Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Northern Territory Local Court) Bill 2016

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44

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Summary

Amends the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, 16 other Acts and the A.C.T. Self-Government (Consequential Provisions) Regulations to make technical and consequential amendments to ensure that jurisdiction and powers currently being exercised under Commonwealth legislation by Northern Territory Local Court Magistrates may continue to be validly exercised following commencement of the Local Court Act 2015 (NT).

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03 Mar 2016
Second reading moved 03 Mar 2016
Second reading debate 15 Mar 2016
Second reading agreed to 15 Mar 2016
Third reading agreed to 15 Mar 2016
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16 Mar 2016
Second reading moved 16 Mar 2016
Second reading debate 18 Mar 2016
Second reading agreed to 18 Mar 2016
Third reading agreed to 18 Mar 2016
Finally passed both Houses 18 Mar 2016
Assent
  • Act no: 26
  • Year: 2016
23 Mar 2016

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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