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Judges and Governors-General Legislation Amendment (Family Law) Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Finance and Deregulation

Summary

Amends the Judges’ Pensions Act 1968 and Governor-General Act 1974 to enable a former spouse of a judge or of a governor-general to receive his or her share of a superannuation benefit as a separate benefit at the time of a family law split.

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 15/03/12  
Second reading moved 15/03/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 21/03/12  
Second reading debate 21/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 21/03/12  
Consideration in detail debate 21/03/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 21/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 21/03/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/03/12  
Second reading moved 22/03/12  
Second reading debate 20/09/12  
Second reading agreed to 20/09/12  
Third reading agreed to 20/09/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20/09/12  
Assent 11/10/12 Act no.: 143 - Year: 2012
     

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
  • Referred to Committee (22/03/2012): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (10/05/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )