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Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 2) 2015


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

Summary

Amends: 19 Acts and the Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment (Flight Crew Licensing) Regulation 2014 to amend errors, remove redundant provisions, and renumber text; 37 Acts to: clarify on the face of Acts that the Crown in right of the Australian Capital Territory and of the Northern Territory is bound; and modernise the provisions about whether the Crown is liable to be prosecuted for an offence; 31 Acts to amend provisions which rely on the Consumer Price Index to refer to the ‘index reference period’ rather than the ‘reference base’; the Parliamentary Presiding Officers Act 1965 and Public Works Committee Act 1969 to remove gender-specific language; and the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 and Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990 to: remove spent provisions; and make amendments consequential on their removal. Also repeals six Acts.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18/03/15  
Second reading moved 18/03/15  
Second reading debate 07/09/15  
Second reading debate 14/09/15  
Second reading debate 15/09/15  
Second reading debate 17/09/15  
Second reading debate 12/10/15  
Second reading agreed to 12/10/15  
Third reading agreed to 12/10/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/10/15  
Second reading moved 12/10/15  
Second reading debate 15/10/15  
Second reading agreed to 15/10/15  
Third reading agreed to 15/10/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 15/10/15  
Assent 12/11/15 Act no: 145 - Year: 2015
     

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)