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Judiciary Amendment Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the: Judiciary Act 1903 to: consolidate the Australian Government Solicitor (AGS) into the Attorney-General’s Department (AGD); and remove provisions relating to AGS’s former role as a statutory corporation; and Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983 and Freedom of Information Act 1982 to make consequential amendments. Also makes transitional arrangements in relation to AGS being consolidated into the AGD.

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 26/03/15  
Second reading moved 26/03/15  
Second reading debate 14/05/15  
Second reading agreed to 14/05/15  
Third reading agreed to 14/05/15  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14/05/15  
Second reading moved 28/05/15  
Second reading debate 28/05/15  
Second reading agreed to 28/05/15  
Third reading agreed to 28/05/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 28/05/15  
Assent 16/06/15 Act no: 64 - 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)