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Parliamentary Counsel and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012


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

Summary

Amends the: Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970 to transfer the functions of the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing to the Office of Parliamentary Counsel; Acts Publication Act 1905 and Legislative Instruments Act 2003 to confer on the First Parliamentary Counsel certain functions previously undertaken by the secretary of the Attorney-General’s Department; and Family Law Act 1975, Federal Court of Australia Act 1976, Federal Magistrates Act 1999 and Judiciary Act 1903 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 10/05/12  
Second reading moved 10/05/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 23/05/12  
Second reading debate 23/05/12  
Second reading agreed to 23/05/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 23/05/12  
Third reading agreed to 23/05/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/12  
Second reading moved 18/06/12  
Second reading debate 22/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 22/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 22/06/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 22/06/12  
Assent 22/07/12 Act no.: 107 of 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