Defence Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2005

Type
Government
Portfolio
Defence 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends: the
Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
  as a consequence of changes in the criminal law of the Australian Capital Territory; the
Defence Act 1903
  to change references from “investigating officers” to “inquiry officers”; the
Naval Defence Act 1910
  to align legislation governing eligible ages of Navy Cadets with legislation governing their Army and Air Force counterparts; the
Military Superannuation and Benefits Act 1991
  to remove access to the Military Superannuation and Benefits scheme retention benefit for new members of the Australian Defence Force; and 10 Acts to make technical amendments consequential on the commencement of the
Legislative Instruments Act 2003
  and
Legislative Instruments (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2003

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Progress

Senate
17 Aug 2005Introduced and read a first time
17 Aug 2005Second reading moved
06 Sep 2005Second reading agreed to
06 Sep 2005Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
06 Sep 2005Introduced and read a first time
06 Sep 2005Second reading moved
15 Sep 2005Second reading agreed to
15 Sep 2005Third reading agreed to


06 Oct 2005Assent

Act no.: 121

Year: 2005

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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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Schedules of amendments

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