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Archives Amendment Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Prime Minister

Summary

Amends the Archives Act 1983, Copyright Act 1968, Freedom of Information Act 1982 and Privacy Act 1988 to implement certain recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission report on Commonwealth record-keeping and the role of the National Archives of Australia.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/09/08  
Second reading moved 17/09/08  
Second reading agreed to 16/10/08  
Third reading agreed to 16/10/08  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20/10/08  
Referred to Main Committee 21/10/08  
Second reading moved 22/10/08  
Second reading debate 22/10/08  
Second reading agreed to 22/10/08  
Reported from Main Committee 23/10/08  
Third reading agreed to 23/10/08  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 23/10/08  
Assent 31/10/08 Act no.: 113 - Year: 2008
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes