Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2011

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  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2010
Type
Government
Portfolio
Defence
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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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.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29 Sep 2010
Second reading moved 29 Sep 2010
Referred to Main Committee 20 Oct 2010
Second reading debate 25 Oct 2010
Second reading agreed to 25 Oct 2010
Reported from Main Committee 26 Oct 2010
Third reading agreed to 26 Oct 2010
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27 Oct 2010
Second reading moved 27 Oct 2010
Second reading debate 21 Mar 2011
Second reading agreed to 21 Mar 2011
Third reading agreed to 21 Mar 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21 Mar 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 19
  • Year: 2011
12 Apr 2011

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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

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