The Parliament of Queensland enacts—
This Act may be cited as the Brisbane Casino Agreement Amendment Act 2016 .
This Act commences on a day to be fixed by proclamation.
This Act amends the Brisbane Casino Agreement Act 1992 .
insert—(a)made and varied under this Act; and(b)approved by regulation or ratified by the Legislative Assembly; and(c)in effect immediately before the replacement agreement took effect.
(1)Section 4, heading, ‘effect as enactment’—
omit, insert—force of law(2)Section 4(1), ‘an enactment of this Act’—
omit, insert—a law of the State(3)Section 4—
insert—(3)Subsection (2) does not affect a provision of another Act that expressly deals with the interaction between the other Act and the casino agreement or this Act.(4)Section 4, as amended—
relocate and renumber, in part 3, before section 7, as section 6B.
(1)Section 6, ‘casino agreement’—
omit, insert—agreement made under section 3(2)Section 6, as amended—
relocate and renumber, in part 2, as section 4.
Part 2A, as inserted—
insert—(1)The replacement agreement may be amended by a further agreement between the parties to the replacement agreement.(2)If the further agreement is ratified by the Legislative Assembly, the further agreement takes effect to amend the replacement agreement.The chief executive must, from time to time, publish a document on the department’s website consolidating the replacement agreement and any further agreements made and ratified under section 6.
After section 7—
insert—In this part—amending Act means the Brisbane Casino Agreement Amendment Act 2016 .To remove any doubt, it is declared that—(a)before the commencement, the Minister was authorised to make the replacement agreement for the purposes of this Act and the Control Act; and(b)the former agreement does not end until the commencement even though the replacement agreement was made before the commencement.The commencement of the amending Act, and the making of the replacement agreement, does not affect the validity of the former agreement or anything done under the former agreement, including, for example, a decision made by a Minister under the former agreement.(1)This section applies to an application for an approval, authorisation or permission that, immediately before the commencement, was made to, but not decided by, a Minister under the former agreement.(2)The application may continue to be decided under the former agreement by the Minister administering this Act as if the amending Act had not commenced and the replacement agreement had not been made.
© State of Queensland 2016