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Norfolk Island Standard Time Ordinance 2015

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Ordinance No. 6, 2015 Ordinances/Norfolk Island as amended, taking into account amendments up to Norfolk Island Standard Time Amendment (Daylight Saving) Ordinance 2018
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Registered 03 Jan 2019
Start Date 08 Dec 2018

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Norfolk Island Standard Time Ordinance 2015

Ordinance No. 6, 2015

made under section 19A of the

Norfolk Island Act 1979

Compilation No. 1

Compilation date:                              8 December 2018

Includes amendments up to:            F2018L01702

Registered:                                         3 January 2019

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Norfolk Island Standard Time Ordinance 2015 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 8 December 2018 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

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

Editorial changes

For more information about any editorial changes made in this compilation, see the endnotes.

Modifications

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Self-repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                                                        1

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

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

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

4A......... Declaration of daylight saving period............................................................................ 1

5............ The Acts Interpretation Act 1901 does not apply........................................................... 1

Part 2—Time in Norfolk Island                                                                                                               2

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

7............ Daylight saving time in Norfolk Island......................................................................... 2

8............ References to time etc.................................................................................................... 2

Part 3—Application, saving and transitional provisions                                                          3

9............ Amendments made by the Norfolk Island Standard Time Amendment (Daylight Saving) Ordinance 2018.............................................................................................................................. 3

Endnotes                                                                                                                                                                 4

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                                                        4

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                                                            5

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                                                         6

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                                                       7


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name

                   This is the Norfolk Island Standard Time Ordinance 2015.

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.

daylight saving period means:

                     (a)  a period starting at 2 am on the first Sunday in October in each year and ending at 2 am on the first Sunday in the following April; or

                     (b)  if the Minister declares a different period under section 4A of this Ordinance—that period.

daylight saving time means the time prescribed by section 7 of this Ordinance.

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.

standard time means the time prescribed by section 6 of this Ordinance.

4A  Declaration of daylight saving period

                   For the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of daylight saving period in section 4 of this Ordinance, the Minister may, by legislative instrument, declare a period to be a daylight saving period.

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).

Part 2Time in Norfolk Island

  

6  Standard time in Norfolk Island

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

7  Daylight saving time in Norfolk Island

                   During a daylight saving period, daylight saving time in Norfolk Island is 1 hour in advance of standard time.

8  References to time etc.

             (1)  Subsection (2) applies if:

                     (a)  a legal instrument includes an expression of time; or

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

             (2)  Unless there is a contrary intention, the time must be determined using:

                     (a)  standard time; or

                     (b)  for a time within a daylight saving period—daylight saving time.

             (3)  However, paragraph (2)(b) does not affect:

                     (a)  the use of standard time for the purposes of astronomy, meteorology or navigation; or

                     (b)  the meaning of a reference in a document to a time in connection with any of those purposes.

             (4)  Subsection (2) applies in relation to a legal instrument even if the instrument was made before the commencement of this section.

Part 3Application, saving and transitional provisions

  

9  Amendments made by the Norfolk Island Standard Time Amendment (Daylight Saving) Ordinance 2018

                   The amendments made by the Norfolk Island Standard Time Amendment (Daylight Saving) Ordinance 2018 apply in relation to the daylight saving period that starts on 6 October 2019 and later daylight saving periods.


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key 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 (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any 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 (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Editorial changes

The Legislation Act 2003 authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Editorial changes take effect from the compilation registration date.

If the compilation includes editorial changes, the endnotes include a brief outline of the changes in general terms. Full details of any changes can be obtained from the Office of Parliamentary Counsel.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

 

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

o = order(s)

am = amended

Ord = Ordinance

amdt = amendment

orig = original

c = clause(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

    /sub‑subparagraph(s)

Ch = Chapter(s)

pres = present

def = definition(s)

prev = previous

Dict = Dictionary

(prev…) = previously

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

Pt = Part(s)

Div = Division(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

ed = editorial change

reloc = relocated

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

renum = renumbered

    effect

rep = repealed

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rs = repealed and substituted

gaz = gazette

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LA = Legislation Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

    effect

SR = Statutory Rules

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

    cannot be given effect

SubPt = Subpart(s)

mod = modified/modification

underlining = whole or part not

No. = Number(s)

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Name

Registration

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Norfolk Island Standard Time Ordinance 2015

23 Sept 2015 (F2015L01483)

4 Oct 2015 (s 2(1) item 1)

 

Norfolk Island Standard Time Amendment (Daylight Saving) Ordinance 2018

7 Dec 2018 (F2018L01702)

8 Dec 2018 (s 2(1) item 1)

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

Part 1

 

Part 1 heading...........................

ad F2018L01702

s 2.............................................

rep LA s 48D

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

am F2018L01702

s 4A..........................................

ad F2018L01702

Part 2

 

Part 2 heading...........................

ad F2018L01702

s 7.............................................

rs F2018L01702

s 8.............................................

ad F2018L01702

Part 3

 

Part 3........................................

ad F2018L01702

s 9.............................................

ad F2018L01702