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Commercial Arbitration Bill 2011

Bill No.205

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is for an Act relating to the conduct of commercial arbitrations, to repeal the Commercial Arbitration Act 1985 and for other purposes. This seeks to achieve the objective of facilitating the fair and final resolution of commerical disputes by impartial tribunals without unnecessary delay or expense.

StatusAssented to 08/29/2012
Royal Assent given 29 Aug 2012 as Act No. 23 of 2012. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/15/2011  
First Reading 06/15/2011  
Second Reading 06/15/2011  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/21/2011  
Consideration in Detail 09/21/2011  
Amendments adopted 09/21/2011  
Third Reading 09/22/2011  

Legislative Council DateNote No.
Introduced 09/22/2011  
First Reading 09/22/2011  
Second Reading 09/22/2011  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/29/2011  
Committee of the whole 11/29/2011  
Amendments adopted 11/30/2011  
Third Reading 12/01/2011  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  12/01/2011  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review  09/22/2011 1 
Legislative Council Second Reading - Committee Report Tabled  11/08/2011 2 
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  08/14/2012  

1. Bill stands referred to the Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review as per Standing Order 230A.
2. Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review Report No. 67 tabled 8 November 2011 (TP 4048).