21 Jun 2012
House of Representatives
Introduced with the Military Court of Australia Bill 2012, the bill: amends: the
Defence Force Discipline Act 1982 to: retain courts martial and Defence Force magistrates; provide for a right of election for trial; clarify the status and character of service offences; remove references to old system offences; and maintain cooperation where military discipline and criminal law jurisdictions overlap; and 22 other Acts to make consequential amendments; and abolishes the Defence Force Discipline Appeals Tribunal by repealing the
Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955.