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Defence Legislation Amendment (Military Justice Enhancements—Inspector-General ADF) Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Passed Both Houses
Portfolio
Defence

Summary

Amends the Defence Act 1903 to: strengthen and clarify the independence, powers and privileges of the Inspector-General ADF; provide a statutory basis to support regulatory change including the re-allocation of responsibility for investigation of service-related deaths and the management of the Australian Defence Force redress of grievance process to the Inspector-General ADF; and require the Inspector-General ADF to prepare an annual report.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03/12/14  
Second reading moved 03/12/14  
Second reading debate 05/03/15  
Second reading agreed to 05/03/15  
Third reading agreed to 05/03/15  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 05/03/15  
Second reading moved 14/05/15  
Second reading debate 14/05/15  
Second reading agreed to 14/05/15  
Third reading agreed to 14/05/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 14/05/15  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Correction to explanatory memorandum

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  • Replacement explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (04/12/2014): Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee; Committee report (03/03/2015)
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