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Ordinance No. 1, 2017 Ordinances/Cocos (Keeling) Islands as made
This instrument amends the Residential Tenancies Act 1987 (WA) (CKI), which sets out the rights and responsibilities of tenants, property owners and agents in the Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Registered 24 Mar 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR27-Mar-2017
Tabled Senate28-Mar-2017
Date of repeal 02 Apr 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Cocos (Keeling) Islands Applied Laws Amendment (Residential Tenancies) Ordinance 2017

 

Ordinance No. 1, 2017

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 23 March 2017

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Fiona Nash

Minister for Local Government and Territories

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Applied Laws (General) Ordinance 1992                                                                                         2

 


1  Name

                   This Ordinance is the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Applied Laws Amendment (Residential Tenancies) Ordinance 2017.

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 the same time as the Residential Tenancies Regulations 1989 (WA)(CKI) Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 1) are repealed under Part 4 (Sunsetting) of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003.

1 April 2017

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 the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this Ordinance is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Ordinance has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Applied Laws (General) Ordinance 1992

1  After Part 32 of Schedule 1

Insert:

Part 32A—Residential Tenancies Regulations 1989 (WA) (CKI)

1  After regulation 4

Insert:

4A  Exemption for certain agreements entered into by Cocos (Keeling) Islands Shire Council

             (1)  A residential tenancy agreement to which this regulation applies is a prescribed agreement for the purposes of paragraph 5(2)(g) of the Act.

             (2)  This regulation applies to a residential tenancy agreement entered into by the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Shire Council (whether before or after the commencement of this regulation) that:

                     (a)  is in respect of premises on land held by the Shire Council in trust under a Deed of Trust entered into between the Commonwealth of Australia and the former Cocos (Keeling) Islands Council constituted under the repealed Local Government Ordinance 1979 of the Commonwealth; and

                     (b)  is for a term of 5 years or more.

2  Regulation 5D

Repeal the regulation.