Statute Law Revision Act 2011

(5 of 2011)

An Act to make various amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, to repeal certain obsolete Acts, and for related purposes

Assented to 22 March 2011

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

This Act may be cited as theStatute Law Revision Act 2011.

2   Commencement

 

(1) Each provision of this Act 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

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1. Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

22 March 2011

2. Schedule 1

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

22 March 2011

3. Schedule 2, item 1

Immediately after the time specified in theBroadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Act 2010 for the commencement of item 104A of Schedule 1 to that Act.

30 June 2010

4. Schedule 2, item 2

Immediately after the time specified in theCrimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Act (No. 2) 2010 for the commencement of item 182 of Schedule 1 to that Act.

20 February 2010

5. Schedule 2, items 3 to 5

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

22 March 2011

6. Schedule 2, item 6

Immediately after the time specified in theElectoral and Referendum Amendment (Pre-poll Voting and Other Measures) Act 2010 for the commencement of item 151 of Schedule 2 to that Act.

19 July 2010

7. Schedule 2, items 7 and 8

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

22 March 2011

8. Schedule 2, item 9

Immediately after the time specified in theFair Work (State Referral and Consequential and Other Amendments) Act 2009 for the commencement of item 4 of Schedule 19 to that Act.

1 July 2009

9. Schedule 2, item 10

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

22 March 2011

10. Schedule 3

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

22 March 2011

11. Schedule 4, items 1 to 24

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

22 March 2011

12. Schedule 4, item 25

Immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 11.

22 March 2011

13. Schedule 5

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

19 April 2011

14. Schedule 6, items 1 to 4

The later of:

(a) the start of the 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) the commencement of item 10 of Schedule 1 to theAirports Amendment Act 2010.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

19 April 2011

15. Schedule 6, items 5 to 60

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

19 April 2011

16. Schedule 6, item 61

The later of:

(a) the start of the 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) the commencement of item 46 of Schedule 9 to theNational Security Legislation Amendment Act 2010.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

19 April 2011

17. Schedule 6, items 62 to 139

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

19 April 2011

18. Schedule 7, items 1 to 147

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

19 April 2011

19. Schedule 7, item 148

The later of:

(a) the start of the 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) the commencement of item 2 of Schedule 4 to the Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Act 2010.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

19 April 2011

20. Schedule 8

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

19 April 2011

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

      

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

3   Schedule(s)

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

Schedule 1   Amendment of principal Acts

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005

1   Subclause 28(1) of Schedule 4

Omit "(1)".

Note: This item removes a redundant subclause number.

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

2   Paragraph 2(f) of Schedule 3

Repeal the paragraph.

Note: This item repeals a redundant paragraph.

Aged Care Act 1997

3   Paragraph 29-1(1)(a)

Omit "28-2", substitute "27-5".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

4   Paragraph 63-1(1)(h)

Omit "28-2", substitute "27-5".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

5   Section 85-1 (table item 30, column headed "Decision")

Omit "28-2", substitute "27-5".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999

6   Subsection 3(1) (subparagraph (c)(iii) of the definition of income tax refund )

Omit "subsection 12ZN(1)", substitute "section 12ZN".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

7   Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (d) of the definition of income tax refund )

Omit "under Division 67 of the Income Tax Assessment Act", substitute "(see Division 67 of the Income Tax Assessment Act)".

Note: This item clarifies a cross-reference.

8   Section 103

Repeal the section.

Note: This item repeals a redundant section.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001

9   Section 38 (note)

Omit "subsection", substitute "section".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

10   Subsection 40(1)

Omit "Subject to section 28, the", substitute "The".

Note: This item removes a cross-reference to a provision that has been repealed.

Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Act 1959

11   Subsection 5(1) (definition of the Montreal No. 3 Convention )

Repeal the definition.

Note: This item repeals a redundant definition.

12   Subsection 5(1) (definition of the Montreal Protocol No. 3 )

Repeal the definition.

Note: This item repeals a redundant definition.

13   Paragraph 8(1)(d)

Repeal the paragraph.

Note: This item repeals a redundant paragraph.

14   Schedule 4

Repeal the Schedule.

Note: This item repeals a redundant Schedule.

Corporations Act 2001

15   Section 9 (paragraph (c) of the definition of contributory )

Omit "section 385", substitute "subsection 254M(2)".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

16   Section 9 (paragraph (a) of the definition of publish )

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

17   Section 9 (subparagraph (a)(i) of the definition of special resolution )

Omit "249L(c)", substitute "249L(1)(c)".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

18   Section 9 (table item 3 of the definition of State Fair Trading Act )

Omit "1987", substitute "1989".

Note: This item fixes a misstatement of the short title of a Queensland Act.

19   Subsection 58AA(2)

Omit "Part 9.7", substitute "Part 9.6A".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

20   Subsection 58AA(2) (note)

Omit "Part 9.7", substitute "Part 9.6A".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

21   Paragraph 11.3 of the small business guide in Part 1.5 (note)

Omit "995, 707, 1091D-1091E", substitute "707, 1041H, 1091D-1091E".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

22   Subsection 112(2) (note 2, table item 6)

Omit "610BA", substitute "601BA".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

23   Subsection 161A(2)

Omit "(iv)", substitute "(iii)".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

24   Subsection 161A(3)

Omit "(iii)", substitute "(iv)".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

25   Subsection 169(3) (note 1)

Omit "1092", substitute "1071D".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

26   Subsection 169(3) (note 1)

Omit "1091C", substitute "1072E".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

27   Subsection 257B(8)

Omit "paragraph (7)(b)", substitute "subsection (7)".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

28   Subsection 306(2) (the subsection 306(2) added at the end of section 306 by item 92 of Schedule 1 to the Corporate Law Economic Reform Program (Audit Reform and Corporate Disclosure) Act 2004 )

Renumber as subsection (1A).

29   Paragraphs 314(1AA)(b) and (c) and (1AB)(b)

Omit "web site" (wherever occurring), substitute "website".

30   Subsection 323EK(7)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

31   Subparagraph 354(1)(a)(ii)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

32   Paragraph 354(1)(b)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

33   Paragraphs 579J(1)(b) and (2)(d)

Omit "an Internet site", substitute " a website".

34   Paragraphs 579K(1)(b), (2)(d), (3)(d) and (4)(e)

Omit "an Internet site", substitute "a website".

35   Subsection 635(1) (table item 8, column headed "Steps")

Omit "securities exchange", substitute "market operator".

Note: This item fixes a cross-reference to a concept that has changed.

36   Subsection 670A(1) (note 2)

Omit "995", substitute "1041H".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

37   Subsection 670B(3) (note)

Omit "995", substitute "1041H".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

38   Subsection 728(1) (note 3)

Omit "995", substitute "1041H".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

39   Subsection 729(4) (note)

Omit "995", substitute "1041H".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

40   Paragraphs 827D(7)(b) and (9)(b)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

41 Paragraph 926A(5)(a)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

42   Paragraph 951B(5)(a)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

43   Paragraph 992B(5)(a)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

44   Paragraph 1018A(6)(c)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

45   Paragraph 1020F(6)(a)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

46   Paragraph 1073E(5)(a)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

47   Paragraph 1075A(6)(a)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

48   Subsection 1296(1B)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

49   Section 1390

Omit "925A", substitute "890A".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

50   Subsection 1417(2)

Omit "791", substitute "791A".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

51   Paragraph 1437(6)(a)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

52   Paragraph 1438(8)(a)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

53   Paragraph 1442(6)(a)

Omit "Internet", substitute "internet".

Customs Act 1901

54   Paragraphs 11(1)(a) and (2)(a)

Repeal the paragraphs.

Note: This item repeals paragraphs made redundant by the repeal of Division 1A of Part XII of the Customs Act 1901.

55   Paragraph 11(2)(b)

Omit "that Subdivision", substitute "Subdivision C of Division 1B of Part XII".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

56   Subsection 132C(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

(1) The CEO may, by writing under his or her hand, revoke or vary a quota order at any time before the expiration of the declared period to which the quota order relates.

Note: This item substitutes a subsection to remove a redundant paragraph.

57   Subsection 269SHA(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

(1) For the purpose of an application to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal under section 273GA for review of a decision under subsection 269SH(4) or (5) (a reconsideration decision ), application may be made by any person who is an affected person in relation to that decision within the meaning of subsection 269SH(13).

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference and fixes a typographical error.

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009

58   Subparagraph 5(5)(b)(i) of Schedule 1

Omit "registered", substitute "recognised".

Note: This item removes a reference to a concept that no longer exists and substitutes a reference to the concept that replaced it.

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975

59   Subparagraphs 48(2)(i) and (ii)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

(a) is an SES employee or an acting SES employee; or

(b) holds, or is acting in, an Executive Level 1 or 2, or equivalent, position.

Note: This item converts 2 subparagraphs into paragraphs and omits redundant text.

Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010

60   Paragraph 36(a)

Omit "who".

Note: This item and item 61 together fix a grammatical error.

61   Subparagraph 36(a)(i)

Before "is", insert "who".

Note: This item and item 60 together fix a grammatical error.

62   Paragraph 36(c)

Omit "who".

Note: This item and item 63 together fix a grammatical error.

63   Subparagraph 36(c)(i)

Before "is", insert "who".

Note: This item and item 62 together fix a grammatical error.

Health Insurance Act 1973

64   Subsection 3C(3)

Omit ", the regulations or a determination made under section 4A", substitute "or the regulations".

Note: This item removes a redundant cross-reference.

Higher Education Support Act 2003

65   Subclause 98(1) of Schedule 1A

After "Secretary" (second occurring), insert "under any Guidelines made".

Note: This item inserts words to clarify the intended effect of a provision.

Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006

  Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006

Note: The heading to section 106 is altered by omitting " under " and substituting " without ".

National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009

66   Paragraph 158(2)(h)

Omit "representative's" (second occurring), substitute "representative".

Note: This item fixes a grammatical error.

67   Subparagraphs 72(3)(b)(i) and 94(2)(b)(i) of Schedule 1

After "external", insert "dispute".

Note: This item corrects a misstatement of a defined expression.

68   Subsection 95(3) of Schedule 1

Omit "(5)", substitute "(6)".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

Native Title Act 1993

69   Part 12

Repeal the Part.

Note: This item repeals a Part which ceased to have effect on 23 March 2006.

Ombudsman Act 1976

70   Subsection 3(1) (definition of case manager )

Repeal the definition.

Note: This item repeals a redundant definition.

71   Subsection 3(1) (definition of eligible case manager )

Repeal the definition.

Note: This item repeals a redundant definition.

72   Subsection 3(1) (definition of ESRA )

Repeal the definition.

Note: This item repeals a redundant definition.

73   Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of officer )

Omit "(other than an eligible case manager)".

Note: This item is consequential on item 71.

74   Subsection 3(1) (subparagraph (b)(iv) of the definition of officer )

Omit "authority; or", substitute "authority.".

Note: This item is consequential on item 71.

75   Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of officer )

Repeal the paragraph.

Note: This item is consequential on item 71.

76   Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (d) of the definition of prescribed authority )

Omit "enactment; or", substitute "enactment.".

Note: This item is consequential on item 71.

77   Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (e) of the definition of prescribed authority )

Repeal the paragraph.

Note: This item is consequential on item 71.

78   Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of principal officer )

Omit "(other than an eligible case manager)".

Note: This item is consequential on item 71.

79   Subsection 3(1) (subparagraph (c)(ii) of the definition of principal officer )

Omit "present; or", substitute "present.".

Note: This item is consequential on item 71.

80   Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (d) of the definition of principal officer )

Repeal the paragraph.

Note: This item is consequential on item 71.

81   Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (da) of the definition of responsible Minister )

Repeal the paragraph.

Note: This item is consequential on item 77.

82   Paragraph 5(2)(g)

Omit "authority; or", substitute "authority.".

Note: This item is consequential on item 71.

83   Paragraph 5(2)(h)

Repeal the paragraph.

Note: This item is consequential on item 71.

84   Subsections 6(4G) and (4H)

Repeal the subsections.

Note: This item is consequential on item 72.

85   Subparagraph 19R(3)(b)(iii)

Omit "(4H)", substitute "(4E)".

Note: This item is consequential on item 84.

86   Subsections 35A(3A) to (3E)

Repeal the subsections.

Note: This item is consequential on items 70 and 72.

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989

87   Subparagraph 2(d)(ii) of Annex I to the Convention set out in Schedule 2

Omit "C1Ox", substitute "ClOx".

Note: This item fixes a mistranscription of the text of the Convention.

88   Paragraph 4(c) of Annex I to the Convention set out in Schedule 2

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

(c) Chlorine substances

(i) Fully halogenated alkanes, e.g. CCl 4 , CFCl 3 (CFC-11), CF 2 Cl 2 (CFC-12), C 2 F 3 Cl 3 (CFC-113), C 2 F 4 Cl 2 (CFC-114)

Fully halogenated alkanes are anthropogenic and act as a source of ClOx, which plays a vital role in ozone photochemistry, especially in the 30-50 km altitude region.

(ii) Partially halogenated alkanes, e.g. CH 3 Cl, CHF 2 Cl (CFC-22), CH 3 CCl 3 , CHFCl 2 (CFC-21)

The sources of CH3Cl are natural, whereas the other partially halogenated alkanes mentioned above are anthropogenic in origin. These gases also act as a source of stratospheric ClOx.

Note: This item fixes a mistranscription of the text of the Convention.

89   Paragraph 4(d) of Annex I to the Convention set out in Schedule 2

Omit "Br0x", substitute "BrOx".

Note: This item fixes a mistranscription of the text of the Convention.

90   Paragraph 4(d) of Annex I to the Convention set out in Schedule 2

Omit "C10x", substitute "ClOx".

Note: This item fixes a mistranscription of the text of the Convention.

91   Subparagraph 4(e)(ii) of Annex I to the Convention set out in Schedule 2

Omit "H20", substitute "H2O".

Note: This item fixes a mistranscription of the text of the Convention.

Plant Breeder's Rights Act 1994

92   Paragraph 51(1)(b)

Omit "section 55", substitute "subsection 54(3)".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

Privacy Act 1988

93   Subsection 17(3)

Repeal the subsection.

Note: This item repeals a subsection made redundant by amendment of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

94   Subsection 80(1)

Omit "(1)".

Note: This item is consequential on item 95.

95  Subsection 80(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Note: This item repeals a subsection made redundant by amendment of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

96   Subsection 333(1)

Omit "(1)".

Note: This item is consequential on item 97.

97   Subsection 333(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Note: This item repeals a redundant subsection.

98   Subsection 335(7) (the subsection 335(7) inserted by item 29 of Schedule 1 to the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Act 2010 )

Renumber as subsection (9).

99   Section 338 (definition of suspect) (the definition included in the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 as originally enacted)

Repeal the definition.

Note: This item repeals a duplicate definition.

Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Act 1981

100   Paragraph 1(a) of Article VI of the Convention set out in Schedule 1

Omit "other" (second occurring).

Note: This item fixes a mistranscription of the text of the Convention.

Social Security Act 1991

101   Subparagraph 8(8)(y)(viia)

Omit "that Act", substitute "the Veterans' Entitlements Act".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

102   Subparagraph 8(8)(y)(viii)

Omit "Part III", substitute "Part IIIB".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

103   Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of family law order )

Omit "that Act", substitute "the Family Law Act 1975".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

104   Subsection 593(1) (note 18)

Repeal the note.

Note: This item repeals a note that refers to an Act that has been repealed.

105   Subsection 601(5) (note 1)

Omit "Note 1", substitute "Note".

Note: This item is consequential on item 106.

106   Subsection 601(5) (note 2)

Repeal the note.

Note: This item repeals a note that refers to an Act that has been repealed.

107   Subsection 613(2) (note 1)

Omit "Note 1", substitute "Note".

Note: This item is consequential on item 108.

108   Subsection 613(2) (note 2)

Repeal the note.

Note: This item repeals a note that refers to an Act that has been repealed.

109   Subsection 1067D(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Note: This item repeals a subsection that relates to an Act that has been repealed.

110   Subparagraph 1209Q(1)(b)(ii)

Omit "Veterans' Entitlement Act", substitute "Veterans' Entitlements Act".

111   Paragraph 63(3)(a) of Schedule 1A

Omit "Veterans' Entitlement Act", substitute "Veterans' Entitlements Act".

Student Assistance Act 1973

112   Paragraph 355(1)(c)

Repeal the paragraph.

Note: This item repeals a paragraph that relates to an Act that has been repealed.

Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986

113   Paragraph 7A(1)(e)

Omit "paragraph 5B(1)(b) of the definition of period of hostilities ", substitute "paragraph (b) of the definition of period of hostilities in subsection 5B(1)".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

114   Subpoint SCH6-A1(2) of Schedule 6 (method statement 1, step 11, note 7)

Omit "58A(4)", substitute "58A(9)".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

115   Subpoint SCH6-A1(3) of Schedule 6 (method statement 2, step 4)

Omit ", 2A".

Note: This item removes a duplicate cross-reference.

116   Subpoint SCH6-A1(3) of Schedule 6 (method statement 2, step 7, note 2)

Omit "58A(4)", substitute "58A(9)".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

117   Subpoint SCH6-A1(6) of Schedule 6 (method statement 5, step 12, note 7)

Omit "58A(4)", substitute "58A(9)".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

Water Act 2007

118   Subsections 37(1) and 61(1)

Omit "tradable", substitute "tradeable".

119   Paragraph 73(4)(b)

Omit "meditation", substitute "mediation".

Schedule 2   Amendment of amending Acts

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Act 2010

1   Item 104A of Schedule 1 (heading)

Omit " Schedule 34 ", substitute " Schedule 4 ".

Note: This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Act (No. 2) 2010

2   Item 182 of Schedule 1

After "it may", insert "also".

Note: This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

Disability Discrimination and Other Human Rights Legislation Amendment Act 2009

3   Schedule 3 (heading relating to the Workplace Relations Act 1996 )

Repeal the heading.

Note: This item is consequential on item 4.

4   Items 94 to 110 of Schedule 3

Repeal the items.

Note: This item repeals items made redundant by amendments made by the Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009.

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2010

5   Subsection 2(1) (table item 11)

Repeal the item.

Note: This item repeals an item of a commencement table relating to provisions that were not enacted.

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Pre-poll Voting and Other Measures) Act 2010

6   Item 151 of Schedule 2

Omit "the", substitute "a".

Note: This item fixes a misdescribed amendment.

Evidence Amendment Act 2008

7   Schedule 3 (heading relating to the Workplace Relations Act 1996 )

Repeal the heading.

Note: This item is consequential on item 8.

8   Items 9 and 10 of Schedule 3

Repeal the items.

Note: This item repeals items made redundant by amendments made by the Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009.

Fair Work (State Referral and Consequential and Other Amendments) Act 2009

9   Item 4 of Schedule 19

Before ", substitute", insert "(wherever occurring)".

Note: This item corrects an amending item so that the location of an amendment of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 becomes clear.

Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009

10   Subitem 20A(5) of Schedule 18

Omit "subsection (1)", substitute "subitem (1)".

Note: This item fixes an incorrect cross-reference.

Schedule 3   Repeal of obsolete Acts

Road Transport Reform (Heavy Vehicles Registration) Act 1997

1   The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note: This item repeals spent legislation.

Road Transport Reform (Vehicles and Traffic) Act 1993

2   The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note: This item repeals spent legislation.

States and Northern Territory Grants (Rural Adjustment) Act 1979

3   The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note: This item repeals spent legislation.

States and Northern Territory Grants (Rural Adjustment) Act 1985

4   The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note: This item repeals spent legislation.

States Grants (Beef Industry) Act 1975

5   The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note: This item repeals spent legislation.

States Grants (Rural Adjustment) Act 1976

6   The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note: This item repeals spent legislation.

States Grants (Rural Adjustment) Act 1988

7   The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note: This item repeals spent legislation.

Williamstown Dockyard Employees Act 1987

8   The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Note: This item repeals spent legislation.

Schedule 4   Amendment of the Marriage Act 1961

1   Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

approved organisation means an organisation approved or deemed to be approved under Part IA.

2   Subsection 5(1) (definition of approved organization)

Repeal the definition.

3   Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

authorised celebrant means:

(a) a minister of religion registered under Subdivision A of Division 1 of Part IV; or

(b) a person authorised to solemnise marriages by virtue of Subdivision B of Division 1 of Part IV; or

(c) a marriage celebrant.

4   Subsection 5(1) (definition of authorized celebrant)

Repeal the definition.

5   Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

recognised denomination means a religious body or a religious organisation in respect of which a Proclamation under section 26 is in force.

6   Subsection 5(1) (definition of recognized denomination )

Repeal the definition.

7   Subsection 5(3)

Omit "authorization" (wherever occurring), substitute "authorisation".

8   Subsection 15(4)

Omit "authorize", substitute "authorise".

9   Division 1 of Part III (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 1 - Marriages solemnised on or after 20 June 1977 and before the commencement of section 13 of the Marriage Amendment Act 1985

10   Division 2 of Part III (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 2 - Marriages solemnised after the commencement of section 13 of the Marriage Amendment Act 1985

11   Part IV (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part IV - Solemnisation of marriages in Australia

12   Division 1 of Part IV (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 1 - Authorised celebrants

13   Subsection 39(2)

Omit "authorize", substitute "authorise".

14   Subsection 39(3)

Omit "authorization", substitute "authorisation".

15   Paragraph 39(3)(a)

Omit "authorize", substitute "authorise".

16   Paragraph 39(3)(a)

Omit "authorization", substitute "authorisation".

17   Subsection 50(1)

Omit "solemnizes", substitute "solemnises".

18   Subsection 51(4)

Omit " authorized ", substitute " authorised ".

19   Section 54

Omit "authorizes", substitute "authorises".

20   Subsections 57(4), 58(1) and 59(1)

Omit "Solemnized", substitute "Solemnised".

21   Subsection 80(1)

Omit "solemnizes", substitute "solemnises".

22   Paragraph 90(1)(a)

Omit "recognize", substitute "recognise".

23   Paragraph 90(1)(d)

Omit "recognize" (wherever occurring), substitute "recognise".

24   Subsection 90(2)

Omit "recognize", substitute "recognise".

25   Bulk amendments - references to "authorized" etc.

The Marriage Act 1961 is amended as follows:

(a) by omitting "authorized" (wherever occurring) and substituting "authorised";

(b) by omitting "organization" (wherever occurring) and substituting "organisation";

(c) by omitting "recognized" (wherever occurring) and substituting "recognised";

(d) by omitting "solemnization" (wherever occurring) and substituting "solemnisation";

(e) by omitting "solemnize" (wherever occurring) and substituting "solemnise";

(f) by omitting "solemnized" (wherever occurring) and substituting "solemnised";

(g) by omitting "solemnizing" (wherever occurring) and substituting "solemnising".

Note 1: This item commences immediately after the commencement of items 1 to 24, and so this item amends the Marriage Act 1961 as already amended by items 1 to 24.

Note 2: The headings to sections of the Marriage Act 1961 are altered as follows:

(a) by omitting " organizations " (wherever occurring) and substituting " organisations ";

(b) by omitting " solemnization " (wherever occurring) and substituting " solemnisation ";

(c) by omitting " Solemnization " (wherever occurring) and substituting " Solemnisation ";

(d) by omitting " solemnize " (wherever occurring) and substituting " solemnise ";

(e) by omitting " solemnized " (wherever occurring) and substituting " solemnised ";

(f) by omitting " Solemnized " (wherever occurring) and substituting " Solemnised ";

(g) by omitting " Solemnizing " (wherever occurring) and substituting " Solemnising ".

Schedule 5   References to specific Ministers

Part 1   Definitions of Ministers

Division 1   General amendments

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
1   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

2   Paragraph (g) of Schedule 2

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Aircraft Noise Levy Collection Act 1995
3   Section 3

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

4   Subsections 17(1), (2) and (3)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Airports (Transitional) Act 1996
5   Section 4

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

Note: Amendments of the Airports (Transitional) Act 1996 that relate to this definition are set out in Division 2 of this Part.

Air Services Act 1995
6   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

7   Subsection 44(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

8   Section 45

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

9   Section 48

Omit "Minister for Finance" (wherever occurring), substitute "Finance Minister".

Anti-Personnel Mines Convention Act 1998
10   Section 4

Insert:

Defence Minister means the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

11   Subsections 8(1) and (2)

Omit "Minister for Defence", substitute "Defence Minister".

Note: The heading to section 8 is altered by omitting " Minister for Defence " and substituting " Defence Minister ".

12   Subsection 8(3)

Omit "Minister for Defence" (wherever occurring), substitute "Defence Minister".

13   Subsections 8(4) and (5), 12(5) and 13(6)

Omit "Minister for Defence", substitute "Defence Minister".

14   Subsection 29(3)

Omit "Minister for Defence" (wherever occurring), substitute "Defence Minister".

Note 1: The heading to section 29 is altered by omitting " Minister for Defence " and substituting " Defence Minister ".

Note 2: The heading to subsection 29(3) is altered by omitting "Minister for Defence" and substituting "Defence Minister".

15   Subsection 29(5)

Omit "Minister for Defence", substitute "Defence Minister".

Australia Council Act 1975
16   Section 3

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

17   Subsection 32(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988
18   Section 56

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

19   Subsection 85(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988
20   Section 3

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

21   Section 60

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Australian Federal Police Act 1979
22   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

23   Subsections 47B(3) and 54(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973
24   Section 3

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

25   Subsection 36(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989
26   Section 3

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

27   Subsection 36(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987
28   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

29   Subsection 20(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990
30   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administeringthe Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

31   Subsection 32(4)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

32   Section 39

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

33   Subsection 41(7)

Repeal the subsection.

Note: This item repeals a redundant definition.

Australian National Maritime Museum Act 1990
34   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

35   Subsection 43(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989
36   Section 3

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

37   Section 60

Omit "Minister for Finance" (wherever occurring), substitute "Finance Minister".

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998
38   Section 13

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

39   Subsection 55(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance and Administration", substitute "Finance Minister".

Australian Sports Commission Act 1989
40   Section 3

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

41   Subsections 43(2) and 46(1)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Australian War Memorial Act 1980
42   Section 3

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

43   Subsection 30(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Bankruptcy Act 1966
44   Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

45   Subsections 20E(1) and (2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Civil Aviation Act 1988
46   Section 3

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

47   Subsection 46(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
48   Section 5

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

49   Subsection 91A(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance and Administration", substitute "Finance Minister".

Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Act 1992
50   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

51   Subsections 35(1) and 36(3)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
52   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

53   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Minister means the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

54   Paragraph 7(1)(fa)

Omit "Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade", substitute "Foreign Affairs Minister".

55   Subsections 92(7) and (8)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Consular Privileges and Immunities Act 1972
56   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Customs Minister means the Minister administering the Customs Act 1901.

57   Paragraph 6(1)(a)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

58   Subparagraphs 6(1)(b)(i) and (ii)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

59   Paragraphs 6(2)(c) and 7(2)(c)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

60   Subsection 7(3)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

61   Paragraphs 7(4)(a) and (b)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

62   Subsections 12A(1), (2) and (3)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

Crimes Act 1914
63   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Minister means the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

64   Subsection 56(1)

Omit "Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade", substitute "Foreign Affairs Minister".

Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991
65   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Minister means the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

66   Subsection 43(1)

Omit "Minister for Foreign Affairs", substitute "Foreign Affairs Minister".

Crimes (Hostages) Act 1989
67   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Minister means the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

68   Subsection 13(1)

Omit "Minister for Foreign Affairs", substitute "Foreign Affairs Minister".

Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons) Act 1976
69   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Minister means the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

70   Subsections 13(1) and 14(1)

Omit "Minister for Foreign Affairs", substitute "Foreign Affairs Minister".

Note: The heading to section 14 is altered by omitting " Minister for Foreign Affairs " and substituting " Foreign Affairs Minister ".

Crimes (Superannuation Benefits) Act 1989
71   Subsection 2(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

72   Subsections 23(3) and 41(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Crimes (Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act 1990
73   Section 3

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Minister means the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

74   Subsection 20(1)

Omit "Minister for Foreign Affairs", substitute "Foreign Affairs Minister".

Note: The heading to section 20 is altered by omitting " Minister for Foreign Affairs " and substituting " Foreign Affairs Minister ".

Criminal Code Act 1995
75   Subsection 71.21(1) of the Criminal Code

Omit "Minister for Foreign Affairs", substitute "Foreign Affairs Minister".

76   Subsection 71.21(2) of the Criminal Code

Omit "Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs", substitute "Immigration Minister".

77   Subsection 71.23(1) of the Criminal Code

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Minister means the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

78   Subsection 71.23(1) of the Criminal Code

Insert:

Immigration Minister means the Minister administering the Migration Act 1958.

Criminology Research Act 1971
79   Section 4

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

80   Subsection 28(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

CSL Sale Act 1993
81   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

82   Subsections 4(1) and (2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Customs Act 1901
83   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Defence Minister means the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

84   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

85   Subsection 112(2AB)

Omit "Minister for Defence" (wherever occurring), substitute "Defence Minister".

86   Subsection 277(1)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Customs Tariff Act 1995
87   Schedule 4 (item 69, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Science and Resources", substitute "Minister administering the Space Activities Act 1998".

88   Schedule 4 (item 72A, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit "Minister for the Environment and Heritage", substitute "Minister administering the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999".

89   Schedule 4 (item 72B, the description of goods in column 2)

Omit "Minister for the Environment and Heritage", substitute "Minister administering the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999".

Defence Act 1903
90   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Minister means the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

91   Subsection 51CA(2A)

Omit "Minister for Foreign Affairs", substitute "Foreign Affairs Minister".

Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955
92   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

93   Subsections 34(3) and 37(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973
94   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

95   Subsections 72(1) and (3), 73(1) and (3) and 84(11) and (13)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Act 1948
96   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

97   Subsections 82V(1) and (3), 82W(1) and (3) and 82ZH(11) and (13)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

98   Subsection 82ZH(15)

Omit "Minister for Finance" (wherever occurring), substitute "Finance Minister".

99   Subsection 82ZH(16)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Defence Forces Retirement Benefits (Pension Increases) Act 1967
100   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

101   Subsections 7(2) and 9(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Defence Service Homes Act 1918
102   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

103   Subsection 40A(3)

Repeal the subsection.

Note: This item repeals a redundant definition.

104   Paragraphs 50B(2)(a) and (b)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

105   Subsection 50B(4)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967
106   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Customs Minister means the Minister administering the Customs Act 1901.

107   Paragraph 7(2)(h)

Omit "Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade", substitute "Department administered by the Minister administering this Act".

108   Subsection 8(2)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

109   Paragraphs 8(3)(a) and (b)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

110   Subsection 9(2)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

111   Paragraphs 9(3)(a) and (b)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

112   Subsections 14A(1), (2) and (3)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

Health Insurance Act 1973
113   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Veterans' Affairs Minister means the Minister administering the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.

114   Paragraph 130(7)(b)

Omit "Minister for Veterans' Affairs", substitute "Veterans' Affairs Minister".

115   Paragraph 130(9)(b)

Omit "Minister for Veterans' Affairs", substitute "Veterans' Affairs Minister".

Intelligence Services Act 2001
116   Section 3

Insert:

Defence Minister means the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

117   Section 3

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Minister means the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

118   Section 9A

Omit "Minister for Defence", substitute "Defence Minister".

119   Section 9A

Omit "Minister for Foreign Affairs", substitute "Foreign Affairs Minister".

Judiciary Act 1903
120   Section 55I (definition of Finance Minister )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

Lighthouses Act 1911
121   Section 3

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

122   Subsection 6A(5)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984
123   Section 3

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

124   Subsections 8(5), 15(5) and 22(5)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Moomba-Sydney Pipeline System Sale Act 1994
125   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

126   Subsection 51(1)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Narcotic Drugs Act 1967
127   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Customs Minister means the Minister administering the Customs Act 1901.

128   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Health Minister means the Minister administering the National Health Act 1953.

129   Section 6

Omit "Minister for Health", substitute "Health Minister".

130   Section 6

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

131   Subsection 9(5) (definition of Minister )

Omit "Minister for Health", substitute "Health Minister".

132   Subsection 10(2) (definition of Minister )

Omit "Minister for Health", substitute "Health Minister".

133   Paragraphs 14A(1)(a), (b) and (c)

Omit "Minister for Health", substitute "Health Minister".

134   Subsection 24(1)

Omit "Minister for Health", substitute "Health Minister".

135   Subsection 25(1)

Omit "Minister for Health", substitute "Health Minister".

136   Subsection 25(1)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

137   Subsection 25(2)

Omit "Minister for Health", substitute "Health Minister".

138   Subsection 25(2)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

139   Subsection 25(3)

Omit "Minister for Health", substitute "Health Minister".

140   Subsection 25(3)

Omit "Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce", substitute "Customs Minister".

National Environment Protection Council Act 1994
141   Subsection 6(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

142   Subsection 53(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

National Gallery Act 1975
143   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

144   Subsection 34(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

National Health Act 1953
145   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

146   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Health Minister means the Minister administering this Act.

147   Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of Secretary)

Omit "Minister for Health", substitute "Health Minister".

148   Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of Secretary)

Omit "Minister for Health", substitute "Health Minister".

149   Subsection 4(1) (subparagraph (c)(i) of the definition of Secretary)

Omit "Minister for Health", substitute "Health Minister".

150   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Veterans' Affairs Minister means the Minister administering the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.

151   Paragraph 4AA(1)(b)

Omit "Minister administering the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986", substitute "Veterans' Affairs Minister".

152   Section 133A

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

153   Paragraph 135A(7)(b)

Omit "Minister for Veterans' Affairs", substitute "Veterans' Affairs Minister".

154   Paragraph 135A(9)(b)

Omit "Minister for Veterans' Affairs", substitute "Veterans' Affairs Minister".

National Library Act 1960
155   Section 4

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

156   Subsection 20(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

National Museum of Australia Act 1980
157   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

158   Subsection 33(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997
159   Subparagraphs 19(3)(a)(ii) and (b)(ii) and 20(3)(a)(ii) and (b)(ii)

Omit "Minister for Primary Industries and Energy", substitute "Agriculture Minister".

160   Paragraphs 40(1)(b) and (2)(a)

Omit "Minister for Primary Industries and Energy", substitute "Agriculture Minister".

161   Subsection 42(5)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

162   Subsections 43(2) and (3)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

163   Subsection 43(5)

Omit "Minister for Primary Industries and Energy", substitute "Agriculture Minister".

164   Subsection 46(1)

Omit "Minister for Primary Industries and Energy" (wherever occurring), substitute "Agriculture Minister".

Note: The heading to section 46 is altered by omitting " Minister for Primary Industries and Energy " and substituting " Agriculture Minister ".

165   Subsection 46(2)

Omit "Minister for Primary Industries and Energy", substitute "Agriculture Minister".

166   Section 54

Insert:

Agriculture Minister means the Minister administering Part 2 of the Natural Resources Management (Financial Assistance) Act 1992.

167   Section 54

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

Natural Resources Management (Financial Assistance) Act 1992
168   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Environment Minister means the Minister administering the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

169   Paragraph 13(2)(a)

Omit "the Minister for the Arts, Sport, the Environment and Territories", substitute "Environment Minister".

Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978
170   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

171   Section 46

Omit "Minister for Finance" (wherever occurring), substitute "Finance Minister".

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948
172   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

173   Subsection 4(1) (definition of trustee )

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

174   Paragraph 5(3)(a)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

175   Subsections 5(4), 8(3) and 14(6)

Omit "Minister for Finance" (wherever occurring), substitute "Finance Minister".

176   Paragraph 20(2C)(a)

Omit "Minister for Finance" (wherever occurring), substitute "Finance Minister".

177   Subsections 22R(11) and (13)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990
178   Section 3

Insert:

Defence Minister means the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

179   Schedule 1 (paragraph (c) of table item 8)

Omit "Minister for Defence", substitute "Defence Minister".

180   Paragraph 1(1)(g) of Schedule 1

Omit "Minister for Defence", substitute "Defence Minister".

181   Subclause 1(3) of Schedule 1

Omit "Minister for Defence", substitute "Defence Minister".

Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975
182   Subsection 29(6)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

183   Subsection 29(7)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

Royal Commissions Act 1902
184   Subsection 1B(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

185   Subsection 1B(1)

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Minister means the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

186   Subsection 8(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

187   Paragraphs 16(2)(a) and (b)

Omit "Minister for Foreign Affairs", substitute "Foreign Affairs Minister".

Science and Industry Research Act 1949
188   Section 7

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

189   Subsection 46(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910
190   Subsection 12(2C)

Omit "for Sport, Recreation and Tourism".

Small Superannuation Accounts Act 1995
191   Section 4

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

192   Paragraph 38(b)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

193   Subsections 39(3), 43(1) and (2) and 50(6)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

194   Section 92

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997
195   Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

196   Subsection 14(1)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Note: The heading to section 14 is altered by omitting " Minister for Finance " and substituting " Finance Minister ".

197   Subsections 15(1) and (2), 20(1), (4) and (5), 49(2), 51(2) and 57(1)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Limited Sale Act 1993
198   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

199   Subsections 4(1) and (2)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

200   Subsection 38(4) (paragraph (a) of the definition of authorised person )

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

201   Subsection 38(4) (definition of tax )

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
202   Subsection 127(3)

Omit "Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry", substitute "Agriculture Minister".

203   Paragraphs 129(4)(d) and 144(c)

Omit "Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry", substitute "Agriculture Minister".

204   Subclause 1(1) of Schedule 1

Insert:

Agriculture Minister means the Minister administering the Farm Household Support Act 1992.

Superannuation (Pension Increases) Act 1971
205   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

206   Section 12

Omit "Minister for Finance" (wherever occurring), substitute "Finance Minister".

Superannuation (Resolution of Complaints) Act 1993
207   Subsection 3(2)

Insert:

Consumer Affairs Minister means the Minister administering Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

208   Subsection 8(4)

Omit "Minister for Consumer Affairs", substitute "Consumer Affairs Minister".

Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act 2001
209   Section 3

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

210   Subsection 59(2)

Omit "Minister for Finance and Administration", substitute "Finance Minister".

Telecommunications Act 1997
211   Section 7

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

212   Subsection 471(3)

Omit "Minister for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Telstra Corporation Act 1991
213   Section 3

Insert:

Transport Minister means the Minister administering the Nation Building Program (National Land Transport) Act 2009.

214   Subsection 70(1)

Omit "Minister for Transport and Regional Services" (wherever occurring), substitute "Transport Minister".

Note: The heading to section 70 is altered by omitting " Minister for Transport and Regional Services " and substituting " Transport Minister ".

215   Subsection 70(2)

Omit "Minister for Transport and Regional Services", substitute "Transport Minister".

Territory Authorities (Financial Provisions) Act 1978
216   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

217   Subsections 6(2) and 7(1)

Omit "Minister of State for Finance", substitute "Finance Minister".

Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
218   Section 5 (index of definitions)

Insert the following entry in its appropriate alphabetical position, as determined on a letter-by-letter basis:

Defence Minister

5Q(1)

219   Paragraph 5B(2)(c)

Omit "Minister for Defence", substitute "Defence Minister".

220   Subsection 5C(1) (definition of non-warlike service )

Omit "Minister for Defence", substitute "Defence Minister".

221   Subsection 5C(1) (definition of warlike service )

Omit "Minister for Defence", substitute "Defence Minister".

222   Subsection 5Q(1)

Insert:

Defence Minister has the meaning given by the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004.

Division 2   Bulk amendments

Amendment of Acts
223   Amendment of Acts

The specified provisions of the Acts listed in this Division are amended by omitting "Minister for Finance" (wherever occurring) and substituting "Finance Minister".

Airports (Transitional) Act 1996
224   Subsection 6(2)
225   Subsection 11(2)
226   Subsection 12(2)
227   Subsections 13(2), (3), (4) and (5)
228   Subsection 14(2)
229   Subsection 16(4) (paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition of authorised person)
230   Subsections 23(2), (3) and (4)
231   Subsections 24(2), (3), (4) and (5)
232   Subsections 25(2), (3) and (4)
233   Subsection 26(2)
234   Subsections 30(2), (3) and (4)
235   Subsections 31(2), (3), (4) and (5)
236   Subsections 33(2), (3) and (4)
237   Section 34
238   Subsections 36(2), (3) and (4)
239   Subsection 37(2)
240   Paragraph 38(1)(b)
241   Subsection 38(2)
242   Section 40
243   Subsection 42(2)
244   Paragraph 43(1)(b)
245   Subsection 43(2)
246   Subsections 49B(4) and (5)
247   Subsections 50B(2) and (3)
248   Subsections 51B(2) and (3)
249   Subsection 52A(2), (3) and (4)
250   Subsections 58(2) and (3)
251   Subsection 69(1)
252   Subsection 76(2)
253   Subsection 77(1)
254   Subsections 84(1) and (2)

Part 2   References changed by orders

Judges' Pensions Act 1968

255   Subsection 4(1) (definition of relevant pension )

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

256   Paragraphs 4AA(b) and 4AB(2)(b)

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

257   Subsection 4AB(5)

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

258   Paragraph 4AC(3)(d)

Omit "Attorney-General's", substitute "Minister's".

259   Subsection 6(2)

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

260   Subsection 6(2AA)

Omit "Attorney-General" (wherever occurring), substitute "Minister".

261   Paragraph 6(2A)(a)

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

262   Subsection 6A(3) (paragraph (a) of the definition of B )

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

263   Subsection 6B(2) (paragraph (b) of the definition of Y )

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

264   Subsection 8A(1)

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

265   Subsection 8A(2)

Omit "Attorney-General" (wherever occurring), substitute "Minister".

266   Subsections 8A(3), (4) and (5)

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

267   Subsection 8B(1)

Omit "Attorney-General" (wherever occurring), substitute "Minister".

268   Paragraphs 11(2A)(b) and 12(2A)(b)

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

269   Subsections 13(2) and (3)

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

270   Paragraphs 15(1)(a) and (b)

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

271   Subsection 15(2)

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

272   Subsection 15(3)

Omit "Attorney-General" (wherever occurring), substitute "Minister".

273   Subsections 15A(1) and (2)

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

274   Paragraphs 17A(a), (aa), (aaa), (aab), (aac), (ab), (b), (c), (d) and (e)

Omit "Attorney-General", substitute "Minister".

Part 3   Transitional, saving and application provisions

275   Transitional - amendments do not affect things done

Things done under amended provisions

(1) Subitem (2) applies to a thing done under a provision of an Act if:

(a) the provision is amended by an item of this Schedule; and

(b) the thing was in force immediately before the commencement of that item.

(2) The thing has effect, on and after the commencement of that item, as if it had been done under that provision as amended by that item. However, this is not taken to change the time at which the thing was actually done.

Amendments do not affect requirements for things done

(3) Subitem (4) applies to a thing done under an Act if:

(a) the thing was in force, and complied with a requirement of that Act, immediately before the commencement of an item of this Schedule; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of that item, the thing fails to comply with that requirement solely because of the amendments of that Act made by that item.

(4) Disregard those amendments when considering, on and after the commencement of that item, whether the thing complies with that requirement.

Meaning of things done

(5) In this item, doing a thing includes:

(a) making an instrument; and

(b) making a decision.

276   Regulations may deal with transitional etc. matters

The Governor-General may make regulations dealing with matters of a transitional, saving or application nature relating to the amendments or repeals made by this Schedule.

Schedule 6   References to specific Departments

Part 1   Departments of State

Airports Act 1996

1   Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

Defence Department means the Department of State that deals with defence and that is administered by the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

2   Paragraphs 71(3)(e) and 91(1)(f)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

3   Subsection 251(2)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

4   Paragraph 251(3)(a)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

Anti-Personnel Mines Convention Act 1998

5   Section 4

Insert:

Defence Department means the Department of State that deals with defence and that is administered by the Defence Minister.

6   Paragraph 29(3)(a)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986

7   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Defence Department means the Department of State that deals with defence and that is administered by the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

8   Subsection 11(4)

Omit "Department of Defence" (wherever occurring), substitute "Defence Department".

9   Subsection 21(3)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979

10   Section 4

Insert:

Defence Department means the Department of State that deals with defence and that is administered by the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

11   Section 4 (paragraphs (c), (d) and (e) of the definition of intelligence or security agency )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

Aviation Transport Security Act 2004

12   Section 9

Insert:

Defence Department means the Department of State that deals with defence and that is administered by the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

13   Paragraph 28(4)(b)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989

14   Subsection 150(1)

Insert:

Veterans' Affairs Department means the Department administered by the Minister administering the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.

15   Paragraph 150(3)(b)

Omit "Department of Veterans' Affairs", substitute "Veterans' Affairs Department".

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988

16   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Immigration Department means the Department administered by the Minister administering the Migration Act 1958.

17   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Veterans' Affairs Department means the Department administered by the Minister administering the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.

18   Paragraph 16(3)(b)

Omit "Department of Veterans' Affairs", substitute "Veterans' Affairs Department".

19   Subsection 72G(4)

Omit "Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs", substitute "Immigration Department".

Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Act 1959

20   Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Department means the Department administered by the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

21   Subsection 8(3)

Omit "Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade", substitute "Foreign Affairs Department".

Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Act 1992

22   Subsection 50(3)

Omit "of Industrial Relations".

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

23   Subsection 99A(6)

Omit "Department of Immigration, Local Government and Ethnic Affairs", substitute "Immigration Department".

Crimes Act 1914

24   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Defence Department means the Department of State that deals with defence and that is administered by the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

25   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Department means the Department administered by the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

26   Subsection 56(2) (definition of eligible person )

Omit "Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade", substitute "Foreign Affairs Department".

27   Section 85ZL (paragraphs (d), (e) and (f) of the definition of intelligence or security agency )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

Criminal Code Act 1995

28   Section 473.1 of the Criminal Code

Insert:

Defence Department means the Department of State that deals with defence and that is administered by the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

29   Section 473.1 of the Criminal Code (paragraphs (d) and (e) of the definition of intelligence or security officer)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

30   Subsection 476.1(1) of the Criminal Code

Insert:

Defence Department means the Department of State that deals with defence and that is administered by the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

31   Subsection 476.5(3) of the Criminal Code (definition of DIGO)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

32   Subsection 476.5(3) of the Criminal Code (definition of DSD)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

Defence Act 1903

33   Subsection 116R(1)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Department administered by the Minister".

Defence Service Homes Act 1918

34   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Defence Department has the meaning given by the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004.

35   Subsections 4BA(5) and 4BB(4)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

Defence (Special Undertakings) Act 1952

36   Section 19

Omit "Department of Aviation", substitute "Department administered by the Minister administering the Air Navigation Act 1920".

Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967

37   Paragraph 7(2)(h)

Omit "Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade", substitute "Department administered by the Minister administering this Act".

Health Insurance Act 1973

38   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Immigration Department means the Department administered by the Minister administering the Migration Act 1958.

39   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Veterans' Affairs Department means the Department administered by the Veterans' Affairs Minister.

40   Subsection 19AB(6)

Omit "Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs", substitute "Immigration Department".

41   Subsection 19AB(6)

Omit "Department of Health and Family Services", substitute "Department administered by the Minister".

42   Paragraph 130(6)(d)

Omit "Department of Veterans' Affairs", substitute "Veterans' Affairs Department".

43   Paragraph 130(7)(f)

Omit "Department of Veterans' Affairs", substitute "Veterans' Affairs Department".

44   Paragraph 130(7)(fa)

Omit "Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs", substitute "Immigration Department".

45   Paragraph 130(9)(b)

Omit "Department of Veterans' Affairs", substitute "Veterans' Affairs Department".

46   Paragraph 130(9)(ba)

Omit "Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs", substitute "Immigration Department".

Higher Education Funding Act 1988

47   Subsection 78(8)

Omit "the Department of Employment, Education and Training", substitute "the Department".

Immigration (Education) Charge Act 1992

48   Subsection 3(2)

Insert:

Finance Department means the Department administered by the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

49   Subsection 6(2) (paragraph (a) of the definition of base CGFCE number )

Omit "Department of Finance", substitute "Finance Department".

50   Subsection 6(2) (paragraph (a) of the definition of new CGFCE number )

Omit "Department of Finance", substitute "Finance Department".

Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010

51   Section 4

Insert:

Defence Department means the Department of State that deals with defence and that is administered by the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

52   Section 4 (paragraphs (f), (g), (h) and (i) of the definition of head )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

53   Section 4 (paragraphs (g), (h) and (i) of the definition of law enforcement or security agency )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989

54   Subsection 5(1) (definition of ADG Code )

Omit "Department of Transport and Regional Development", substitute "Transport Department".

55   Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

Transport Department means the Department administered by the Minister administering the National Transport Commission Act 2003.

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986

56   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Defence Department means the Department of State that deals with defence and that is administered by the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

57   Subsection 3(1) (definition of DIGO )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

58   Subsection 3(1) (definition of DIO )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

59   Subsection 3(1) (definition of DSD )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

60   Paragraphs 15(3)(b) and 21(1B)(b) and (2)(a)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

61   Paragraph 24A(1)(b)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

62   Paragraphs 32A(1)(d) and (5)(b)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

Intelligence Services Act 2001

63   Section 3

Insert:

Defence Department means the Department of State that deals with defence and that is administered by the Defence Minister.

64   Section 3 (definition of DIGO )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

65   Section 3 (definition of DIO )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

66   Section 3 (definition of DSD )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

International Arbitration Act 1974

67   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Department means the Department administered by the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

68   Subsections 10(1) and 10A(1) and (5)

Omit "Department of Foreign Affairs", substitute "Foreign Affairs Department".

Note: The heading to section 10A is altered by omitting " Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade " and substituting " Foreign Affairs Department ".

Narcotic Drugs Act 1967

69   Subsection 4(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Department of Health", substitute "Department administered by the Health Minister".

National Health Act 1953

70   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Health Department means the Department administered by the Health Minister.

71   Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of Secretary )

Omit "Department of Health", substitute "Health Department".

72   Subsection 4(1) (subparagraph (c)(i) of the definition of Secretary )

Omit "Department of Health", substitute "Health Department".

73   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Veterans' Affairs Department means the Department administered by the Veterans' Affairs Minister.

74   Paragraph 99YBC(2)(b)

Omit "Department of Health and Ageing", substitute "Health Department".

75   Paragraph 135A(6)(e)

Omit "Department of Veterans' Affairs", substitute "Veterans' Affairs Department".

76   Paragraph 135A(7)(h)

Omit "Department of Veterans' Affairs", substitute "Veterans' Affairs Department".

77   Paragraph 135A(9)(b)

Omit "Department of Veterans' Affairs", substitute "Veterans' Affairs Department".

78   Section 139C

Omit "Department of Health and Aged Care", substitute "Health Department".

Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997

79   Paragraphs 46(1)(a) and (b)

Omit "Department of Primary Industries and Energy", substitute "Agriculture Department".

80   Section 54

Insert:

Agriculture Department means the Department administered by the Agriculture Minister.

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948

81   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Finance Department means the Department administered by the Finance Minister.

82   Subsection 8(5)

Omit "Department of Finance" (wherever occurring), substitute "Finance Department".

83   Subsections 14(2) and (3)

Omit "Department of Finance", substitute "Finance Department".

84   Subsection 18A(1)

Omit "Department of Finance and Administration", substitute "Finance Department".

85   Subsections 18B(3) and (3A)

Omit "Department of Finance", substitute "Finance Department".

86   Subsections 19AAA(1) and 19ABA(1)

Omit "Department of Finance and Administration", substitute "Finance Department".

87   Subsections 19A(6) and 20(2A) and (2B)

Omit "Department of Finance", substitute "Finance Department".

Public Order (Protection of Persons and Property) Act 1971

88   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Foreign Affairs Department means the Department administered by the Minister administering the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967.

89   Paragraph 21(2)(a)

Omit "Department of Foreign Affairs", substitute "Foreign Affairs Department".

Radiocommunications Act 1992

90   Section 5

Insert:

Defence Department means the Department of State that deals with defence and that is administered by the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

91   Section 24

Omit "Department of Defence" (wherever occurring), substitute "Defence Department".

92   Subsections 26(1) and (2)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

93   Paragraph 283(d)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984

94   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Immigration Department means the Department administered by the Minister administering the Migration Act 1958.

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

95   Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Defence Department has the meaning given by the MRCA.

96   Paragraph 54(4)(a)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

97   Section 141 (definition of Defence Department )

Repeal the definition.

Note: This item repeals a redundant definition.

Small Superannuation Accounts Act 1995

98   Section 4

Insert:

Finance Department means the Department administered by the Finance Minister.

99   Section 92

Omit "Department of Finance", substitute "Finance Department".

Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Limited Sale Act 1993

100   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Department means the Department administered by the Finance Minister.

101   Subsection 38(4) (paragraph (b) of the definition of authorised person )

Omit "Department of Finance", substitute "Finance Department".

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

102   Subsection 127(3)

Omit "Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry", substitute "Agriculture Department".

103   Paragraphs 129(4)(d) and 144(c)

Omit "Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry", substitute "Agriculture Department".

104   Subclause 1(1) of Schedule 1

Insert:

Agriculture Department means the Department administered by the Agriculture Minister.

Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988

105   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Department means the Department administered by the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

106   Section 9C

Omit "Department of Finance", substitute "Finance Department".

Telecommunications Act 1997

107   Section 7

Insert:

Defence Department means the Department of State that deals with defence and that is administered by the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903.

108   Subsection 45(3) (paragraph (a) of the definition of defence organisation )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

109   Subsection 45(3) (subparagraph (c)(i) of the definition of defence organisation )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

110   Subsection 90(2) (paragraph (a) of the definition of defence organisation )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

111   Subsection 90(2) (subparagraph (c)(i) of the definition of defence organisation )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

112   Paragraphs 334(a), 335(1)(a) and 338(4)(a)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

113   Subsection 347(1)

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

114   Clause 2 of Schedule 3 (paragraph (a) of the definition of defence organisation )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

115   Clause 2 of Schedule 3 (subparagraph (c)(i) of the definition of defence organisation )

Omit "Department of Defence", substitute "Defence Department".

Telstra Corporation Act 1991

116   Section 3

Insert:

Finance Department means the Department administered by the Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

117   Section 3

Insert:

Transport Department means the Department administered by the Transport Minister.

118   Paragraphs 8BB(2)(a) and (b) and 8CB(2)(a) and (b)

Omit "Department of Finance", substitute "Finance Department".

119   Paragraph 70(1)(a)

Omit "Department of Transport and Regional Services", substitute "Transport Department".

Part 2   Parliamentary Departments

A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999

120   Section 41 (paragraph (b) of the definition of government entity )

After "Parliament", insert "established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999".

A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999

121   Paragraph 72-95(b)

After "Parliament", insert "established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999".

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005

122   Subsection 55(2) (paragraph (a) of the definition of authority of the Commonwealth )

Omit "Department of the Parliament, or a prescribed agency", substitute "Parliamentary Department, or a prescribed agency,".

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

123   Subsection 311A(4) (paragraph (b) of the definition of Commonwealth Department )

After "Parliament", insert "established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999".

Commonwealth Volunteers Protection Act 2003

124   Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of Commonwealth )

After "Parliament", insert "established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999".

Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997

125   Section 5 (paragraph (b) of the definition of Agency )

Omit "Department of the Parliament", substitute "Parliamentary Department".

126   Section 5

Insert:

Parliamentary Department means a Department of the Parliament established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999.

127   Subsection 32(5)

Omit "Departments of the Parliament", substitute "Parliamentary Departments".

Note: The heading to subsection 32(5) is altered by omitting "Departments of the Parliament" and substituting "Parliamentary Departments".

128   Subsection 36(1)

Omit "Department of the Parliament", substitute "Parliamentary Department".

Fringe Benefits Tax (Application to the Commonwealth) Act 1986

129   Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of Department )

After "Parliament", insert "established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999".

Ombudsman Act 1976

130   Subsection 3(1) (definition of Parliamentary Department )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Parliamentary Department means a Department of the Parliament established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999.

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010

131   Section 6 (paragraph (b) of the definition of Commonwealth agency )

After "Parliament", insert "established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999".

Superannuation Act 1976

132   Subsection 3C(2) (at the end of paragraph (b) of the definition of Department )

Add "established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999".

Superannuation Act 1990

133   Subsection 3AA(2) (at the end of paragraph (b) of the definition of Department )

Add "established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999".

Superannuation Act 2005

134   Section4 (at the end of the definition of Parliamentary Department )

Add "established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999".

Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992

135   Subsection 5(5) (paragraph (b) of the definition of Commonwealth Department )

After "Parliament", insert "established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999".

Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988

136   Subsection 3(1) (at the end of paragraph (b) of the definition of Department )

Add "established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999".

Telecommunications Act 1997

137   Paragraph 471(2)(b)

After "Parliament", insert "established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999".

Part 3   Transitional, saving and application provisions

138   Transitional - amendments do not affect things done

Things done under amended provisions

(1) Subitem (2) applies to a thing done under a provision of an Act if:

(a) the provision is amended by an item of this Schedule; and

(b) the thing was in force immediately before the commencement of that item.

(2) The thing has effect, on and after the commencement of that item, as if it had been done under that provision as amended by that item. However, this is not taken to change the time at which the thing was actually done.

Amendments do not affect requirements for things done

(3) Subitem (4) applies to a thing done under an Act if:

(a) the thing was in force, and complied with a requirement of that Act, immediately before the commencement of an item of this Schedule; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of that item, the thing fails to comply with that requirement solely because of the amendments of that Act made by that item.

(4) Disregard those amendments when considering, on and after the commencement of that item, whether the thing complies with that requirement.

Meaning of things done

(5) In this item, doing a thing includes:

(a) making an instrument; and

(b) making a decision.

139   Regulations may deal with transitional etc. matters

The Governor-General may make regulations dealing with matters of a transitional, saving or application nature relating to the amendments or repeals made by this Schedule.

Schedule 7   References to Secretaries to Departments

Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986

1   Section 11

Omit "Secretary to" (wherever occurring), substitute "Secretary of".

ACIS Administration Act 1999

2   Subsection 6(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Adelaide Airport Curfew Act 2000

3   Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of authorised person )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

4   Paragraph 21(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Aged or Disabled Persons Care Act 1954

5   Subsection 2(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Aircraft Noise Levy Collection Act 1995

6   Section 3 (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Air Navigation Act 1920

7   Subsection 3(1) (definition of the Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Airports Act 1996

8   Subsection 103(5) (paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition of authorised person )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

9   Subsection 109(4) (paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition of authorised person )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

10   Subsection 234(1)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

11   Paragraph 234(2)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

12   Subsection 234(3)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

13   Paragraph 244(1)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

14   Subsection 249(1)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Albury-Wodonga Development Act 1973

15   Paragraph 31A(1)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999

16   Subsection 3(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Anti-Personnel Mines Convention Act 1998

17   Paragraphs 29(1)(a) and (3)(a) and (b)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Australian Federal Police Act 1979

18   Subsection 37(7) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Australian Hearing Services Act 1991

19   Paragraphs 67(8B)(a) and 69(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989

20   Subparagraph 60(b)(iii)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987

21   Paragraph 8(1)(e)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990

22   Paragraph 57(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Australian National Maritime Museum Act 1990

23   Subsection 8(6)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Australian National University Act 1991

24   Subparagraph 60(b)(iii)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998

25   Paragraph 17(2)(b)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Australian Sports Commission Act 1989

26   Section 3 (definition of appointed member )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

27   Paragraphs 13(1)(ba) and (7)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Australian Trade Commission Act 1985

28   Subsection 94(3)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Banking Act 1959

29   Subsection 69(12) (definition of authorized officer )

Omit "Secretary to" (first occurring), substitute "Secretary of".

Bankruptcy Act 1966

30   Subsection 10(7) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

31   Paragraph 42(1)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994

32   Paragraphs 99(a) and 102(1)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989

33   Paragraphs 150(3)(b) and (d)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988

34   Subsection 4(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

35   Paragraphs 16(3)(b) and (d)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Commonwealth Bank Sale Act 1995

36   Subsection 20(5) (paragraph (b) of the definition of authorised person )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

37   Subsection 20(5) (subparagraph (c)(ii) of the definition of authorised person )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Competition and Consumer Act 2010

38   Subsections 87C(1), (2) and (3)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Note: The heading to section 87C is altered by omitting " Secretary to " and substituting " Secretary of ".

39   Paragraph 163(4)(c)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Act 1998

40   Paragraphs 69(1)(a) and 74(1)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Consular Fees Act 1955

41   Paragraphs 3(b), (c) and (d)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Crimes Act 1914

42   Subsection 22(4)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

CSL Sale Act 1993

43   Paragraph 44(3) (paragraph (a) of the definition of authorised person )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

44   Subsection 47(4) (paragraph (b) of the definition of authorised person )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Customs Act 1901

45   Paragraphs 269ZU(3)(c) and (e)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Data-matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990

46   Subsection 10(3A)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Defence Act 1903

47   Subsection 4(1) (definition of The Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990

48   Section 3 (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Defence Housing Australia Act 1987

49   Subparagraph 60(3)(b)(i)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Defence Service Homes Act 1918

50   Subsection 4(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

51   Subsections 4BA(5) and 4BB(4)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Defence (Special Undertakings) Act 1952

52   Section 19

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Disability Services Act 1986

53   Section 4 (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

54   Section 528 (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Export Control Act 1982

55   Section 3 (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991

56   Subsection 87(2)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Export Inspection and Meat Charges Collection Act 1985

57   Subsection 3(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Family Law Act 1975

58   Subparagraph 69ZD(c)(ii)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Farm Household Support Act 1992

59   Subparagraph 15(b)(i)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

60   Subsections 53(2) and 57A(2)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001

61   Subsection 9(9)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1989

62   Paragraph 60(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Health Insurance Act 1973

63   Subsection 3(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

64   Subsection 19AB(6)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

65   Paragraphs 130(6)(c) and (d) and (7)(e), (f) and (fa)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

66   Paragraph 130(9)(a)

Omit "Secretary to" (wherever occurring), substitute "Secretary of".

67   Paragraphs 130(9)(b) and (ba)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

68   Subsection 130G(1)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

69   Subsection 131A(8) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Health Insurance Commission (Reform and Separation of Functions) Act 1997

70   Paragraph 47(4)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Hearing Services Administration Act 1997

71   Paragraph 27(1)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Higher Education Funding Act 1988

72   Section 3 (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "the Secretary of".

Imported Food Control Act 1992

73   Subsection 3(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989

74   Paragraph 104(b)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Industry Research and Development Act 1986

75   Paragraphs 47(2)(b) and (c)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986

76   Paragraphs 32A(1)(d) and (5)(b)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

International Arbitration Act 1974

77   Subsection 10(1)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

78   Subsection 10A(5)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Note: The heading to section 10A is altered by omitting " Secretary to " and substituting " Secretary of ".

79   Subsection 31(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

International Transfer of Prisoners Act 1997

80   Paragraph 53(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Judges' Pensions Act 1968

81   Subsection 6C(2)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

82   Paragraphs 7(2)(b), 9(3)(b), 11(2A)(b) and 12(2A)(b)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

83   Subsections 20(1), (2), (3) and (4)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Judiciary Act 1903

84   Subsection 55E(1) (subparagraph (b)(i) of the definition of Attorney-General's lawyer )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Lands Acquisition Act 1989

85   Subsections 38(1) and 51(1)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

86   Subparagraphs 55(2)(e)(ii), 65(1)(b)(ii) and 87(1)(d)(i)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

87   Paragraph 87(2)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

88   Subsection 123(3)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Lands Acquisition (Northern Territory Pastoral Leases) Act 1981

89   Subsection 9(1)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Law Officers Act 1964

90   Subsection 17(2)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

91   Section 18

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Marriage Act 1961

92   Section 38

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Meat Inspection Act 1983

93   Subsection 3(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Migration Act 1958

94   Subsection 5(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

95   Paragraph 143(1)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989

96   Paragraphs 22(2)(a) and (3)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Narcotic Drugs Act 1967

97   Subsection 4(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

National Environment Protection Measures (Implementation) Act 1998

98   Section 5 (definition of Environment Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

National Health Act 1953

99   Subsection 4(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to" (wherever occurring), substitute "Secretary of".

100   Paragraphs 135A(6)(d) and (e), (7)(g) and (h) and 9(a) and (b)

Omit "Secretary to" (wherever occurring), substitute "Secretary of".

National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992

101   Paragraph 80(9)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

National Transmission Network Sale Act 1998

102   Paragraph 23(1)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997

103   Subsection 44(5)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

104   Paragraphs 45(1)(a) and 46(1)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978

105   Subsection 70(7)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948

106   Subsections 8(5), 14(2) and (3), 18B(3) and (3A), 19A(6) and 20(2A) and (2B)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

107   Subsection 21B(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Patents Act 1990

108   Subsection 70(6)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

109   Paragraph 200A(b)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Port Statistics Act 1977

110   Section 3 (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991

111   Subsection 4(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Primary Industry Councils Act 1991

112   Subsection 34(1)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986

113   Paragraph 24(1)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

114   Subsection 41(3)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Public Order (Protection of Persons and Property) Act 1971

115   Paragraph 21(2)(a)

Omit "Secretary to" (first occurring), substitute "Secretary of".

Quarantine Act 1908

116   Subsection 5(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "the Secretary of".

117   Subsection 9AA(1)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Registration of Deaths Abroad Act 1984

118   Subsection 25(1)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Repatriation Institutions (Transfer) Act 1992

119   Subsections 3(2) and 4(3)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Rural Adjustment Act 1992

120   Section 10

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997

121   Subsection 44(3) (paragraph (a) of the definition of authorised person )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Limited Sale Act 1993

122   Subsection 35(3) (paragraph (a) of the definition of authorised person )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

123   Subsection 38(4) (paragraph (b) of the definition of authorised person )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Social Security Act 1991

124   Subsection 23(1) (definition of Health Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

125   Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

126   Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to the Department" (wherever occurring), substitute "Secretary of the Department".

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

127   Subsection 127(3)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

128   Paragraphs 129(4)(d) and 144(c)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Stevedoring Levy (Collection) Act 1998

129   Section 5 (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Student Assistance Act 1973

130   Subsection 3(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "the Secretary of".

Telecommunications Act 1997

131   Paragraph 334(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

132   Subsection 347(1)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

133   Paragraph 471(2)(c)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

134   Clause 2 of Schedule 3 (definition of Environment Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Telstra Corporation Act 1991

135   Paragraphs 8BB(1)(a) and (2)(a) and 8CB(1)(a) and (2)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

136   Subsections 61(3) and 62(3)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

137   Paragraphs 69(1)(a) and 70(1)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

138   Subsections 71(1) and (2)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Note: The heading to section 71 is altered by omitting " Secretary to " and substituting " Secretary of ".

Textile, Clothing and Footwear Investment and Innovation Programs Act 1999

139   Section 4 (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989

140   Subsection 3(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Treasury Bills Act 1914

141   Section 12

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986

142   Subsection 5Q(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

143   Subpoint 118ZZA-5(3)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

144   Section 184

Omit "Secretary to" (wherever occurring), substitute "Secretary of".

145   Paragraphs 193(1)(b) and (8)(a)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

146   Subsection 193(9)

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

War Graves Act 1980

147   Subsection 2(1) (definition of Secretary )

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Wine Australia Corporation Act 1980

148   Section 50

Omit "Secretary to", substitute "Secretary of".

Schedule 8   References to Departments administering Acts

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988

1   Subparagraph 94(1)(a)(iv)

Omit "Department administering", substitute "Department administered by the Minister administering".

Crimes Act 1914

2   Subsection 22(4)

Omit "Department administering", substitute "Department administered by the Minister administering".

Defence Housing Australia Act 1987

3   Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

Finance Secretary means the Secretary of the Department administered by the Finance Minister.

4   Paragraph 12(1)(d)

Omit "Secretary of the Department administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997", substitute "Finance Secretary".

5   Subsection 23(2A)

Omit "Secretary of the Department administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997", substitute "Finance Secretary".

Schools Assistance Act 2008

6   Subparagraph 165(1)(b)(i)

After "the Minister", insert "(the Education Assistance Minister )".

7   Subparagraphs 165(1)(b)(ii) and (iii)

Omit "Department administering that Act", substitute "Department administered by the Education Assistance Minister".

8   Subparagraph 166(1)(b)(i)

After "the Minister", insert "(the Education Assistance Minister )".

9   Subparagraphs 166(1)(b)(ii) and (iii)

Omit "Department administering that Act", substitute "Department administered by the Education Assistance Minister".

Schools Assistance (Learning Together - Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004

10   Subparagraph 131(1)(b)(i)

After "the Minister", insert "(the Education Assistance Minister )".

11   Subparagraphs 131(1)(b)(ii) and (iii)

Omit "Department administering that Act", substitute "Department administered by the Education Assistance Minister".

12   Subparagraph 132(1)(b)(i)

After "the Minister", insert "(the Education Assistance Minister ).

13   Subparagraphs 132(1)(b)(ii) and (iii)

Omit "Department administering that Act", substitute "Department administered by the Education Assistance Minister".