Maritime Powers Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Introduced with the Maritime Powers (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012 to establish a framework for the exercise of maritime enforcement powers, the bill: establishes a system of authorisations under which a maritime officer may exercise enforcement powers in relation to vessels, installations, aircraft, protected land areas and isolated persons on certain grounds; provides for the enforcement powers available to maritime officers including boarding, obtaining information, searching, detaining, seizing and retaining things, and moving and detaining persons; provides for processes for dealing with things seized, retained or detained and persons held; and creates offences for failure to comply.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30 May 2012
Second reading moved 30 May 2012
Second reading debate 20 Aug 2012
Second reading agreed to 20 Aug 2012
Third reading agreed to 20 Aug 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20 Aug 2012
Second reading moved 20 Aug 2012
Second reading debate 12 Mar 2013
Second reading agreed to 12 Mar 2013
Committee of the Whole debate 12 Mar 2013
Committee of the Whole debate 13 Mar 2013
Third reading agreed to 13 Mar 2013
Text of bill as passed both Houses 13 Mar 2013
Assent
  • Act no.: 15
  • Year: 2013
27 Mar 2013

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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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Bills digest

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Notes

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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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