Criminal Code Amendment (Cluster Munitions Prohibition) Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Criminal Code Act 1995
  to enable Australia to ratify the
Convention on Cluster Munitions
  by: creating offences and penalties in relation to cluster munitions and explosive bomblets; providing for defences for certain circumstances; and providing for certain authorisations to be made. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
27 Oct 2010Introduced and read a first time
27 Oct 2010Second reading moved
17 Nov 2010Referred to Main Committee
18 Nov 2010Second reading debate
18 Nov 2010Second reading agreed to
18 Nov 2010Reported from Main Committee
18 Nov 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
22 Nov 2010Introduced and read a first time
22 Nov 2010Second reading moved
20 Aug 2012Second reading debate
20 Aug 2012Second reading agreed to
20 Aug 2012Committee of the Whole debate
21 Aug 2012Committee of the Whole debate
21 Aug 2012Third reading agreed to


21 Aug 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
08 Sep 2012Assent

Act no.: 114

Year: 2012

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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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Schedules of amendments

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