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Statute Law Revision (Spring 2016) Bill 2016


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

Summary

Amends: 19 Acts to correct technical errors; the Public Lending Right Act 1985 to insert generic references; and the International Labour Organisation (Compliance with Conventions) Act 1992 and National Health Act 1953 to remove obsolete provisions. Also repeals the Forestry Marketing and Research and Development Services (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2007.

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 01/09/16  
Second reading moved 01/09/16  
Second reading debate 14/09/16  
Referred to Federation Chamber 14/09/16  
Second reading agreed to 14/09/16  
Reported from Federation Chamber 14/09/16  
Third reading agreed to 14/09/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/09/16  
Second reading moved 15/09/16  
Second reading debate 13/10/16  
Second reading agreed to 13/10/16  
Third reading agreed to 13/10/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 13/10/16  
Assent 20/10/16 Act no: 67 - 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

Bills Digest



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