Schedule Requested Commonwealth Act
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    An Act to amend section 7 of the Australia Act 1986 of the Commonwealth and section 7 of the Australia Act 1986 of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

    The Parliament of Australia enacts:

    1. Short title

    This Act may be cited as the Australia Acts Amendment Act 1999.

    2. Commencement

    (1) This Act commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

    (2) That day must not be before the day on which the Constitution Alteration (Establishment of Republic) 1999 receives the Royal Assent.

    3. Schedules

    Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

    Schedule 1 Australia Act 1986 of the Commonwealth

    1. At the end of section 7

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    (6) The Parliament of a State may make a law providing that the preceding sub-sections do not apply to the State.

    (7) Upon the coming into effect in a State of a law referred to in sub-section (6), this section ceases to apply to the State as provided by that law.

    Schedule 2 Australia Act 1986 of the Parliament of the United Kingdom

    1. Amendment of Imperial Act

    The Australia Act 1986 of the Parliament of the United Kingdom is amended as set out in this Schedule, so far as that Act is part of the law of Australia or of an external Territory.

    2. At the end of section 7

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    (6) The Parliament of a State may make a law providing that the preceding sub-sections do not apply to the State.

    (7) Upon the coming into effect in a State of a law referred to in sub-section (6), this section ceases to apply to the State as provided by that law.



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