Defence Amendment (Call Out of the Australian Defence Force) Bill 2018 [Provisions]

On 28 June 2018 the Senate referred the provisions of the Defence Amendment (Call out of the Australian Defence Force) Bill 2018 to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 3 September 2018.

The deadline for submissions to the inquiry is 31 July 2018.

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Committee Secretary
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560

About this inquiry

The bill amends the Defence Act 1903. The purpose of the bill is to streamline the legal procedures for call out of the Australian Defence Force to protect states, self governing territories, and Commonwealth interests, onshore and offshore, against certain incidences of violence, including terrorism.

Inquiry Status

Submissions closed


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