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Occupational Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2009


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

Summary

Amends the: Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991 to provide that the manufacture, supply, installation, design and safe use of lifts are regulated; Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 to: restore Comcare’s access to the Consolidated Revenue Fund to pay compensation claims for diseases with long latency periods; re-instate workers’ compensation claims arising from off-site recess injuries; allow for compensation for medical expenses to be paid when payment of compensation benefits is suspended; and set time limits within which claims must be determined; and Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991, Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 and Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 to make amendments consequent on the commencement of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

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 26/11/09  
Second reading moved 26/11/09  
Lapsed at dissolution 19/07/10  
     

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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (30/11/2009): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (25/02/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees