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Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Family Law and Other Matters) Bill 2004


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Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Family Law and Other Matters) Bill 2002



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Finance and Administration

Summary

Amends 7 Acts in relation to Commonwealth civilian and Australian Defence Force superannuation schemes as a consequence of new legislative arrangements for splitting superannuation on marriage breakdown. The bill provides for a framework within each relevant superannuation scheme for dealing with an agreement made by separating parties or a Family Court order that provides for an amount of the member’s superannuation to be allocated and paid to the member’s former spouse.

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 12/02/02  
Second reading moved 12/02/02  
Second reading agreed to 14/05/03  
Third reading agreed to 14/05/03  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/05/03  
Second reading moved 15/05/03  
Second reading agreed to 01/04/04  
Committee of the Whole debate 01/04/04 Amendment details: 11 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 01/04/04  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 01/04/04 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Assent 04/05/04 Act no.: 58 - Year: 2004
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

  • Senate Amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)