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Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005 to: abolish the Office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner and create the Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate; remove existing building industry specific laws; enable the Inspectorate to compulsorily obtain information or documents relevant to an investigation from certain persons; provide for safeguards in relation to the Inspectorate's powers to obtain information and documents (including a five year sunset provision); and create the office of the Independent Assessor.

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 17/06/09  
Second reading moved 17/06/09  
Second reading debate 13/08/09  
Second reading agreed to 13/08/09  
Third reading agreed to 13/08/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/08/09  
Second reading moved 17/08/09  
Second reading debate 04/02/10  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28/09/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5960]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Family First Party [sheet 5889]
FIELDING, Sen Steve

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  • Government [sheet CP216]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (18/06/2009): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (10/09/2009)
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