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Norfolk Island Standard Time Ordinance 2015

Authoritative Version
Ordinance No. 6, 2015 Ordinances/Norfolk Island as made
This Ordinance sets back the time zone on Norfolk Island by 30 minutes from Co-ordinated Universal Time (UTC)+11.5 to UTC+11.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 05
Made 03 Sep 2015
Registered 23 Sep 2015
Tabled HR 12 Oct 2015
Tabled Senate 12 Oct 2015
Table of contents.

 

Norfolk Island Standard Time Ordinance 2015

 

Ordinance No. 6, 2015

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Ordinance.

Dated 03 September 2015

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Jamie Briggs

Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name................................................................................................... 1

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

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 1

5............ The Acts Interpretation Act 1901 does not apply................................ 2

6............ Standard time in Norfolk Island.......................................................... 2

7............ Construction of legal instruments........................................................ 2

 


1  Name

                   This is the Norfolk Island Standard Time Ordinance 2015.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Ordinance 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 Ordinance

At 12.30 am (by legal time in New South Wales) on 4 October 2015.

4 October 2015

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Ordinance as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Ordinance.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Ordinance. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Ordinance.

3  Authority

                   This Ordinance is made under section 19A of the Norfolk Island Act 1979.

4  Definitions

                   In this Ordinance:

Co‑ordinated Universal Time means Co‑ordinated Universal Time (UTC) as determined by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures and maintained under section 8AA of the National Measurement Act 1960.

legal instrument means any of the following:

                     (a)  an enactment;

                     (b)  a law made under an enactment;

                     (c)  a contract or agreement (whether made orally or in writing);

                     (d)  a deed or other instrument having legal effect.

5  The Acts Interpretation Act 1901 does not apply

                   The Acts Interpretation Act 1901 does not apply to this Ordinance.

Note:          The Interpretation Act 1979 (Norfolk Island) applies instead (because this Ordinance is an enactment for the purposes of that Act).

6  Standard time in Norfolk Island

                   Standard time in Norfolk Island is 11 hours in advance of Co‑ordinated Universal Time.

7  Construction of legal instruments

                   If:

                     (a)  an expression of time occurs in any legal instrument; or

                     (b)  the doing or refraining from doing anything at, before or after a certain time has an effect in law;

the time is to be determined, unless it is otherwise specifically stated, by reference to standard time in Norfolk Island under section 6 of this Ordinance.