International Arbitration Amendment Bill 2010

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  • International Arbitration Amendment Bill 2009
Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
International Arbitration Act 1974
to: apply most of the amendments made by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law in 2006 to the Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration to international commercial arbitration in Australia; confine the circumstances in which courts can set aside an award made under the Model Law or refuse to enforce foreign awards under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and the Model Law; include additional optional provisions to be made available to the parties to an arbitration agreement; include a regulation making power; and make general amendments in relation to the operation of the Act.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25 Nov 2009
Second reading moved 25 Nov 2009
Referred to Main Committee 17 Mar 2010
Second reading debate 13 May 2010
Second reading agreed to 13 May 2010
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 15 Government amendments agreed to
13 May 2010
Reported from Main Committee 13 May 2010
Third reading agreed to 13 May 2010
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 Jun 2010
Second reading moved 15 Jun 2010
Second reading debate 17 Jun 2010
Second reading agreed to 17 Jun 2010
Third reading agreed to 17 Jun 2010
Text of bill as passed both Houses 17 Jun 2010
Assent
  • Act no.: 97
  • Year: 2010
06 Jul 2010

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

House of representatives

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Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest

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Notes

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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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