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A Bill for an Act to amend the law in relation to the legislative powers of territories, and for related purposes
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Registered 01 Aug 2022
Introduced HR 01 Aug 2022
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2022

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Restoring Territory Rights Bill 2022

 

No.      , 2022

 

(Mr Gosling and Ms Payne)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law in relation to the legislative powers of territories, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                    3

Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988                                  3

Northern Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1978                                                   3

Part 2—Application                                                                                                       4

 

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the law in relation to the legislative powers of territories, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Restoring Territory Rights Act 2022.

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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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

Part 1Amendments

Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988

1  Subsections 23(1A) and (1B)

Repeal the subsections.

Northern Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1978

2  Section 50A

Repeal the section.

Part 2Application

3  Application

(1)       Despite the amendments made by this Schedule, the Rights of the Terminally Ill Act 1995 of the Northern Territory:

                     (a)  continues to have effect as a law of the Territory in relation to any act or thing that was done before 27 March 1997; but

                     (b)  has no force or effect as a law of the Territory in relation to any act or thing done on or after that day.

(2)       Subitem (1) applies subject to a contrary intention in a law of the Northern Territory that is enacted after the commencement of this item.