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Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 2) 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends: 35 Acts to correct technical errors; 49 Acts to replace references to ‘servants’ with references to ‘employees’; the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 and Defence Act 1903 to remove gender-specific language; the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to make technical amendments; the Broadcasting Services Act 1992, Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990, Radiocommunications Act 1992 and Telecommunications Act 1997 to repeal spent and obsolete provisions; and the Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Limited Sale Act 1993 to make an amendment consequential on a repeal. Also repeals the Conciliation and Arbitration (Electricity Industry) Act 1985, Immigration (Education) Charge Act 1992 and Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Act 1970.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22/10/14  
Second reading moved 22/10/14  
Second reading debate 29/10/14  
Second reading agreed to 29/10/14  
Third reading agreed to 29/10/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 30/10/14  
Second reading moved 30/10/14  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • 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