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International Transfer of Prisoners Amendment Bill 2004


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

Summary

Amends the International Transfer of Prisoners Act 1997 to facilitate the transfer of Australian citizens, convicted by a United States (US) military commission, to Australia for the purpose of serving any penal sentence in accordance with Australian and US law. Also contains an application provision.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 19/02/04  
Second reading moved 19/02/04  
Second reading agreed to 03/03/04  
Third reading agreed to 03/03/04  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/03/04  
Second reading moved 04/03/04  
Second reading amendment agreed to 08/03/04 Details: 1 Opposition agreed to
Second reading agreed to 08/03/04  
Third reading agreed to 08/03/04  
     
Assent 23/03/04 Act no.: 19 - Year: 2004
     

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