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Defence Amendment (Parliamentary Approval of Overseas Service) Bill 2020


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
STEELE-JOHN, Sen Jordon

Summary

Amends the Defence Act 1903 to require parliamentary approval of overseas service by members of the Australian Defence Force.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/12/20  
Second reading moved 07/12/20  
Second reading debate 30/08/21  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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
  • Referred to Committee (02/09/2021): Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee; Report due 30/11/2021