Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Family Law and Other Matters) Bill 2004

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  • Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Family Law and Other Matters) Bill 2002
Type
Government
Portfolio
Finance and Administration
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends 7 Acts in relation to Commonwealth civilian and Australian Defence Force superannuation schemes as a consequence of new legislative arrangements for splitting superannuation on marriage breakdown. The bill provides for a framework within each relevant superannuation scheme for dealing with an agreement made by separating parties or a Family Court order that provides for an amount of the member’s superannuation to be allocated and paid to the member’s former spouse.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12 Feb 2002
Second reading moved 12 Feb 2002
Second reading agreed to 14 May 2003
Third reading agreed to 14 May 2003
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 May 2003
Second reading moved 15 May 2003
Second reading agreed to 01 Apr 2004
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 11 Government agreed to
01 Apr 2004
Third reading agreed to 01 Apr 2004
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
01 Apr 2004
Assent
  • Act no.: 58
  • Year: 2004
04 May 2004

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

Notes

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.