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Judiciary Amendment Bill 2008


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

Summary

Responds to the High Court decision in British American Tobacco v Western Australia by amending the Judiciary Act 1903 to provide that nothing in the Act prevents state and territory laws related to the recovery of invalid state and territory taxes from applying in federal jurisdiction in proceedings for the recovery of a tax or an amount paid in connection with a tax invalidly imposed by a law of a state or territory.

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 28/05/08  
Second reading moved 28/05/08  
Second reading debate 23/06/08  
Second reading agreed to 23/06/08  
Third reading agreed to 23/06/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/06/08  
Second reading moved 24/06/08  
Second reading debate 24/06/08  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/08  
Third reading agreed to 24/06/08  
     
Assent 01/07/08 Act no.: 71 - Year: 2008
     

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