Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act 2019

2 Commencement


The following sections come into force on the day after the date of Royal assent:


sections 3 to 7 (which are preliminary provisions relating to this Act):


sections 22 to 26 (which enable the Registrar to prescribe licensing and other matters):


sections 34 to 36 (which relate to the accreditation of bodies):


sections 39 and 42 to 49 (which relate to policies, directions, and other matters relating to accredited bodies):


sections 57 to 59 (which provide an exemption from membership of an accredited body for certain overseas practitioners, members of recognised bodies, and members of religious societies and orders):


sections 69 to 82 (which relate to miscellaneous matters).


The rest of this Act comes into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council, and 1 or more Orders in Council may be made bringing different provisions into force on different dates.


Any provision that is not earlier brought into force under subsection (2) comes into force on 1 June 2021.


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 2(2): the rest of this Act brought into force, on 1 September 2020, by clause 2 of the Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act Commencement Order 2020 (LI 2020/144).

Section 2(3): amended, on 16 May 2020, by section 3 of the COVID-19 Response (Further Management Measures) Legislation Act 2020 (2020 No 13).

Section 2(4): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).