(1) The regulations may contain provisions of a savings or transitional nature consequent on the enactment of the following Acts:
this Act(2) Any such provision may, if the regulations so provide, take effect from the date of assent to the Act concerned or a later date.(3) To the extent to which any such provision takes effect from a date that is earlier than the date of its publication in the Gazette, the provision does not operate so as:(a) to affect, in a manner prejudicial to any person (other than the State or an authority of the State), the rights of that person existing before the date of its publication, or(b) to impose liabilities on any person (other than the State or an authority of the State) in respect of anything done or omitted to be done before the date of its publication.
In this Part:
former Board means the Vocational Education and Training Accreditation Board as constituted under the 1990 Act immediately before the repeal of that Act.
the 1990 Act means the Vocational Education and Training Accreditation Act 1990.
(1) The Board constituted under this Act is a continuation of, and the same legal entity as, the former Board.(2) Each person who was, immediately before the commencement of this clause, a member of the former Board is, subject to this Act, taken to have been appointed as a member of the Board constituted under this Act for the balance of his or her term of office as a member of the former Board.
(1) Any education or training provider registered under the 1990 Act is, if that registration was in force immediately before the repeal of the 1990 Act, taken to be a registered training organisation.(2) Any vocational course accredited under the 1990 Act is, if that accreditation was in force immediately before the repeal of the 1990 Act, taken to be accredited under Part 3 of this Act.(3) Any person or body approved under the 1990 Act to provide courses for overseas students is, if that approval was in force immediately before the repeal of the 1990 Act, taken to be an approved provider under this Act.
Subject to the regulations:(a) anything done under the 1990 Act (including the delegation of any function) that had any force or effect immediately before its repeal by this Act is taken to have been done under this Act, and(b) anything done by the former Board under the 1990 Act that would have been validly done had this Act been in force when it was done is validated.
A reference in any Act (other than this Act) or in any instrument made under an Act or in any other document to a registered provider within the meaning of the 1990 Act is taken to be a reference to a registered training organisation.