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Defence Legislation Amendment (Aid to Civilian Authorities) Bill 2006


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Defence

Summary

Amends the Defence Act 1903 to permit the use of the Australian Defence Force to protect States and Territories in response to domestic security and violence situations and to protect Commonwealth interests where State and Territory jurisdictions do not apply. Also makes consequential amendments to the Air Force Act 1923, Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001 and Naval Defence Act 1910.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/12/05  
Second reading moved 07/12/05  
Second reading agreed to 08/02/06  
Committee of the Whole debate 08/02/06 Amendment details: 10 Government and 1 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 08/02/06  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13/02/06  
Second reading moved 13/02/06  
Second reading agreed to 13/02/06  
Third reading agreed to 13/02/06  
     
Assent 01/03/06 Act no.: 3 - Year: 2006
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 4825]
BARTLETT, Andrew

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 4816]
BROWN, Sen Bob

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  • Government [sheet PA330]

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  • Opposition [sheet 4827]
BISHOP, Sen Mark

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes