Revised Explanatory Memorandum(Circulated by authority of the Attorney-General, the Honourable Philip Ruddock MP)
Notes on clauses
This clause is a formal provision stating the short title of the Bill once it commences.
This clause states the days on which the provisions of the Act, as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to, commence.
Sections 1 to 3 (and anything in the Act not covered elsewhere in this Clause) commence on the day that the Act receives Royal Assent.
Schedule 1 commences on the 28th day after the day on which the Act receives Royal Assent.
This clause states that each Act specified in a Schedule to the Act is amended or repealed as set out in the Schedule concerned.