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Judiciary Amendment Act 1986

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A03242
  • No longer in force
Act No. 1 of 1986 as made
An Act to amend section 69 of the Judiciary Act 1903, and for related purposes
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Date of Assent 19 Feb 1986
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015

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Judiciary Amendment Act 1986

No. 1 of 1986

 

An Act to amend section 69 of the Judiciary Act 1903, and for related purposes

[Assented to 19 February 1986]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:

Short title, &c.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Judiciary Amendment Act 1986.

(2) The Judiciary Act 19031 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Indictments

3. Section 69 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting in sub-section (3) “or refer the matter to such legal aid authorities as the Attorney-General considers appropriate” after “the accused person”.


 

NOTE

1. No. 6, 1903, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 5, 1906; No. 8, 1907; No. 34, 1910; No. 31, 1912; No. 11, 1914; No. 4, 1915; No. 38, 1920; No. 39. 1926; No. 9, 1927; No. 60, 1932; Nos. 34 and 65, 1933; No. 45, 1934; No. 5, 1937; No. 43, 1939; No. 50, 1940; No. 10, 1946; No. 52, 1947; No. 65, 1948; Nos. 51 and 80, 1950; Nos. 17 and 35, 1955; No. 50, 1959; Nos. 32 and 109, 1960; No. 91, 1965; Nos. 55 and 93, 1966; No. 134, 1968; No. 39, 1969; No. 216, 1973 (as amended by No. 20, 1974); No. 164, 1976; No. 36, 1978; Nos, 19, 86 and 138, 1979; No. 61, 1981; No. 26, 1982; Nos. 39, 91 and 114, 1983; and Nos. 7, 12, 72 and 165, 1984.

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 13 November 1985

Senate on 26 November 1985]