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Federal Circuit Court of Australia Legislation Amendment Bill 2012


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

Summary

Amends the: Federal Magistrates Act 1999 to: rename the Federal Magistrates Court as the Federal Circuit Court of Australia; change the titles of Chief Federal Magistrate to Chief Judge and Federal Magistrate to Judge; and amend the long and short titles of the Act; and Judges (Long Leave Payments) Act 1979, Judges’ Pensions Act 1968, Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973 and Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20/09/12  
Second reading moved 20/09/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 09/10/12  
Second reading debate 09/10/12  
Second reading agreed to 09/10/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 10/10/12  
Third reading agreed to 10/10/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/10/12  
Second reading moved 11/10/12  
Second reading debate 19/11/12  
Second reading agreed to 19/11/12  
Third reading agreed to 19/11/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 19/11/12  
Assent 28/11/12 Act no.: 165 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