Law and Justice (Cross Border and Other Amendments) Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
  to: establish the Cross Border Justice Scheme to enable judicial officers, police and other officials to deal with offenders from any of the participating jurisdictions (Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory); and clarify that prisoners may give evidence by audio or video link when subpoenaed to give evidence in interstate court or tribunal proceedings; and
Evidence and Procedure (New Zealand) Act 1994
  to expand the range of proceedings covered by the scheme established between Australia and New Zealand for the service of subpoenas between the two jurisdictions. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
19 Mar 2009Introduced and read a first time
19 Mar 2009Second reading moved
25 May 2009Referred to Main Committee
25 May 2009Second reading debate
25 May 2009Second reading agreed to
26 May 2009Reported from Main Committee
26 May 2009Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Jun 2009Introduced and read a first time
15 Jun 2009Second reading moved
20 Aug 2009Second reading debate
20 Aug 2009Second reading agreed to
20 Aug 2009Third reading agreed to


20 Aug 2009Text of bill as passed both Houses
07 Sep 2009Assent

Act no.: 77

Year: 2009

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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

  • 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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