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Foreign States Immunities Amendment Bill 2009


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

Summary

Amends the Foreign States Immunities Act 1985 to enable a foreign State and its emergency management personnel to be immune in tort proceedings for acts or omissions that occur in the course of the foreign State providing emergency management assistance to Australia. Also contains a regulation making power.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 19/08/09  
Second reading moved 19/08/09  
Referred to Main Committee 09/09/09  
Reported from Main Committee 10/09/09  
Second reading agreed to 10/09/09  
Third reading agreed to 10/09/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/09/09  
Second reading moved 14/09/09  
Second reading moved 17/09/09  
Second reading agreed to 17/09/09  
Third reading agreed to 17/09/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 17/09/09  
Assent 18/09/09 Act no.: 89 - 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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes