Second Reading Speeches

Civil Law and Justice (Omnibus Amendments) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends: the

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
in relation to: notification of applications for review; non-disclosure of certain information; the method of giving documents or things for the purposes of proceedings; tribunal members’ powers to dismiss certain applications; and the reinstatement of withdrawn applications; the
Bankruptcy Act 1996
in relation to: confidentiality requirements relating to statements of affairs; removal of certain requirements to notify, and lodge requests with, the Official Receiver; imposition of time limits for certain applications; and removal of an obsolete reference; the
Evidence Act 1995
to make a drafting change; the
Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999
to: provide arresters with the power to use reasonable force to enter premises to execute an arrest warrant; and remove an obsolete reference; the
Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
in relation to: the jury empanelment process; the pre-trial process for indictable offences; and technical amendments; the
International Arbitration Act 1974
in relation to: enforcement of foreign arbitral awards; confidentiality provisions to arbitral proceedings; and technical amendments; and 10 Acts to make consequential amendments.