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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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20 Mar 2013
Second reading moved 20 Mar 2013
Referred to Federation Chamber 14 May 2013
Second reading debate 15 May 2013
Second reading agreed to 15 May 2013
Reported from Federation Chamber 15 May 2013
Third reading agreed to 15 May 2013
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16 May 2013
Second reading moved 16 May 2013
Second reading debate 20 Jun 2013
Second reading agreed to 20 Jun 2013
Third reading agreed to 20 Jun 2013
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20 Jun 2013
Assent
  • Act no.: 128
  • Year: 2013
01 Jul 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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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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