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Act No. 66 of 2016 as made
An Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters arising from the enactment of the National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016, and for related purposes
Administered by: Health
Originating Bill: National Cancer Screening Register (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2016
Registered 24 Oct 2016
Date of Assent 20 Oct 2016
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National Cancer Screening Register (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2016

 

No. 66, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters arising from the enactment of the National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 2

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                    3

Australian Immunisation Register Act 2015                                                          3

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                            3

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                        3

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                              4

 

 


 

 

National Cancer Screening Register (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2016

No. 66, 2016

 

 

 

An Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters arising from the enactment of the National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016, and for related purposes

[Assented to 20 October 2016]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the National Cancer Screening Register (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2016.

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

Provisions

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.

20 October 2016

2.  Schedule 1

At the same time as section 1 of the National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016 commences.

However, if that section does not commence, the provisions do not commence at all.

21 October 2016

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  Schedules

                   Legislation 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

Part 1Amendments

Australian Immunisation Register Act 2015

1  After paragraph 22(2)(c)

Insert:

                    (ca)  the person does so for the purposes of including information in the register kept under Part 2 of the National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016; or

Freedom of Information Act 1982

2  Schedule 3

Insert in its appropriate alphabetical position, determined on a letter by letter basis:

National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016, section 18

Health Insurance Act 1973

3  After subsection 130(5G)

Insert:

          (5H)  This section does not prohibit a person from providing information for inclusion in the register kept under Part 2 of the National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016.

Part 2Application and transitional provisions

4  Definitions

(1)       In this Part:

National Cancer Screening Register means the register established under Part 2 of the National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016.

prescribed cervical screening register means a register or database prescribed by rules made under subitem 5(3).

(2)       An expression used in this Part has the same meaning as in the National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016.

5  Transfer of information from State and Territory databases

(1)       A State or Territory authority is authorised to use and disclose information in a prescribed cervical screening register for the purposes of the Commonwealth including information in the National Cancer Screening Register.

(2)       For the purposes of the National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016, information disclosed to the Commonwealth under subitem (1) is taken to have been obtained under the National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016.

(3)       The Minister administering the National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016 may, by legislative instrument, make rules prescribing registers or databases which exist under legislation of a State or Territory and contain information about individuals in connection with screening associated with cervical cancer.

(4)       This item applies despite any law of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory.

6  Application of civil penalty for reporting requirement

            Subsection 13(2) of the National Cancer Screening Register Act 2016 does not apply before 1 May 2018.


[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 31 August 2016

Senate on 12 October 2016]

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