Australian Federal Police and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

Type
Government
Portfolio
Justice and Customs 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the:
Australian Federal Police Act 1979
  to complete the integration of the Australian Protective Service into the Australian Federal Police (AFP); and
Australian Federal Police Act 1979
  and
Crimes Act 1914
  to enable the AFP to investigate State offences which have a federal aspect. Also makes consequential amendments to 11 other Acts, repeals the
Australian Protective Service Act 1987
  and contains transitional and application provisions. 

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Progress

Senate
04 Dec 2003Introduced and read a first time
04 Dec 2003Second reading moved
12 May 2004Second reading agreed to
12 May 2004Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 45 Government and 1 Australian Democrats agreed to
12 May 2004Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
13 May 2004Introduced and read a first time
27 May 2004Second reading moved
27 May 2004Second reading agreed to
27 May 2004Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 1 government amendment agreed to
31 May 2004Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Jun 2004Consideration of House of Reps message

Details: Senate agreed to House amendment


22 Jun 2004Assent

Act no.: 64

Year: 2004

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Text of bill

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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.
  • 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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