Maritime Transport Act 1994

1 Short Title and commencement

(1)

This Act may be cited as the Maritime Transport Act 1994.

(2)

Except as provided in subsection (3), this Act shall come into force on a date to be appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council; and, except in the case of the provisions referred to in section 214, different dates may be so appointed by 1 or more Orders in Council for different provisions and different purposes.

(3)

This section and sections 2, 214, and 221 shall come into force on the day on which this Act receives the Royal assent.

Section 1(2): Parts 1–16, section 222, Part 23, sections 329–332, Parts 27–30, sections 468, 471(1), 475(1), 479, 482–484, 485(1), (3), (5), and (6) brought into force, on 1 February 1995, by the Maritime Transport Act Commencement Order 1994 (SR 1994/272).

Section 1(2): Part 26 brought into force, on 20 February 1997, by the Maritime Transport Act Commencement Order 1996 (SR 1996/336).

Section 1(2): Part 22 brought into force, on 19 December 1997, by the Maritime Transport Act Commencement Order 1997 (SR 1997/300).

Section 1(2): sections 223, 224, Parts 19–21, sections 333–341, Part 25, sections 469, 470, 471(2), 472–474, 475(2), 476–478, 480, 481, 485(2), (4), and Schedule 7 brought into force, on 20 August 1998, by the Maritime Transport Act Commencement Order 1998 (SR 1998/206).

Section 1(2): sections 215–220 and Schedule 6 brought into force, on 16 October 2003, by the Maritime Transport Act Commencement Order 2003 (SR 2003/259).