Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Defence
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
In response to certain recommendations of the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee’s report into the effectiveness of Australia’s military justice system, the bill amends the
Defence Act 1903
,
Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
,
Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955
and
Migration Act 1958
to: establish an Australian Military Court; and facilitate the creation of Chief of Defence Force Commissions of Inquiry to inquire into certain notifiable incidents.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14 Sep 2006
Second reading moved 14 Sep 2006
Second reading agreed to 29 Nov 2006
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 40 Government agreed to
29 Nov 2006
Third reading agreed to 29 Nov 2006
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04 Dec 2006
Second reading moved 04 Dec 2006
Second reading agreed to 05 Dec 2006
Third reading agreed to 05 Dec 2006
Assent
  • Act no.: 159
  • Year: 2006
11 Dec 2006

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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