Defence Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2005

Type
Government
Portfolio
Defence
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
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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.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17 Aug 2005
Second reading moved 17 Aug 2005
Second reading agreed to 06 Sep 2005
Third reading agreed to 06 Sep 2005
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 06 Sep 2005
Second reading moved 06 Sep 2005
Second reading agreed to 15 Sep 2005
Third reading agreed to 15 Sep 2005
Assent
  • Act no.: 121
  • Year: 2005
06 Oct 2005

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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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

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