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Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Northern Territory Local Court) Bill 2016


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

Summary

Amends the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, 16 other Acts and the A.C.T. Self-Government (Consequential Provisions) Regulations to make technical and consequential amendments to ensure that jurisdiction and powers currently being exercised under Commonwealth legislation by Northern Territory Local Court Magistrates may continue to be validly exercised following commencement of the Local Court Act 2015 (NT).

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 03/03/16  
Second reading moved 03/03/16  
Second reading debate 15/03/16  
Second reading agreed to 15/03/16  
Third reading agreed to 15/03/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/03/16  
Second reading moved 16/03/16  
Second reading debate 18/03/16  
Second reading agreed to 18/03/16  
Third reading agreed to 18/03/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 18/03/16  
Assent 23/03/16 Act no: 26 - Year: 2016
     

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