Military Justice (Interim Measures) Bill (No. 1) 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Defence
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
42

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Summary

Introduced with the Military Justice (Interim Measures) Bill (No. 2) 2009, the bill amends the Defence Force Discipline Act 1982 to: provide an interim response to the High Court decision in Lane v Morrison by returning to the service tribunal system that existed before the creation of the Australian Military Court. Also makes consequential amendments to the Defence Act 1903, Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955, Judges’ Pensions Act 1968 and Migration Act 1958, and contains application and transitional provisions relating to proceedings and office holders.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09 Sep 2009
Second reading moved 09 Sep 2009
Second reading debate 10 Sep 2009
Second reading agreed to 10 Sep 2009
Third reading agreed to 10 Sep 2009
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 10 Sep 2009
Second reading moved 14 Sep 2009
Second reading debate 14 Sep 2009
Second reading agreed to 14 Sep 2009
Third reading agreed to 14 Sep 2009
Text of bill as passed both Houses 14 Sep 2009
Assent
  • Act no.: 91
  • Year: 2009
22 Sep 2009

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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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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