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AusCheck Amendment Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the AusCheck Act 2007 to enable AusCheck to: undertake background checks for national security purposes; authorise and protect biometric information about an individual; and provide an online verification service.

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 12/03/09  
Second reading moved 12/03/09  
Second reading debate 18/03/09  
Second reading agreed to 18/03/09  
Third reading agreed to 18/03/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/03/09  
Second reading moved 19/03/09  
Second reading debate 29/10/09  
Second reading agreed to 29/10/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 29/10/09 Amendment details: 9 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 29/10/09  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 29/10/09  
Consideration of Senate message 23/11/09 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 23/11/09  
Assent 07/12/09 Act no.: 123 of 2009
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet AF220]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (14/05/2009): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (18/06/2009)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )