Defence Amendment (Parliamentary approval for Australian involvement in overseas conflicts) Bill 2003 [2004]

Type
Private
Sponsor
 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Defence Act 1903
  to provide for parliamentary approval of overseas service by members of the Defence Force, subject to exceptions covering the movement of personnel in the normal course of their peacetime activities and the need to take emergency action. 

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Senate
27 Mar 2003Introduced and read a first time
27 Mar 2003Second reading moved
16 Nov 2004Lapsed at end of Parliament


17 Nov 2004Restored to Notice Paper
Senate
10 Feb 2005Second reading debate
12 Feb 2008Lapsed at end of Parliament

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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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