Defence Legislation Amendment (Instrument Making) Bill 2017

Type
Government
Portfolio
Defence
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
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Summary

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.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14 Sep 2017
Second reading moved 14 Sep 2017
Second reading debate 17 Oct 2017
Second reading agreed to 17 Oct 2017
Third reading agreed to 17 Oct 2017
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18 Oct 2017
Second reading moved 18 Oct 2017

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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  • 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

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  • 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

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Schedules of amendments

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