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Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Northern Territory National Emergency Response and Other Measures) Bill 2007

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2004-2005-2006-2007

 

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Northern Territory National Emergency Response and Other Measures) Bill 2007

 

 

(Amendments to be moved by Ms Macklin)

 

(1)     Clause 4, page 3 (lines 11-17), omit subclauses (1) and (2), substitute:

(1)   Subject to subsection (3), the provisions of this Act, and any acts done under or for the purposes of those provisions, are, for the purposes of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975, special measures and are consistent with Part 2 of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.

             (2)  Subject to subsection (3), the provisions of this Act, and any acts done under or for the purposes of those provisions, are not laws as described by subsection 10(3) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.

(2)     Schedule 4, item 9, page 39 (after line 24), after paragraph (g) insert:

           (ga)  in performing functions as an agent of the Commonwealth government or of the Northern Territory government on official business; or

(3)     Schedule 4, item 9, page 39 (after line 24), after paragraph (g) insert:

           (gb)  in performing functions as a journalist in their professional capacity; or

(4)     Schedule 4, item 9, page 39 (after line 35), insert:

journalist means a member of a professional organisation recognised by the regulations for the purposes of this subsection.

(5)     Schedule 4, item 12, page 41 (line 13) to page 53 (line 5), omit proposed sections 70B to 70F (inclusive).

(6)     Schedule 4, item 14, page 53 (after line 29), at the end of proposed section 74AA insert:

             (2)  A land council may, by writing, request that the Minister revoke a permit issued to a person under subsection 70(2BB) where there are, in the opinion of the council, reasonable grounds to believe that the person is of bad character.

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