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SELECTION OF BILLS—STANDING COMMITTEE—REPORT NO. 14 OF 2012

The Chair of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator McEwen) tabled the following report:

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 14 OF 2012

 1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 31 October 2012 at 7.21 pm.

 2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

  (a) the provisions of the Courts and Tribunals Legislation Amendment (Administration) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by the first sitting day of 2013;

  (b) the provisions of the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 26 November 2012;

  (c) the provisions of the Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by the first sitting day of 2013;

  (d) the provisions of the Treasury Legislation Amendment (Unclaimed Money and Other Measures) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 19 November 2012; and

  (e) the provisions of the Water Amendment (Water for the Environment Special Account) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 19 November 2012.

 3. The committee resolved to recommend—That the following bills not be referred to committees:

   Appropriation (Implementation of the Report of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers) Bill (No. 1) 2012-2013

   Appropriation (Implementation of the Report of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers) Bill (No. 2) 2012-2013

   Broadcasting Services Amendment (Public Interest Test) Bill 2012

   Fair Entitlements Guarantee Bill 2012

   Fair Work Amendment (Transfer of Business) Bill 2012

   Public Service Amendment Bill 2012

   Special Broadcasting Service Amendment (Natural Program Breaks and Disruptive Advertising) Bill 2012

   Superannuation Legislation Amendment (New Zealand Arrangement) Bill 2012

   Tax Laws Amendment (Clean Building Managed Investment Trust) Bill 2012.

 The committee recommends accordingly.


 4. The committee deferred consideration of the following bill to its next meeting:

   Anti-Money Laundering Amendment (Gaming Machine Venues) Bill 2012.

 Anne McEwen

 Chair

 31 October 2012.

Senator McEwen moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.