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  • 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 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 2003

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    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 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

  • 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 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 2011

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    Date
    18 Aug 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Air Force Act 1923
    ,
    Defence Act 1903
    and
    Naval Defence Act 1910
    to provide the Chief of the Defence Force with: the authority to issue directions to the Service Chiefs in relation to the administration of their respective cadet schemes; and a delegation making power in relation to cadet responsibility and direction. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Bill 2001

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

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Dental Benefits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

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    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Dental Benefits Bill 2008, the bill makes consequential amendments to eight Acts to effect implementation of the Teen Dental Plan. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Dental Benefits Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Dental Benefits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008, the bill establishes a framework for the payment of dental benefits to effect the Teen Dental Plan and a new Dental Benefits Schedule. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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