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Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2011


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Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2010



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

Summary

Introduced with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010, the bill amends the: Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 to: include the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission as an ex officio member of the Administrative Review Council (ARC); and increase the quorum of the ARC from four to five members; and Legislative Instruments Act 2003 to require explanatory statements for disallowable legislative instruments to contain a statement of compatibility.

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 30/09/10  
Second reading moved 30/09/10  
Second reading debate 22/11/10  
Second reading debate 23/11/10  
Second reading agreed to 24/11/10  
Third reading agreed to 24/11/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/11/10  
Second reading moved 24/11/10  
Second reading debate 25/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 25/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 25/11/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 25/11/11  
Assent 07/12/11 Act no.: 187 - Year: 2011
     

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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 7140]
BRANDIS, Sen George

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (30/09/2010): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (28/01/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )