Access to Justice (Civil Litigation Reforms) Amendment Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
in relation to: case management powers and procedural reforms; and appeal proceedings;
Family Law Act 1975
,
Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
and
Federal Magistrates Act 1999
in relation to the powers of the Chief Justices of the Federal Court and the Family Court and the Chief Federal Magistrate; and
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
to exclude certain decisions of the head of court from judicial review.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22 Jun 2009
Second reading moved 22 Jun 2009
Referred to Main Committee 12 Aug 2009
Second reading debate 07 Sep 2009
Second reading agreed to 09 Sep 2009
Reported from Main Committee 09 Sep 2009
Third reading agreed to 09 Sep 2009
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10 Sep 2009
Second reading moved 10 Sep 2009
Second reading debate 27 Oct 2009
Second reading agreed to 27 Oct 2009
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 5 Government and 1 Australian Greens agreed to
27 Oct 2009
Third reading agreed to 27 Oct 2009
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 27 Oct 2009
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments 1 to 5 and disagreed to Senate amendment 6 and made amendment in place thereof
18 Nov 2009
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate did not insist on its amendment no. 6 and agreed to amendment made by the House in its place
19 Nov 2009
Text of bill as passed both Houses 19 Nov 2009
Assent
  • Act no.: 117
  • Year: 2009
04 Dec 2009

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Senate

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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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