the Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Schoolkids Bonus Budget Measures) Act 2012 for the commencement of Parts 1 and 2 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

27 May 2012

6.  Schedule 2, item 5

Immediately after the time specified in the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 for the commencement of items 1 to 86 of Schedule 6 to that Act.

15 April 2013

7.  Schedule 2, item 6

Immediately after the commencement of section 1 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Compliance Measures No. 2) Act 2013.

28 May 2013

8.  Schedule 2, item 7

Immediately after the time specified in the Statute Law Revision Act 2012 for the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

22 September 2012

9.  Schedules 3 to 10

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

24 June 2014

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 of principal Acts

  

Aged Care Act 1997

1  Paragraph 21‑2(c)

Omit “Approval of Care Recipient Principles”, substitute “Approval of Care Recipients Principles”.

Note:       This item fixes a reference to an incorrect concept.

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999

2  Section 84A (the section 84A substituted by item 7 of Schedule 1 to the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Rebate) Act 2011)

Renumber as section 84E.

Note:       This item renumbers a section.

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999

3  Paragraph 108(2)(dba)

Omit “subsection 218RA(1A)”, substitute “subsection 219RA(1A)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing Act 2006

4  Subparagraph 1(2)(e)(iii) of Schedule 1

Omit “between a State or Territory”, substitute “between a State and a Territory”.

Note:       This item fixes a grammatical error.

AusCheck Act 2007

5  Subparagraph 14(2)(b)(iii)

Omit “security.”, substitute “security;”.

Note:       This item fixes a punctuation error.

Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973

6  Subsection 40(2)

Omit “Lands Acquisition Act 1955”, substitute “Lands Acquisition Act 1989”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect citation of a short title of an Act.

7  Section 46 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

46  Application of the Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect citation of a short title of an Act.

8  Section 46

Omit “Air Accidents (Commonwealth Liability) Act 1963”, substitute “Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect citation of a short title of an Act.

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

9  Part 8 of Schedule 4 (heading)

Repeal the heading.

Note:       This item repeals a redundant Part heading.

Comprehensive Nuclear Test‑Ban Treaty Act 1998

10  Section 1

Omit “Comprehensive Nuclear Test‑Ban Treaty Act 1998”, substitute “Comprehensive Nuclear‑Test‑Ban Treaty Act 1998

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).

Copyright Act 1968

11  Section 135AEC (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

135AEC  Late claim for release of seized copies

Note:       This item fixes a reference to an incorrect concept.

12  Paragraph 135AEC(2)(c)

Omit “goods”, substitute “copies”.

Note:       This item fixes a reference to an incorrect concept.

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006

13  Section 700‑1 (paragraph (a) of the definition of special resolution)

Omit “paragraph 201‑35(c)”, substitute “paragraph 201‑35(1)(c)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Crimes Act 1914

14  Section 3M (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

3M  Compensation for damage to equipment

Note:       This item amends a heading to better reflect the contents of the section.

15  Section 3Q (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

3Q  Receipts for things seized under warrant or moved

Note:       This item amends a heading to better reflect the contents of the section.

Crimes at Sea Act 2000

16  Paragraph 14(2)(b) of Schedule 1

Omit “subsection 7(2)”, substitute “subsection 8(2)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Criminal Code Act 1995

17  Section 271.1 of the Criminal Code (definition of threat)

Omit “section 271.1A”, substitute “section 270.1A”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Customs Act 1901

18  Paragraph 269L(3)(a)

Omit “section 296K”, substitute “section 269K”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

19  Subparagraph 269ZHD(5)(e)(ii)

Omit “section 296ZHI”, substitute “section 269ZHI”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Defence Act 1903

20  Paragraph 58KA(1)(b)

Omit “Chairman’s”, substitute “President’s”.

Note:       This item fixes a misstatement of a title of an office.

Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955

21  Subsection 4(1) (definition of conviction)

Relocate the definition to its appropriate alphabetical position, determined on a letter‑by‑letter basis.

Note:       This item relocates a definition to its appropriate position.

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

22  Paragraph 131AA(3)(b)

Omit “as in”, substitute “as is in”.

Note:       This item fixes a grammatical error.

23  Subsection 282(3)

Omit “implementing threat abatement plan”, substitute “implementing a threat abatement plan”.

Note:       This item fixes a grammatical error.

24  Subsection 391(3) (table item 10C, column headed “Nature of decision”)

Omit “referred to section”, substitute “referred to in section”.

Note:       This item fixes a grammatical error.

Fair Work Act 2009

25  Section 12 (definition of FWC member)

Repeal the definition.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect reference to a defined term.

26  Section 12

Insert:

FWC Member means the President, a Vice President, a Deputy President, a Commissioner or an Expert Panel Member.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect reference to a defined term.

27  Section 12 (paragraph (a) of the definition of premises)

Omit “aircraft ship”, substitute “aircraft, ship”.

Note:       This item fixes a punctuation error.

28  Section 615B (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

615B  Transfer to a Full Bench from an FWC Member

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect reference to a defined term.

29  Paragraph 615B(1)(b)

Omit “FWC member”, substitute “FWC Member”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect reference to a defined term.

30  Section 615C (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

615C  Transfer to the President from an FWC Member or a Full Bench

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect reference to a defined term.

31  Paragraph 615C(1)(b)

Omit “FWC member”, substitute “FWC Member”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect reference to a defined term.

32  Subsection 622(3)

Omit “FWC member”, substitute “FWC Member”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect reference to a defined term.

33  Subsection 640(2)

Omit “FWC member” (wherever occurring), substitute “FWC Member”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect reference to a defined term.

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009

34  Section 6 (definition of FWC member)

Repeal the definition.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect reference to a defined term.

35  Section 6

Insert:

FWC Member has the same meaning as in the Fair Work Act, but does not include an Expert Panel Member (within the meaning of that Act).

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect reference to a defined term.

36  Subclause 5(5) of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Cancellation by the FWC

Note:       This item fixes a misstatement of a title of a body.

Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999

37  Subsection 20(2) (paragraph (a) of the note)

Omit “section 94 of the Family Law Act 1975”, substitute “section “94AAA of the Family Law Act 1975”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

First Home Saver Accounts Act 2008

38  Section 128

Omit “section 116 of the Bankruptcy Act 1966”, substitute “section 116 of the Bankruptcy Act 1966”.

Note:       This item fixes a typographical error.

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975

39  Paragraph 59L(2)(a)

Omit “commiting”, substitute “committing”.

Note:       This item fixes a spelling error.

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995

40  Subsection 3(1) (definition of nursing home patient)

Repeal the definition.

Note:       This item repeals a redundant definition.

41  Paragraph 32(1)(b)

Omit “the the”, substitute “the”.

Note:       This item omits a redundant word.

42  Paragraph 42(1)(e)

Omit “or subsection 59(1) of the National Health Act 1953”.

Note:       This item omits a redundant reference.

Health Insurance Act 1973

43  Subsection 16A(5)

Omit “paragraph (4)(b)”, substitute “subparagraph (4)(a)(ii)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

44  Subsection 19CC(1) (note)

Repeal the note.

Note:       This item omits an incorrect and redundant note.

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989

45  Subsection 14(2)

Omit “(including each holder of an extension of such a certificate)” (first occurring).

Note:       This item omits a redundant phrase.

Judiciary Act 1903

46  The Schedule

Omit “day of, 19” (first occurring), substitute “day of , 20”.

Note:       This item fixes a citation error and a typographical error.

47  The Schedule

Omit “19” (second occurring), substitute “20”.

Note:       This item fixes a citation error.

Marriage Act 1961

48  Section 7

Omit “to subsection 4(2) of this Act and”.

Note:       This item omits a redundant reference.

Migration Act 1958

49  Subsection 140XG(1)

Omit “140XC(d)”, substitute “140XC(1)(d)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

50  Paragraphs 140XH(a) and (b)

Omit “140XC(e)”, substitute “140XC(1)(e)”.

Note:       This item fixes incorrect cross‑references.

National Health Reform Act 2011

51  Subsection 248(1) (note)

Omit “imposes a duty of the”, substitute “imposes a duty on the”.

Note:       This item fixes a grammatical error.

Navigation Act 2012

52  Subsection 313(3)

Omit “section 332”, substitute “section 334”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Patents Act 1990

53  Paragraph 36(1)(c)

Omit “probabilities,,”, substitute “probabilities,”.

Note:       This item fixes a punctuation error.

54  Subsection 57(5)

Relocate subsection (5) to the end of section 57.

Note:       This item relocates a subsection to its appropriate position.

Personal Property Securities Act 2009

55  Subsection 36(1)

Omit “goods or document”, substitute “instrument”.

Note:       This item fixes a reference to an incorrect concept.

56  Subsection 36(1)

Omit “to the goods”, substitute “to the instrument”.

Note:       This item fixes a reference to an incorrect concept.

Public Order (Protection of Persons and Property) Act 1971

57  Part II of The Schedule (entry relating to Queensland)

Omit “of The Criminal Code”, substitute “of the Criminal Code”.

Note:       This item corrects an incorrect citation of a Queensland enactment.

Public Service Act 1999

58  Subsection 78(3)

Omit “section 23 or 73”, substitute “section 73”.

Note:       This item omits a redundant reference.

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973

59  Paragraph 7(5B)(a)

Omit “a Federal Court”, substitute “a federal court”.

Note:       This item fixes a typographical error.

Reserve Bank Act 1959

60  Subsection 79A(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of protected information)

Omit “Corporations Law”, substitute “Corporations Act 2001”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect citation of a short title of an Act.

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

61  Paragraph 144B(2)(b)

Omit “MRCA”, substitute “MRCC”.

Note:       This item fixes a misstatement of a title of a body.

Social Security Act 1991

62  Point 1068‑A1 (method statement, step 4)

Omit “Steps 1 to 4”, substitute “steps 1 to 3”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference and a grammatical error.

Student Assistance Act 1973

63  Subsection 3(1) (definition of employee)

Repeal the definition.

Note:       This item repeals a redundant definition.

64  Subsection 3(3)

Repeal the subsection.

Note:       This item repeals a redundant subsection.

65  Section 352 (note 4)

Repeal the note.

Note:       This item repeals a redundant note.

66  Subsection 357(1) (note 4)

Repeal the note.

Note:       This item repeals a redundant note.

Superannuation Act 2005

67  Subsections 13(4) and (5)

Omit “paragraph (1)(b) or (2)(h)”, substitute “subparagraph (1)(a)(ii) or paragraph (2)(h)”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

68  Subsection 13(6)

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

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

69  Paragraph 13(7)(a)

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

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Telecommunications Act 1997

70  Subsection 105(5A)

Omit “Parts 14 and 15 and on the costs of compliance with the requirements of those Parts”, substitute “ Part 14 and on the costs of compliance with the requirements of that Part”.

Note:       This item omits a redundant reference.

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

71  Paragraph 13B(2)(b)

Omit “section 13AD”, substitute “section 13AC”.

Note:       This item fixes an incorrect cross‑reference.

Schedule 2Amendments of amending Acts

  

Customs Amendment (Anti‑dumping Improvements) Act (No. 3) 2012

1  Item 3 of Schedule 3 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

3  Subsection 269T(1) (definition of selected exporter)

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

Education Services for Overseas Students Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection Service and Other Measures) Act 2012

2  Item 79 of Schedule 2 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

79  Before section 170A

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

3  Item 79 of Schedule 2

Omit:

Division 1AGuide to this Part

Note:       This item is consequential on item 2 and repeals a redundant Division heading.

Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Schoolkids Bonus Budget Measures) Act 2012

4  Item 21 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

21  At the end of subsection 5H(8) (before the note)

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012

5  Item 21 of Schedule 6 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

21  Subsections 136A(1) and (2)

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Compliance Measures No. 2) Act 2013

6  Subsection 2(1) (table)

Omit:

Commencement information

Column 2

Column 3

Commencement

Date/Details

substitute:

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

Note:       This item fixes some typographical errors.

Statute Law Revision Act 2012

7  Item 8 of Schedule 1

Repeal the item.

Note:       This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

Schedule 3Ministers

  

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

1  Subsection 5(1) (definition of Veterans’ Affairs Minister)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Veterans’ Affairs Minister means the Minister administering the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986

2  Paragraph 17(1)(c)

Omit “Minister for Aboriginal Affairs”, substitute “Minister administering the Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986”.

3  Subsection 18(2)

Omit “Minister for Aboriginal Affairs”, substitute “Minister administering the Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986”.

Superannuation Act 1922

4  Subsection 4(9)

Omit “Minister for Aboriginal Affairs”, substitute “Minister administering the Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986”.

5  Transitional—amendments do not affect things done

Things done under amended provisions

             (1)  Subitem (2) applies to a thing done under a provision of an Act if:

                     (a)  the provision is amended by an item of this Schedule; and

                     (b)  the thing was in force immediately before the commencement of that item.

             (2)  The thing has effect, on and after the commencement of that item, as if it had been done under that provision as amended by that item. However, this is not taken to change the time at which the thing was actually done.

Amendments do not affect requirements for things done

             (3)  Subitem (4) applies to a thing done under an Act if:

                     (a)  the thing was in force, and complied with a requirement of that Act, immediately before the commencement of an item of this Schedule; and

                     (b)  immediately after the commencement of that item, the thing fails to comply with that requirement solely because of the amendments of that Act made by that item.

             (4)  Disregard those amendments when considering, on and after the commencement of that item, whether the thing complies with that requirement.

Meaning of things done

             (5)  In this item, doing a thing includes:

                     (a)  making an instrument; and

                     (b)  making a decision.

6  Transitional rules

The Minister may, by legislative instrument, make rules in relation to transitional matters arising out of the amendments and repeals made by this Schedule.

Schedule 4Terminology changes

Part 1Chairman and Deputy Chairman

Archives Act 1983

1  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Chair means the Chair of the Council.

2  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Chairman)

Repeal the definition.

3  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Deputy Chair means the Deputy Chair of the Council.

4  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Deputy Chairman)

Repeal the definition.

5  Section 12 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

12  Chair and Deputy Chair of Council

6  Section 12

Omit “Chairman of the Council and another member to be Deputy Chairman”, substitute “Chair of the Council and another member to be Deputy Chair”.

7  Subsections 17(2), (3), (6), (7), (8) and (11)

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

8  Saving—appointments

(1)       An appointment of a person under section 12 of the Archives Act 1983 as the Chairman of the Council, being an appointment that is in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues in force on and after that commencement as if it were an appointment of the person as Chair of the Council.

(2)       An appointment of a person under section 12 of the Archives Act 1983 as the Deputy Chairman of the Council, being an appointment that is in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues in force on and after that commencement as if it were an appointment of the person as Deputy Chair of the Council.

Bankruptcy Act 1966

9  Subparagraph 40(1)(e)(ii)

Omit “chairman”, substitute “chair”.

Part 2Electronic mail and e‑mail

Bankruptcy Act 1966

10  Subparagraph 64A(1)(b)(vi)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

11  Clause 3 of Schedule 5 (paragraph (c) of the definition of internet content)

Omit “electronic mail”, substitute “email”.

12  Clause 3 of Schedule 5 (definition of ordinary electronic mail)

Repeal the definition.

13  Clause 3 of Schedule 5

Insert:

ordinary email does not include a posting to a newsgroup.

14  Paragraph 60(1)(i) of Schedule 5

Omit “electronic mail”, substitute “email”.

15  Clause 1 of Schedule 6 (paragraph relating to ordinary electronic mail)

Omit “electronic mail”, substitute “email”.

16  Subclause 2(1) of Schedule 6 (definition of ordinary electronic mail)

Repeal the definition.

17  Subclause 2(1) of Schedule 6

Insert:

ordinary email does not include a posting to a newsgroup.

18  Clause 20 of Schedule 6 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

20  Genre conditions do not apply to internet carriage services or ordinary email

19  Paragraphs 20(1)(b) and 24(2)(b) of Schedule 6

Omit “electronic mail”, substitute “email”.

20  Subclause 24(3) of Schedule 6

Omit “electronic mail”, substitute “email”.

21  Paragraph 24(5)(b) of Schedule 6

Omit “electronic mail”, substitute “email”.

22  Clause 35 of Schedule 6 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

35  This Part does not apply to internet carriage services or ordinary email

23  Paragraphs 35(b) and 37(2)(b) of Schedule 6

Omit “electronic mail”, substitute “email”.

Civil Aviation Act 1988

24  Subparagraphs 28C(1)(b)(ii) and (iii)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

Customs Act 1901

25  Paragraph 126E(1)(d)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009

26  Subsection 235(3) (note)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

Migration Act 1958

27  Subsection 332H(1) (table item 4, column headed “Methods of giving notices”)

Omit “e‑mail” (wherever occurring), substitute “email”.

28  Subsection 379A(5) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Transmission by fax, email or other electronic means

29  Paragraphs 379A(5)(b), (d) and (e)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

30  Subsection 379B(4) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Transmission by fax, email or other electronic means

31  Subsection 379B(4)

Omit “e‑mail” (wherever occurring), substitute “email”.

32  Subsection 379C(5) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Transmission by fax, email or other electronic means

33  Subsection 379C(5)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

34  Subsection 379D(4) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Transmission by fax, email or other electronic means

35  Subsection 379D(4)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

36  Subsection 441A(5) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Transmission by fax, email or other electronic means

37  Paragraphs 441A(5)(b), (d) and (e)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

38  Subsection 441B(4) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Transmission by fax, email or other electronic means

39  Subsection 441B(4)

Omit “e‑mail” (wherever occurring), substitute “email”.

40  Subsection 441C(5) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Transmission by fax, email or other electronic means

41  Subsection 441C(5)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

42  Subsection 441D(4) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Transmission by fax, email or other electronic means

43  Subsection 441D(4)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

44  Subsection 494B(5) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Transmission by fax, email or other electronic means

45  Paragraphs 494B(5)(b), (d) and (e)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

46  Subsection 494C(5) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Transmission by fax, email or other electronic means

47  Subsection 494C(5)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

Social Security Act 1991

48  Subsection 1185Q(2)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

49  Subparagraph 1185Q(3)(a)(iii)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

Spam Act 2003

50  Section 3 (first paragraph)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

51  Section 4 (paragraph (a) of the definition of relevant electronic account‑holder)

Omit “e‑mail” (wherever occurring), substitute “email”.

52  Subparagraph 5(1)(b)(i)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

53  Subsection 5(1) (note)

Omit “E‑mail”, substitute “Email”.

Surveillance Devices Act 2004

54  Subsections 15(1), 23(1), 28(3), 29(2) and 30(2)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

Telecommunications Act 1997

55  Subsection 108A(3) (paragraph (a) of the definition of electronic messaging service)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

56  Subsection 49P(2)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

57  Subparagraph 49P(3)(a)(iii)

Omit “e‑mail”, substitute “email”.

Part 3Facsimile

Airports Act 1996

58  Subsection 250(6)

Omit “facsimile transmission”, substitute “fax”.

Australian Meat and Live‑stock Industry Act 1997

59  Subsection 20(1)

Omit “facsimile service”, substitute “fax”.

Bankruptcy Act 1966

60  Subparagraphs 64A(1)(b)(v) and 64C(b)(iv)

Omit “facsimile transmission”, substitute “fax”.

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

61  Section 211

Omit “facsimile transmission”, substitute “fax”.

Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994

62  Subsections 63(1) and (5)

Omit “facsimile”, substitute “fax”.

Comprehensive Nuclear Test‑Ban Treaty Act 1998

63  Subsections 37(1) and (5)

Omit “facsimile”, substitute “fax”.

Crimes Act 1914

64  Subsections 3R(1) and (5), 3ZH(5), 23XB(3), 23XC(2) and 23XD(1)

Omit “facsimile”, substitute “fax”.

Customs Act 1901

65  Subsections 203M(1) and (5)

Omit “facsimile”, substitute “fax”.

66  Paragraph 269F(4)(c)

Omit “electronic facsimile to a facsimile”, substitute “fax to a fax”.

67  Subsection 269F(4)

Omit “or a facsimile”, substitute “or a fax”.

68  Paragraph 269SB(3)(c)

Omit “electronic facsimile to a facsimile”, substitute “fax to a fax”.

69  Subsection 269SB(3)

Omit “or a facsimile”, substitute “or a fax”.

70  Paragraph 269TB(5)(c)

Omit “electronic facsimile to a facsimile”, substitute “fax to a fax”.

71  Subsection 269TB(5)

Omit “or a facsimile”, substitute “or a fax”.

72  Paragraph 269W(2)(c)

Omit “electronic facsimile to a facsimile”, substitute “fax to a fax”.

73  Subsection 269W(2)

Omit “or a facsimile”, substitute “or a fax”.

74  Paragraph 269ZB(3)(c)

Omit “electronic facsimile to a facsimile”, substitute “fax to a fax”.

75  Subsection 269ZB(3)

Omit “or a facsimile”, substitute “or a fax”.

76  Paragraph 269ZF(2)(c)

Omit “electronic facsimile”, substitute “fax”.

77  Subsection 269ZF(2)

Omit “or a facsimile”, substitute “or a fax”.

78  Paragraph 269ZHC(2)(c)

Omit “electronic facsimile to a facsimile”, substitute “fax to a fax”.

79  Subsection 269ZHC(2)

Omit “or a facsimile”, substitute “or a fax”.

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

80  Subsections 117(1) and (5) and 416(1) and (5)

Omit “facsimile”, substitute “fax”.

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981

81  Subsection 30A(1)

Omit “facsimile”, substitute “fax”.

82  Paragraph 30A(5)(a)

Omit “facsimile”, substitute “fax”.

Export Control Act 1982

83  Subsection 10G(1)

Omit “facsimile”, substitute “fax”.

84  Paragraph 10G(5)(a)

Omit “facsimile”, substitute “fax”.

Fisheries Management Act 1991

85  Subsections 86(1) and (5)

Omit “facsimile”, substitute “fax”.

86  Paragraphs 166(3)(c) and (d)

Omit “facsimile transmission”, substitute “fax”.

87  Transitional—subsection 166(3) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991

(1)       This item applies to a certificate if:

                     (a)  the certificate was given under subsection 166(3) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991; and

                     (b)  the certificate was in force immediately before the commencement of this item.

(2)       To avoid doubt, the certificate has effect, after the commencement of this item, as if it had been given under subsection 166(3) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 as amended by this Act and any reference to the term “facsimile” in that certificate were a reference to “fax”.

Imported Food Control Act 1992

88  Subsection 27(1)

Omit “facsimile”, substitute “fax”.

Interactive Gambling Act 2001

89  Section 65

Omit “facsimile transmission”, substitute “fax”.

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

90  Subsections 13(4) and 14(4)

Omit “facsimile”, substitute “fax”.

Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991

91  Subsection 12(5)

Omit “facsimile transmission”, substitute “fax”.

Part 4Trademark

Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing Act 2006

92  Subsection 12(1)

Omit “trademark”, substitute “trade mark”.

Australia Council Act 2013

93  Paragraph 6(h)

Omit “trademarks”, substitute “trade marks”.

Coal Research Assistance Act 1977

94  Section 3 (definition of intellectual property rights)

Omit “trademarks”, substitute “trade marks”.

Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012

95  Subparagraphs 12(2)(b)(i) and (ii)

Omit “trademark”, substitute “trade mark”.

96  Paragraph 40(1)(f)

Omit “trademark”, substitute “trade mark”.

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936

97  Subsection 6(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of royalty or royalties)

Omit “trademark”, substitute “trade mark”.

98  Subsection 109Y(2) (subparagraph (b)(iii) of the definition of net assets)

Omit “trademarks”, substitute “trade marks”.

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

99  Subsection 35‑45(2) (table item 4, column headed “Asset”)

Omit “Trademarks”, substitute “Trade marks”.

Schedule 5Legislative Assemblies

  

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973

1  Subsection 66(2A)

Omit “Legislative Assembly for the Northern Territory”, substitute “Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory”.

2  Paragraph 70(1)(b)

Omit “Legislative Assembly for the Northern Territory”, substitute “Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory”.

Defence (Parliamentary Candidates) Act 1969

3  Paragraphs 7(1)(b), 8(b) and 9(b)

Omit “Legislative Assembly for the Northern Territory”, substitute “Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory”.

Northern Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1978

4  Schedule 3

Omit “Legislative Assembly for the Northern Territory” (wherever occurring), substitute “Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory”.

Superannuation Act 1922

5  Subsection 52(1)

Omit “Legislative Assembly for the Northern Territory”, substitute “Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory”.

6  Subsection 88(1)

Omit “Legislative Assembly for the Northern Territory”, substitute “Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory”.

7  Subsection 119A(2A)

Omit “Legislative Assembly for the Northern Territory”, substitute “Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory”.

8  Paragraph 119N(1)(b)

Omit “Legislative Assembly for the Northern Territory”, substitute “Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory”.

Superannuation Act 1976

9  Subparagraph 120(a)(i)

Omit “Legislative Assembly for the Northern Territory”, substitute “Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory”.

10  Subsection 125(3)

Omit “Legislative Assembly for the Northern Territory”, substitute “Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory”.

Schedule 6Acting appointments

Part 1Automatic acting

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005

1  Subsection 144C(1)

Omit “(1)”.

2  At the end of subsection 144C(1)

Add:

Note:          For rules that apply to persons acting as the Chairperson of the TSRA, see section 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

3  Subsection 144C(2)

Repeal the subsection.

4  At the end of subsection 144D(5)

Add:

Note:          For rules that apply to persons acting as the Deputy Chairperson, see section 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

5  At the end of subsection 144D(6)

Add:

Note:          For rules that apply to persons acting as the Chairperson, see section 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

6  Subsection 144D(7)

Repeal the subsection.

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005

7  Subsection 22(1)

Omit “(1)”.

8  At the end of subsection 22(1)

Add:

Note:          For rules that apply to persons acting as the Chair, see section 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

9  Subsections 22(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections.

Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989

10  Subsection 81(1)

Omit “(1)”.

11  At the end of subsection 81(1)

Add:

Note:          For rules that apply to persons acting as the Chairperson, see section 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

12  Subsections 81(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections.

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998

13  At the end of subsection 18(3)

Add:

Note:          For rules that apply to persons acting as the Chair, see section 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

14  Subsections 18(4) and (5)

Repeal the subsections.

Fisheries Administration Act 1991

15  At the end of subsection 13(6)

Add:

Note:          For rules that apply to persons acting as the Chairperson, see section 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

16  Subsection 13(8)

Repeal the subsection.

Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989

17  At the end of subsection 74(6)

Add:

Note:          For rules that apply to persons acting as the Chairperson, see section 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

18  Subsection 74(8)

Repeal the subsection.

Private Health Insurance Act 2007

19  At the end of subsection 270‑15(1)

Add:

Note:          For rules that apply to persons acting as the Commissioner, see section 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

20  Subsection 270‑15(3)

Repeal the subsection.

Part 2Other appointments

National Health Reform Act 2011

21  At the end of subsection 256(1)

Add:

Note:          For rules that apply to acting appointments, see sections 33AB and 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

22  Subsection 256(4)

Repeal the subsection (including the note).

Part 3Saving

23  Saving—appointments

The amendments made by this Schedule do not affect the validity of an appointment that was made under an Act before the commencement of this item and that was in force immediately before that commencement.

Schedule 7Removal of redundant Chairman and Deputy Chairman provisions

  

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975

1  Subsection 3(1)

Omit “(1)”.

2  Subsection 3(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Defence Housing Australia Act 1987

3  Section 13

Repeal the section.

Health Insurance Act 1973

4  Subsection 124C(7)

Repeal the subsection.

Industry Research and Development Act 1986

5  Subsection 4(7)

Repeal the subsection.

Productivity Commission Act 1998

6  Subsection 3(1)

Omit “(1)”.

7  Subsections 3(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections.

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986

8  Subsection 17(4)

Repeal the subsection.

Public Lending Right Act 1985

9  Subsection 9(7)

Repeal the subsection.

Schedule 8Removal of redundant definitions

  

Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986

1  Subsection 2(1) (definition of APS employee)

Repeal the definition.

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999

2  Subsection 3(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Act 1980

3  Subsection 3(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing Act 2006

4  Section 5 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002

5  Subsection 4(1) (definition of acting SES employee)

Repeal the definition.

6  Subsection 4(1) (definition of SES employee)

Repeal the definition.

Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Act 2011

7  Section 4 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Banking Act 1959

8  Subsection 5(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

9  Subsection 6(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Act 2010

10  Section 3 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011

11  Section 5 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Copyright Act 1968

12  Subsection 10(1) (definition of calendar year)

Repeal the definition.

Do Not Call Register Act 2006

13  Section 4 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Energy Efficiency Opportunities Act 2006

14  Subsection 4(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000

15  Subsection 4(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975

16  Subsection 3(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012

17  Section 5 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Health Insurance Act 1973

18  Subsection 3(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000

19  Section 4 (definition of APS employee)

Repeal the definition.

Independent Contractors Act 2006

20  Section 4 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Insurance Act 1973

21  Subsection 3(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

International Air Services Commission Act 1992

22  Subsection 4(1) (definition of APS employee)

Repeal the definition.

International Criminal Court Act 2002

23  Section 4 (definition of faxed copy)

Repeal the definition.

International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995

24  Section 4 (definition of fax)

Repeal the definition.

Liquid Fuel Emergency Act 1984

25  Subsection 3(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Migration Act 1958

26  Subsection 5(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

27  Subsection 252A(8) (definition of SES employee)

Repeal the definition.

28  Subsection 261AK(10) (definition of SES employee)

Repeal the definition.

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

29  Subsection 5(1) (definition of financial year)

Repeal the definition.

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987

30  Subsection 3(1) (definition of facsimile copy)

Repeal the definition.

31  Subsection 3(1) (definition of fax)

Repeal the definition.

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007

32  Section 7 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992

33  Section 4 (definition of financial year)

Repeal the definition.

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989

34  Section 7 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010

35  Section 6 (definition of calendar month)

Repeal the definition.

36  Section 6 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Product Stewardship Act 2011

37  Section 6 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000

38  Subsection 154A(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Spam Act 2003

39  Section 4 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Superannuation Act 1976

40  Subsection 3(1) (definition of APS employee)

Repeal the definition.

Tax Agent Services Act 2009

41  Subsection 90‑1(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Telecommunications Act 1997

42  Section 7 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011

43  Section 5 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989

44  Subsection 3(1) (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

45  Section 42YB

Repeal the section.

Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008

46  Section 5 (definition of penalty unit)

Repeal the definition.

Schedule 9Spent and obsolete provisions

Part 1Spent repeals and amendments

Crimes at Sea Act 2000

1  Items 1 to 10 of Schedule 2

Repeal the items.

Data‑matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990

2  Part 3

Repeal the Part.

Health Insurance Commission (Reform and Separation of Functions) Act 1997

3  Part 3

Repeal the Part.

4  Schedules 1 and 2

Repeal the Schedules.

Hearing Services and AGHS Reform Act 1997

5  Part 3

Repeal the Part.

6  Schedules 2 to 4

Repeal the Schedules.

Military Superannuation and Benefits Act 1991

7  Part 10

Repeal the Part.

Part 2Spent provisions

Criminal Code Act 1995

8  Paragraph 72.12(1)(d) of the Criminal Code

Omit “72.20, 72.21,”.

9  Paragraph 72.13(1)(d) of the Criminal Code

Omit “72.20,”.

10  Paragraph 72.14(1)(d) of the Criminal Code

Omit “or 72.21”.

11  Paragraph 72.15(1)(d) of the Criminal Code

Omit “72.20, 72.21,”.

12  Subsection 72.19(1) of the Criminal Code

Omit all the words after “plastic explosive that”, substitute “was manufactured before the commencement of this section”.

13  Sections 72.20 and 72.21 of the Criminal Code

Repeal the sections.

14  Subsection 72.28(1) of the Criminal Code

Omit “72.20, 72.21,”.

15  Subsection 72.29(1) of the Criminal Code

Omit “72.20, 72.21,”.

16  Subsection 72.30(1) of the Criminal Code

Omit “, 72.19(1), 72.20(1) or 72.21(2)”, substitute “or 72.19(1)”.

17  Subsection 72.30(2) of the Criminal Code

Omit “, 72.19(1), 72.20(1) or 72.21(2)”, substitute “or 72.19(1)”.

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995

18  Subsection 9(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008

19  Section 89

Repeal the section.

Schedule 10Spent Acts

Part 1Rate correction Acts

National Residue Survey Customs Levy Rate Correction (Lamb Exports) Act 2004

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

National Residue Survey Excise Levy Rate Correction (Lamb Transactions) Act 2004

2  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

3  Saving

If an act or thing was made, or taken to be, lawful, valid or effectual to any extent immediately before the commencement of this item under an Act repealed by this Part, then the act or thing continues to be, or to be taken to be, lawful, valid or effectual to the same extent after the commencement of this item.

Part 2Validation Acts

Dried Vine Fruits (Rate of Primary Industry (Customs) Charge) Validation Act 2001

4  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Dried Vine Fruits (Rate of Primary Industry (Excise) Levy) Validation Act 2001

5  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Part 3Other Acts

Ballast Water Research and Development Funding Levy Act 1998

6  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Ballast Water Research and Development Funding Levy Collection Act 1998

7  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Independent Schools (Loans Guarantee) Act 1969

8  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Judicial Appointment (Fiji) Act 1971

9  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Judicial Appointment (Western Samoa) Act 1980

10  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Judiciary (Diplomatic Representation) Act 1977

11  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games (Indicia and Images) Protection Act 2005

12  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

National Firearms Program Implementation Act 1996

13  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

National Firearms Program Implementation Act 1997

14  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

National Firearms Program Implementation Act 1998

15  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

National Handgun Buyback Act 2003

16  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Non‑government Schools (Loans Guarantee) Act 1977

17  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Repatriation Institutions (Transfer) Act 1992

18  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.


[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 19 March 2014

Senate on 27 March 2014]

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