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Military Justice (Interim Measures) Bill (No. 1) 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Defence

Summary

Introduced with the Military Justice (Interim Measures) Bill (No. 2) 2009, the bill amends the Defence Force Discipline Act 1982 to: provide an interim response to the High Court decision in Lane v Morrison by returning to the service tribunal system that existed before the creation of the Australian Military Court. Also makes consequential amendments to the Defence Act 1903, Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955, Judges’ Pensions Act 1968 and Migration Act 1958, and contains application and transitional provisions relating to proceedings and office holders.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/09/09  
Second reading moved 09/09/09  
Second reading debate 10/09/09  
Second reading agreed to 10/09/09  
Third reading agreed to 10/09/09  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 10/09/09  
Second reading moved 14/09/09  
Second reading debate 14/09/09  
Second reading agreed to 14/09/09  
Third reading agreed to 14/09/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 14/09/09  
Assent 22/09/09 Act no.: 91 of 2009
     

Text of bill

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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