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Second Reading Speeches

Defence Legislation Amendment (Instrument Making) Bill 2017

Originating house
House of Representatives
Parliament no

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Amends the

Defence Act 1903
to: replace a number of inquiry-specific regulation-making powers with a consolidated provision relating to inquiries concerning the Defence Force; repeal existing regulation-making powers to prescribe affected land in which buildings and other objects hazardous to aviation can be regulated; enable the minister to declare by legislative instrument an area to be a defence aviation area in which buildings and objects can be regulated for the purposes of removing and reducing hazards to defence aviation; subject certain regulations made in relation to defence aviation areas to monitoring under the
Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014
; and allow for the establishment of infringement notice schemes in declared public areas by reference to standard provisions in the
Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014

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