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Protection of Australian Flags (Desecration of the Flag) Bill 2003

2002-2003

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

(Ms Draper, Mr Randall)

 

 

 

 

Protection of Australian Flags (Desecration of the Flag) Bill 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Flags Act 1953

   

   



Contents

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

2  Commencement............................................................................................. 1

3  Schedule(s).................................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Flags Act 1953                                      3

Desecrating the Australian National Flag and Australian Ensigns.................... 3

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Flags Act 1953

 

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Protection of Australian Flags (Desecration of the Flag) Act 2003

2   Commencement

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

 

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.