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Explanatory Statement Alcohol Harm Reduction Bill 2017 (Serial 25)



Explanatory Statement Alcohol Harm Reduction Bill 2017 (Serial 25)

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Tabled Paper 291


Tabled Papers for 13th Assembly 2016 - 2020; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT




Tabled by Natasha Fyles


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13 definitions of breath test in section 3(1) of the Traffic Act and public place in section 4( 1) of the Liquor Act. Clause 44. Protection from liability This clause provides a person with civil and criminal protections for an act done or omitted to be done in good faith while exercising a power or performance of a function as the BDR Registrar or as a clinician. Clause 45. Regulations This is a standard clause allowing the Administrator to make regulations under the Act. Part 7 Division 1 Clause 46. Repeals and transitional matters Repeals Acts repealed This clause provides for the repeal of the Alcohol Mandatory Treatment Act 2013 (No 17 of 2013) and the Alcohol Protection Orders Act 2013 (No 31 of 2013). There are no transitional provisions required for the Alcohol Mandatory Treatment Act 2013. Transitional provisions for the Alcohol Protection Orders Act 2013 are outlined in Division 2 below. Division 2 Clause 47. Transitional matters Definitions This clause defines terms relating to the Alcohol Protection Orders Act for the purpose of transitional provisions. For example, the term APO Act is defined as the Alcohol Protection Orders Act in force before repeal. Clause 48. Alcohol protection orders become BDOs This clause provides that an alcohol protection order in force at the time of commencement are deemed to be a BOO for the remaining period which it would have been in force if the APO Act had not been repealed. A first alcohol protection order becomes a first police BOO, a second alcohol protection order becomes a second police BOO, and a later alcohol protection order becomes a subsequent police BOO.

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