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  • Data-matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Amendment Bill 1998 (No. 2)

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Aug 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Deterring People Smuggling Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: clarify that a non-citizen has, at a particular time, no lawful right to come to Australia if at that time the person does not meet requirements for lawfully coming to Australia under domestic law; and apply this clarification retrospectively to 16 December 1999. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    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 Amendment (Parliamentary Approval of Overseas Service) Bill 2010

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    Date
    15 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BANDT, Adam, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Act 1903
    to provide for parliamentary approval of overseas service by members of the Australian Defence Force. 

    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 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

  • Do Not Call Register Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Do Not Call Register Act 2006
    to: provide that individuals can register their preference not to receive telemarketing calls or marketing faxes; and enable the minister to specify a longer period of time for which numbers remain in force on the register and to reinstate numbers that have lapsed on the register at the end of the current three-year registration period; and
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    to make consequential amendments, including enabling the Australian Communications and Media Authority to develop an industry standard for the fax marketing industry. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    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 (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    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

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