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Act No. 117 of 2021 as made
An Act to amend the law relating to sport, and for related purposes
Administered by: Health
Originating Bill: Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021
Registered 11 Nov 2021
Date of Assent 03 Nov 2021
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Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021

 

No. 117, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to sport, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Main amendments                                                                                    3

Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Act 2014                   3

Schedule 2—Other amendments                                                                                   8

Sport Integrity Australia Act 2020                                                                           8

 


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Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021

No. 117, 2021

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to sport, and for related purposes

[Assented to 3 November 2021]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021.

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.

4 November 2021

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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 1Main amendments

  

Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Act 2014

1A  Section 9

Before “In this Act”, insert “(1)”.

1  Section 9 (definition of event body)

After “specified as an event body in”, insert “, or a body prescribed by rules made for the purposes of,”.

1B  Section 9 (at the end of the definition of event body)

Add:

Note:          See also subsection (2).

1C  At the end of section 9

Add:

             (2)  For the purposes of the definition of event body in subsection (1), the rules may prescribe a body for the purposes of a Schedule to this Act that covers a major sporting event only if:

                     (a)  the authorising body for the event requests the Minister in writing to make those rules; and

                     (b)  the Minister is satisfied that:

                              (i)  there was a delay in the establishment of the body that prevented the body from being specified by name in that Schedule; or

                             (ii)  there has been a change of name of an existing event body for the event.

2  Schedule 1

Repeal the Schedule, substitute:

Schedule 1ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

Note:       See section 9.

  

  

1  ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 is a major sporting event

                   The event known as the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 is a major sporting event covered by this Schedule.

2  Authorising body for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

                   ICC Business Corporation FZ‑LLC (being a wholly‑owned subsidiary of International Cricket Council Limited) is the authorising body for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.

3  Event bodies for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

                   The following are event bodies for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022:

                     (a)  the authorising body;

                     (b)  International Cricket Council Limited;

                     (c)  T20 World Cup 2020 Ltd (ACN 618 113 269);

                     (d)  Cricket Australia (ACN 006 089 130);

                     (e)  a body that is prescribed by the rules.

4  Protected indicia of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

                   The following are protected indicia of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022:

                     (a)  ICC T20 World Cup 2022;

                     (b)  ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022;

                     (c)  T20 World Cup;

                     (d)  T20WC;

                     (e)  International Cricket Council;

                      (f)  any expression that is prescribed by the rules;

                     (g)  any expression that, to a reasonable person, would suggest a connection with the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022;

whether or not used in combination with any other expressions, letters, numbers or symbols.

5  When protected indicia and images relate to an event body for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

                   Protected indicia and images of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 relate to each event body for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, except as prescribed by the rules.

6  Protection period for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

                   The protection period for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 is the period:

                     (a)  starting at the commencement of this clause; and

                     (b)  ending at the end of:

                              (i)  13 November 2023, unless subparagraph (ii) applies; or

                             (ii)  if the rules prescribe an earlier day for the purposes of this subparagraph—that earlier day.

3  Schedule 3

Repeal the Schedule, substitute:

Schedule 2Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023

Note:       See section 9.

  

  

1  Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023 is a major sporting event

                   The event known as the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023 is a major sporting event covered by this Schedule.

2  Authorising body for Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023

                   The Fédération Internationale de Football Association is the authorising body for the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023.

3  Event bodies for Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023

                   The following are event bodies for the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023:

                     (a)  the authorising body;

                     (b)  Football Australia Limited (ACN 106 478 068);

                   (ba)  FWWC2023 Pty Ltd (ACN 650 853 302);

                     (c)  a body that is prescribed by the rules.

4  Protected indicia of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023

                   The following are protected indicia of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023:

                     (a)  FIFA Women’s World Cup;

                     (b)  FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023;

                     (c)  FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia 2023;

                     (d)  FIFA Women’s World Cup New Zealand 2023;

                     (e)  FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023;

                      (f)  FWWC2023;

                     (g)  Fédération Internationale de Football Association;

                     (h)  any expression that is prescribed by the rules;

                      (i)  any expression that, to a reasonable person, would suggest a connection with the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023;

whether or not used in combination with any other expressions, letters, numbers or symbols.

5  When protected indicia and images relate to an event body for the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023

                   Protected indicia and images of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023 relate to each event body for the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023, except as prescribed by the rules.

6  Protection period for Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023

                   The protection period for the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023 is the period:

                     (a)  starting at the commencement of this clause; and

                     (b)  ending at the end of:

                              (i)  31 December 2024, unless subparagraph (ii) applies; or

                             (ii)  if the rules prescribe an earlier day for the purposes of this subparagraph—that earlier day.

4  Transitional provision—ICC T20 World Cup 2020

Despite the repeal of Schedule 1 to the Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Act 2014 made by this Schedule, that Schedule, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to the ICC T20 World Cup 2020.

Schedule 2Other amendments

  

Sport Integrity Australia Act 2020

1  Section 4 (definition of ineligibility)

Omit “Article 10.12.1”, substitute “Article 10.14”.

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

Senate on 16 June 2021

House of Representatives on 25 October 2021]

 

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