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Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the: Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 to: reinstate claims arising from off-site recess injuries; provide for continuous workers’ compensation coverage for employees while overseas working in a declared place, or who belong to a declared class of employee; enable compensation for medical expenses to be paid where payment of other compensation is suspended; allow for time limits for claim determination; and enable Comcare to access the Consolidated Revenue Fund to pay certain compensation claims in respect of diseases with long latency periods; and Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 and Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 to make technical amendments consequential on the commencement of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/03/11  
Second reading moved 23/03/11  
Second reading debate 01/06/11  
Second reading agreed to 01/06/11  
Third reading agreed to 01/06/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/06/11  
Second reading moved 14/06/11  
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 06/12/11 Act no.: 181 - 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

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
LEY, Sussan, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 7086]
ABETZ, Sen Eric

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes