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Electronic Transactions Amendment Bill 2011


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

Summary

Amends the Electronic Transactions Act 1999 to enable Australia to accede to the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts 2005 to provide certainty and commercial predictability when electronic communications are used in the formation or performance of contracts between parties located in different countries.

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 09/02/11  
Second reading moved 09/02/11  
Referred to Main Committee 21/03/11  
Second reading debate 23/03/11  
Second reading agreed to 23/03/11  
Reported from Main Committee 24/03/11  
Third reading agreed to 24/03/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/03/11  
Second reading moved 25/03/11  
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 25/05/11 Act no.: 33 - 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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  • Addendum to 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