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Courts and Tribunals Legislation Amendment (Administration) Bill 2012


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

Summary

Amends the: Native Title Act 1993 to: enable the transfer of the National Native Title Tribunal’s appropriations, staff and some of its administrative functions to the Federal Court of Australia; and provide that the tribunal is no longer a statutory agency for the purposes of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 and the Public Service Act 1999; Family Law Act 1975 and Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999 to enable the merger of the administrative functions of the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia, including by establishing a single Chief Executive Officer position for both courts; and Ombudsman Act 1976 to make a consequential amendment.

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 31/10/12  
Second reading moved 31/10/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 11/02/13  
Second reading debate 11/02/13  
Second reading agreed to 11/02/13  
Reported from Federation Chamber 12/02/13  
Third reading agreed to 12/02/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/02/13  
Second reading moved 25/02/13  
Second reading debate 28/02/13  
Second reading agreed to 28/02/13  
Third reading debated 28/02/13  
Third reading agreed to 28/02/13  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 28/02/13  
Assent 12/03/13 Act no.: 7 - Year: 2013
     

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 (01/11/2012): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (25/02/2013)
  • Referred to Committee (01/11/2012): House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs; Committee report (11/02/2013)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )