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National Handgun Buyback Bill 2003


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Justice and Customs

Summary

Appropriates funds out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the purpose of providing financial assistance to the States (including the Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory) and making certain other Commonwealth payments in connection with the implementation of the handgun buyback that will run from 1 July to 31 December 2003. Also contains a regulation-making power.

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 15/05/03  
Second reading moved 15/05/03  
Second reading agreed to 02/06/03  
Third reading agreed to 02/06/03  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/06/03  
Second reading moved 16/06/03  
Second reading amendment agreed to 26/06/03 Details: 1 Australian Democrats agreed to
Second reading agreed to 26/06/03  
Third reading agreed to 26/06/03  
     
Assent 30/06/03 Act no.: 60 - Year: 2003
     

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

Bills Digest



Notes