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Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2014) Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Prime Minister

Summary

Amends: four Acts in the Agriculture portfolio to: abolish the Fishing Industry Policy Council; and remove obsolete provisions; four Acts in the Communications portfolio in relation to: re-transmission of programs; and consultation and publication requirements; four Acts in the Environment portfolio in relation to: abolition of the Product Stewardship Advisory Group and the Oil Stewardship Advisory Council; fuel quality standards; and hazardous waste; the Social Security Act 1991 to make an amendment consequential on a repeal; three Acts administered in the Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio to make minor amendments and repeal certain provisions; eight Acts administered in the Social Services portfolio in relation to: approved provider obligations; use or disclosure of personal information; and removal of spent social security and family assistance payments; seven Acts in the Treasury portfolio to make amendments consequential on repeals; the Insurance Act 1973 to remove a redundant standing appropriation; and five Acts in the Veterans’ Affairs portfolio to remove spent veterans’ affairs and military rehabilitation and compensation payments. Also repeals seven Acts administered in four portfolios.

Progress of bill

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

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22/10/14  
Second reading moved 22/10/14  
Second reading debate 29/10/14  
Second reading agreed to 29/10/14  
Third reading agreed to 29/10/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 30/10/14  
Second reading moved 30/10/14  
Second reading debate 01/12/14  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/14  
Committee of the Whole debate 01/12/14  
Committee of the Whole debate 02/12/14 Amendment details: 1 Opposition and 6 Australian Greens agreed to
Third reading agreed to 02/12/14  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 02/12/14  
Consideration of Senate message 25/03/15 Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments
     
Senate
Message from House of Reps reported 26/03/15  
Consideration of House of Reps message 19/08/15 Details: Senate insisted on its amendments nos 1 to 6, did not insist on its amendment no. 7, and agreed to 1 Opposition amendment in place of amendment no. 7
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 19/08/15  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7642]
WATERS, Sen Larissa

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  • Opposition [sheet 7749]
CONROY, Sen Stephen

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  • Opposition [sheet 7635]
CONROY, Sen Stephen

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate to which the House of Representatives has disagreed

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  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate in place of Senate amendment no. 7

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Notes