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  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
    to: restructure the military discipline system; and reflect the general principles of criminal responsibility in the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    in existing offence provisions;
    Defence Act 1903
    to: increase the penalties for persons falsely representing themselves to be returned service personnel or for improperly using medals or decorations; and clarify the regulation-making powers in relation to defence inquiries;
    Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
    to permit certain ex-members of the Australian Defence Force to apply for a home loan subsidy beyond the current 2-year eligibility period;
    Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001
    to clarify that its commencement date is 15 December 2001;
    Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001
    to correct a cross-reference; and 6 Acts to modernise the titles of the Cadet Corps. Also amends the Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Regulations 2001 (No. 1) and Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Regulations 2001 (No. 2) to clarify that their commencement date is 15 December 2001. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010

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    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Defence Act 1903
    to: establish the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal as an independent statutory body and provides for the functions and powers of the Tribunal; ensure procedural fairness in the termination and discharge process when a Defence member returns a positive result for a prohibited substance; and clarify that section 58B determinations are subject to tabling and disallowance;
    Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Act 2008
    to ensure that the scheme includes all members of the Reserves (including permanent officers transferred to the Reserves); and
    Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
    to: enable the appointment of Chief Petty Officers and Flight Sergeants as discipline officers; clarify the jurisdiction of discipline officers; and provide for a uniform scale of punishments to all ranks for similar offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2009

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    Date
    18 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence Science and Personnel 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Defence Act 1903
    to introduce a Tactical Payment Scheme to provide for no-liability payments to persons who are adversely affected by Australian Defence Force operations outside Australia; and
    Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Act 2008
    in relation to: rejoining members, subsidy certificates and service credits, subsidy lump sums, shared ownership and liability, and delegations to senior employees. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2011

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    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Defence Act 1903
    to: provide that certain members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) may use reasonable and necessary force in the event of an attack on ADF premises; establish a statutory regime of search and seizure powers to operate at ADF premises; update and relocate the trespass offence and related arrest power; authorise the ADF to use overt optical surveillance to monitor the security of ADF premises; and require the disclosure of information captured by such devices to law enforcement agencies and public prosecution authorities; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    and
    Defence Act 1903
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2010

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    Date
    24 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Defence Act 1903
    to: provide that certain members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) may use reasonable and necessary force in the event of an attack on ADF premises; establish a statutory regime of search and seizure powers to operate at ADF premises; update and relocate the trespass offence and related arrest power; authorise the ADF to use overt optical surveillance to monitor the security of ADF premises; and require the disclosure of information captured by such devices to law enforcement agencies and public prosecution authorities; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Flexible Career Practices) Bill 2000

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    Date
    07 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of the Reserves and Modernisation) Bill 2001

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    Date
    09 Nov 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Aid to Civilian Authorities) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Act 1903
    to permit the use of the Australian Defence Force to protect States and Territories in response to domestic security and violence situations and to protect Commonwealth interests where State and Territory jurisdictions do not apply. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Air Force Act 1923
    ,
    Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001
    and
    Naval Defence Act 1910

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Aid to Civilian Authorities) Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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