Explanatory Memoranda 1901–1909


Index to Explanatory Memoranda 1901–1982

Arranged alphabetically by session of Parliament.
Key to the Index

Bill Title Date CM or EM No. of Pages Notes Chamber
Session 1901–02          
Commonwealth Electoral Bill 1902 31.7.1902 CM 54 Title reads: “As reported from Committee of the Whole after recommittal, 30th July 1902.” Reps
Commonwealth Electoral Bill 1902 20.8.1902 CM 55 Title reads: “As read a third time 10th August 1902.” Reps
Customs Tariff Bill 1902 [24.7.1902] CM 16 Title reads: “Schedule showing requests made by the Senate in the Customs Tariff Bill 1902.” Reps
Customs Tariff Bill 1902 1.9.1902 CM 5 Title reads: “Schedule: modifications made by the House of Representatives in certain requests of the Senate as to which the Senate again requests the House of Representatives to make the amendments as originally requested.” Reps
Post and Telegraph Bill 1901 9.7.1901 CM 46 Title reads: “As Amended in Committee to 5th July, 1901.” Senate
Post and Telegraph Bill 1901
18.7.1901 CM 46 Title reads: “As reported with amendments, 17th July, 1901.” Senate
Public Service Bill 1901 1.7.1901 CM 31 Title reads: “As amended in Committee of the Whole up to 27th June, 1901.” Reps
Public Service Bill 1901 30.4.1902 CM 31 Title reads: “Bill as amended by the Senate.—Erased type indicates words struck out, and bold type words inserted.” Reps
Session 1904          
Conciliation and Arbitration Bill 1904 21.7.1904 CM 12 Title reads: “Schedule showing amendments made in Committee—as reported 19th July, 1904”. Reps
Session 1905          
Commonwealth Electoral Bill 1905 16.9.1905 EM 4   Senate
Commonwealth Electoral Bill 1905 8.12.1905 EM 4 Takes account of Senate amendments to the bill. Reps
Copyright Bill 1905 12.9.1905 EM 5 Title reads: "Memorandum of references to similar provisions in acts and bills" in the UK, Australian states and Canada. Senate
Copyright Bill 1905 1.11.1905 EM 5 Title reads: "Memorandum of references to similar provisions in acts and bills" in the UK, Australian states and Canada. Takes account of Senate amendments to the bill. Reps
Immigration Restriction Amendment Bill 1905 23.11.1905 CM 4 Title reads: “Sections of the Immigration Restriction Act 1901 as proposed to be amended by the Immigration Restriction Bill 1905, and new clauses proposed to be inserted”. Reps
Judiciary Bill 1905 1905? EM 4 Draft Explanatory Memorandum  
Session 1906          
Australian Industries Preservation Bill 1906 28.6.1906 CM 4 Title reads: “Part III as proposed to be amended”. Reps
Session 1907–08          
Customs Tariff 1907 2.4.1908 CM 67 Title reads: “Schedule showing requests made by the Senate for amendments in the Customs Tariff 1907.” Identical versions presented to the Senate and the House of Representatives. Senate / Reps
Customs Tariff 1907 5.5.1908 CM 17 Title reads: “Schedule showing the manner in which, up to 5th May, 1908, the House of Representatives has dealt with the requests by the Senate for amendments.” Identical versions presented to the Senate and the House of Representatives. Senate / Reps
Customs Tariff 1907 19.5.1908 CM 22 Title reads: “Schedule (No. 2) showing the manner in which the House of Representatives has dealt with the remaining requests by the Senate for amendments, and also showing consequential amendments made in the bill.” Identical versions presented to the Senate and the House of Representatives. Senate / Reps
Customs Tariff 1907 21.5.1908 CM 20 Title reads: “No. 1. Schedule showing original requested amendments of the Senate which the House of Representatives has not made, and which the Senate again requests the House to make. No. 2. Schedule showing how the Senate has dealt with certain of its original requests for amendments, which amendments have not been made or have been made as to part or with modifications by the House of Representatives.” Identical versions presented to the Senate and the House of Representatives. Senate / Reps
Customs Tariff 1907 28.5.1908 CM 14 Title reads: “Schedules showing how the House of Representatives has dealt with the amendments requested by the Senate in its message No. 28 of the 21st May, 1908.” Identical versions presented to the Senate and the House of Representatives. Senate / Reps
Marine Insurance Bill 1907 20.11.1907 EM 2 Title reads: "Draftsman's Memorandum." Outlines differences from the UK act on which the bill is based. Reps
Surplus Revenue Bill 1908 3.6.1908 EM 2   Senate
Session 1908          
Marine Insurance Bill 1908 17.9.1908 EM 2 Title reads: "Draftsman's Memorandum." Reps
Session 1909          
Bills of Exchange Bill 1909 30.7.1909 EM 5 Title reads: "Memorandum on the bill." Outlines differences from the UK and Australian State acts on which the bill is based. Reps
Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Bill 1909 (No. 2) 30.11.1909; tabled 8.12.1909 CM 4 Title reads: "Reprint of the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Bill 1909 (No. 2), showing the amendments to be proposed by the Attorney-General." Reps
Commonwealth Electoral Bill 1909 (No. 2) Oct. 1909 CM 54 Title reads: "Reprint of the Commonwealth Electoral Acts, showing the amendments proposed by the Commonwealth Electoral Bill 1909." Reps
Land Tax Assessment Bill 1909 26.5.1909 EM 2   Reps
Marine Insurance Bill 1909 21.7.1909 EM 2 Title reads: "Draftsman's Memorandum." Reps

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