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

    Track (What's this?)

    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 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 (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2009

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    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Geneva Conventions Act 1957
    to establish a third universal emblem, the 'Red Crystal', for the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement;
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to ensure the emblem is covered by existing offence provisions relating to the improper use of emblems of the Geneva Conventions;
    Defence Act 1903
    to enable the making of regulations to provide medical and dental treatment (including pharmaceuticals) to an Australian Defence Force member or cadet or their family; and
    Defence (Special Undertakings) Act 1952
    to: provide that the Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap is a special defence undertaking and a prohibited area; clarify that the Defence power is not the only constitutional basis relied upon to support the Act; and make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

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    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Bill 2008, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
    and
    Defence Service Homes Act 1918
    to provide for eligible members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to transition into the new Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme and close the scheme established under the
    Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
    to serving ADF members who have not yet exercised their rights under that scheme as at 30 June 2010. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Bill 2008

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    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008, the bill establishes a home ownership assistance scheme to provide a home loan interest subsidy to eligible members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) who are serving on or after 1 July 2008. Also provides transitional eligibility for certain ADF members under existing home loan subsidy schemes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

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    Date
    20 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    In further response to certain recommendations of the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee's report into the effectiveness of Australia's military justice system, the bill amends the
    Defence Act 1903
    ,
    Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
    and
    Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955
    to redesign summary discipline procedures to include: an automatic right of appeal from a summary authority to a single Military Judge of the Australian Military Court (AMC); the right to elect trial by a Military Judge of the AMC for most disciplinary offences; simplified rules of evidence; a form of review for technical errors related to the awarding of punishments and orders; simplification of offences and punishments; and changed jurisdictions of Superior Summary Authorities and Discipline Officers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

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    Date
    15 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    In further response to certain recommendations of the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee’s report into the effectiveness of Australia’s military justice system, the bill amends the
    Defence Act 1903
    ,
    Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
    and
    Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955
    to redesign summary discipline procedures to include: an automatic right of appeal from a summary authority to a single Military Judge of the Australian Military Court (AMC); the right to elect trial by a Military Judge of the AMC for most disciplinary offences; simplified rules of evidence; a form of review for technical errors related to the awarding of punishments and orders; simplification of offences and punishments; and changed jurisdictions of Superior Summary Authorities and Discipline Officers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Amendment Bill 2007

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    Date
    09 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
    to extend the operation of the Defence HomeOwner Scheme from 31 December 2007 to 30 June 2008. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2006

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    Date
    14 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    In response to certain recommendations of the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee’s report into the effectiveness of Australia’s military justice system, the bill amends the
    Defence Act 1903
    ,
    Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
    ,
    Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955
    and
    Migration Act 1958
    to: establish an Australian Military Court; and facilitate the creation of Chief of Defence Force Commissions of Inquiry to inquire into certain notifiable incidents. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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