Foreign Evidence Amendment Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Foreign Evidence Act 1994
  to: streamline the process for adducing foreign material that appears to consist of a business record; and make amendments in relation to: testimony obtained from foreign countries; non-conviction based proceeds of crime matters; court discretion when using foreign evidence; and the Attorney-General’s certification of foreign material. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
03 Dec 2008Introduced and read a first time
03 Dec 2008Second reading moved
05 Feb 2009Second reading debate
05 Feb 2009Second reading agreed to
05 Feb 2009Third reading agreed to
Senate
05 Feb 2009Introduced and read a first time
05 Feb 2009Second reading moved
13 May 2010Second reading debate
13 May 2010Second reading agreed to
13 May 2010Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 5 Government agreed to
13 May 2010Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
13 May 2010Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments


13 May 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
03 Jun 2010Assent

Act no.: 55

Year: 2010

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

Senate
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Schedules of amendments

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Committee Information

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Text of bill

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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.
  • 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

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Schedules of amendments

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