Trans-Tasman Proceedings Amendment and Other Measures Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
The bill: amends the:
Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010
  in relation to staying an Australian proceeding on forum grounds; and
Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010
  and
Trans-Tasman Proceedings (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2010
  to: reflect amendments made by the New Zealand Parliament to the companion legislation to enable the cooperative scheme to operate; and retrospectively validates fees charged (from 1 March 2009 to 25 November 2010) for de facto financial proceedings under the
Family Law Act 1975

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Progress

House of Representatives
02 Mar 2011Introduced and read a first time
02 Mar 2011Second reading moved
22 Mar 2011Referred to Main Committee
11 May 2011Second reading debate
11 May 2011Second reading agreed to
11 May 2011Third reading agreed to
Senate
12 May 2011Introduced and read a first time
12 May 2011Second reading moved
21 Jun 2011Second reading debate
21 Jun 2011Second reading agreed to
21 Jun 2011Third reading agreed to


21 Jun 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
29 Jun 2011Assent

Act no.: 64

Year: 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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Committee Information

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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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