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Statute Law Revision Bill 2011


Previous citations:

Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 2) 2010



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

Summary

The bill: amends 36 Acts to correct technical and other errors and modernise language; repeals eight redundant Acts; amends 76 Acts to provide that Commonwealth ministers are mentioned by reference to the administration of identified legislation; amends 53 Acts to provide that specific departments are mentioned by reference to the minister administering legislation; and amends 103 Acts to update administrative references.

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 24/11/10  
Second reading moved 24/11/10  
Referred to Main Committee 21/02/11  
Second reading debate 24/02/11  
Second reading agreed to 24/02/11  
Reported from Main Committee 24/02/11  
Third reading agreed to 24/02/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 28/02/11  
Second reading moved 28/02/11  
Second reading debate 03/03/11  
Second reading agreed to 03/03/11  
Third reading agreed to 03/03/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 03/03/11  
Assent 22/03/11 Act no.: 5 - Year: 2011
     

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