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A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential matters arising from the enactment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018, and for other purposes
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Registered 03 Apr 2018
Introduced HR 28 Mar 2018
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2016‑2017‑2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2018

 

No.      , 2018

 

(Indigenous Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential matters arising from the enactment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018, and for other purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3

Schedule 1—General amendments                                                                              4

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                    4

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005                                                   4

DisabilityCare Australia Fund Act 2013                                                                4

Future Fund Act 2006                                                                                                5

Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015                                                             10

Part 2—Transitional provision                                                                                11

Schedule 2—Amendment of the Nation‑building Funds Act 2008        12

Nation‑building Funds Act 2008                                                                           12

Schedule 3—Amendments contingent on the repeal of the Nation‑building Funds Act 2008    13

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018 13

Schedule 4—Amendments contingent on the enactment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Amendment (Indigenous Land Corporation) Act 2018 14

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018 14

Schedule 5—Amendment of the Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015          17

Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015                                                             17

 

 


A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential matters arising from the enactment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund (Consequential Amendments) Act 2018.

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

At the same time as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018 commences.

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

 

3.  Schedule 2

At the same time as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018 commences.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if:

(a) Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Nation‑building Funds Repeal (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Act 2018 commences before the commencement of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018; or

(b) the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018 does not commence.

 

4.  Schedule 3

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018; and

(b) the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Nation‑building Funds Repeal (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Act 2018.

However, the provisions do not commence at all unless both of the events mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b) occur.

 

5.  Schedule 4

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018; and

(b) the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Amendment (Indigenous Land Corporation) Act 2018.

However, the provisions do not commence at all unless both of the events mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b) occur.

 

6.  Schedule 5

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 1General amendments

Part 1Amendments

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005

1  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Land Account)

Repeal the definition.

2  Part 4A (heading)

Omit “and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Account”.

3  Division 10 of Part 4A

Repeal the Division.

DisabilityCare Australia Fund Act 2013

4  At the end of paragraph 16(a)

Add:

                        or (v)  paragraph 16(a) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

5  At the end of paragraph 16(b)

Add:

                        or (v)  paragraph 16(b) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

6  At the end of paragraph 16(c)

Add:

                        or (v)  paragraph 16(c) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

Future Fund Act 2006

7  Section 4 (note)

Omit “and the Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015”, substitute “, the Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015 and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018”.

8  Section 5

Insert:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund means the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund established by section 9 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Special Account means the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Special Account established by section 12 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018.

Indigenous Affairs Minister means the Minister who administers Part 4A of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005.

9  Section 13 (note 2A)

Omit “and the Medical Research Future Fund”, substitute “, the Medical Research Future Fund and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund”.

10  After paragraph 28(5)(bb)

Insert:

                   (bc)  the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

11  At the end of subsection 28(5)

Add:

                    ; (i)  subsection 43(1) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018.

12  Section 33 (note)

Omit “and the Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015”, substitute “, the Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015 and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018”.

13  At the end of paragraph 35(b)

Add:

                        or (v)  the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

14  At the end of subsection 55(3)

Add:

            ; and (d)  the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018.

15  At the end of paragraph 63(1)(d)

Add “or”.

16  After paragraph 63(1)(d)

Insert:

                     (e)  the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

17  After paragraph 63(2)(ac)

Insert:

                   (ad)  the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018; or

18  After subsection 81(1E)

Insert:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund

           (1F)  A report under subsection (1) for a period must include a report of the following during the period:

                     (a)  the performance of the investments of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund;

                     (b)  the total amount debited from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Special Account for the purpose mentioned in paragraph 15(d) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

                     (c)  the total amount debited from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Special Account for the purpose mentioned in paragraph 16(d) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

                     (d)  the total amount debited from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Special Account for the purpose mentioned in paragraph 16(e) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

                     (e)  the total amount debited from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Special Account for the purpose mentioned in paragraph 16(f) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018.

19  After subsection 81(2E)

Insert:

           (2F)  A report under this section must include a benchmark in relation to the amounts referred to in paragraphs (1F)(b) to (e).

20  After paragraph 81(4)(d)

Insert:

                   (da)  the Indigenous Affairs Minister;

21  At the end of paragraph 83B(1)(db)

Add “or”.

22  After paragraph 83B(1)(db)

Insert:

                   (dc)  subsection 43(1) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

23  After subparagraph 84(1)(b)(iib)

Insert:

                           (iic)  a provision of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

24  At the end of subparagraph 84(1)(b)(viii)

Add “or”.

25  After subparagraph 84(1)(b)(viii)

Insert:

                            (ix)  the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Special Account;

26  After subsection 84(4B)

Insert:

Transfer of amounts to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Special Account

          (4C)  If an amount is credited to the Fund Account under subsection (1), the nominated Minister may, by writing, direct that a specified amount is to be:

                     (a)  debited from the Fund Account; and

                     (b)  credited to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Special Account;

on a specified day.

27  Paragraph 84(5)(b)

Omit “and (4B)”, substitute “, (4B) and (4C)”.

28  Subsection 84(6)

Omit “or (4B)”, substitute “, (4B) or (4C)”.

29  At the end of paragraph 2(2)(a) of Schedule 2

Add:

                     or (viii)  paragraph 15(e) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

30  At the end of paragraph 2(2)(b) of Schedule 2

Add:

                     or (viii)  paragraph 15(f) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

31  At the end of paragraph 2(2)(c) of Schedule 2

Add:

                     or (viii)  a paragraph of section 15 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

32  Clause 1 of Schedule 2A

Omit “or the Medical Research Future Fund”, substitute “, the Medical Research Future Fund or the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund”.

33  At the end of Schedule 2A

Add:

7  Transfers from the Future Fund to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund

             (1)  If an amount is debited from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Special Account for a purpose mentioned in section 16 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018, the nominated Minister may, by writing, direct that a specified amount is to be:

                     (a)  debited from the Fund Account; and

                     (b)  credited to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Special Account;

on a specified day.

             (2)  The specified amount must not exceed the amount debited from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Special Account as mentioned in subclause (1).

             (3)  A direction under subclause (1) is not a legislative instrument.

Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015

34  After subparagraph 19(a)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  paragraph 15(e) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018; or

35  After subparagraph 19(b)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  paragraph 15(f) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018; or

36  After subparagraph 19(c)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  a paragraph of section 15 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018; or

Part 2Transitional provision

37  Transitional—annual report about Land Account

Despite the repeal of section 193I of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 by this Schedule, that section continues to apply, in relation to a report for the financial year ending on 30 June 2018, as if that repeal had not happened.

Schedule 2Amendment of the Nation‑building Funds Act 2008

  

Nation‑building Funds Act 2008

1  At the end of paragraph 20(a)

Add:

                     or (viii)  paragraph 15(e) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

2  At the end of paragraph 20(b)

Add:

                     or (viii)  paragraph 15(f) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

3  At the end of paragraph 20(c)

Add:

                     or (viii)  a paragraph of section 15 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

4  At the end of paragraph 138(a)

Add:

                     or (viii)  paragraph 15(e) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

5  At the end of paragraph 138(b)

Add:

                     or (viii)  paragraph 15(f) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

6  At the end of paragraph 138(c)

Add:

                     or (viii)  a paragraph of section 15 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018;

Schedule 3Amendments contingent on the repeal of the Nation‑building Funds Act 2008

  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018

1  Subparagraphs 16(a)(iv), (b)(iv) and (c)(iv)

Repeal the subparagraphs.

Schedule 4Amendments contingent on the enactment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Amendment (Indigenous Land Corporation) Act 2018

  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018

1  Section 3

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation” (wherever occurring), substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

2  Section 4

Insert:

Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation means the corporation continued in existence by section 191A of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005.

Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation Funding Special Account means the special account continued in existence by section 20.

3  Section 4 (definition of Indigenous Land Corporation)

Repeal the definition.

4  Section 4 (definition of Indigenous Land Corporation Funding Special Account)

Repeal the definition.

5  Section 8

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation” (wherever occurring), substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

6  Paragraphs 14(a) and (b)

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation” (wherever occurring), substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

7  Part 3 (heading)

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation”, substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

8  Section 19

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation” (wherever occurring), substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

9  Section 20 (heading)

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation”, substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

10  Subsection 20(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  The special account established by this section is continued in existence under the name Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation Funding Special Account.

Note:          The special account was originally named the Indigenous Land Corporation Funding Special Account.

11  Subsections 20(2) and (3)

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation”, substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

12  Section 21 (heading)

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation”, substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

13  Section 21

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation” (wherever occurring), substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

14  Section 22 (heading)

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation”, substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

15  Subsections 22(1) and (2)

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation”, substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

16  Section 23 (heading)

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation”, substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

17  Paragraphs 23(1)(b) and (2)(d)

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation”, substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

18  Section 25 (heading)

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation”, substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

19  Subsection 25(1)

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation”, substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

20  Section 26 (heading)

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation”, substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

21  Paragraph 26(b)

Omit “Indigenous Land Corporation”, substitute “Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation”.

Schedule 5Amendment of the Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015

  

Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015

1  Subparagraph 19(a)(iv)

Omit “16(a)”, substitute “15(e)”.

2  Subparagraph 19(b)(iv)

Omit “16(b)”, substitute “15(f)”.

3  Subparagraph 19(c)(iv)

Omit “paragraph 16(c)”, substitute “a paragraph of section 15”.