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Statute Law Revision Bill 2010


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Statute Law Revision Bill 2009



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

Summary

The bill: amends 54 Acts to correct clerical and drafting errors; repeals 5 obsolete Acts; amends the Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1946 to replace gender-specific language with gender-neutral language; amends the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 to ensure the consistent use of the expression ‘ballot paper’; and amends 75 Acts to ensure the consistency of language used to describe the internet and internet-related technology.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28/10/09  
Second reading moved 28/10/09  
Referred to Main Committee 24/11/09  
Second reading debate 26/11/09  
Second reading agreed to 26/11/09  
Reported from Main Committee 26/11/09  
Third reading agreed to 26/11/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 30/11/09  
Second reading moved 30/11/09  
Second reading debate 04/02/10  
Second reading agreed to 04/02/10  
Third reading agreed to 04/02/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 04/02/10  
Assent 01/03/10 Act no.: 8 - Year: 2010
     

Text of bill

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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