Second Reading Speeches

Military Justice (Interim Measures) Bill (No. 1) 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Defence
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Military Justice (Interim Measures) Bill (No. 2) 2009, the bill amends the

Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
to: provide an interim response to the High Court decision in
Lane v Morrison
by returning to the service tribunal system that existed before the creation of the Australian Military Court. Also makes consequential amendments to the
Defence Act 1903
,
Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955
,
Judges’ Pensions Act 1968
and
Migration Act 1958
, and contains application and transitional provisions relating to proceedings and office holders.