Family Law Amendment Bill 2000

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General portfolio 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
39
Summary
 

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Progress

House of Representatives
22 Sep 1999Introduced and read a first time
22 Sep 1999Second reading moved
31 Aug 2000Second reading agreed to
31 Aug 2000Third reading agreed to
Senate
03 Oct 2000Introduced and read a first time
08 Nov 2000Third reading agreed to


29 Nov 2000Assent

Act no.: 143

Year: 2000

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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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