Court Security Bill 2013

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Introduced with the Court Security (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2013, the bill enables all federal courts, the Family Court of Western Australia and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to manage security issues by: allowing them to appoint persons as security officers and authorised court officers; prescribing powers that security officers are able to exercise; prescribing offences; enabling judicial officers of court exercising family law jurisdiction to make restraining or protective type orders in certain circumstances; providing for immunity from suit of security officers; providing for compensation for damage to certain devices or data; and enabling the delegation of certain powers and functions. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
20 Mar 2013Introduced and read a first time
20 Mar 2013Second reading moved
14 May 2013Referred to Federation Chamber
15 May 2013Second reading debate
15 May 2013Second reading agreed to
15 May 2013Reported from Federation Chamber
15 May 2013Third reading agreed to
Senate
16 May 2013Introduced and read a first time
16 May 2013Second reading moved
20 Jun 2013Second reading debate
20 Jun 2013Second reading agreed to
20 Jun 2013Third reading agreed to


20 Jun 2013Text of bill as passed both Houses
01 Jul 2013Assent

Act no.: 128

Year: 2013

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed 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

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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