Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 2) 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends: 19 Acts and the Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment (Flight Crew Licensing) Regulation 2014 to amend errors, remove redundant provisions, and renumber text; 37 Acts to: clarify on the face of Acts that the Crown in right of the Australian Capital Territory and of the Northern Territory is bound; and modernise the provisions about whether the Crown is liable to be prosecuted for an offence; 31 Acts to amend provisions which rely on the Consumer Price Index to refer to the ‘index reference period’ rather than the ‘reference base’; the Parliamentary Presiding Officers Act 1965 and Public Works Committee Act 1969 to remove gender-specific language; and the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 and Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990 to: remove spent provisions; and make amendments consequential on their removal. Also repeals six Acts.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18 Mar 2015
Second reading moved 18 Mar 2015
Second reading debate 07 Sep 2015
Second reading debate 14 Sep 2015
Second reading debate 15 Sep 2015
Second reading debate 17 Sep 2015
Second reading debate 12 Oct 2015
Second reading agreed to 12 Oct 2015
Third reading agreed to 12 Oct 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12 Oct 2015
Second reading moved 12 Oct 2015
Second reading debate 15 Oct 2015
Second reading agreed to 15 Oct 2015
Third reading agreed to 15 Oct 2015
Finally passed both Houses 15 Oct 2015
Assent
  • Act no: 145
  • Year: 2015
12 Nov 2015

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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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Schedules of amendments

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