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James Hardie (Investigations and Proceedings) Bill 2004


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Facilitates an investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission into matters arising out of the James Hardie Special Commission of Inquiry in New South Wales, and any proceedings that may arise from those investigations, by abrogating legal professional privilege in certain circumstances. Also contains a regulation-making power.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02/12/04  
Second reading moved 02/12/04  
Second reading agreed to 07/12/04  
Third reading agreed to 07/12/04  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 08/12/04  
Second reading moved 08/12/04  
Second reading amendment agreed to 09/12/04 Details: Paragraph (a) of 1 Australian Democrats agreed to
Second reading agreed to 09/12/04  
Third reading agreed to 09/12/04  
     
Assent 14/12/04 Act no.: 144 - Year: 2004
     

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

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Notes