1 Short Title and commencement


This Act may be cited as the Admiralty Act 1973.


This Act shall come into force on a date to be appointed by the Governor-General, by Order in Council.


An order under this section is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationPCO must publish it on the legislation website and notify it in the GazetteLA19 s 69(1)(c)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 1(2): this Act brought into force, on 1 August 1976, by clause 2 of the Admiralty Act Commencement Order 1976 (SR 1976/194).

Section 1(3): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).