Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Defence 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Defence Act 1903
  to: provide that certain members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) may use reasonable and necessary force in the event of an attack on ADF premises; establish a statutory regime of search and seizure powers to operate at ADF premises; update and relocate the trespass offence and related arrest power; authorise the ADF to use overt optical surveillance to monitor the security of ADF premises; and require the disclosure of information captured by such devices to law enforcement agencies and public prosecution authorities; and
Australian Federal Police Act 1979
  and
Defence Act 1903
  to make consequential amendments. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
29 Sep 2010Introduced and read a first time
29 Sep 2010Second reading moved
20 Oct 2010Referred to Main Committee
25 Oct 2010Second reading debate
25 Oct 2010Second reading agreed to
26 Oct 2010Reported from Main Committee
26 Oct 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
27 Oct 2010Introduced and read a first time
27 Oct 2010Second reading moved
21 Mar 2011Second reading debate
21 Mar 2011Second reading agreed to
21 Mar 2011Third reading agreed to


21 Mar 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
12 Apr 2011Assent

Act no.: 19

Year: 2011

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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

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  • 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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