2. Commencement and interpretation
(1) This section and section 1 shall come into operation on the date on which this Act receives the Royal Assent 1.
(2) Except as provided in subsection (1), this Act shall come into operation on such day as is, on the recommendation of the Primate of the Church of England in Australia, fixed by proclamation 1.
(3) In this Act ¾
}appointed day~ means the day fixed by proclamation under subsection (2);
}law of the State~ means ¾
(a) an Act including the title and citation thereof;
(b) regulations, rules, local laws or by-laws having effect by virtue of an Act; and
(c) an instrument having effect by virtue of an Act or of any regulations, rules, local laws or by-laws referred to in paragraph (b) of this interpretation; and
}subsection~ means a subsection of the section wherein the term is used.
[Section 2 amended by No. 14 of 1996 s. 4.]