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A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2017, to amend the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975, and for related purposes
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Registered 15 Dec 2017
Introduced Senate 07 Dec 2017
Table of contents.

2016‑2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Security of Critical Infrastructure (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Attorney‑General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2017, to amend the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments consequential on the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2017 3

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                    3

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975                                                      3

Schedule 2—Other amendments                                                                                   4

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975                                                      4

 

 


A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2017, to amend the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Security of Critical Infrastructure (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) 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.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

Immediately after the commencement of section 32 of the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2017.

 

3.  Schedule 2

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 1Amendments consequential on the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2017

  

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979

1  Subsection 35(1) (after paragraph (d) of the definition of prescribed administrative action)

Insert:

               ; or (e)  the exercise of a power under subsection 32(2) of the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2017.

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975

2  After paragraph 122(1)(o)

Insert:

                   (oa)  the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2017;

3  At the end of subsections 122(2) and (3)

Add:

                   ; (g)  national security.

Schedule 2Other amendments

  

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975

1  After paragraph 122(1)(g)

Insert:

                    (ga)  the Defence Act 1903;

2  At the end of subsections 122(2) and (3)

Add:

                    ; (f)  defence.