Statute Law Revision Bill 2005

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends 48 Acts to: correct minor technical and drafting errors; remove references to organisations that no longer exist; and update references to organisations that have been succeeded by other organisations. 

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Progress

Senate
16 Mar 2005Introduced and read a first time
16 Mar 2005Second reading moved
16 Jun 2005Second reading agreed to
16 Jun 2005Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
16 Jun 2005Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
20 Jun 2005Introduced and read a first time
23 Jun 2005Second reading moved
23 Jun 2005Second reading agreed to
23 Jun 2005Third reading agreed to


06 Jul 2005Assent

Act no.: 100

Year: 2005

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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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