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Friendly Societies (Western Australia) Bill 1998

Bill No. 137
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to implement the Friendly Societies (Western Australia) Code as a law of Western Australia. The code is set out as a Schedule to the Bill. The Bill is part of the legislative process required to include national uniform regulation of friendly societies within the framework of the existing financial institutions scheme which currently regulates permanent building societies and credit unions.
Status Assented to
Royal Assent given 25 Mar 1999 as Act No. 2 of 1999. 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
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 05/20/1998  
First Reading 05/20/1998  
Second Reading 05/21/1998 1, 2 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/20/1998  
Third Reading 10/20/1998  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 10/20/1998  
Second Reading 10/20/1998  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/09/1999 4 
Committee of the whole 03/09/1999  
Third Reading 03/09/1999  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Reinstated to the stage reached in the previous Session  08/12/1998 1 
Referred to Standing Committee on Constitutional Affairs  10/20/1998 3 

1. Restored from the First Session of Parliament on 12 August 1998.
2. Bill accompanied by explanatory notes.
3. Stands referred to the Constitutional Affairs Committee for 30 days under Standing Orders 230 (c) and (d).
4. Cognate debate with the Friendly Societies (Taxing ) Bill 1998.