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This instrument provides that Parts 1 and 2 of Schedule 1 to the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017 commence on 9 December 2017.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 08 Dec 2017
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Commencement Proclamation 2017

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council and under item 2 of the table in subsection 2(1) of the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017, fix 9 December 2017 as the day on which Parts 1 and 2 of Schedule 1 to that Act commence.

Signed and Sealed with the

Great Seal of Australia on

08 December 2017

Peter Cosgrove


By His Excellency’s Command

George Brandis QC