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International Aid (Promoting Gender Equality) Bill 2015


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
RHIANNON, Sen Lee

Summary

Requires: any use of official development or humanitarian assistance to have regard to reducing gender inequality; and the minister to present an annual report setting out how the Commonwealth used international aid to promote general equality in recipient countries.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 05/03/15  
Second reading moved 05/03/15  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (26/03/2015): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (02/04/2015)
  • Referred to Committee (12/05/2015): Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee; Report due 17/09/2015
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