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Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Exit Arrangements) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Employment

Summary

Amends the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 to: provide for financial and other arrangements for a Commonwealth authority to exit the Comcare scheme; clarify that premiums for current Commonwealth authorities and entities should be calculated having regard to the principle that current and prospective liabilities should be fully funded by Comcare-retained funds and so much of the consolidated revenue fund as would be available; change the appointment process and membership of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission; and make consequential and technical amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26/02/15  
Second reading moved 26/02/15  
Second reading debate 12/05/15  
Second reading agreed to 12/05/15  
Consideration in detail debate 12/05/15 Amendment details: 18 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 12/05/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/05/15  
Second reading moved 13/05/15  
Second reading debate 13/05/15  
Second reading debate 14/05/15  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet HA126]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (19/03/2015): Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee; Committee report (08/05/2015)
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