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Autonomous Sanctions Bill 2011


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Autonomous Sanctions Bill 2010



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs

Summary

Modelled on the Charter of the United Nations Act 1945, the bill provides a framework for Australia to implement autonomous sanctions which may be applied to specific governments, individuals or entities, or specific goods and services that are responsible for, or involved with, a situation of international concern.

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  
Referred to Main Committee 25/10/10  
Second reading debate 26/10/10  
Second reading agreed to 26/10/10  
Reported from Main Committee 27/10/10  
Third reading agreed to 27/10/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 28/10/10  
Second reading moved 28/10/10  
Second reading debate 10/05/11  
Second reading agreed to 10/05/11  
Third reading agreed to 10/05/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 10/05/11  
Assent 26/05/11 Act no.: 38 of 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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  • Replacement 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
  • Referred to Committee (30/09/2010): Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (03/03/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )