Territories Self-Government Legislation Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment of Laws) Bill 2011

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  • Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment Power of the Commonwealth) Bill 2010
Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
BROWN, Sen Bob
BRANDIS, Sen George
BROWN, Sen Bob
KEENAN, Michael, MP
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988
to remove the Governor-General’s power to to disallow or recommend amendments of any enactments made by the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly; and
Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978
to remove the Governor-General’s power to to disallow or recommend amendments of any laws made by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory.

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Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 29 Sep 2010
Second reading moved 29 Sep 2010
Second reading debate 18 Aug 2011
Second reading agreed to 18 Aug 2011
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 4 Government agreed to
18 Aug 2011
Third reading agreed to 18 Aug 2011
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22 Aug 2011
Second reading moved 31 Oct 2011
Second reading debate 31 Oct 2011
Second reading agreed to 01 Nov 2011
Consideration in detail debate 01 Nov 2011
Third reading agreed to 01 Nov 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 01 Nov 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 166
  • Year: 2011
04 Dec 2011

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Text of bill

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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

  • 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

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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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