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
Introduced and read a first time 27 Oct 2010
Second reading moved 27 Oct 2010
Referred to Main Committee 17 Nov 2010
Second reading debate 18 Nov 2010
Second reading agreed to 18 Nov 2010
Reported from Main Committee 18 Nov 2010
Third reading agreed to 18 Nov 2010
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22 Nov 2010
Second reading moved 22 Nov 2010
Second reading debate 20 Aug 2012
Second reading agreed to 20 Aug 2012
Committee of the Whole debate 20 Aug 2012
Committee of the Whole debate 21 Aug 2012
Third reading agreed to 21 Aug 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21 Aug 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 114
  • Year: 2012
08 Sep 2012

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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