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FEDERAL COURTS (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 2000

       Queensland




  FEDERAL COURTS
  (CONSEQUENTIAL
AMENDMENTS) BILL 2000

 


 

 

Queensland FEDERAL COURTS (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 2000 TABLE OF PROVISIONS Section Page PART 1--PRELIMINARY 1 Short title . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 PART 2--AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY CHEMICALS (QUEENSLAND) ACT 1994 2 Act amended in pt 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 3 Amendment of s 3 (Definitions) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 4 Amendment of s 8 (Ancillary offences (aiding, abetting, accessories, attempts, incitement or conspiracy)) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 5 Amendment of s 16 (Application of Commonwealth administrative laws in relation to applicable provisions) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 6 Insertion of new s 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 19 Construction of references to pt IVA of AAT Act (Cwlth) . . . . . . . . 7 7 Omission of pt 6 (Jurisdiction of courts) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 PART 3--AMENDMENT OF COMPETITION POLICY REFORM (QUEENSLAND) ACT 1996 8 Act amended in pt 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 9 Omission of pt 5, div 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 10 Amendment of s 29 (Definition) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 11 Insertion of new s 33A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 33A Construction of references to part IVA of AAT Act (Cwlth) . . . . . . 8 PART 4--AMENDMENT OF CORPORATIONS (QUEENSLAND) ACT 1990 12 Act amended in pt 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 13 Amendment of s 3 (Definitions) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

 


 

2 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) 14 Insertion of new s 36A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 36A Construction of references to part IVA of Commonwealth AAT Act . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 15 Amendment of s 40 (Operation of division) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 16 Amendment of s 41 (Interpretation) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 17 Amendment of s 42 (Jurisdiction of Federal Court and State and Territory Supreme Courts) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 18 Amendment of s 42A (Jurisdiction of Family Court and State Family Courts) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 19 Insertion of new s 42AA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 42AA Jurisdiction of Supreme Court in relation to certain decisions made by Commonwealth officers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 20 Amendment of s 42B (Jurisdiction of lower courts) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 21 Amendment of s 43 (Appeals) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 22 Amendment of s 44 (Transfer of proceedings by the Federal Court and State and Territory Supreme Courts) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 23 Amendment of s 44A (Transfer of proceedings by Family Court and State Family Courts) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 24 Amendment of s 44AA (Transfer of proceedings in lower courts) . . . . . . . . 17 25 Amendment of s 45 (Conduct of proceedings) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 26 Amendment of s 46 (Courts to act in aid of each other) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 27 Amendment of s 50 (Enforcement of judgments etc.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 28 Omission of s 52 (Rules of the Federal Court) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 29 Amendment of s 52A (Rules of the Family Court or State Family Court) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 30 Amendment of s 54 (Interpretation) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 31 Insertion of new s 96E . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 96E Application of section 42AA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 PART 5--GAS PIPELINES ACCESS (QUEENSLAND) ACT 1998 32 Act amended in pt 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 33 Amendment of s 11 (Interpretation of some expressions in the Gas Pipelines Access (Queensland) Law and the Gas Pipelines Access (Queensland) Regulations) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

 


 

3 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) 34 Omission of pt 3, div 1 hdg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 35 Omission of pt 3, divisions 2 and 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 36 Amendment of s 55 (Actions in relation to cross-boundary pipelines) . . . . 20 PART 6--AMENDMENT OF JURISDICTION OF COURTS (CROSS-VESTING) ACT 1987 37 Act amended in pt 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 38 Amendment of s 3 (Interpretation) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 39 Amendment of s 4 (Vesting of additional jurisdiction in certain courts) . . 21 40 Amendment of s 5 (Transfer of proceedings) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 41 Amendment of s 6 (Special federal matters) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 42 Insertion of new s 6A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 6A Special federal matters--Commonwealth authorities or officers acting under the laws of States . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 43 Amendment of s 10 (Transfer of matters arising under Part V, Division 1 or 1A of the Trade Practices Act) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 44 Amendment of s 11 (Conduct of proceedings) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 45 Amendment of s 14 (Enforcement and effect of judgments) . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 PART 7--AMENDMENT OF NATIONAL CRIME AUTHORITY (STATE PROVISIONS) ACT 1985 46 Act amended in pt 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 47 Amendment of s 12 (Search warrants) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 48 Amendment of s 20 (Warrant for arrest of witness) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 49 Amendment of s 21 (Applications to Federal Court of Australia) . . . . . . . . 27 50 Omission of s 22 (Applications to Supreme Court of Queensland) . . . . . . . 28 PART 8--NEW TAX SYSTEM PRICE EXPLOITATION CODE (QUEENSLAND) ACT 1999 51 Act amended in pt 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 52 Amendment of s 26 (Definition) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 53 Amendment of s 27 (Application of Commonwealth administrative laws to New Tax System Price Exploitation Code of this jurisdiction) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 54 Amendment of s 28 (Application of Commonwealth administrative laws to New Tax System Price Exploitation Codes of other jurisdictions) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

 


 

4 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) 55 Insertion of new s 30A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 30A Construction of references to part IVA of AAT Act (Cwlth) . . . . . . 29

 


 

2000 A BILL FOR An Act to make further amendments consequential on the matters dealt with by the Federal Courts (State Jurisdiction) Act 1999 or by Commonwealth legislation relating to federal courts and tribunals

 


 

s1 6 s3 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) The Parliament of Queensland enacts-- 1 ART 1--PRELIMINARY 2 P title 3 Short Clause 1. This Act may be cited as the Federal Courts (Consequential 4 Amendments) Act 2000. 5 ART 2--AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY 6 P CHEMICALS (QUEENSLAND) ACT 1994 7 amended in pt 2 8 Act Clause 2. This part amends the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals 9 (Queensland) Act 1994. 10 of s 3 (Definitions) 11 Amendment Clause 3.(1) Section 3, definition "Commonwealth administrative laws", 12 paragraph (a)(i), after `1975'-- 13 insert-- 14 `, excluding part IVA'. 15 (2) Section 3, definition "Commonwealth administrative laws", 16 paragraph (a)(ii)-- 17 omit. 18 (3) Section 3, definition "Commonwealth administrative laws", 19 paragraphs (a)(iii) to (v)-- 20 renumber as paragraphs (a)(ii) to (iv). 21

 


 

s4 7 s7 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) of s 8 (Ancillary offences (aiding, abetting, accessories, 1 Amendment attempts, incitement or conspiracy)) 2 Clause 4. Section 8(1), definition "Commonwealth ancillary criminal laws", 3 paragraph (b), from `because'-- 4 omit. 5 of s 16 (Application of Commonwealth administrative 6 Amendment laws in relation to applicable provisions) 7 Clause 5. Section 16(2), from `or the' to `section 13,'-- 8 omit. 9 of new s 19 10 Insertion Clause 6. Part 5-- 11 insert-- 12 of references to pt IVA of AAT Act (Cwlth) 13 `Construction `19. For the purposes of section 16, a reference in a provision of the 14 Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 (Cwlth), as the provision applies 15 as a law of this jurisdiction, to the whole or any part of part IVA of that Act 16 is taken to be a reference to the whole or any part of that part as it has effect 17 as a law of the Commonwealth.'. 18 of pt 6 (Jurisdiction of courts) 19 Omission Clause 7. Part 6-- 20 omit. 21

 


 

s8 8 s 11 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) ART 3--AMENDMENT OF COMPETITION POLICY 1 P REFORM (QUEENSLAND) ACT 1996 2 amended in pt 3 3 Act Clause 8. This part amends the Competition Policy Reform (Queensland) Act 4 1996. 5 of pt 5, div 3 6 Omission Clause 9. Part 5, division 3-- 7 omit. 8 of s 29 (Definition) 9 Amendment Clause 10.(1) Section 29, definition "Commonwealth administrative laws", 10 paragraph (a)(i), after `(Cwlth)'-- 11 insert-- 12 `, excluding part IVA'. 13 (2) Section 29, definition "Commonwealth administrative laws", 14 paragraph (a)(ii)-- 15 omit. 16 (3) Section 29, definition "Commonwealth administrative laws", 17 paragraph (a)(iii) to (v)-- 18 renumber as paragraph (a)(ii) to (iv). 19 of new s 33A 20 Insertion Clause 11. Part 5-- 21 insert-- 22 of references to part IVA of AAT Act (Cwlth) 23 `Construction `33A. For the purposes of sections 30 and 31, a reference in a provision 24 of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 (Cwlth), as that provision 25 applies as a law of this jurisdiction, to the whole or any part of part IVA of 26

 


 

s 12 9 s 13 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) that Act is taken to be a reference to the whole or any part of that part as it 1 has effect as a law of the Commonwealth.'. 2 ART 4--AMENDMENT OF CORPORATIONS 3 P (QUEENSLAND) ACT 1990 4 amended in pt 4 5 Act Clause 12. This part amends the Corporations (Queensland) Act 1990. 6 of s 3 (Definitions) 7 Amendment Clause 13.(1) Section 3(1), definition "Family Court"-- 8 omit. 9 (2) Section 3(1)-- 10 insert-- 11 ` "Commonwealth authority" means an authority or body (whether 12 incorporated or not) that is established or continued in existence by or 13 under an Act of the Commonwealth. 14 "officer of the Commonwealth" has the same meaning as in section 75(v) 15 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth.'. 16 (3) Section 3(1), definition "Commonwealth administrative laws", 17 paragraphs (a) and (b)-- 18 omit, insert-- 19 `(a) the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 (Cwlth), excluding 20 part IVA;'. 21 (4) Section 3(1), definition "Commonwealth administrative laws", 22 paragraphs (c) to (e)-- 23 renumber as paragraphs (b) to (d). 24

 


 

s 14 10 s 16 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) of new s 36A 1 Insertion Clause 14. After section 36-- 2 insert-- 3 of references to part IVA of Commonwealth AAT Act 4 `Construction `36A. For the purposes of sections 35 and 36, a reference in a provision 5 of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 (Cwlth) (as that provision 6 applies as a law of this jurisdiction) to the whole or any part of part IVA of 7 that Act is taken to be a reference to the whole or any part of that part as it 8 has effect as a law of the Commonwealth.'. 9 of s 40 (Operation of division) 10 Amendment Clause 15. Section 40(1)-- 11 insert-- 12 `(c) the jurisdiction of courts in respect of matters arising under the 13 Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 (Cwlth) 14 involving or related to decisions made under the Corporations 15 Law of a State or the Capital Territory by Commonwealth 16 authorities and officers of the Commonwealth; and 17 (d) the jurisdiction of courts in civil matters in respect of decisions 18 made by officers of the Commonwealth to prosecute persons for 19 offences against the Corporations Law of a State or the Capital 20 Territory and related criminal justice process decisions;'. 21 of s 41 (Interpretation) 22 Amendment Clause 16.(1) Section 41(1), definition "superior court"-- 23 omit. 24 (2) Section 41(1)-- 25 insert-- 26 ` "superior court" means the Supreme Court of a State or Territory or a 27 State Family Court.'. 28

 


 

s 17 11 s 17 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) (3) Section 41(2)(a)(viii)-- 1 omit. 2 (4) Section 41(2)(a)(ix)-- 3 renumber as section 41(2)(a)(viii). 4 of s 42 (Jurisdiction of Federal Court and State and 5 Amendment Territory Supreme Courts) 6 Clause 17.(1) Section 42, heading, `Federal Court and' 7 omit. 8 (2) Section 42(1), `as it applies as a law of Queensland,'-- 9 omit. 10 (3) Section 42-- 11 insert-- 12 `(1A) Despite section 9 of the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) 13 Act 1977 (Cwlth), jurisdiction is conferred on the Supreme Court of 14 Queensland and of each other State and the Capital Territory with respect to 15 matters arising under that Act involving or related to decisions made, or 16 proposed to be made, under the Corporations Law of a State or the Capital 17 Territory by a Commonwealth authority or an officer of the 18 Commonwealth. 19 `(1B) Subsection (1A) applies to a decision made, or proposed or 20 required to be made-- 21 (a) whether or not in the exercise of a discretion; and 22 (b) whether before or after the commencement of this subsection.'. 23 (4) Section 42(2), after `subsection (1)' 24 insert-- 25 `or (1A)'. 26 (5) Section 42(3)-- 27 omit, insert-- 28 `(3) This section has effect subject to section 42AA.'. 29

 


 

s 18 12 s 19 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) of s 42A (Jurisdiction of Family Court and State Family 1 Amendment Courts) 2 Clause 18.(1) Section 42A, heading, `Family Court and'-- 3 omit. 4 (2) Section 42A(1)-- 5 omit. 6 (3) Section 42A(2), `as it applies as a law of Queensland,'-- 7 omit. 8 (4) Section 42A-- 9 insert-- 10 `(4) This section has effect subject to section 42AA.'. 11 of new s 42AA 12 Insertion Clause 19. After section 42A-- 13 insert-- 14 of Supreme Court in relation to certain decisions made 15 `Jurisdiction by Commonwealth officers 16 `42AA.(1) If a decision to prosecute a person for an offence against the 17 Corporations Law of Queensland has been made by an officer or officers of 18 the Commonwealth and the prosecution is proposed to be commenced in a 19 court of Queensland, jurisdiction is conferred on the Supreme Court with 20 respect to any matter in which a person seeks a prerogative order or an 21 injunction against the officer or officers in relation to that decision. 22 `(2) At any time when-- 23 (a) a prosecution for an offence against the Corporations Law of 24 Queensland is before a court of Queensland; or 25 (b) an appeal arising out of such a prosecution is before a court of 26 Queensland; 27 jurisdiction is conferred on the Supreme Court with respect to any matter in 28 which the person who is or was the defendant in the prosecution seeks a 29 prerogative order or an injunction against an officer or officers of the 30

 


 

s 20 13 s 21 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) Commonwealth in relation to a related criminal justice process decision. 1 `(3) Subsections (1) and (2) have effect despite anything in this Act or in 2 any other law. 3 `(4) In this section-- 4 "appeal" includes an application for a new trial and a proceeding to review 5 or call in question the proceedings, decision or jurisdiction of a court or 6 judge. 7 "prerogative order" means an order the relief or remedy under which is in 8 the nature of, and to the same effect as, a writ of mandamus or 9 prohibition. 10 "related criminal justice process decision", in relation to an offence, 11 means a decision, other than a decision to prosecute, made in the 12 criminal justice process in relation to the offence, including-- 13 (a) a decision in connection with the investigation, committal for trial 14 or prosecution of the defendant; and 15 (b) a decision in connection with the appointment of investigators or 16 inspectors for the purposes of such an investigation; and 17 (c) a decision in connection with the issue of a warrant, including a 18 search warrant or a seizure warrant; and 19 (d) a decision requiring the production of documents, the giving of 20 information or the summoning of persons as witnesses; and 21 (e) a decision in connection with an appeal arising out of the 22 prosecution.'. 23 of s 42B (Jurisdiction of lower courts) 24 Amendment Clause 20. Section 42B(1), `as it applies as a law of Queensland'-- 25 omit. 26 of s 43 (Appeals) 27 Amendment Clause 21.(1) Section 43(1), `or to the Federal Court or to the Family Court'-- 28 omit. 29

 


 

s 22 14 s 22 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) (2) Section 43(2) and (3)-- 1 omit. 2 (3) Section 43(4), `to the Federal Court, to the Family Court,'-- 3 omit. 4 (4) Section 43(5), `or to the Family Court'-- 5 omit. 6 (5) Section 43(6), `to the Federal Court,'-- 7 omit. 8 of s 44 (Transfer of proceedings by the Federal Court 9 Amendment and State and Territory Supreme Courts) 10 Clause 22.(1) Section 44, heading-- 11 omit, insert-- 12 `Transfer of proceedings'. 13 (2) Section 44(1)-- 14 omit, insert-- 15 `44.(1) This section applies to the following-- 16 (a) a proceeding with respect to a civil matter arising under the 17 Corporations Law of Queensland that is in a court having 18 jurisdiction under section 42(1) or (2); 19 (b) a proceeding with respect to a matter referred to in section 42(1A) 20 that is in a court having jurisdiction under that subsection or in the 21 Federal Court.'. 22 (3) Section 44(2), `Where'-- 23 omit, insert-- 24 `Subject to subsections (3), (4) and (5), if'. 25 (4) Section 44-- 26 insert-- 27 `(3) If a proceeding with respect to matter referred to in section 42(1A) is 28

 


 

s 22 15 s 22 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) pending in the Supreme Court of a State or the Capital Territory 1 (the "relevant jurisdiction"), the court must transfer the proceeding to the 2 Federal Court unless the matter for determination in it arises out of, or 3 relates to, another proceeding pending in any court of the relevant 4 jurisdiction-- 5 (a) that arises, or a substantial part of which arises, under the 6 Corporations Law of a State or the Capital Territory; and 7 (b) that is not with respect to a matter referred to in section 42(1A); 8 regardless of which proceeding was commenced first. 9 `(4) Even if the Supreme Court of a State or the Capital Territory is not 10 required by subsection (3) to transfer a proceeding with respect to a matter 11 referred to in section 42(1A) to the Federal Court, it may nevertheless do so 12 if it considers that to be appropriate, having regard to the interests of justice, 13 including the desirability of related proceedings being heard in the same 14 jurisdiction. 15 `(5) If a proceeding with respect to a matter referred to in section 42(1A) 16 is pending in the Federal Court, the Federal Court may only transfer the 17 proceeding, or an application in the proceeding, to the Supreme Court of a 18 State or the Capital Territory (the "relevant jurisdiction") if-- 19 (a) the matter arises out of, or relates to, another proceeding pending 20 in any court of the relevant jurisdiction-- 21 (i) that arises, or a substantial part of which arises, under the 22 Corporations Law of a State or the Capital Territory; and 23 (ii) that is not a proceeding with respect to a matter referred to in 24 section 42(1A); 25 regardless of which proceeding was commenced first; and 26 (b) the Federal Court considers the transfer to be appropriate, having 27 regard to the interests of justice, including the desirability of 28 related proceedings being heard in the same jurisdiction. 29 `(6) Nothing in this section confers on a court jurisdiction that the court 30 would not otherwise have. 31 `(7) The fact that some references in this section to the interests of justice 32 include the desirability of related proceedings being heard in the same 33

 


 

s 23 16 s 23 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) jurisdiction does not of itself mean that other references to the interests of 1 justice, in this section or elsewhere in this Act, do not include that matter.'. 2 of s 44A (Transfer of proceedings by Family Court and 3 Amendment State Family Courts) 4 Clause 23.(1) Section 44A, heading, `Family Court and'-- 5 omit. 6 (2) Section 44A(1), `a court'-- 7 omit, insert-- 8 `a State Family Court'. 9 (3) Section 44A(2)(a), `in the Federal Court, or'-- 10 omit. 11 (4) Section 44A(2)(b), `the Federal Court, or'-- 12 omit. 13 (5) Section 44A(2)(c), `the Federal Court, or'-- 14 omit. 15 (6) Section 44A(2), `to the Federal Court, or'-- 16 omit. 17 (7) Section 44A(2), `, as the case may be'-- 18 omit. 19 (8) Section 44A(3), `another court'-- 20 omit, insert-- 21 `another State Family Court'. 22 (9) Section 44A-- 23 insert-- 24 `(5) Nothing in this section confers on a court jurisdiction that the court 25 would not otherwise have.'. 26

 


 

s 24 17 s 27 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) of s 44AA (Transfer of proceedings in lower courts) 1 Amendment Clause 24. Section 44AA-- 2 insert-- 3 `(6A) Nothing in this section confers on a court jurisdiction that the court 4 would not otherwise have.'. 5 of s 45 (Conduct of proceedings) 6 Amendment Clause 25.(1) Section 45(1), `51 to 52A'-- 7 omit, insert-- 8 `51 and 52A'. 9 (2) Section 45(3), definition "relevant jurisdiction", paragraphs (a) and 10 (b)-- 11 omit. 12 (3) Section 45(3), definition "relevant jurisdiction", paragraphs (c) and 13 (d)-- 14 renumber as paragraphs (a) and (b). 15 (4) Section 45(3), definition "relevant jurisdiction"-- 16 insert-- 17 `(c) jurisdiction conferred on a court of a State or the Capital Territory 18 with respect to matters referred to in section 42(1A).'. 19 of s 46 (Courts to act in aid of each other) 20 Amendment Clause 26. Section 46, after `Queensland'-- 21 insert-- 22 `, or in matters referred to in section 42(1A),'. 23 of s 50 (Enforcement of judgments etc.) 24 Amendment Clause 27.(1) Section 50(1)-- 25 omit, insert-- 26

 


 

s 28 18 s 31 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) `50.(1) A judgment of a court of Queensland that is entirely or partly 1 given in the exercise of jurisdiction conferred by this division, or by a law of 2 another State that corresponds to this division, is enforceable in Queensland 3 as if the judgment had been given by that court entirely in the exercise of the 4 jurisdiction of that court apart from this division or any such law.'. 5 (2) Section 50(2), `the Federal Court, the Family Court,'-- 6 omit. 7 of s 52 (Rules of the Federal Court) 8 Omission Clause 28. Section 52-- 9 omit. 10 of s 52A (Rules of the Family Court or State Family 11 Amendment Court) 12 Clause 29.(1) Section 52A, heading, `the Family Court or'-- 13 omit, insert-- 14 `a'. 15 (2) Section 52A(1)-- 16 omit. 17 (3) Section 52A(2) and (3)-- 18 renumber as subsections (1) and (2). 19 of s 54 (Interpretation) 20 Amendment Clause 30. Section 54(2)(a)(vii), `, and rules of court applied by the Federal 21 Court because of a provision of this Act,'-- 22 omit. 23 of new s 96E 24 Insertion Clause 31. In part 13, division 6, after section 96D-- 25 insert-- 26

 


 

s 31 19 s 31 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) of section 42AA 1 `Application `96E.(1) In this section-- 2 "commencement" means the commencement of section 42AA. 3 "related criminal justice process decision", in relation to an offence, has 4 the same meaning as in section 42AA. 5 `(2) Section 42AA applies in relation to-- 6 (a) a decision made on or after the commencement to prosecute a 7 person for an offence, even if the conduct alleged to give rise to 8 the offence occurred before that commencement; or 9 (b) a related criminal justice process decision made on or after the 10 commencement in relation to an offence, even if either or both of 11 the following apply-- 12 (i) the conduct alleged to give rise to the offence occurred before 13 the commencement; 14 (ii) the prosecution of the offence, or an appeal arising out of the 15 prosecution, was commenced before the commencement. 16 `(3) Section 42AA also applies in relation to-- 17 (a) a decision made before the commencement to prosecute a person 18 for an offence, even if that decision is the subject of an application 19 that is before a court at the commencement; or 20 (b) a related criminal process decision made before the 21 commencement in relation to an offence, even if either or both of 22 the following apply-- 23 (i) the decision is the subject of an application that is before a 24 court at the commencement; 25 (ii) the prosecution of the offence, or an appeal arising out of that 26 prosecution, was commenced before the commencement.'. 27

 


 

s 32 20 s 36 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) ART 5--GAS PIPELINES ACCESS (QUEENSLAND) 1 P ACT 1998 2 amended in pt 5 3 Act Clause 32. This part amends the Gas Pipelines Access (Queensland) Act 1998. 4 of s 11 (Interpretation of some expressions in the Gas 5 Amendment Pipelines Access (Queensland) Law and the Gas Pipelines Access 6 (Queensland) Regulations) 7 Clause 33. Section 11, definition "court", `or the Federal Court'-- 8 omit. 9 of pt 3, div 1 hdg 10 Omission Clause 34. Part 3, division 1 heading-- 11 omit. 12 of pt 3, divisions 2 and 3 13 Omission Clause 35. Part 3, divisions 2 and 3-- 14 omit. 15 of s 55 (Actions in relation to cross-boundary pipelines) 16 Amendment Clause 36.(1) Section 55(1)(c) and (f), `by the Federal Court, or by the Supreme 17 Court,'-- 18 omit, insert-- 19 `by the Supreme Court'. 20 (2) Section 55-- 21 insert-- 22 `(1A) Despite subsection (1), the Supreme Court does not have 23 jurisdiction to make a declaration or order about the validity, or affecting the 24

 


 

s 37 21 s 39 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) operation, of a decision of a relevant Minister, relevant regulator or arbitrator 1 in relation to a cross-boundary pipeline unless the State has been determined 2 to be the scheme participant with which the pipeline is most closely 3 connected.1'. 4 ART 6--AMENDMENT OF JURISDICTION OF 5 P COURTS (CROSS-VESTING) ACT 1987 6 amended in pt 6 7 Act Clause 37. This part amends the Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) 8 Act 1987. 9 of s 3 (Interpretation) 10 Amendment Clause 38. Section 3(2), `section 4(3)'-- 11 omit, insert-- 12 `section 4(1)'. 13 of s 4 (Vesting of additional jurisdiction in certain courts) 14 Amendment Clause 39.(1) Section 4(1) and (2)-- 15 omit. 16 (2) Section 4(3) and (4)-- 17 renumber as section 4(1) and (2). 18 (3) Section 4(5)-- 19 omit, insert-- 20 `(3) Subsection (1) or (2) does not-- 21 1 For provisions about determination of scheme participant with which a pipeline is most closely connected, see the South Australian Act, appendix to schedule 1, part 3 (Terms and references).

 


 

s 40 22 s 40 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) (a) invest a Supreme Court or a State Family Court with; or 1 (b) confer on any such court; 2 jurisdiction with respect to criminal matters.'. 3 of s 5 (Transfer of proceedings) 4 Amendment Clause 40.(1) Section 5(1)-- 5 omit, insert-- 6 `5.(1) If-- 7 (a) a proceeding (the "relevant proceeding") is pending in the 8 Supreme Court; and 9 (b) it appears to the Supreme Court that, having regard to-- 10 (i) whether, in the opinion of the Supreme Court, apart from 11 any law of the Commonwealth or another State relating to 12 cross-vesting of jurisdiction and apart from any accrued 13 jurisdiction of the Federal Court or the Family Court, the 14 relevant proceeding or a substantial part of the relevant 15 proceeding would have been incapable of being instituted in 16 the Supreme Court and capable of being instituted in the 17 Federal Court or the Family Court; and 18 (ii) the extent to which, in the opinion of the Supreme Court, the 19 matters for determination in the relevant proceeding are 20 matters arising under or involving questions as to the 21 application, interpretation or validity of a law of the 22 Commonwealth and not within the jurisdiction of the 23 Supreme Court apart from this Act and any law of the 24 Commonwealth or another State relating to cross-vesting of 25 jurisdiction; and 26 (iii) the interests of justice; 27 it is more appropriate that the relevant proceeding be determined 28 by the Federal Court or the Family Court, as the case may be; 29 the Supreme Court must transfer the relevant proceeding to the Federal 30 Court or the Family Court, as the case may be.'. 31 (2) Section 5(4)(b)(ii)-- 32

 


 

s 41 23 s 41 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) omit, insert-- 1 `(ii) having regard to-- 2 (A) whether, in the opinion of the first court, the relevant 3 proceeding or a substantial part of it would have been 4 incapable of being instituted in that court, apart from 5 any law of the Commonwealth or another State relating 6 to cross-vesting of jurisdiction; and 7 (B) whether, in the opinion of the first court, the relevant 8 proceeding or a substantial part of it would have been 9 capable of being instituted in the Supreme Court, apart 10 from any law of the Commonwealth or another State 11 relating to cross-vesting of jurisdiction; and 12 (C) the extent to which, in the opinion of the first court, the 13 matters for determination in the relevant proceeding are 14 matters arising under or involving questions as to the 15 application, interpretation or validity of a law of the 16 State and not within the jurisdiction of the first court 17 apart from any law of the Commonwealth or another 18 State relating to cross-vesting of jurisdiction; and 19 (D) the interests of justice; 20 it is more appropriate that the relevant proceeding be 21 determined by the Supreme Court; or'. 22 (3) Section 5(5)-- 23 omit. 24 (4) Section 5-- 25 insert-- 26 `(9) Nothing in this section confers on a court jurisdiction that the court 27 would not otherwise have.'. 28 of s 6 (Special federal matters) 29 Amendment Clause 41.(1) Section 6-- 30 insert-- 31

 


 

s 42 24 s 42 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) `(1A) However, the court must only transfer so much of the proceeding 1 as is, in the opinion of the court, within the jurisdiction (including the 2 accrued jurisdiction) of the Federal Court, or the court mentioned in 3 subsection (2)(b), as the case may be.'. 4 (2) Section 6(2), `be transferred, the proceeding'-- 5 omit, insert-- 6 `or part of a proceeding be transferred, the proceeding or part of the 7 proceeding'. 8 of new s 6A 9 Insertion Clause 42. After section 6-- 10 insert-- 11 federal matters--Commonwealth authorities or officers acting 12 `Special under the laws of States 13 `6A.(1) This section applies to a proceeding (the "federal matter 14 proceeding") if-- 15 (a) a matter for determination in the proceeding is covered by 16 paragraph (c) or (e) of the definition "special federal matter" in 17 section 3(1) of the Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 18 1987 (Cwlth); and 19 (b) the matter for determination in the proceeding involves or relates 20 to the exercise, or purported or proposed exercise, of functions or 21 powers conferred on a Commonwealth authority, or officer of the 22 Commonwealth, by an enactment (the "State enactment") 23 referred to in paragraph (ca) or (cb) of the definition "enactment" 24 in section 3(1) of the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) 25 Act 1977 (Cwlth); and 26 (c) the matter for determination in the proceeding arises out of, or 27 relates to, another proceeding (the "State matter proceeding") 28 pending in any court of this State-- 29 (i) that arises, or a substantial part of which arises, under the 30 State enactment or a corresponding enactment of another 31 State; and 32

 


 

s 42 25 s 42 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) (ii) none of the matters for determination in which are covered 1 by paragraph (c) or (e) of the definition "special federal 2 matter" in section 3(1) of the Jurisdiction of Courts 3 (Cross-vesting) Act 1987 (Cwlth); 4 regardless of which proceeding was commenced first. 5 `(2) If-- 6 (a) the federal matter proceeding is pending in the Federal Court or 7 the Family Court; and 8 (b) having regard to the interests of justice, including the desirability 9 of related proceedings being heard in the same jurisdiction, the 10 Federal Court or the Family Court considers it appropriate to 11 transfer the proceeding to the Supreme Court; 12 the Federal Court or the Family Court may transfer the proceeding to the 13 Supreme Court, and section 5(4) does not apply to the proceeding. 14 `(3) If-- 15 (a) the federal matter proceeding is pending in the Supreme Court; 16 and 17 (b) the State matter proceeding is pending in any court of this State; 18 neither section 5(1) nor section 6 applies to require the Supreme Court to 19 transfer the federal matter proceeding to the Federal Court or the Family 20 Court, but the Supreme Court may do so if it considers that to be 21 appropriate, having regard to the interests of justice, including the 22 desirability of related proceedings being heard in the same jurisdiction. 23 `(4) Nothing in this section confers on a court jurisdiction that the court 24 would not otherwise have. 25 `(5) The fact that references in this section to the interests of justice 26 include the desirability of related proceedings being heard in the same 27 jurisdiction does not of itself mean that references to the interests of justice 28 elsewhere in this Act do not include that matter. 29 `(6) In this section-- 30 "Commonwealth authority" means an authority or other body (whether 31 incorporated or not) that is established or continued in existence by or 32 under an Act of the Commonwealth. 33

 


 

s 43 26 s 47 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) "officer of the Commonwealth" has the same meaning as in section 75(v) 1 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth.'. 2 of s 10 (Transfer of matters arising under Part V, 3 Amendment Division 1 or 1A of the Trade Practices Act) 4 Clause 43. Section 10(a), `the Federal Court, the Family Court,'-- 5 omit. 6 of s 11 (Conduct of proceedings) 7 Amendment Clause 44. Section 11(2)-- 8 omit. 9 of s 14 (Enforcement and effect of judgments) 10 Amendment Clause 45.(1) Section 14(1)-- 11 omit. 12 (2) Section 14(2) and (3)-- 13 renumber as section 14(1) and (2). 14 PART 7--AMENDMENT OF NATIONAL CRIME 15 AUTHORITY (STATE PROVISIONS) ACT 1985 16 amended in pt 7 17 Act Clause 46. This part amends the National Crime Authority (State Provisions) Act 18 1985. 19 of s 12 (Search warrants) 20 Amendment Clause 47. Section 12(11), from `a reference to'-- 21

 


 

s 48 27 s 49 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) omit, insert-- 1 `a reference to a judge of the Supreme Court.'. 2 of s 20 (Warrant for arrest of witness) 3 Amendment Clause 48. Section 20(1), (3) and (4), `Federal Court or'-- 4 omit. 5 of s 21 (Applications to Federal Court of Australia) 6 Amendment Clause 49.(1) Section 21(2) to (5)-- 7 omit. 8 (2) Section 21(6)(b), `subsection (2)'-- 9 omit, insert-- 10 `section 32(2) of the Commonwealth Act (as it has effect because of 11 section 32B of that Act)'. 12 (3) Section 21(6)-- 13 renumber as section 21(2). 14 (4) Section 21(7) to (11)-- 15 omit. 16 (5) Section 21(12)(a), `subsection (9)'-- 17 omit, insert-- 18 `section 32(8A) of the Commonwealth Act (as it has effect because of 19 section 32B of that Act)'. 20 (6) Section 21(12)(b), `subsection (8)'-- 21 omit, insert-- 22 `section 32(8) of the Commonwealth Act (as it has effect because of 23 section 32B of that Act)'. 24 (7) Section 21(12)-- 25 renumber as section 21(3). 26

 


 

s 50 28 s 51 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) (8) Section 21(13) and (14)-- 1 omit. 2 (9) Section 21(15), definition "prescribed notice"-- 3 omit, insert-- 4 ` "prescribed notice" means a notice stating as mentioned in 5 section 32A(2)(c) of the Commonwealth Act (as it has effect because 6 of section 32C of that Act).'. 7 (10) Section 21(15), definition "relevant day", paragraph (b)-- 8 omit, insert-- 9 `(b) in relation to a notice given by a person in accordance with 10 section 32(8A) of the Commonwealth Act (as it has effect 11 because of section 32B of that Act)--the day on which the 12 Authority gives to the person a prescribed notice relating to the 13 notice so given by the person.'. 14 (11) Section 21(15)-- 15 renumber as section 21(4). 16 (12) Section 21(16) and (17)-- 17 omit. 18 of s 22 (Applications to Supreme Court of Queensland) 19 Omission Clause 50. Section 22-- 20 omit. 21 PART 8--NEW TAX SYSTEM PRICE 22 EXPLOITATION CODE (QUEENSLAND) ACT 1999 23 amended in pt 8 24 Act Clause 51. This part amends the New Tax System Price Exploitation Code 25 (Queensland) Act 1999. 26

 


 

s 52 29 s 55 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) of s 26 (Definition) 1 Amendment Clause 52. Section 26, definition "Commonwealth administrative laws", 2 paragraph (a)(i), after `(Cwlth)'-- 3 insert-- 4 `, excluding part IVA'. 5 of s 27 (Application of Commonwealth administrative 6 Amendment laws to New Tax System Price Exploitation Code of this jurisdiction) 7 Clause 53. Section 27(4)-- 8 omit. 9 of s 28 (Application of Commonwealth administrative 10 Amendment laws to New Tax System Price Exploitation Codes of other 11 jurisdictions) 12 Clause 54.(1) Section 28(4)-- 13 omit. 14 (2) Section 28(5)-- 15 renumber as section 28(4). 16 of new s 30A 17 Insertion Clause 55. Part 5-- 18 insert-- 19 of references to part IVA of AAT Act (Cwlth) 20 `Construction `30A. For the purposes of sections 27 and 28, a reference in a provision 21 of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 (Cwlth), as that provision 22 applies as a law of this jurisdiction, to the whole or any part of part IVA of 23

 


 

s 55 30 s 55 Federal Courts (Consequential Amendments) that Act is taken to be a reference to the whole or any part of that part as it 1 has effect as a law of the Commonwealth.'. 2 State of Queensland 2000

 


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