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SELECTION OF BILLS—STANDING COMMITTEE—REPORT NO. 8 OF 2011

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

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 8 OF 2011

 1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 22 June 2011 at 7.26 pm.

 2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

  (a) the order of the Senate of 12 May 2011 adopting the committee's 5th report of 2011 be varied to provide that the Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2011 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 23 August 2011; and

  (b) the Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2011 [No. 2] and the Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2011 [No. 2] be referred immediately to the Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee for inquiry and report by 16 August 2011.

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

   Carbon Tax Plebiscite Bill 2011

   Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Tobacco Industry Donations) e Bill 2011

   Competition and Consumer Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

   Customs Amendment (New Zealand Rules of Origin) Bill 2011.

 The committee recommends accordingly.

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

   Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Fees) Bill 2011

   Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

   Government Advertising (Accountability) Bill 2011

   Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011

   Interactive Gambling and Broadcasting Amendment (Online Transactions and Other Measures) Bill 2011

   Migration Amendment (Declared Countries) Bill 2011

   Public Service Amendment (Payments in Special Circumstances) Bill 2011

   Responsible Takeaway Alcohol Hours Bill 2010

   Schools Assistance Amendment Bill 2011

   Tax Laws Amendment (2011 Measures No. 6) Bill 2011.

 Anne McEwen

 Chair

 23 June 2011.

Senator McEwen moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.