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Australian Human Rights Commission Amendment (Preliminary Assessment Process) Bill 2017


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
BURSTON, Sen Brian

Summary

Amends the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 to: require the Australian Human Rights Commission to undertake a preliminary assessment of a complaint before proceeding to a full inquiry and attempt to conciliate; set out the steps of the preliminary assessment process; and provide for the termination of a complaint at any time during the preliminary assessment process.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/02/17  
Second reading moved 07/02/17  
Second reading debate 16/02/17  
     

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