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Federal Court of Australia Amendment (Criminal Jurisdiction) Bill 2009


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Federal Court of Australia Amendment (Criminal Jurisdiction) Bill 2008



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

Summary

Introduced with the Trade Practices Amendment (Cartel Conduct and Other Measures) Bill 2008, the bill amends the Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983, Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 and Judiciary Act 1903 to enable the Federal Court to apply uniform indictable criminal procedure across Australia to deal with serious cartel offences. Also makes consequential and other amendments to five other Acts.

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 03/12/08  
Second reading moved 03/12/08  
Second reading debate 05/02/09  
Second reading debate 10/02/09  
Second reading agreed to 10/02/09  
Third reading agreed to 10/02/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/02/09  
Second reading moved 11/02/09  
Second reading debate 16/09/09  
Second reading agreed to 16/09/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 16/09/09 Amendment details: 32 Government agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 17/09/09  
Third reading agreed to 17/09/09  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 19/10/09 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 19/10/09  
Assent 06/11/09 Act no.: 106 - Year: 2009
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5932]
BROWN, Sen Bob

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  • Government [sheet CJ208]

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  • Government [sheet PM308]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (04/12/2008): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
  • Committee report (11/03/2009)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )