Courts Legislation Amendment (Judicial Complaints) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Introduced with the Judicial Misbehaviour and Incapacity (Parliamentary Commissions) Bill 2012, the bill amends the:
Family Law Act 1975
,
Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
  and
Federal Magistrates Act 1999
  to establish a framework to enable the Chief Justices of the Federal Court and the Family Court and the Chief Federal Magistrate to manage complaints that are referred to them; and
Freedom of Information Act 1982
  to exclude documents created through the complaints handling scheme from the operation of the Act. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
14 Mar 2012Introduced and read a first time
14 Mar 2012Second reading moved
28 Jun 2012Second reading debate
10 Sep 2012Second reading debate
10 Sep 2012Second reading agreed to
10 Sep 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
12 Sep 2012Introduced and read a first time
12 Sep 2012Second reading moved
22 Nov 2012Second reading debate
22 Nov 2012Second reading agreed to
22 Nov 2012Third reading agreed to


22 Nov 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
11 Dec 2012Assent

Act no.: 186

Year: 2012

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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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