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Criminal Code Amendment (Cluster Munitions Prohibition) Bill 2010


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

Summary

Amends the Criminal Code Act 1995 to enable Australia to ratify the Convention on Cluster Munitions by: creating offences and penalties in relation to cluster munitions and explosive bomblets; providing for defences for certain circumstances; and providing for certain authorisations to be made.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/10/10  
Second reading moved 27/10/10  
Referred to Main Committee 17/11/10  
Second reading debate 18/11/10  
Second reading agreed to 18/11/10  
Reported from Main Committee 18/11/10  
Third reading agreed to 18/11/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/11/10  
Second reading moved 22/11/10  
Second reading debate 20/08/12  
Second reading agreed to 20/08/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 20/08/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 21/08/12  
Third reading agreed to 21/08/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21/08/12  
Assent 08/09/12 Act no.: 114 - Year: 2012
     

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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7084]
LUDLAM, Sen Scott

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (28/10/2010): Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee; Committee report (25/03/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )