Australia: TimeBase LawOne Weekly Email Report - Part 2
Last Updated: 17 January 2012

Radiocommunications Act 1992

Racial Discrimination Act 1975

Quarantine Act 1908

Qantas Sale Act 1992

Public Service Act 1999

Public Lending Right Act 1985

Protection of the Sea (Powers of Intervention) Act 1981

Protection of the Sea (Harmful Anti-fouling Systems) Act 2006

Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986

Productivity Commission Act 1998

Private Health Insurance Act 2007

Privacy Act 1988

Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999

Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989

Port Statistics Act 1977

Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987

Payment Systems and Netting Act 1998

Patents Act 1990

Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010

Ombudsman Act 1976

Olympic Insignia Protection Act 1987

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006

Offshore Minerals Act 1994

Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987

Northern Territory Acceptance Act 1910

Navigation Act 1912

Native Title Act 1993

Nation-building Funds Act 2008

National Water Commission Act 2004

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011

National Transport Commission Act 2003

National Museum of Australia Act 1980

National Measurement Act 1960

National Library Act 1960

National Health Security Act 2007

National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992

National Health Act 1953

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007

National Gallery Act 1975

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia Act 2008

National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009

National Blood Authority Act 2003

Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

Migration Act 1958

Medical Indemnity Act 2002

Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003

Liquid Fuel Emergency Act 1984

Life Insurance Act 1995

Law Officers Act 1964

Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006

Judiciary Act 1903

Judges' Pensions Act 1968

Interstate Road Transport Act 1985

International Air Services Commission Act 1992

Interactive Gambling Act 2001

Intelligence Services Act 2001

Insurance Act 1973

Inspector of Transport Security Act 2006

Inspector-General of Taxation Act 2003

Inspector - General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986

Infrastructure Australia Act 2008

Industry Research and Development Act 1986

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989

Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010

Independent Contractors Act 2006

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936

Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976

Hearing Services Administration Act 1997

Health Workforce Australia Act 2009

Health Insurance Act 1973

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975

Governor - General Act 1974

Gene Technology Act 2000

Future Fund Act 2006

Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986

Fringe Benefits Tax (Application to the Commonwealth) Act 1986

Freedom of Information Act 1982

Foreign Proceedings (Excess of Jurisdiction) Act 1984

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991

Fisheries Management Act 1991

Fisheries Administration Act 1991

Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997

Federal Magistrates Act 1999

Federal Financial Relations Act 2009

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976

Family Law Act 1975

Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009

Export Market Development Grants Act 1997

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991

Export Control Act 1982

Excise Tariff Act 1921

Evidence Act 1995

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000

Do Not Call Register Act 2006

Disability Discrimination Act 1992

Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983

Development Allowance Authority Act 1992

Designs Act 2003

Dental Benefits Act 2008

Defence Housing Australia Act 1987

Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Act 2008

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973

Defence Force Discipline Act 1982

Defence Act 1903

Customs Tariff Act 1995

Customs Administration Act 1985

Customs Act 1901

Cross-Border Insolvency Act 2008

Criminology Research Act 1971

Criminal Code Act 1995

Crimes at Sea Act 2000

Crimes Act 1914

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006

Copyright Act 1968

Coordinator-General for Remote Indigenous Services Act 2009

Competition and Consumer Act 2010

Commonwealth Serum Laboratories Act 1961

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Act 1992

COAG Reform Fund Act 2008

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995

Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Act 1959

Civil Aviation Act 1988

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989

Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994

Cancer Australia Act 2006

Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

Bills of Exchange Act 1909

Bankruptcy Act 1966

Banking Act 1959

Australian War Memorial Act 1980

Australian Trade Commission Act 1985

Australian Sports Commission Act 1989

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979

Australian Research Council Act 2001

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998

Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989

Australian Passports Act 2005

Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Act 2008

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Act 1987

Australian National University Act 1991

Australian National Maritime Museum Act 1990

Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990

Australian Law Reform Commission Act 1996

Australian Institute of Marine Science Act 1972

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989

Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986

Australian Hearing Services Act 1991

Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973

Australian Federal Police Act 1979

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority Act 2008

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005

Australian Centre for Renewable Energy Act 2010

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act 1982

Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988

Australian Capital Territory Government Service (Consequential Provisions) Act 1994

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983

Australian Astronomical Observatory Act 2010

Australia Council Act 1975

AusCheck Act 2007

Auditor - General Act 1997

Archives Act 1983

Anti - Personnel Mines Convention Act 1998

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006

Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Act 1980

A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge — Fringe Benefits) Act 1999

Air Services Act 1995

Airports (Transitional) Act 1996

Airports Act 1996

Air Navigation Act 1920

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1994

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994

Aged Care Act 1997

Admiralty Act 1988

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005

Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Acts Interpretation Act 1901

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991


The Act progresses the implementation of the clearer laws elements of the Government's Strategic Framework for Access to Justice in the Federal Civil Justice System. The amendments address the useability and readability of the Acts Interpretation Act, resulting in clearer legislation and appropriately co-located provisions. While the Acts Interpretation Act has been subject to numerous amendments since 1901, this is the first time the Act has been comprehensively amended to address concerns regarding its structure, application to modern technology and language.

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