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Statute Update (Regulations References) Bill 2020


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

Summary

Amends 10 Acts to: replace references to specific provisions of regulations with more general means of identifying the provisions, so that the correct links between the contents of regulations and Acts will remain even if the regulations are remade, renamed or renumbered; and make consequential amendments.

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 12/02/20  
Second reading moved 12/02/20  
Second reading debate 26/02/20  
Second reading agreed to 26/02/20  
Third reading moved 26/02/20  
Third reading debated 26/02/20  
Third reading agreed to 26/02/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26/02/20  
Second reading moved 26/02/20  
Second reading debate 27/02/20  
Second reading agreed to 27/02/20  
Third reading agreed to 27/02/20  
     
Finally passed both Houses 27/02/20  
Assent 06/03/20 Act no: 18 - Year: 2020
     

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

Bills Digest



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