Norfolk Island Amendment Bill 2003 [2004]

Type
Government
Portfolio
Local Government, Territories and Roads 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Norfolk Island Act 1979
  to align electoral arrangements in Norfolk Island more closely to those of other Australian parliaments, including those of the other self-governing Territories. 

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Progress

Senate
04 Dec 2003Introduced and read a first time
04 Dec 2003Second reading moved
03 Mar 2004Second reading amendment agreed to

Details: 1 Opposition agreed to
03 Mar 2004Second reading agreed to
03 Mar 2004Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
03 Mar 2004Introduced and read a first time
04 Mar 2004Second reading moved
04 Mar 2004Second reading agreed to
04 Mar 2004Third reading agreed to


10 Mar 2004Assent

Act no.: 6

Year: 2004

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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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