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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 1 Hansard (18 February) . . Page.. 123..


Schedules of amendments

Schedule 1

Justice and Community Safety Legislation Amendment Bill 2002 (No 2)

Amendments circulated by the Chief Minister, Attorney-General, Minister for Community Affairs and Minister for the Environment


Clause 2 (1)

Page 2, line 6-

omit clause 2 (1), substitute

(1) The following parts commence on the day after this Act's notification day:

    part 6 (Fire Brigade Act 1957)

    part 7 (Fire Brigade Regulations 1958)

    part 11 (Leases (Commercial and Retail) Act 2001)

    part 14A (Magistrates Court (Civil Jurisdiction) Act 1982).


    Clause 57

    Page 35, line 5-

    omit clause 57, substitute

    57 Sections 144 and 145

    substitute

    144 Jurisdiction

    (1) The Magistrates Court has jurisdiction to decide applications under this Act.

    (2) The jurisdiction of the Magistrates Court for this Act is not affected by the amount claimed in an application.

    (3) The Magistrates Court may, when acting within the jurisdiction given under this Act, exercise-

    (a) any power that could be exercised by the court under the Magistrates Court (Civil Jurisdiction) Act 1982 if the court had this jurisdiction under that Act; and

    (b) any other power necessary or convenient for the exercise of this jurisdiction.


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