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A Bill for an Act to repeal certain obsolete Acts relating to education and training, and for related purposes
Administered by: Education and Training
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Registered 22 Jun 2017
Introduced HR 22 Jun 2017
Table of contents.

2016‑2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education and Training Legislation Repeal Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Education and Training)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to repeal certain obsolete Acts relating to education and training, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Repeals of Acts                                                                                           3

Part 1—Repeals                                                                                                                3

Australian Research Council (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2001     3

Australian Technical Colleges (Flexibility in Achieving Australia’s Skills Needs) Act 2005          3

Skilling Australia’s Workforce Act 2005                                                                3

Skilling Australia’s Workforce (Repeal and Transitional Provisions) Act 2005                3

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                      4

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                            4

Part 3—Saving and transitional provisions                                                        5

 


A Bill for an Act to repeal certain obsolete Acts relating to education and training, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Education and Training Legislation Repeal Act 2017.

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.  The whole of this Act

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

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 1Repeals of Acts

Part 1Repeals

Australian Research Council (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2001

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Australian Technical Colleges (Flexibility in Achieving Australia’s Skills Needs) Act 2005

2  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Skilling Australia’s Workforce Act 2005

3  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Skilling Australia’s Workforce (Repeal and Transitional Provisions) Act 2005

4  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Part 2Consequential amendments

Social Security Act 1991

5  Subsection 23(1) (definition of VET provider)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

VET provider means a registered training organisation (within the meaning of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011) that provides vocational education and training.

Part 3Saving and transitional provisions

6  Saving provision

Despite the repeal of the Australian Technical Colleges (Flexibility in Achieving Australia’s Skills Needs) Act 2005 made by Part 1 of this Schedule:

                     (a)  a Part 2 agreement in force under that Act immediately before the commencement of this item continues in force on and after that commencement; and

                     (b)  that Act, as in force immediately before that commencement, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to the Part 2 agreement.

7  Transitional rules

(1)       The Minister may, by legislative instrument, make rules prescribing matters of a transitional nature (including prescribing any saving or application provisions) relating to the amendments or repeals made by this Schedule.

(2)       To avoid doubt, the rules may not do the following:

                     (a)  create an offence or civil penalty;

                     (b)  provide powers of:

                              (i)  arrest or detention; or

                             (ii)  entry, search or seizure;

                     (c)  impose a tax;

                     (d)  set an amount to be appropriated from the Consolidated Revenue Fund under an appropriation in this Act;

                     (e)  directly amend the text of this Schedule.

(3)       This Schedule (other than subitem (2)) does not limit the rules that may be made for the purposes of subitem (1).