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Reserved Laws (Administration) Ordinance 1989 (ACT)

Authoritative Version
No. 42 of 1989 Ordinances/Australian Capital Territory as amended, taking into account amendments up to National Land (Parking) Repeal Ordinance 2014
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Registered 21 Feb 2014
Start Date 21 Feb 2014
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AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

Reserved Laws (Administration) Ordinance 1989

Ordinance No. 42, 1989 as amended

made under the

Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910

Compilation start date:                     21 February 2014

Includes amendments up to:            National Land (Parking) Repeal Ordinance 2014

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Reserved Laws (Administration) Ordinance 1989 as in force on 21 February 2014. It includes any commenced amendment affecting the legislation to that date.

This compilation was prepared on 21 February 2014.

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of each amended provision.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not reflected in the text of the compiled law but the text of the amendments is included in the endnotes.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Modifications

If a provision of the compiled law is affected by a modification that is in force, details are included in the endnotes.

Provisions ceasing to have effect

If a provision of the compiled law has expired or otherwise ceased to have effect in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Interpretation....................................................................................... 1

4............ Administration of reserved laws......................................................... 2

5............ Delegation of Ministers’ powers under reserved laws........................ 2

6............ Effect on delegations of changes of occupancy of office..................... 3

7............ Effect on delegations of changes in administration.............................. 3

Schedules                                                                                                                               4

Schedule 1—Reserved laws administered by the Minister administering the Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910 of the Commonwealth     4

Schedule 2—Reserved Laws administered by the Attorney‑General          5

Part 1—Ordinances                                                                                                              5

Part 2—Imperial Acts in force in the Territory                                                  6

Schedule 3—Reserved Laws administered by the Treasurer               7

Part 1—Ordinances                                                                                                              7

Part 2—Acts of the Parliament of New South Wales in force in the Territory   8

Schedule 4—Reserved Laws administered by the Minister administering Part II of the Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988 of the Commonwealth                                                              9

Endnotes                                                                                                                                    10

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                            10

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                                12

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                             13

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                           15

Endnote 5—Uncommenced amendments [none]                                          16

Endnote 6—Modifications [none]                                                                         16

Endnote 7—Misdescribed amendments [none]                                             16

Endnote 8—Miscellaneous                                                                                       17

 


An Ordinance to provide for the administration of the reserved laws of the Territory consequentially upon its establishment as a body politic under the Crown

 

 

1  Short title

                   This Ordinance may be cited as the Reserved Laws (Administration) Ordinance 1989.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Section 1, this section and section 3 commence on the day on which this Ordinance is notified in the Gazette.

             (2)  The remaining provisions commence on the date of commencement of section 22 of the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988 of the Commonwealth.

3  Interpretation

             (1)  In this Ordinance, unless the contrary intention appears:

reserved law means:

                     (a)  a law specified in Schedule 5 to the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988 of the Commonwealth;

                     (c)  an Ordinance; or

                     (d)  a regulation, rule or by‑law made under:

                              (i)  a law that is a reserved law by virtue of paragraph (a); or

                             (ii)  an Ordinance.

             (2)  In this Ordinance, unless the contrary intention appears, land and National Land have the same respective meanings as in the Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988 of the Commonwealth.

4  Administration of reserved laws

             (1)  The Minister for the time being administering the Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910 of the Commonwealth shall administer the reserved laws specified in Schedule 1.

             (2)  The Attorney‑General for the Commonwealth shall administer the reserved laws specified in Schedule 2.

             (3)  The Treasurer for the Commonwealth shall administer the reserved laws specified in Schedule 3.

             (4)  The Commonwealth Minister of State for Employment, Education and Training shall administer the Canberra Institute of the Arts Ordinance 1988.

             (5)  Subject to subsection (5A), the Minister for the time being administering Part II of the Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988 of the Commonwealth shall administer the reserved laws specified in Schedule 4.

          (5A)  The Minister for Administrative Services shall administer the National Land Ordinance 1989 in so far as it relates to National Land other than National Land designated in writing under section 4 of that Ordinance as land required for the special purposes of Canberra as the National Capital.

             (6)  The Minister for the time being administering the Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988 of the Commonwealth shall administer the National Land (Road Transport) Ordinance 2014.

5  Delegation of Ministers’ powers under reserved laws

             (1)  A Minister may, by instrument, delegate to any person all or any of his or her powers under a reserved law.

             (2)  This section has effect subject to any contrary intention:

                     (a)  in the relevant reserved law; or

                     (b)  in the case of a power under a regulation, rule or by‑law—in the law under which that reserved law is made.

6  Effect on delegations of changes of occupancy of office

             (1)  Where a person ceases to hold the office of Minister, a delegation under a reserved law, being a delegation made or taken to be made by that person in his or her capacity as Minister and in force immediately before the cessation:

                     (a)  shall, on and after that cessation, be taken to be made by the person’s successor in that office and shall then, subject to paragraph (b), otherwise have effect according to its tenor; and

                     (b)  may, by instrument, be varied or revoked by that successor.

             (2)  Paragraphs 29B(c) and (d), and section 30, of the Interpretation Ordinance 1967 apply in relation to a delegation referred to in subsection (1) as if it had been given by the relevant successor.

7  Effect on delegations of changes in administration

             (1)  Where a Minister ceases to be responsible for the administration of a reserved law, a delegation made or taken to be made by that Minister under that reserved law and in force immediately before the cessation:

                     (a)  shall, on and after that cessation, be taken to be made by the Minister who assumes that responsibility (in this section called the successor) and shall then, subject to paragraph (b), otherwise have effect according to its tenor; and

                     (b)  may, by instrument, be varied or revoked by the successor.

             (2)  Paragraphs 29B(c) and (d), and section 30, of the Interpretation Ordinance 1967 apply in relation to a delegation referred to in subsection (1) as if it had been given by the successor.


Schedules 

Schedule 1Reserved laws administered by the Minister administering the Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910 of the Commonwealth

(subsection 4(1))

  

Reserved Laws (Administration) Ordinance 1989

Reserved Laws (Interpretation) Ordinance 1989

Schedule 2Reserved Laws administered by the Attorney‑General

(subsection 4(2))

Part 1Ordinances

Companies Auditors and Liquidators Disciplinary Board Ordinance 1982

Companies (Registered Societies) Ordinance 1990

Corporate Affairs Commission Ordinance 1980

Ordinances Revision (Companies Amendments) Ordinance 1982

Police Pensions Ordinance 1958

Part 2Imperial Acts in force in the Territory

 

Demise of the Crown

(1760) 1 Geo. 3 c. 23

Naval Prize Act

(1864) 27 and 28 Vic. c. 25

Naval Prize (Procedure) Act

(1916) 6 and 7 Geo. 5 c. 2

Prize Act

(1939) 2 and 3 Geo. 6 c. 65

Prize Courts Act

(1894) 57 and 58 Vic. c. 39

Prize Courts Act

(1915) 5 and 6 Geo. 5 c. 57

Prize Courts (Procedure) Act

(1914) 4 and 5 Geo. 5 c. 13

Territorial Waters Jurisdiction

(1878) 41 and 42 Vic. c. 73

 

Schedule 3Reserved Laws administered by the Treasurer

(subsection 4(3))

Part 1Ordinances

The Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited (Merger) Ordinance 1982

The Commercial Bank of Australia Limited (Merger) Ordinance 1982

Imperial Acts (Substituted Provisions) Ordinance 1986, Schedule 2, Part 21

Part 2Acts of the Parliament of New South Wales in force in the Territory

Life, Fire and Marine Insurance Act 1902

Schedule 4Reserved Laws administered by the Minister administering Part II of the Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988 of the Commonwealth

(subsection 4(5))

  

National Land Ordinance 1989

National Memorials Ordinance 1928


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide details of the history of this legislation and its provisions. The following endnotes are included in each compilation:

 

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Endnote 5—Uncommenced amendments

Endnote 6—Modifications

Endnote 7—Misdescribed amendments

Endnote 8—Miscellaneous

 

If there is no information under a particular endnote, the word “none” will appear in square brackets after the endnote heading.

 

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key in this endnote sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

 

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

 

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended the compiled law. The information includes commencement information for amending laws and details of application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

 

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision level. It also includes information about any provisions that have expired or otherwise ceased to have effect in accordance with a provision of the compiled law.

 

Uncommenced amendments—Endnote 5

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not reflected in the text of the compiled law but the text of the amendments is included in endnote 5.

Modifications—Endnote 6

If the compiled law is affected by a modification that is in force, details of the modification are included in endnote 6.

 

Misdescribed amendments—Endnote 7

An amendment is a misdescribed amendment if the effect of the amendment cannot be incorporated into the text of the compilation. Any misdescribed amendment is included in endnote 7.

 

Miscellaneous—Endnote 8

Endnote 8 includes any additional information that may be helpful for a reader of the compilation.

 

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

pres = present

am = amended

prev = previous

c = clause(s)

(prev) = previously

Ch = Chapter(s)

Pt = Part(s)

def = definition(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

Dict = Dictionary

Reg = Regulation/Regulations

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

reloc = relocated

Div = Division(s)

renum = renumbered

exp = expired or ceased to have effect

rep = repealed

hdg = heading(s)

rs = repealed and substituted

LI = Legislative Instrument

s = section(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

mod = modified/modification

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

No = Number(s)

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

o = order(s)

SR = Statutory Rules

Ord = Ordinance

Sub-Ch = Sub-Chapter(s)

orig = original

SubPt = Subpart(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)
/sub-subparagraph(s)

 

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Name

FRLI registration or gazettal

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Reserved Laws (Administration) Ordinance 1989
(No. 42 of 1989)

10 May 1989 (see Gazette 1989, No. S160)

Ss. 1–3: 10 May 1989
Remainder: 11 May 1989
(see Gazette 1989, No. S164)

 

Reserved Laws (Administration) (Amendment) Ordinance 1989
(No. 57 of 1989)

30 Aug 1989 (see Gazette 1989, No. GN33)

30 Aug 1989

Evidence (Closed Circuit Television) (Amendment) Ordinance 1990
(No. 6 of 1990)

27 June 1990 (see Gazette 1990, No. GN25)

27 June 1990

Supreme Court (Arbitration) Ordinance 1990
(No. 8 of 1990)

29 June 1990 (see Gazette 1990, No. S176)

29 June 1990

Companies (Registered Societies) Ordinance 1990
(No. 12 of 1990)

1 Aug 1990 (see Gazette 1990, No. GN30)

1 Aug 1990

Reserved Laws (Administration) (Amendment) Ordinance 1993
(No. 3 of 1993)

24 Nov 1993 (see Gazette 1993, No. GN46)

24 Nov 1993

National Land (Parking) (Consequential Amendments)  Ordinance 1994
(No. 3 of 1994)

2 Mar 1994 (see Gazette 1994, No. GN8)

2 Sept 1994 (see s. 2)

Reserved Laws (Administration) (Amendment and Repeal) Ordinance 1994
(No. 6 of 1994)

24 Aug 1994 (see Gazette 1994, No. GN33)

24 Aug 1994

Reserved Laws (Administration) (Amendment) Ordinance 1997
(No. 2 of 1997)

11 June 1997 (see Gazette 1997, No. GN23)

11 June 1997

Reserved Laws (Administration) Amendment Ordinance 2001 (No. 1)
(No. 1 of 2001)

5 July 2001 (see Gazette 2001, No. GN275)

5 July 2001

National Land (Parking) Repeal Ordinance 2014

20 Feb 2014 (see F2014L00167)

Sch 1 (item 2): 21 Feb 2014

 

Name

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Arts, Environment and Territories Legislation Amendment Act 1992

130, 1992

24 Oct 1992

Royal Assent

see s. 5(2)

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

s. 3......................................

am. No. 6, 1994; No. 2, 1997

s. 4......................................

am. No. 57, 1989; Act No. 130, 1992; No. 3, 1993; Nos. 3 and 6, 1994; No. 2, 1997; F2014L00167

Schedule 1

 

Schedule 1..........................

am. No. 57, 1989; Act No. 130, 1992; No. 3, 1993

Schedule 2

 

Schedule 2..........................

am. Nos. 6 and 8, 1989; No. 12, 1990

 

rs. No. 6, 1994

 

am. No. 2, 1997; No. 1, 2001

Schedule 4

 

Schedule 4..........................

ad. No. 3, 1993

 

Endnote 5—Uncommenced amendments [none]

Endnote 6—Modifications [none]

Endnote 7—Misdescribed amendments [none]

Endnote 8—Miscellaneous

The Reserved Laws (Interpretation) Ordinance 1989 of the Territory (No. 25, 1989) provides for the interpretation of those laws of the Territory which are not enactments. That Ordinance also affects references in ACT laws to enactments.