Defence Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Defence
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Defence Act 1903
to: establish the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal as an independent statutory body and provides for the functions and powers of the Tribunal; ensure procedural fairness in the termination and discharge process when a Defence member returns a positive result for a prohibited substance; and clarify that section 58B determinations are subject to tabling and disallowance;
Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Act 2008
to ensure that the scheme includes all members of the Reserves (including permanent officers transferred to the Reserves); and
Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
to: enable the appointment of Chief Petty Officers and Flight Sergeants as discipline officers; clarify the jurisdiction of discipline officers; and provide for a uniform scale of punishments to all ranks for similar offences.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17 Mar 2010
Second reading moved 17 Mar 2010
Referred to Main Committee 24 May 2010
Second reading debate 25 May 2010
Second reading agreed to 25 May 2010
Reported from Main Committee 26 May 2010
Third reading agreed to 26 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.: 95
  • Year: 2010
05 Jul 2010

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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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