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Appropriation (Dr Carmen Lawrence's Legal Costs) Bill 1999-2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation (Dr Carmen Lawrence’s Legal Costs) Bill 1999-2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Finance and Administration)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to appropriate money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to meet the Commonwealth’s liability relating to legal costs of Dr Carmen Lawrence in connection with the Marks Royal Commission, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Appropriation for Attorney-General’s Department............................. 2

4............ Appropriation made by this Act is in addition to other appropriations 2

 



A Bill for an Act to appropriate money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to meet the Commonwealth’s liability relating to legal costs of Dr Carmen Lawrence in connection with the Marks Royal Commission, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Appropriation (Dr Carmen Lawrence’s Legal Costs) Act 1999-2000 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3   Appropriation for Attorney-General’s Department

                   The Consolidated Revenue Fund is appropriated for the purpose of meeting the Commonwealth’s liability under orders made on 25 February 2000 by the Federal Court of Australia in the case of Vass & Ors v The Commonwealth of Australia, and for the purpose of meeting any associated liability of the Commonwealth to pay interest under section 52 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 .

4   Appropriation made by this Act is in addition to other appropriations

                   The appropriation made by this Act is in addition to appropriations made by any other Act.