Defence Legislation Amendment (Woomera Prohibited Area) Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Defence 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
44
Summary
Amends the:
Defence Act 1903
  to establish a framework for the administration of access to the Woomera Prohibited Area (WPA) by: enabling the minister to make the Woomera Prohibited Area Rules to prescribe certain matters, including defining the WPA and the zones to be demarcated within that area; creating a permit system for access and use by non-defence users; introducing offences and penalties for entering the WPA without permission and for failing to comply with a condition of a permit; providing for compensation for any acquisition of property from a person otherwise than on just terms; providing for a cap on compensation payable in respect of loss or damage in the WPA; and validating any declaration or past act under the regulations; and Defence Force Regulations 1952 to update terminology in relation to compensation for acquisition of property. 

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Progress

Senate
27 Mar 2014Introduced and read a first time
27 Mar 2014Second reading moved
26 Jun 2014Second reading debate
26 Jun 2014Second reading agreed to
26 Jun 2014Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
26 Jun 2014Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
14 Jul 2014Introduced and read a first time
16 Jul 2014Second reading moved
16 Jul 2014Second reading debate
16 Jul 2014Referred to Federation Chamber
16 Jul 2014Second reading agreed to
16 Jul 2014Reported from Federation Chamber
16 Jul 2014Third reading agreed to


16 Jul 2014Finally passed both Houses
08 Aug 2014Assent

Act no.: 95

Year: 2014

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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