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Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 3) 2015


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

Summary

Amends: 19 Acts to correct technical errors; the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988 to clarify on the face of an Act that the Crown in right of the Australian Capital Territory and of the Northern Territory is bound; and modernise the provision about whether the Crown is liable to be prosecuted for an offence; 152 Acts to replace references to ‘guilty of an offence’ with references to ‘commits an offence’ or similar phrases; eight Acts to replace references to ‘reference base’ with references to ‘index reference period’; and five Acts to remove spent and obsolete provisions.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12/11/15  
Second reading moved 12/11/15  
Second reading debate 01/12/15  
Second reading debate 02/12/15  
Second reading agreed to 02/12/15  
Third reading agreed to 02/12/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02/02/16  
Second reading moved 02/02/16  
Second reading debate 04/02/16  
Second reading agreed to 04/02/16  
Third reading agreed to 04/02/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 04/02/16  
Assent 11/02/16 Act no: 4 - 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)