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Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Courts) Regulations 2018

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Regulations/Cocos (Keeling) Islands as made
These regulations replace the existing Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Courts) Regulations 1993, which are due to sunset in 2019, and provide certain WA courts and tribunals with jurisdiction as if the Cocos (Keeling) Islands were part of WA, including the WA Industrial Relations Commission.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Registered 09 Mar 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate19-Mar-2018
Tabled HR26-Mar-2018
Table of contents.

 

Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Courts) Regulations 2018

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 regulations.

Dated 02 March 2018

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Dr John McVeigh

Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government

 

 

 

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

5............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

6............ Courts and tribunals of Western Australia..................................................................... 1

7............ Offices of courts and tribunals of Western Australia..................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                       3

Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Courts) Regulations 1993                                                                      3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Courts) Regulations 2018.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument 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 instrument

1 May 2018.

1 May 2018

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

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

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955.

4  Schedules

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

5  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955.

6  Courts and tribunals of Western Australia

                   For the purposes of paragraph (i) of the definition of court of Western Australia in subsection 4(1) of the Act, the following courts and tribunals are specified:

                     (a)  the Magistrates Court of Western Australia established by the Magistrates Court Act 2004 (WA);

                     (b)  the State Administrative Tribunal established by the State Administrative Tribunal Act 2004 (WA);

                     (c)  the Building Commissioner designated under the Building Services (Complaint Resolution and Administration) Act 2011 (WA);

                     (d)  the Chief Assessor of Criminal Injuries Compensation, or an Assessor of Criminal Injuries Compensation, appointed under Schedule 1 to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 2003 (WA);

                     (e)  the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission continued in existence under the Industrial Relations Act 1979 (WA);

                      (f)  the Western Australian Industrial Appeal Court continued in existence under the Industrial Relations Act 1979 (WA);

                     (g)  an industrial magistrate’s court established under the Industrial Relations Act 1979 (WA);

                     (h)  the Director of Liquor Licensing referred to in the Liquor Control Act 1988 (WA);

                      (i)  the Liquor Commission established under the Liquor Control Act 1988 (WA);

                      (j)  a Court of Disputed Returns constituted under the Local Government Act 1995 (WA);

                     (k)  a warden’s court established under the Mining Act 1978 (WA);

                      (l)  a dispute resolution authority within the meaning of the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 (WA).

7  Offices of courts and tribunals of Western Australia

                   For the purposes of paragraph (d) of the definition of court officer of Western Australia in subsection 4(1) of the Act, the following offices are specified:

                     (a)  the offices of President, Deputy President, non‑judicial member (ordinary member and senior member) and executive officer of the State Administrative Tribunal;

                     (b)  the offices of President, Chief Commissioner, Senior Commissioner and commissioner of the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission;

                     (c)  the offices of chairperson and member of the Liquor Commission;

                     (d)  the offices of State Coroner, Deputy State Coroner, coroner and coroner’s investigator under the Coroners Act 1996 (WA);

                     (e)  the office of Justice of the Peace under the Justices of the Peace Act 2004 (WA);

                      (f)  the office of warden of mines under the Mining Act 1978 (WA).


Schedule 1Repeals

  

Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Courts) Regulations 1993

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.