House of Representatives Practice, 6th edition – HTML version

Appendix 19 - Bills reserved for the sovereign’s assent and bills returned by the governor-general with recommended amendments

Right click over the text to activate a context menu for House of Representatives Practice and Procedures. (Note: on iPad Safari this function is activated by a finger press and holding down for several seconds.)


Reserved for Sovereign’s Assent:
  • Customs Tariff (British Preference) Bill 1906 (failed to receive Royal Assent)
  • Navigation Bill 1912 (Act No. 4 of 1913)
  • Navigation Bill 1919 (Act No. 32 of 1919)
  • Navigation Bill 1920 (Act No. 1 of 1921)
  • Navigation Bill 1925 (Act No. 8 of 1925)
  • Navigation Bill 1926 (Act No. 8 of 1926)
  • Navigation (Maritime Conventions) Bill 1934 (Act No. 49 of 1934)
  • Navigation Bill 1935 (Act No. 30 of 1935)
  • Judiciary Bill 1939 (Act No. 43 of 1939)
  • Navigation Bill 1942 (Act No. 1 of 1943)
  • Royal Style and Titles Bill 1953 (Act No. 32 of 1953)
  • Flags Bill 1953 (Act No. 1 of 1954)
  • Privy Council (Limitation of Appeals) Bill 1968 (Act No. 36 of 1968)
  • Royal Style and Titles Bill 1973 (Act No. 114 of 1973)
  • Privy Council (Appeals from the High Court) Bill 1975 (Act No. 33 of 1975)
Bills returned by Governor-General with recommended amendments:
  • Commonwealth Electoral Bill 1902
  • High Court Procedure Bill 1903
  • Life Assurance Companies Bill 1905
  • Customs Tariff (British Preference) Bill 1906
  • Seamen’s Compensation Bill 1911
  • Navigation Bill 1912 Customs Tariff Bill 1921
  • Customs Tariff Bill 1926
  • Excise Tariff Bill 1927 Income Tax Bill 1931
  • United Kingdom Grant Bill 1947
  • Privy Council (Appeals from the High Court) Bill 1975
  • Taxation Administration Amendment Bill 1983
  • Veterans’ Entitlements (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 1985

Top