Judges' Pensions Amendment Bill 2007

Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the
Judges’ Pensions Act 1968
  to insert a definition of ‘salary’ for pension purposes; and remedy technical deficiencies in the superannuation surcharge formula in relation to: reduced rates of surcharge in 2003-04 and 2004-05; treatment of invalidity and death benefits; and payments made to discharge in part a judge’s surcharge debt. 

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House of Representatives
14 Jun 2007Introduced and read a first time
14 Jun 2007Second reading moved
13 Aug 2007Second reading agreed to
13 Aug 2007Third reading agreed to
14 Aug 2007Introduced and read a first time
14 Aug 2007Second reading moved
20 Sep 2007Second reading agreed to
20 Sep 2007Third reading agreed to

25 Sep 2007Assent

Act no.: 162

Year: 2007

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  • 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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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.

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Schedules of amendments

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