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Trans-Tasman Proceedings Amendment and Other Measures Bill 2011


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

Summary

The bill: amends the: Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 in relation to staying an Australian proceeding on forum grounds; and Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 and Trans-Tasman Proceedings (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2010 to: reflect amendments made by the New Zealand Parliament to the companion legislation to enable the cooperative scheme to operate; and retrospectively validates fees charged (from 1 March 2009 to 25 November 2010) for de facto financial proceedings under the Family Law Act 1975.

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 02/03/11  
Second reading moved 02/03/11  
Referred to Main Committee 22/03/11  
Second reading debate 11/05/11  
Second reading agreed to 11/05/11  
Third reading agreed to 11/05/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/05/11  
Second reading moved 12/05/11  
Second reading debate 21/06/11  
Second reading agreed to 21/06/11  
Third reading agreed to 21/06/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21/06/11  
Assent 29/06/11 Act no.: 64 - 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